5:55 am (2 hours ago)
Australia Test batsman Phillip Hughes dies in hospital, two days after being hit on the head by a ball during a match at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
7:48 am (9 minutes ago)
A suicide bomber strikes a British embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital Kabul, causing casualties among Afghan civilians.
7:43 am (15 minutes ago)
A consortium made up of Stagecoach and Virgin wins the franchise to run the East Coast mainline rail route, which has been in public hands since 2009.
Yesterday 10:39 pm (9 hours ago)
The first human trial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola suggests that it is safe and may help the immune system to combat the virus.
Yesterday 10:45 pm (9 hours ago)
The price of oil has fallen as Opec oil producers prepare for their meeting on Thursday and data shows crude stocks rose last week.
Yesterday 8:53 pm (11 hours ago)
The commission on devolving powers to the Scottish Parliament is to recommend full control over income tax rates and bands, the BBC understands.
12:07 am (8 hours ago)
Thousands of older people in England are struggling in their own home with little or no help, research suggests.
5:21 am (3 hours ago)
Missouri's governor reportedly rejects calls for a new grand jury to decide if a white police officer who killed a black teenager should be charged.
7:49 am (9 minutes ago)
A man and a woman are found dead with stab wounds in Surrey in what police have described as a double murder.
4:24 am (4 hours ago)
The Royal Navy wants to ask American squadrons to fly off its new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, because of delays to the introduction of Britain’s new F35B fighters, BBC Newsnight learns.
1:06 am (7 hours ago)
People diagnosed with diabetes linked to obesity should be assessed for weight loss surgery, according to updated NHS guidelines.
1:39 am (6 hours ago)
Early detection of liver disease by GPs in the UK is "virtually non-existent", leading medical experts warn.
3:21 am (5 hours ago)
Caracas, the Venezuelan capital, is notorious for its crime and pollution, but it also, somewhat strangely for a city, has a thriving population of macaws.
Yesterday 9:49 pm (10 hours ago)
Barack Obama carries out the annual White House tradition of pardoning two turkeys, preventing them from becoming Thanksgiving dinner.
Yesterday 2:09 pm (18 hours ago)
A nun who won Italy's version of The Voice singing contest has released an album, revealing some unusual song choices.
Yesterday 9:37 pm (10 hours ago)
A magazine which allows drug users to make money to fund their habit has gone on sale in east London.
Yesterday 4:41 pm (15 hours ago)
Librarian and Medieval literature expert Rémy Cordonnier tells the BBC about the moment he discovered a rare and valuable William Shakespeare First Folio.
Yesterday 9:00 am (23 hours ago)
In an annual challenge, teams attempt to deliver water using drones to a remote part of the Australian Outback.
Yesterday 4:50 pm (15 hours ago)
An animal rights group in Switzerland has started a campaign to try to outlaw the eating of cats and dogs.
6:41 am (an hour ago)
Plans to devolve powers controlling income tax to Scotland fill the front pages, along with suggestions that more people could have weight loss surgery.
2:27 am (6 hours ago)
Flags can convey powerful - and often very unpalatable - messages, says Mark Mardell,
2:28 am (6 hours ago)
Great things were predicted for the economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - but they haven't totally lived up to the hype, says Andrew Walker.
Yesterday 6:10 pm (14 hours ago)
Government-commissioned research suggests many of the approaches to education we think work, are actually useless or even make matters worse.
2:29 am (5 hours ago)
Press Association photographer David Davies looks back at the race that clinched the Formula 1 title for Lewis Hamilton
12:21 am (8 hours ago)
BBC News looks at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) and its challenges, amid a slump in global crude oil prices.
Yesterday 11:08 am (21 hours ago)
Can internet firms effectively monitor terrorists?
Yesterday 3:23 pm (17 hours ago)
BBC News looks at the aftermath of the decision not to charge a white policeman who killed black teenager Michael Brown.
12:47 am (7 hours ago)
New acts George The poet, James Bay and Years and Years are being tipped for success in 2015 after being shortlisted for the Brits Critics' Choice Award.
Yesterday 6:26 pm (14 hours ago)
Twin brothers beat 'odds of 150,000/1' and become fathers of baby boys within hours of each other at the same hospital.
