11:12 am (32 minutes ago)
The Islamic State militant group releases a video purporting to show the beheading of US journalist James Foley, seized in Syria in 2012.
11:35 am (8 minutes ago)
The apparent beheading of a US journalist by militants Islamic State was "shocking and depraved", UK Prime Minister David Cameron says.
7:45 am (4 hours ago)
The wife and child of Hamas militant leader Mohammed Deif have reportedly been killed as Israeli air attacks leave 11 people dead in Gaza.
11:19 am (24 minutes ago)
Two out of nine members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted to raise interest earlier this month, the first time in three years policymakers have done so.
7:20 am (4 hours ago)
At least 27 people are killed in landslides caused by heavy rain that buried houses in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture, officials say.
11:10 am (33 minutes ago)
A new crime of domestic abuse could be created under plans to tackle an issue which prompted one millions calls to police in 12 months.
9:48 am (an hour ago)
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says the "party has changed" after Lord Rennard has his membership restored and disciplinary measures are dropped.
10:02 am (an hour ago)
Violence subsides but protests continue over the police shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, as 47 arrests are made.
5:19 am (6 hours ago)
Legendary Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar, who developed the Iyengar form of yoga, dies in the western city of Pune aged 95.
11:09 am (34 minutes ago)
A total of £19.1bn is advanced to homebuyers in July, the Council of Mortgage Lenders says, amid warnings that the property market may face headwinds.
5:37 am (6 hours ago)
A three-year old could not walk because agencies underestimated the impact of neglect by her parents who were later jailed, a report says.
7:11 am (5 hours ago)
The UK delivers its first batch of emergency food supplies to refugees fleeing Islamist militants in northern Iraq.
5:06 am (7 hours ago)
Alder Hey Children's Hospital "requires improvement" in critical care and outpatient services, but some areas are rated outstanding or good by health inspectors.
Yesterday 11:45 pm (12 hours ago)
There has been a sharp increase in the number of girls under 18, who have fled the conflict in Syria, being forced into early marriages, the United Nations has told the BBC.
Yesterday 5:52 pm (18 hours ago)
The BBC's Jim Jim Muir visits the strategically important Mosul Dam, which Kurdish and Iraqi forces have retaken from Islamic State (IS) militants.
Yesterday, 10:41 am
Comedian Tim Vine talks to BBC Breakfast about winning the funniest joke at Edinburgh festival and why he thinks being funny 'isn't rocket science'.
Yesterday 6:39 pm (17 hours ago)
One Northern Ireland couple has a novel take on the ice bucket challenge, the latest internet craze involving people pouring cold water over themselves and posting their videos online.
Yesterday 9:53 pm (14 hours ago)
A Bradford company which revamps old Citroen 2CVs says more of the cars are being sold to France.
9:36 am (2 hours ago)
The BBC looks at what it is like to be a cyclist in Rio de Janeiro and Nairobi.
Yesterday 4:37 pm (19 hours ago)
After presenter Mariella Frostrup's husband pulled out of a family holiday because of work, she found another man to travel with - the partner of her best friend.
Yesterday 7:22 pm (16 hours ago)
Four people have gone on trial accused of conning a number of women out of tens of thousands of pounds through an internet dating agency, Match.com.
5:49 am (6 hours ago)
Official figures revealing another increase in average house prices lead some papers, while there is anger at the prospect of more rail fare increases.
Yesterday 5:04 pm (19 hours ago)
Shelley Kerr takes charge of Stirling University, making her the first female manager in Scottish senior football.
Yesterday 12:20 pm (23 hours ago)
A study suggests the way children draw at the age of four can be a predictor of intelligence 10 years later.
Yesterday 9:26 pm (14 hours ago)
Manchester United reach agreement with Sporting Lisbon to sign defender Marcos Rojo as Nani returns to Portugal.
8:47 am (3 hours ago)
Historically not deemed suitable for women, female cycling is growing in Rwanda and it is helping to transform lives.
11:11 am (32 minutes ago)
Arsene Wenger describes the decision to send off Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey in the Champions League draw at Besiktas as "unbelievable".
