The latest stories from the News front page section of the BBC News web site.
VIDEO: Record skydive from edge of space
Google executive Alan Eustace has broken the world altitude record for a parachute jump by leaping from 135,890 feet (41,419 metres) beating Felix Baumgartner's record.
VIDEO: Gun battles on streets of Lebanon
Lebanese army forces and Sunni Islamist militants, thought to be linked to Islamic State, have been involved in intense fighting in the country's second city, Tripoli.