4:58 am (3 hours ago)
BBC Sport looks back at the career of Australia batsman Phillip Hughes, who has died aged 25 after being hit on the head.
7:27 am (31 minutes ago)
Lord Coe announces he will run for presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
6:18 am (an hour ago)
Well-known Australians and cricket figures pay tribute to Phil Hughes, who has died at the age of 25 after being hit by a ball.
12:39 am (7 hours ago)
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says he is delighted his side remain in control of their Champions League destiny.
12:11 am (8 hours ago)
The connection between Chris Eubank and his son is sweet to behold, but can Eubank Jr step into the spotlight his father so relished?
Yesterday 10:00 pm (10 hours ago)
Sir Andrew Witty says "tantalising" prospect of viable vaccine becoming available next year
2:11 am (6 hours ago)
Nearly £750m in council tax went unpaid last year, as collection rates fall for only the second time.
Yesterday 3:05 pm (17 hours ago)
Former England footballer Sol Campbell clashes with Labour MP Owen Smith over the party's proposed mansion tax.
2:25 am (6 hours ago)
A trial to help the immune system fight bladder cancer is showing "exciting" results with tumours completely disappearing in some patients.
12:37 am (7 hours ago)
A doctor working for Medecins Sans Frontieres in Guinea says the organisation will remain in Western Africa "till the very end" of the Ebola crisis.
Yesterday 11:59 pm (8 hours ago)
A report reveals councils are having to phone around England to find places to accommodate children at risk of sexual exploitation.
Yesterday, 12:07 am
A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit.
12:10 am (8 hours ago)
The European Parliament will later vote on whether Google's search business should be separated from its other services.
12:08 am (8 hours ago)
The computer project which can change what you look like in real-time
1:42 am (6 hours ago)
Royal Society says combination of population growth and climate change will increase danger to cities.
Yesterday 2:27 pm (18 hours ago)
A new species of horned dinosaur has been identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.
Yesterday 5:01 pm (15 hours ago)
Fire service report says the Glasgow School of Art blaze was caused by gases from a foam canister coming into contact with a projector.
12:14 am (8 hours ago)
Israeli directors are creating everything from westerns to cannibalistic fantasies as Talking Movies' Tom Brook has been finding out.
Tuesday, 10:41 am
The singer-songwriter's melancholy legend does his music a disservice.
Monday, 11:29 am
A newborn baby is receiving treatment after surviving for up to five days in a drain in Sydney, Australia. How did it manage to keep going?
2:24 am (6 hours ago)
Hundreds demonstrate outside the US embassy in London in protest at the decision not to prosecute a police officer for killing black teenager Michael Brown in Missouri.
Yesterday 7:48 pm (12 hours ago)
A public appeal to raise part of the £2.5m cost of the reinterment of Richard III is launched.
Yesterday 9:02 pm (11 hours ago)
Former Scottish football broadcaster Arthur Montford, best known for STV's Scotsport programme, has died aged 85.
12:27 am (8 hours ago)
Renewable power has overtaken nuclear to become the main source of electricity in Scotland, according to the latest figures.
Yesterday 6:33 pm (13 hours ago)
Police discover one of the biggest amounts of cocaine ever found in Northern Ireland in a delivery of furniture.
5:59 am (an hour ago)
Millions of pounds could be saved in Northern Ireland's health budget if more GPs prescribed cheaper drugs, a public spending watchdog has said.
7:09 am (49 minutes ago)
Wales has the highest proportion of overweight or obese children in the UK, with one in four obese by the age of 11, a new study finds.
7:34 am (24 minutes ago)
The children's commissioner adds his support to calls for a Welsh voice to be appointed to a UK inquiry into historical child sexual abuse.
Yesterday 3:20 pm (17 hours ago)
Ghana's opposition calls for a parliamentary probe into allegations that a suspected cocaine trafficker had access to the presidential lounge at the country's main international airport.
Yesterday 12:09 pm (20 hours ago)
Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF blocks Vice-President Joyce Mujuru from retaining a party post, damaging her chances of one day succeeding President Mugabe.