10:48 am (55 minutes ago)
Michael Phelps returned to competition because he believes he can swim faster than ever, his coach Bob Bowman says.
Yesterday 9:43 pm (14 hours ago)
Paralympic champions Jonnie Peacock and Hannah Cockroft claim gold as GB win 15 medals at the European Championships.
11:15 am (28 minutes ago)
Sales at the Danish brewer Carlsberg have been hit by falling consumption in Russia and Ukraine amid the crisis in the region.
10:40 am (an hour ago)
A Whitehall department denies advising its staff to vote "No" in the Scottish independence referendum.
Yesterday 5:53 pm (18 hours ago)
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has visited a Thai constituent to apologise after one of the party's MEPs described her as a "ting tong from somewhere".
8:09 am (4 hours ago)
Mental health services for young people in England are "stuck in the dark ages" and "not fit for purpose", according to a government minister.
Monday, 9:40 pm
Recent large contracts are fuelling the debate over competition for services within the NHS.
9:58 am (an hour ago)
Ofsted is to investigate claims that schools in Norfolk were given advance notice of inspections.
Yesterday 1:48 pm (22 hours ago)
A principal at an academy school in Birmingham, who resigned because she felt under undue pressure from governors, has given a statement after resuming her post.
Yesterday 6:17 pm (17 hours ago)
Google has now removed a total of 12 BBC News stories from some search results in response to controversial EU "right to be forgotten" laws.
6:28 am (5 hours ago)
Samsung and Barnes & Noble are due to launch the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK in New York on Wednesday
12:32 am (11 hours ago)
For the first time, biologists measure the force applied by climbing snakes and find that they squeeze up to five times harder than necessary.
Monday, 10:01 pm
Two Russian cosmonauts set off on a spacewalk from the International Space Station (ISS) to launch a nano-satellite.
9:33 am (2 hours ago)
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is to voice the tiger Shere Khan in one of the two Jungle Book films entering production.
Yesterday 11:44 am (24 hours ago)
The War Horse is due to take to the stage in China next year. Carrie Gracie reports from Beijing where rehearsals are taking place.
Yesterday 12:41 pm (23 hours ago)
Noted cravat-wearer Nicholas Parsons has lamented the neckwear's retreat from front-line fashion.
Monday, 2:32 pm
Julian Assange says he will leave the Ecuadorean Embassy in London "soon".
8:29 am (3 hours ago)
Two men are charged with the murder of a 17-year-old who was shot dead in south-east London in 2010.
11:10 am (33 minutes ago)
A deported Lithuanian burglar is caught and re-jailed after returning to Peterborough to retrieve stolen jewellery he had hidden under floorboards.
10:07 am (an hour ago)
Scottish independence would see the BBC broken up with "devastating" consequences for broadcasting in Scotland, according to pro-Union figures.
9:37 am (2 hours ago)
Tributes are paid to a 24-year-old woman whose body was found in a stream in Inverness at the weekend.
Yesterday 3:17 pm (20 hours ago)
A man is arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a man was found dead inside a shipping container in Essex.
9:08 am (3 hours ago)
Northern Ireland's suicide prevention helpline sees a big increase in calls over the last three years.
11:13 am (30 minutes ago)
A senior Welsh Lib Dem who claims she was harassed by Lord Rennard says her party should be "ashamed" over lifting his membership suspension.
7:12 am (5 hours ago)
Almost half of voters in Wales think public spending in Scotland should be cut if Scots vote to remain in the UK, according to a new survey.
4:44 am (7 hours ago)
Liberia imposes a night-time curfew and quarantines a slum in the capital Monrovia, in a bid to halt the deadly Ebola outbreak.
Yesterday 7:31 pm (16 hours ago)
The remains of renowned anti-apartheid journalist Nat Nakasa, who died in the US in 1965, are returned to South Africa for reburial.
11:06 am (37 minutes ago)
Pakistan's anti-government cleric Tahirul Qadri calls on followers to block access to the parliament building, as Islamabad protests continue.
10:16 am (an hour ago)
Pakistan's high commissioner to India Abdul Basit defends his meetings with Kashmiri separatists, a move which led to Delhi cancelling planned talks with Islamabad.
