3:44 pm (22 minutes ago)
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to five years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
2:59 pm (an hour ago)
A woman dies and another man is in hospital after they were hit by trees blown over in separate incidents in high winds in London.
5:31 am (11 hours ago)
A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord.
3:43 pm (24 minutes ago)
The head of an inquiry into historical sex abuse, Fiona Woolf, says she wants to "lay to rest" speculation over her links with Lord Brittan after disclosing she dined with the former home secretary.
11:19 am (5 hours ago)
Government borrowing rises in September to £11.8bn, which will limit the government's options in the run-up to next year's election economists say.
1:21 pm (3 hours ago)
The UK will fly unmanned drones over Syria in the battle against Islamic State militants, the government says.
2:46 pm (an hour ago)
UKIP leader Nigel Farage defends allowing a Polish politician criticised for a comment on hitting women into its grouping in the European Parliament.
1:21 pm (3 hours ago)
Russian investigators say "criminal negligence" caused the crash that killed the chief executive of oil firm Total and the three crew members of his private jet.
12:20 pm (4 hours ago)
The number of complaints about GCSE and A-level marking rose sharply this year, with a fifth of challenges leading to grade changes, says Ofqual.
3:37 pm (29 minutes ago)
There has been a rapid deterioration in the state of jails in England and Wales with cracks in the system of widening, the chief prison of inspector warns.
1:40 pm (2 hours ago)
Two Burmese men accused of killing two British tourists in Thailand retract their confessions, lawyers say.
3:02 pm (an hour ago)
The Duchess of Cambridge makes her first public appearance since announcing her second pregnancy.
2:13 pm (an hour ago)
Anni Dewani, who was killed while on honeymoon in South Africa in November 2010, had wanted a divorce from her new husband, a court is told.
Yesterday 6:40 pm (21 hours ago)
Matt Allum survived a fall at high speed into a 60ft crevasse in the French Alps, near Chamonix.
11:48 am (4 hours ago)
Dr Olivet Buck died after contracting Ebola while treating patients in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
12:13 pm (4 hours ago)
Kellie Maloney says her brothers have not accepted her decision to become a woman.
9:25 am (7 hours ago)
BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at the smart glasses on show at the annual Ceatec electronics exhibition in Japan.
12:53 am (15 hours ago)
UKIP Commonwealth spokesman Winston McKenzie has said the song UKIP Calypso, which is performed with a mock Caribbean accent by DJ Mike Read, is "fantastic".
5:49 am (10 hours ago)
Religious women in India who want to wear make-up no longer have to struggle to find products that suit their faith.
Yesterday 8:15 pm (20 hours ago)
A powerful explosion at a chemical plant in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine has reverberated across the city.
8:23 am (8 hours ago)
Police from across Europe have been brought to the UK to help catch foreign criminals in Operation Trivium.
1:29 pm (3 hours ago)
Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version.
11:41 am (4 hours ago)
A new mural by street artist Banksy in Bristol is vandalised less than 24 hours after the work appeared.
11:51 am (4 hours ago)
Paralympic chiefs say Oscar Pistorius cannot compete in IPC events for five years after he is jailed for killing Reeva Steenkamp.
3:26 pm (40 minutes ago)
Harry Redknapp has labelled Adel Taarabt "the worst professional I have ever come across" in their continuing row.
1:57 pm (2 hours ago)
India suspend all future tours to the Caribbean following the West Indies' decision to abandon their tour of India last week.
11:58 am (4 hours ago)
Adam Jones and James Hook miss out on Wales' squad for the autumn Tests, but uncapped Ospreys prop Nicky Smith is included.
1:00 pm (3 hours ago)
Having witnessed the horrors of war, Semesa Rokoduguni is making the most of rugby life as an England career beckons.
3:21 pm (45 minutes ago)
McDonald's and Coca Cola post profits down sharply in the three months to the end of September, with both seeing sales under pressure in the US.
Yesterday 6:37 pm (21 hours ago)
More than a billion Indians don't use the internet - and addressing that was the focus of a summit in Delhi where Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg was the star attraction.
3:36 pm (31 minutes ago)
MPs are debating whether voters should be able to deselect them using a "power of recall" if they commit wrongdoings.
1:50 pm (2 hours ago)
UKIP investigates claims of "underhand play" it alleges behind phone calls to voters in Rochester and Strood.
12:45 am (15 hours ago)
Non-smokers living with a smoker are exposed to three times the officially recommended safe levels of damaging air particles, according to a study.
Yesterday 4:43 pm (23 hours ago)
A nurse claims "heartbreaking" levels of low morale are driving staff out of the profession
9:27 am (7 hours ago)
Teenagers who are regular cannabis users are "impairing" their educational ability - but moderate use does not harm intelligence, say researchers.
Yesterday 9:05 pm (19 hours ago)
A new report claims that the government will fail to meet its child poverty reduction targets by 2020.
3:26 pm (41 minutes ago)
US team develop a robot that can send back live pictures from the Moon as part of attempt to win Google's Lunar X-Prize.
Yesterday, 12:06 am
The BBC has produced a computer game called 'The Doctor and the Dalek', as part of the Make it Digital initiative to get more young people into computer coding.
11:44 am (4 hours ago)
Bee colonies in Brisbane are waging war for months on end, according to a new study, and the victorious swarms are taking over the hives of rival species.
Yesterday, 11:29 am
Prof Brian Cox muses on whether life here on Earth is unique within the Milky Way and what this might mean.
10:18 am (6 hours ago)
Politicians including former Mayor Rudy Giuliani protest against controversial opera The Death of Klinghoffer.