5:03 am (3 hours ago)
The younger sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un is referred to as a senior official for the first time by state media.
5:36 am (2 hours ago)
Thailand's finance minister tells the BBC that elections to end military rule might now not take place until 2016.
Yesterday 9:04 pm (11 hours ago)
Health minister Ana Mato resigns amid a court investigation into a massive corruption scandal over illegal payments in Spain.
Yesterday 3:33 pm (16 hours ago)
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gives details of a €315bn (£250bn; $393bn) investment plan to kick-start Europe's economy.
Tuesday, 4:47 pm
Colombia's Farc rebels release two soldiers taken hostage earlier this month, a first step towards resuming peace talks.
12:50 am (7 hours ago)
Brazil says deforestation in the Amazon rainforest has dropped by 18% in the past year, but campaigners dispute the figures.
Yesterday 10:55 pm (9 hours ago)
A court in Egypt sends 78 boys under the age of 18 to prison for taking part in protests in support of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Yesterday 5:47 pm (14 hours ago)
Two brothers from east London become the first Britons to be jailed for terrorism training in Syria.
Yesterday 9:29 pm (10 hours ago)
Harsh weather along the US east coast has disrupted one of the busiest travel days ahead of the country's Thanksgiving holiday.
Yesterday 11:35 pm (8 hours ago)
A 12-year-old shot and fatally wounded by police in the US city of Cleveland was told to show his hands three times before officers opened fire, say officials.
Yesterday 3:12 pm (17 hours ago)
Readers' photos on the theme of "insects"
Yesterday 12:54 pm (19 hours ago)
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Tuesday, 6:28 pm
Scenes of widespread damage in Ferguson
Yesterday, 4:12 am
Story behind an image of a student protest
Tuesday, 12:34 pm
24 hours of news images: 25 November
Tuesday, 1:45 pm
Night of unrest follows a jury's decision
Sunday, November 23rd, 12:15 am
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Friday, November 21st, 4:43 pm
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Yesterday 4:06 pm (16 hours ago)
MPs take evidence on flood risk management.
6:49 am (an hour ago)
James Sutherland, the chief executive of Cricket Australia, spoke of the affection and respect for Phil Hughes from around Australia and the rest of the world.
3:23 am (5 hours ago)
Video footage of the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old in Cleveland shows he was shot within two seconds of the police arriving.
Yesterday 12:07 pm (20 hours ago)
An illegal fly-tip in Purfleet, Essex has grown to almost a mile long provoking anger from people living nearby
Yesterday 11:24 pm (9 hours ago)
The first human trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine suggests it is safe and it may well protect people from the deadly virus.
Yesterday 12:59 pm (19 hours ago)
Mark Reckless faces noisy scenes as he puts his first question to the prime minister since his election as a UKIP MP.
Yesterday 11:14 am (21 hours ago)
Phill Wills talks about his fight to have his severely autistic son, Josh, cared for nearer his family in Cornwall.
Yesterday 2:26 pm (18 hours ago)
Two members of murdered fusilier Lee Rigby's family say a government report into his killing has given them someone to blame.
Tuesday, 5:28 pm
Lorin LaFave, whose 14-year-old son, Breck Bednar, was stabbed to death by an "internet predator", says she is lost and heartbroken.
12:32 am (7 hours ago)
Tracking first Ebola victim and and how virus spread
Yesterday 8:22 pm (12 hours ago)
Can the doll make it in China at the second attempt?
12:04 am (8 hours ago)
How I drank urine and bat blood to survive in the Sahara
Yesterday 11:10 pm (9 hours ago)
The Afghan interpreters left by the US to the mercy of the Taliban
3:28 am (4 hours ago)
Many hit by last winter's floods are struggling to pay soaring insurance bills
Yesterday 9:12 pm (11 hours ago)
Which US state do Americans love to bash?
12:14 am (8 hours ago)
Boxing day sales come early to the UK?
12:19 am (8 hours ago)
How sanctions against Russia are hitting UK businesses
12:26 am (8 hours ago)
Vultures could help beat dangerous bacteria
12:16 am (8 hours ago)
Transylvania's castle owners sink their teeth into business