Yesterday 11:37 pm (12 hours ago)
Clashes are reported in the centre of the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk as government forces try to close in on rebel strongholds.
Yesterday 6:22 pm (17 hours ago)
Two Italian military fighter jets collide and crash during a training exercise near Ascoli and the four people on board are reported missing.
10:59 am (44 minutes ago)
An emotional President de Kirchner says proposed legislation will return control of its debt to the government.
Yesterday 6:39 pm (17 hours ago)
Venezuela says it has made 13 arrests and seized tonnes of food since launching a major anti-smuggling operation along its border with Colombia.
Yesterday 10:09 pm (14 hours ago)
The UN launches an operation to reach more than 500,000 people displaced by fighting in northern Iraq is launched by the UN refugee agency UNHCR.
Yesterday, 11:39 am
Saudi Arabia executes four relatives for drugs possession, amid what Amnesty International calls a "disturbing" surge in the use of the death penalty.
Yesterday 8:29 pm (15 hours ago)
Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer announces he is stepping down from the board with immediate effect.
Yesterday 5:23 pm (18 hours ago)
The US Navy confirms a wreck on the bottom of the Java sea is the USS Houston, sunk by the Japanese in World War Two with as many as 700 men aboard.
Thursday, August 14th, 11:59 am
24 hours of news photos: 14 August
Wednesday, August 13th, 2:43 am
Life and career of US actress Lauren Bacall
Tuesday, August 12th, 4:08 pm
Charting career of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki
Tuesday, August 12th, 12:57 pm
Career of actor and comedian in pictures
Wednesday, August 13th, 12:11 pm
24 hours of news photos: 13 August
Tuesday, August 12th, 3:55 pm
A new exhibition of photos by Jillian Edelstein
Monday, August 11th, 10:29 pm
Yazidi refugees fleeing violence from Islamic State militants
Tuesday, August 12th, 2:31 pm
24 hours of news photos: 12 August
Tuesday, July 22nd, 5:41 pm
Israel's response to rocket attacks must be "proportionate", insists a minister.
12:01 am (12 hours ago)
The Civil Aviation Agency is consulting on changes which would allow the owners of vintage planes to take paying passengers on flights.
Yesterday 11:07 pm (13 hours ago)
A biker who filmed himself nearly crashing into a car head-on at high speed is found guilty of dangerous driving.
Yesterday 10:45 pm (13 hours ago)
The United Nations is mounting a major aid operation to try and help more than half a million people who have fled for their lives from extremist Islamic State (IS) fighters in northern Iraq.
Yesterday 3:29 pm (20 hours ago)
The risk of an eruption at Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has increased, after a series of earthquakes in the region.
Yesterday, 12:16 am
French film director Luc Besson talks about his new science fiction thriller called Lucy, starring Scarlett Johansson
Yesterday 11:55 am (24 hours ago)
Australian MP Clive Palmer has been criticised after he launched an extraordinary attack on the Chinese government, live on national TV.
Yesterday 3:26 pm (20 hours ago)
A new study suggests the number of Africa's elephants has declined to a critical point.
Yesterday 11:38 pm (12 hours ago)
A man has been arrested in Northern Ireland over the death of an immigrant who was found in a container at Tilbury Docks on Saturday.
10:07 am (an hour ago)
Why would relatives leave ashes in a funeral parlour for years?
4:17 am (7 hours ago)
How would N Ireland's Orangemen feel if Scotland left the union?
9:59 am (an hour ago)
The young model among the 51 Marchioness disaster victims
1:26 am (10 hours ago)
Why hundreds of thousands of people have left Ireland
12:00 am (12 hours ago)
The man who says he's responsible for a million kids
1:38 am (10 hours ago)
Series of bomb attacks rattles Santiago residents
3:51 am (8 hours ago)
Which is the best eco option - eating beef, chicken or mussels?
1:41 am (10 hours ago)
The plight of Syria's refugee child brides
12:01 am (12 hours ago)
Could this man help to save the world?
1:12 am (11 hours ago)
How does education fit into the Scottish referendum debate?