6:06 pm (an hour ago)
The death toll in the Glasgow helicopter crash rises to 10 as Bond Air Services, which operated the EC 135 aircraft, temporarily grounds the model.
5:53 pm (an hour ago)
South Africa says it is investigating how a man who used fake sign language at the Mandela memorial was given security clearance.
6:54 pm (40 minutes ago)
The jury in the fraud trial of Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi's former PAs is told to ignore complimentary comments made about her by the prime minister.
6:42 pm (53 minutes ago)
Bangladesh executes Islamist leader Abdul Kader Mullah, who was convicted of atrocities during the country's 1971 war of independence.
1:30 pm (6 hours ago)
A "landmark study" shows a drug can more than halve the development of breast cancer in high-risk women.
3:10 pm (4 hours ago)
The body which sets MPs' salaries defends plan to give them an 11% pay rise, claiming this will not cost the taxpayer "a penny more" once other changes are considered.
4:30 pm (3 hours ago)
Parties in the Spanish region of Catalonia agree to hold a referendum on independence next year - but the Spanish government vows to block it.
10:56 am (9 hours ago)
A quarter of women are left alone during labour and birth at a time that worries them, according to an official survey.
1:36 pm (6 hours ago)
Hundreds of primary schools in England fail to hit tougher literacy and numeracy targets brought in this year.
12:52 pm (7 hours ago)
A specialist food crime unit should be set up in the UK in the wake of the horsemeat scandal, a government-commissioned review has recommended.
12:34 pm (7 hours ago)
Average earnings in the UK have risen by less than the rate of inflation for the fifth year running, according to the Office for National Statistics.
2:02 pm (6 hours ago)
The government will have to find billions of pounds of fresh savings from the welfare budget, says the Chancellor, George Osborne.
7:23 pm (11 minutes ago)
The Queen marked the level in bowls of nuts left around Buckingham Palace as she was "irritated" by police officers eating them, the Old Bailey hears.
10:28 am (9 hours ago)
Sex offenders found to have abused their position of power could face longer jail terms under new guidelines in England and Wales.
6:04 pm (an hour ago)
A Royal Navy veteran dies after drinking a Caribbean pear juice drink laced with cocaine.
7:02 pm (33 minutes ago)
The former commander of the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield, sings his version of David Bowie's Space Oddity on BBC News
4:26 pm (3 hours ago)
Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave joins American Hustle as the frontrunner at this year's Golden Globe awards.
5:58 pm (an hour ago)
Athlete Dina Asher-Smith, shooter Amber Hill and golfer Charley Hull are in contention for the BBC prize on Sunday.
2:14 pm (5 hours ago)
Scottish driver Paul Di Resta's Formula 1 future is in doubt after Force India announce the signing of Sergio Perez.
7:45 am (12 hours ago)
Captain Alastair Cook says his 100th Test will be the "toughest" of his career as England look to to turn around the Ashes.
5:56 pm (an hour ago)
It is clear, writes BBC sports editor David Bond, that policy makers need to do more to tackle falling youth participation rates in sport
12:31 pm (7 hours ago)
The media may use the term "match-fixing", but as Ed Hawkins explains, football's recent cases are not quite that "spicy"
6:32 pm (an hour ago)
Four former bosses from the Icelandic bank Kaupthing are sentenced to prison in the heaviest sentences for financial fraud in Iceland's history.
10:11 am (9 hours ago)
As US regulators consider lifting a ban on the use of mobile phones on planes, Samira Hussain asks if people would actually welcome such a move.
5:43 pm (an hour ago)
An independent review finds that there is "considerable dissatisfaction" with the Work Capability Assessment system, despite progress in the way it operates.
3:44 pm (4 hours ago)
Ahead of the result of the Parliamentary beard of the year contest result, the Daily Politics spoke to three furry political chins about why some love, or loathe, facial hair.