12:08 pm (4 hours ago)
Actor Daniel Radcliffe attended the premiere of his latest film Horns which tells the story of a young man wrongly accused of murder
3:31 pm (35 minutes ago)
Young shoppers do not like eating food that is stored in the freezer, a survey has found. Why is it so unpopular, asks Luke Jones.
Yesterday, 3:30 pm
The government is planning to crack down on internet abuse. What laws are currently in place?
12:54 pm (3 hours ago)
A British man who travelled to Syria to fight with Islamic State group has been killed, his mosque says.
11:17 am (5 hours ago)
A man is jailed for life for murdering his identical twin brother in a drunken argument on New Year's Eve.
11:02 am (5 hours ago)
Winds up to 75mph are expected to hit some parts of Scotland as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo pass over the country.
1:39 pm (2 hours ago)
A retired odontologist tells the World's End murder trial that marks on Christine Eadie's body were a possible human bite mark.
3:02 pm (an hour ago)
Three cases linked to the alleged sexual abuse of Belfast woman Maíria Cahill are to be reviewed, the Public Prosecution Service has announced.
1:50 pm (2 hours ago)
A man is arrested by police investigating the disappearance of a six-year-old girl in County Donegal 37 years ago.
2:12 pm (an hour ago)
Welsh patients receive a second-class health service, according to UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
12:50 pm (3 hours ago)
The death of a woman following reports of domestic abuse sparks an investigation into the conduct of eight police officers.
2:57 pm (an hour ago)
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir will stand for re-election next year, an aide says, despite previous claims that he would quit after 25 years in power.
1:32 pm (3 hours ago)
A court in Somalia orders the seizure of a local radio station owner's UK passport after he is accused of threatening national security.
8:11 am (8 hours ago)
Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, credited with transforming Australian society in the 1970s, has died at the age of 98.
12:16 pm (4 hours ago)
The Pakistan Taliban sack their spokesman Shahidullah Shahid after he pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS).
3:03 pm (an hour ago)
Naval vessels scouring Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine focus on a bay near Stockholm on the fifth day of their search.
11:15 am (5 hours ago)
Ukraine attacked populated areas of Donetsk with cluster bombs, banned by many states, a leading human rights group says.
11:38 am (4 hours ago)
The Mexican government offers rewards totalling $4.75m (£3m) for information leading to the whereabouts of 43 missing students from Guerrero state.
11:41 am (4 hours ago)
Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies like Jackie Kennedy, has died aged 82, says his family.
7:36 am (8 hours ago)
Fierce fighting breaks out in the Syrian town of Kobane, ending two days of relative calm after defenders pushed back Islamic State militants.
Yesterday 5:41 pm (22 hours ago)
Iranian police arrest four men following a string of acid attacks against women allegedly for not following the country's strict dress code.
Yesterday 5:47 pm (22 hours ago)
The US has paid dozens of exiled Nazi war criminals millions of dollars in social benefits after forcing them to leave the country, a new report finds.
12:33 pm (4 hours ago)
A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car before he was shot dead by police had been "radicalised", Canada's PM says.
5:44 am (10 hours ago)
The death of actress Lynda Bellingham from cancer features in Tuesday's papers, as does a pioneering technique being hailed as a "cure" for paralysis.
12:38 pm (3 hours ago)
24 hours of news images: 21 October
12:56 am (15 hours ago)
What floods did to Kashmir's most treasured historic sites
Yesterday, 6:36 am
Battle of the Bogside in 1969 by Gilles Caron
Yesterday, 11:12 am
Actress Lynda Bellingham's career on screen
Yesterday, 3:03 pm
24 hours of news images: 20 October
Sunday, October 19th, 11:33 pm
Aftermath of worst flooding in Indian-administered Kashmir
Friday, October 17th, 4:11 pm
News photos from around the world
Friday, October 17th, 12:27 am
From silver mine to wet plate in Peru
Thursday, October 16th, 3:22 pm
The Foreign Affairs Committee approves the EU trade deal with Moldova
1:48 pm (2 hours ago)
The pregnant Duchess of Cambridge has made her first public appearance since an announcement that she was suffering from acute morning sickness. .
Yesterday 8:07 pm (20 hours ago)
Grant Trebilco started Fluro Fridays on Australia's Bondi Beach to help fight his own bipolar disorder - now more than 100 surfers join him each week.
1:43 pm (2 hours ago)
A woman dies after being hit by a falling tree in high winds in London, while three people are injured in a separate incident in West Sussex.
1:54 pm (2 hours ago)
Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison after he was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp.
7:31 am (9 hours ago)
An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he believed was real.
6:09 am (10 hours ago)
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.
10:21 am (6 hours ago)
The parents of William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, support his return to Sierra Leone to resume his work.
9:30 am (7 hours ago)
Some 80 army medics are travelling to Sierra Leone as part of UK efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak, as screening begins at Gatwick.
1:37 am (14 hours ago)
What happened to the kids from 1970s experimental schools?
1:12 am (15 hours ago)
The project that enabled a paralysed man to walk again
12:08 am (16 hours ago)
Was this man the world's greatest puzzle master?
8:38 am (7 hours ago)
A deafblind student on life away from home
12:24 am (16 hours ago)
How racing the Tube went global
1:19 am (15 hours ago)
The photographer who snapped Gandalf and Jean-Luc Picard
10:42 am (5 hours ago)
Life and work of US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta
10:48 am (5 hours ago)
New drama five years after start of eurozone crisis
1:47 am (14 hours ago)
David Attenborough's new series on the journey through life
12:47 am (15 hours ago)
How does a town that voted Yes in Scottish referendum feel now?
Yesterday 7:36 pm (21 hours ago)
BBC to host day of events focusing on the power of women
12:32 am (16 hours ago)
The discovery that transformed theories of human evolution
8:14 am (8 hours ago)
The UK's current-account Achilles' heel