Officials say the flooding in Kerala state is now the worst in a century, with more than 320 killed.
Top fashion labels face large losses and online customers are in limbo from chain store collapse.
Hundreds of troops have been rescuing trapped residents in Kerala, including a pregnant woman.
The musician says it was emotional for him to visit Aretha Franklin a few days before she died.
The adult film star had been expected to go into the reality TV house on Thursday.
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder says he will fight Tyson Fury later this year providing the Englishman beats Italy's Francesco Pianeta in Belfast on Saturday night.
Ben Stokes will make his England return in the third Test against India on Saturday - four days after being cleared of affray.
Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne is ruled out for three months with a knee injury.
The 40th birthday present was lost in a vegetable garden in Somerset 12 years ago.
Rory Stewart gives himself a year to reduce the level of drugs and violence in 10 English prisons.
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E-cigarettes are much less harmful than tobacco and shouldn't be treated the same way, MPs warn.
The Pentagon's annual report to Congress warns of Chinese military ambitions in the Pacific.
Serena Williams says she discovered her half-sister's killer had been released on parole just minutes before suffering the worst defeat of her career.
Your morning briefing for 17 August 2018.
Moderate carbohydrate consumption is best for health and longevity, researchers say.
Friday's newspapers are dominated by the death of the "queen of soul" Aretha Franklin and reaction to Danny Cipriani's court case.
A-level results show a rise in top grades, as a record proportion of 18-year-olds head to university.
The 'Queen of Soul' has died aged 76 and tributes from friends, musicians and politicians have been pouring in.
The preacher's daughter who became an American soul music legend has died at the age of 76.
The England rugby player says he is "truly sorry" after admitting assault and resisting arrest.
The singer, known for hits like Respect and Think, has died aged 76, after a battle with cancer.
A man was plucked from a van hanging in the wreckage of the bridge but his companion died.
Dr Peter Fisher, 67, was fatally injured in a crash with a lorry in High Holborn on Wednesday.
Police are given more time to question Salih Khater over alleged attempted murder and terror offences.
Italy's prime minister says it will last 12 months, and promises €5m to the Liguria region.
The move is aimed at cooling house prices and making properties more affordable to New Zealanders.
Rescuers vow round the clock efforts to locate survivors of the disaster in which at least 37 died.
A big section of motorway plunges to the ground in Genoa taking many vehicles with it.
Searches take place in Birmingham and Nottingham as a man is held after a crash outside Parliament.
A study from Associated Press suggests that users are still tracked even if they turn off location history.
The England cricketer shakes hands with co-accused Ryan Ali as they are cleared of all charges.
The Labour leader says Benjamin Netanyahu's claims about his "words and actions are false".
Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba was convicted of manslaughter by gross negligence following the death of a young boy.
A platform gives way during a concert at an urban sports and music festival in Vigo, northern Spain.
The government is unveiling a £100m strategy but none of it is new money, the housing minister says.
BBC Sport's Michael Johnson assesses European sprint champion Dina Asher-Smith's potential to win global championships.
The shooting at a street party in Manchester's Moss Side is being treated as attempted murder.
A 29-year-old who took and crashed a 76-seat passenger plane was a fully accredited airline employee.
Services across north-west England have been affected due to train crew scheduling "difficulties".