10:24 am (9 hours ago)
The number of people being diagnosed with cancer in the world each year has leaped to more than 14 million, the World Health Organization says.
12:25 pm (7 hours ago)
The BBC's Ben Ando speaks to patients and a pharmacy worker outside a doctor's surgery in Nottingham where maggots were found, as a report by the Care Quality Commission finds that one in three of more than 900 GP surgeries in England is failing to meet basic standards.
4:25 pm (3 hours ago)
Controversial guidance on voluntary segregation of men and women at events at universities may need to be tested in court, says a university body.
Yesterday, 12:44 pm
As the National Audit Office reports on the cost of the free schools programme, Natalie Evans and Avis Gilmour debate the value of the free schools project.
6:36 pm (59 minutes ago)
A German law firm is seeking recompense from users alleged to have infringed copyright by streaming content online.
Yesterday 9:56 pm (22 hours ago)
As Spotify announces plans to let mobile and tablet users stream music for free, co-founder Daniel Ek says he is not worried about competition.
4:03 pm (4 hours ago)
Giant plumes of water may be spouting from Jupiter's icy moon Europa - one of the likeliest places to find alien life in the Solar System.
12:48 pm (7 hours ago)
Former astronaut Chris Hadfield describes how seeing the earth from space changed his view on the world.
11:02 am (9 hours ago)
Philosopher and writer AC Grayling chairs the 2014's Man Booker Prize judging panel, featuring an American literature professor as the competition opens up to writers from the United States.
Yesterday, 3:18 am
Three murderers were sentenced to life imprisonment on one day. The minimum terms set were 18, 27 and 40 years. Why were they so different?
Yesterday, 3:02 pm
British families spent their money in some surprising ways last year, official figures show.
6:41 pm (54 minutes ago)
A coroner records a suicide verdict on a hanged schoolgirl whose family blame cyber-bullying for her death.
10:07 am (9 hours ago)
A house teetering on the edge of a Norfolk cliff following last week's tidal surge is being demolished.
7:04 pm (31 minutes ago)
Emergency services helicopters are back in the air after being grounded due to safety fears following the fatal Glasgow crash.
5:15 pm (2 hours ago)
Owners of failed opencast mines in Scotland cannot walk away from their obligations to clean them up, a court rules.
12:00 pm (8 hours ago)
Meat meant for dog food is believed to have ended up in the human food chain in an "industrial-scale" fraud carried out in Northern Ireland, a government report has found.
6:11 pm (an hour ago)
'Independent Bishop' Pat Buckley admits sham marriages charges.
6:09 pm (an hour ago)
A 14-year-old pupil is found hanged in the grounds of a secondary school in Pembrokeshire.
6:04 pm (an hour ago)
Crime levels in the Gwent Police area - which recorded the biggest fall in Wales and England last year - could be up to 8% higher than official figures show, says a report.
6:14 pm (an hour ago)
The Democratic Republic of Congo's president has signed a peace deal with the M23 rebel movement his forces defeated last month, Kenya's presidential spokesman says.
4:57 pm (3 hours ago)
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta calls for Africa to be treated equally on the world stage as his country celebrates 50 years of independence from British rule.
8:43 am (11 hours ago)
Australia's High Court has overturned legislation allowing gay marriage in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), rendering 27 gay marriages invalid.
8:26 am (11 hours ago)
Former Thai PM Abhisit Vejjajiva is formally charged with murder over the 2010 crackdown, as protests continue in Bangkok.
11:55 am (8 hours ago)
The German state of Bavaria abandons controversial plans to reprint Mein Kampf after its legal power to ban Adolf Hitler's manifesto expires in 2015.
2:28 pm (5 hours ago)
A care worker at a home for the elderly in Chambery in the French Alps is arrested on suspicion of poisoning six pensioners to death.
6:56 pm (39 minutes ago)
Members of the lower house of the Mexican Congress are involved in a heated debate over energy reform, with rivals pushing and shoving each other.
