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Week in pictures: 15-21 October 2016

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 00:13
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Back from the brink

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 00:11
Pop star Phil Collins is back, after a disastrous attempt at retirement spiralled into alcoholism.

US election: Trump takes aim at First Lady Michelle Obama

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 00:11
Republican candidate Donald Trump has launched a rare attack on First Lady Michelle Obama, saying "all she wants to do is campaign" for his rival.

One man, one camera, the whole UK coastline

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 00:05
Quintin Lake is walking around the entire coastline of the UK taking photographs.

Newspaper headlines: Brexit talks row and police 'sex pests'

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 23:39
Tensions at the EU summit over Brexit are reported in many of Saturday's papers.

US election: Michelle Obama - Clinton's not-so-secret weapon

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 23:27
Michelle Obama is heading to Arizona as Democrats see the opportunity to turn the traditionally red state blue.

Inside the militants' tunnels in Mosul

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 22:38
A deep network of underground tunnels has been uncovered at the outskirts of Mosul.

Cyber attacks briefly knock out top sites

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 22:32
Twitter, Spotify, Reddit, Soundcloud and several other sites have been affected by three web attacks.

Chelsea v Man Utd: Jose Mourinho promises no 'crazy kid' celebrations

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 22:31
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says he will not jump around like "a crazy kid" if his side score against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

European Track Championships: Katie Archibald claims individual pursuit gold

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 22:21
British Olympic champion Katie Archibald wins a third consecutive women's individual pursuit title at the European Track Championships.

England Women 0-0 France Women

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 22:06
England stretch their unbeaten run to eight matches with a goalless draw against France in Doncaster.

Cameroon train derailment kills at least 53

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 22:02
At least 53 people die and 300 are injured when a packed passenger train derails in Cameroon, the country's transport minister says.

Cot, crib or pod?

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 21:46
Buying a cot is not an easy process, the choices are endless. Add in the dozens of "sleep aids" available and parents can spend a huge amount of money.

Bringing up baby: pocket pushchairs to pods

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 21:46
Parents spend hundreds, or maybe thousands, of pounds on goods for their new born children. What is on the market, and is it worth it?

Nico Rosberg beats Lewis Hamilton in United States GP practice

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 21:34
Lewis Hamilton was only third in second practice at the US Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg sets the pace.

United States GP: McLaren bid to remove chairman Ron Dennis

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 21:02
McLaren chairman Ron Dennis' position is under threat from his fellow shareholders and Ross Brawn and Martin Whitmarsh could replace him.

I, Wonderwoman

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 20:35
The United Nations has come under fire for appointing comic book character Wonder Woman as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls.

Protest over UN Wonder Woman role

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 20:35
The naming of comic book heroine Wonder Woman as a new honorary ambassador for the United Nations has caused controversy

Mazher Mahmood: 'Fake Sheikh' jailed over Tulisa case

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 20:08
The newspaper journalist Mazher Mahmood known as the "Fake Sheikh" has been jailed for 15 months.

London City Airport evacuated in 'chemical' scare

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 20:06
A suspected chemical incident forces the evacuation of London City Airport, with people needing treatment for breathing difficulties.