3:56 pm (16 minutes ago)
South Africa holds a day of "prayer and reflection" for President Nelson Mandela, the first in a week of commemorative events.
12:48 pm (3 hours ago)
Plans to award MPs a pay rise of more than £7,500 are "utterly incomprehensible" and should be reconsidered, Treasury Minister Danny Alexander says.
3:39 pm (33 minutes ago)
Three people are in police custody after ex-Portsmouth player Sam Sodje told an undercover reporter he had been involved in fixing games.
3:49 pm (23 minutes ago)
Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians protest in Kiev, intensifying pressure on the government over its refusal to sign a deal on closer EU ties.
12:30 pm (4 hours ago)
The London-based Inmarsat company launches the first spacecraft in a new £1bn global telecommunications network.
11:22 am (5 hours ago)
Thailand's opposition MPs are to resign en masse, officials say, after weeks of protests aimed at forcing out the government.
2:42 am (13 hours ago)
The majority of the 13 million people classed as living in poverty in the UK are in work, a charity's report suggests.
2:24 pm (an hour ago)
Three men, all believed to be victims of slavery, are rescued following a series of raids in the Bristol area.
12:49 pm (3 hours ago)
Inspectors from the UN's nuclear agency visit the Arak heavy water production plant for the first time in more than two years.
5:33 am (11 hours ago)
A UK Independence party councillor says comments about immigrants that were attributed to her in a Sunday paper have been taken "out of context".
10:15 am (6 hours ago)
England take the second Ashes Test to the final day but Australia only need four wickets to take a 2-0 series lead.
4:04 am (12 hours ago)
Authorities in Shanghai have warned people to stay indoors as the city suffers one of its worst bouts of air pollution
5:32 am (11 hours ago)
A deadly winter storm has left a trail of ice and snow across the United States.
10:55 am (5 hours ago)
Sting tells Andrew Marr how going back to his roots helped relieve his writer's block
Yesterday 6:00 pm (22 hours ago)
The downstairs bathroom in the Richards' four-bed converted barn is bigger on the inside than you might expect - with access via a replica Tardis door.
Yesterday, 11:23 am
The British Ambassador to Brazil, Alex Ellis, spoke to the BBC's Natalie Pirks about the World Cup draw, England fans and Brazil's welcome to the World Cup.
Yesterday 8:15 pm (20 hours ago)
Jane Knapp, from Walcott, has shared her shock at the devastation caused by the Norfolk tidal floods during a guided tour of her "contaminated" home.
Yesterday, 1:26 am
One month since Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, we look back at the key moments from the areas hit by the storm.
Yesterday 4:26 pm (24 hours ago)
The first of the funerals for those who died in the Glasgow helicopter crash just over a week ago has taken place.
2:18 pm (an hour ago)
A 13th Century book containing one of the oldest Welsh poems ever written appears online for the first time.
Yesterday 7:14 pm (21 hours ago)
Prince Harry and his fellow competitors will no longer race to the South Pole because of safety concerns, the charity Walking With The Wounded confirms.
2:22 pm (an hour ago)
Gemma Steel wins individual silver and Great Britain's women's team take gold at the European Cross Country Championships.
1:28 pm (3 hours ago)
Manchester United central defender Jonny Evans says a shortage of confidence is behind the side's current struggles.
10:16 am (6 hours ago)
Alastair Cook's uncharacteristic dismissal was symptomatic of the muddled thinking that is undermining England's Ashes defence.
3:23 pm (49 minutes ago)
Fulham end a run of seven defeats by beating Aston Villa and give new manager Rene Meulensteen his first win in charge of the club.
1:55 pm (2 hours ago)
Joe Root says England must show they are "up for the fight", even if they suffer a heavy defeat in the second Test.
2:14 pm (an hour ago)
Two of the biggest energy firms, EDF and British Gas, call for more government co-operation amid a backlash over rising prices.
Yesterday, 10:31 am
A new campaign to encourage people to spend their money in local, independent shops has been gathering pace.
12:39 pm (4 hours ago)
A future Labour government should raise the top rate of income tax to 50%, former leader Lord Kinnock says.
1:27 pm (3 hours ago)
More working households were living in poverty in the UK last year than non-working ones - for the first time, a charity has reported.
