11:33 am (an hour ago)
The captain of a boat that capsized off Libya, killing about 800 migrants, has been charged with reckless multiple homicide, Italian officials say.
12:17 pm (18 minutes ago)
Ed Miliband accuses David Cameron of "demeaning" his office by "talking up the SNP" - as Sir John Major warns the nationalists could "blackmail" a Labour government.
11:31 am (an hour ago)
The mother of a student thought to have taken "highly toxic" diet pills bought online appeals to others not to consume them.
10:57 am (an hour ago)
Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi gets a 20 year jail sentence over the abuse of protesters during his rule, the first of many verdicts he faces.
11:47 am (48 minutes ago)
A 93-year-old former Nazi SS guard, known as the "Bookkeeper of Auschwitz", admits he is "morally" guilty of aiding the killing of 300,000 Jews.
10:33 am (2 hours ago)
Consumer body Which? demands action from regulator over "confusing and misleading" supermarket pricing.
9:53 am (3 hours ago)
A Japanese magnetic levitation train breaks its own world speed record, hitting 603km/h (374mph) on a test run near Mount Fuji.
12:05 am (12 hours ago)
Nick Clegg says owners of second homes in rural beauty spots could face paying double the rate of council tax under Liberal Democrat plans.
10:23 am (2 hours ago)
The official inquiry into the 2003 Iraq War may not publish its long-awaited report this year, BBC Newsnight has learned.
10:04 am (3 hours ago)
Short-term lender Wonga made a pre-tax loss of £37.3m in 2014 amid a major overhaul of the controversial company.
10:32 am (2 hours ago)
The DUP says it believes its votes could be vital in the formation of the next UK government, as it launches its general election manifesto.
11:31 am (an hour ago)
As the Queen celebrates her 89th birthday privately at Windsor Castle, celebratory music and gun salutes take place in Hyde Park.
6:08 am (6 hours ago)
Tuesday's press carries warnings about vitamin and diet pills, as well as further thoughts on the role of the SNP in national politics.
11:21 am (an hour ago)
Allegations of corruption in South Korea have tainted the prime minister, and threaten to topple the president, says Stephen Evans.
1:30 am (11 hours ago)
The missile deal between Russia and Iran may mark a renewed effort by Moscow to bolster its profile in the Middle East, says Jonathan Marcus.
10:34 am (2 hours ago)
A look at the treacherous journeys made my migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean into Europe.
10:23 am (2 hours ago)
The BBC looks at what has led to Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi being sentenced to 20 years in prison.
8:45 am (4 hours ago)
Bottles of champagne salvaged from a 170-year-old shipwreck have been analysed in the lab
9:02 am (4 hours ago)
Fans of the Loch Ness Monster are being offered a chance to explore its "habitat" using Google Street View.
11:46 am (49 minutes ago)
China's Ding Junhui misses out on a 147 break at the World Snooker Championships after appearing to forget he was on for a maximum.
Yesterday 11:05 pm (14 hours ago)
Adil Rashid should make his Test debut for England in the second match of the series in West Indies, says Michael Vaughan.
9:11 am (3 hours ago)
Sleep-inducing wallpaper, afternoon siestas and warm milk are helping top footballers find their best form.
6:17 am (6 hours ago)
Tom Poynton on returning to cricket one year after the car crash that killed his father and nearly ended his career.
7:29 am (5 hours ago)
Juventus willing to pay £50m for Sterling, Liverpool target Depay, Klopp rejects West Ham, plus more.
8:34 am (4 hours ago)
Pay-TV broadcaster Sky reports a 20% rise in operating profits, helped by strong demand for its services across Europe.
11:36 am (59 minutes ago)
The big four High Street banks are under pressure to offer current account perks as competition in the sector appears to be picking up.
11:27 am (an hour ago)
Ex-prime minister Sir John Major claims that a Labour government backed by the SNP would be a "recipe for mayhem".
10:33 am (2 hours ago)
Labour will launch an emergency recruitment drive to get 1,000 more nurses into training this year if they win the election, Ed Miliband says.
3:16 am (9 hours ago)
A mindfulness-based therapy could provide a "new choice for millions of people" with recurrent depression, a study in the Lancet says.
Yesterday 4:02 pm (21 hours ago)
Two common drugs - one for treating athlete's foot and another for alleviating eczema - might be useful therapies for multiple sclerosis, scientists believe.
Yesterday 7:35 pm (17 hours ago)
A UK English language school and education group, called Isis, is having to change its name because of the associations with the extremist group.
Yesterday 7:41 pm (17 hours ago)
The number of schoolgirls at risk of emotional problems has risen sharply in the last five years, a study suggests.
Yesterday 12:35 pm (24 hours ago)
United Airlines banned a security researcher from a flight after he tweeted that he might be able to hack the aircraft's systems.
11:42 am (53 minutes ago)
HBO is threatening to cut off paying customers of its HBO Now service if they are viewing its shows outside the US.
11:13 am (an hour ago)
The mysterious bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres are back in view.
Yesterday 11:15 pm (13 hours ago)
The round-the-world, fuel-free aeroplane, Solar Impulse, head to Nanjing to prepare for an epic Pacific crossing.
3:29 am (9 hours ago)
A stage musical version of classic comedy film Groundhog Day is to have its world premiere at the Old Vic in 2016, directed by its new artistic director Matthew Warchus.
11:04 am (an hour ago)
Phil Rudd, drummer with Australian hard rock group AC/DC, unexpectedly pleads guilty at a New Zealand court to making a threat to kill.
Yesterday, 1:44 am
It's nearly 15 years since UK phone numbers were given a shake-up, why were 20,000 kept unused?