11:36 am (8 hours ago)
Juan Orlando Hernandez is officially declared president-elect of Honduras despite calls for an annulment by losing candidate Xiomara Castro.
6:50 pm (44 minutes ago)
A bomb outside a police base in the Egyptian city of Ismailia has wounded at least 30 people, security officials say.
7:16 pm (19 minutes ago)
At least 13 people are killed as an air strike hits a wedding convoy in the Bayda province of southern Yemen, an al-Qaeda stronghold.
4:01 pm (4 hours ago)
Critics say Canada Post's move to phase out home delivery over the next five years could hurt pensioners unable to walk to community post boxes.
12:36 am (19 hours ago)
A top Republican senator's chief of staff is arrested on suspicion of possession and distribution of child pornography, the US authorities say.
5:56 am (14 hours ago)
Concerns over standards at GP practices, the "fake" sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial, more selfies and "Scrooge" John Terry make headlines.
12:31 pm (7 hours ago)
24 hours of news photos: 12 December 2013
11:31 am (8 hours ago)
Winter storm worsens plight of Syrian refugees
11:14 am (8 hours ago)
Readers' photos on the theme of statues
Yesterday, 3:03 pm
The journey in the Pacific Islands
Yesterday, 1:20 pm
24 hours of news photos: 11 December
Yesterday, 3:24 am
Women whose husbands disappeared in Kashmir
Yesterday, 6:40 am
An aerial view of Norfolk coast
Monday, 1:03 am
Shortlisted entries for this year's competition
Yesterday, 12:49 pm
David Cameron and Ed Miliband condemn plans to award MPs an 11% pay increase.
4:34 pm (3 hours ago)
Peter Jackson, the director of The Hobbit and Lord Of The Rings films, talks to BBC Newsnight about his fears for the film industry.
12:55 pm (7 hours ago)
The Great British Bake off's Mary Berry judges the baking abilities of BBC Breakfast's Charlie Stayt and Louise Minchin
3:59 pm (4 hours ago)
Conservative MP Mark Field says he supports the recommendation by the parliamentary watchdog Ipsa to increase MPs' pay by 11%.
3:54 pm (4 hours ago)
The sign language interpreter accused of using fake hand signals at Nelson Mandela's memorial has apologised if anyone was offended by his performance, saying he saw "angels" in the stadium.
8:08 am (11 hours ago)
The family of a British doctor imprisoned over a year ago by the Syrian government say they are growing increasingly concerned for his mental health.
1:50 pm (6 hours ago)
BBC political editor Nick Robinson and his colleagues in print and broadcast journalism explain why certain phrases crop up over and over again - and what they might really mean.
7:26 am (12 hours ago)
On Wednesday leaders from the G8 nations committed to finding a cure or treatment for dementia by 2025.
10:51 am (9 hours ago)
Former Treasury Minister, Lord Myners, says he is "confident we can sort out" the Co-operative Group and that he will receive a salary of £1 a year.
Yesterday, 7:25 pm
Women fighting back against revenge porn websites
Yesterday, 5:05 pm
What would an all-time World Cup league table look like?
12:33 am (19 hours ago)
Are UK energy bills really that high?
1:43 am (18 hours ago)
What was life like on a 1960s submarine?
12:25 am (19 hours ago)
How Cirque du Soleil won fans around the world
12:51 am (19 hours ago)
New tech to help buses avoid collisions
1:57 am (18 hours ago)
The grief and realisation of seeing Mandela in coffin
1:56 am (18 hours ago)
The Dancing Grannies who love loud music
4:49 pm (3 hours ago)
Is critical hashtag warranted as Kenya celebrates independence?
1:21 pm (6 hours ago)
Ireland returns to markets after tough medicine, says Gavin Hewitt
2:54 am (17 hours ago)
Town remembers 20 children killed in a mass shooting a year ago