Friday, April 17th, 7:14 pm
When did the New York Times first explain pizza to its readers, and other news nuggets.
12:13 pm (22 minutes ago)
Two teenagers from Coventry arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences, police say
11:14 am (an hour ago)
Football fans raise £20,000 for a 67-year-old Blackpool fan who was sued for libel by the club's owners.
11:06 am (an hour ago)
The Scottish Liberal Democrats launch their manifesto with key pledges for voters north of the border.
12:16 am (12 hours ago)
A £10m online health project has reached less than a third of the people it set out to, the BBC has learned.
12:08 pm (27 minutes ago)
A couple in their 70s who died in their caravan at in Newcastle, County Down, earlier this year were the victims of carbon monoxide poisoning.
12:13 pm (22 minutes ago)
The Prince of Wales is to visit the Republic of Ireland next month for four days of engagements.
12:10 pm (25 minutes ago)
A 22-year-old man dies after an incident involving a digger, say Dyfed-Powys Police.
12:16 pm (19 minutes ago)
Residents from communities across south Wales are rallying together to try and catch arsonists who deliberately start grass fires.
Yesterday 7:19 pm (17 hours ago)
Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa and Kenya's Caroline Rotich win the men's and women's races respectively at the Boston Marathon.
Yesterday 5:05 pm (19 hours ago)
Kenyan environmental activist Phyllis Omido wins the high-profile Goldman prize for her campaign against a smelting plant in a slum community in Mombasa.
12:06 pm (29 minutes ago)
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani swears in 16 new ministers - nearly completing his cabinet after seven months of delay.
10:40 am (an hour ago)
Three people die as storms with winds of up to 135km/h (85 mph) batter New South Wales, Australia, with more bad weather forecast.
12:11 pm (24 minutes ago)
Russia's economy shrank by 2% in the first quarter of this year under the pressure of sanctions and a weak oil price, Russian PM Medvedev says.
12:08 am (12 hours ago)
Ahmet Davutoglu says Turkey will "respectfully remember" deaths of Armenians in 1915 but stops short of recognising the killings as genocide.
Yesterday 1:18 pm (23 hours ago)
Venezuela has received $5bn (£3.4bn) in Chinese funding for "development", Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says.
Yesterday, 5:35 am
Killings of environmental activists have risen by 20% in the last year, according to campaign group Global Witness.
Yesterday 6:34 pm (18 hours ago)
An air strike on an arms depot in Yemen's capital Sanaa causes a huge explosion, killing at least 25 people and injuring 300.
Yesterday 5:41 pm (19 hours ago)
Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, who was detained nine months ago in Iran, is facing four charges including espionage, his lawyer says.
Yesterday 1:23 pm (23 hours ago)
The FBI admits "errors" over many years in evidence provided by its forensics lab to US courts to secure convictions, including in death penalty cases.
Yesterday 6:53 pm (18 hours ago)
US authorities arrest and charge six men in the state of Minnesota with conspiring to support the Islamic State militant group.
8:25 am (4 hours ago)
Kevin Cummins' photographs of the Manchester band
Yesterday, 3:25 am
Fear of tiger attack in the Sundarbans mangrove forests
Yesterday 2:33 pm (22 hours ago)
Images from the campaign trail: 20 April
Friday, April 17th, 2:07 pm
News photos from around the world
Friday, April 17th, 12:26 pm
Celebrating the Brecon Beacons, granted National Park status in 1957
Wednesday, April 15th, 9:53 pm
Film cameras spotted on the streets of Tokyo
Monday, April 13th, 8:58 pm
The untouched bedrooms of the child victims of Sewol ferry disaster
Thursday, April 16th, 4:02 pm
Images from the campaign trail: 16 April
Wednesday, March 25th, 8:08 pm
MPs pass the Finance Bill at second reading.
12:00 pm (35 minutes ago)
The mother of a student who died after taking toxic 'diet pills' has said she had "absolutely no idea" her daughter was using them.
9:01 am (4 hours ago)
Mobile phone footage shows a house being washed away by floodwater in Dungog in New South Wales during a fierce storm.
8:19 am (4 hours ago)
Christian health worker Victoria Wasteney speaks about accusations she tried to convert a Muslim colleague.
7:39 am (5 hours ago)
Sotheby's in London is to auction what it says is a 'flawless' 100 carat diamond.
8:25 am (4 hours ago)
Junior staff within the airline industry are encouraged to speak up to more senior staff, including pilots, if they believe they have made a mistake.
9:24 am (3 hours ago)
A Japanese magnetic levitation train has broken the world speed record.
11:35 am (60 minutes ago)
The BBC's James Reynolds reports from outside one of the migrant centres where the survivors of the boat sinking off Libya have been taken to.
12:02 am (13 hours ago)
Ardent royal fans have begun gathering outside St Mary's Hospital in Paddington ahead of the birth of the Duchess of Cambridge's second baby.
12:45 am (12 hours ago)
When men (not women) will die out, and more amazing numbers
1:12 am (11 hours ago)
The seat that's much closer to Oslo than Westminster
12:51 am (12 hours ago)
Inside the city migrants use to cross the Sahara
12:58 am (12 hours ago)
Former Nazi death camp guard on trial in Germany
12:10 am (12 hours ago)
The artist bringing Ada Lovelace back to life
12:53 am (12 hours ago)
Does a child go missing in the US every 90 seconds?
Yesterday 11:54 pm (13 hours ago)
The tech that rocks the cradle
Yesterday 4:17 pm (20 hours ago)
Lucasfilm boss 'staggered' by the reaction to Star Wars teaser
Yesterday, 10:18 am
Russia police stage mayor's disappearance