Friday, 11:35 am
Though at first muted in his approach to HIV/Aids, Nelson Mandela became a dedicated advocate for a more vigorous approach to the disease.
Thursday, 12:17 am
A Labour MP has called for more people struggling with depression to seek treatment, after revealing his own battle against "black moods".
Friday, 3:21 pm
Hundreds of BBC School Reporters around the UK give their reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela.
Friday, November 29th, 2:15 pm
The government has committed to introducing a year of shared leave for new parents by April 2015.
Friday, 6:46 am
Microsoft and law enforcement agencies disrupt ZeroAccess, one of the world's largest botnets responsible for millions in fraud losses.
Friday, 4:30 pm
#BBCtrending looks at the intense activity on social media in the 60 seconds before Nelson Mandela's death was officially announced by South African President Jacob Zuma.
Friday, 11:41 am
Researchers find direct evidence that female lemon sharks go back to their own birthplace to reproduce.
Wednesday, 6:43 pm
Prof Chris Stringer from the Natural History Museum, London, explains what the discovery of 400,000 year-old human DNA could tell us about human evolution.
10:03 am (6 hours ago)
Spanish director Pedro Almodovar launches a scathing broadside at his homeland's government at this year's European Film Awards, calling it "deaf and insensitive" to the country's problems.
Friday, 2:23 am
After our piece on possible alternatives to the union jack, many readers decided to design their own.
Friday, 1:08 am
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
2:18 pm (an hour ago)
A service of thanksgiving for the life of ex-South African president Nelson Mandela has been held in London.
3:40 pm (32 minutes ago)
Chemical and radiation experts are called in after the unexplained death of a man found inside a tent in a field.
3:10 pm (an hour ago)
Online hate comments about the Glasgow helicopter crash which killed nine people are being investigated by police.
3:56 pm (16 minutes ago)
A pedestrian has died after being hit by a vehicle on the A709 Dumfries to Lockerbie road, police say.
1:18 pm (3 hours ago)
A man is arrested in connection with a gun attack on police in north Belfast on Thursday.
2:18 pm (an hour ago)
A 21-year-old man suffers serious eye injury after being hit with bottle in the village of Dunloy, County Antrim.
8:37 am (8 hours ago)
Flood victims in Rhyl whose homes were damaged by sea water caused by a storm surge are warned about rogue traders looking to cash in.
11:59 am (4 hours ago)
A blind woman is left terrified as her guide dog is attacked and injured just yards from her home.
8:18 am (8 hours ago)
French troops reach the town of Bossangoa in the Central African Republic, which has been paralysed by communal fighting.
Yesterday 5:27 pm (23 hours ago)
Twenty-one women and girls jailed in Egypt last month over a protest in support of ousted President Mohammed Morsi are freed by an appeal court.
7:29 am (9 hours ago)
South Korea expands its air defence zone after a similar announcement last month by China in an overlapping area raised regional tensions.
3:38 pm (34 minutes ago)
A surprise strong showing by a new anti-corruption party in India helps to topple the ruling Congress party in Delhi assembly elections.
12:22 pm (4 hours ago)
Greek lawmakers pass the 2014 budget, which predicts a return to growth after six straight years of painful recession.
Yesterday 11:15 pm (17 hours ago)
The African Union is to increase significantly the number of troops it plans to send to end communal fighting in the Central African Republic.
2:31 pm (an hour ago)
People in Venezuela have begun voting in municipal elections seen as a crucial test for President Nicolas Maduro.
1:55 am (14 hours ago)
Car bomb destroys police station in Colombia, killing at least eight people; authorities blame it on the country's biggest rebel group, the Farc.
1:22 pm (3 hours ago)
The Palestinian presidency says it holds Israel responsible for the killing of a 15-year-old youth in a West Bank refugee camp on Saturday.
Yesterday, 1:41 pm
Foreign jihadist fighters, including Britons, are using safe houses in southern Turkey to go to Syria to fight against government forces, the BBC has learnt.
Yesterday 7:16 pm (21 hours ago)
US citizen Merrill Newman arrives in San Francisco after being released by North Korea after more than a month in detention there.
Friday, 8:42 pm
The electric guitar played by Bob Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sells at auction in New York for a record $965,000 (£591,000).
5:12 am (11 hours ago)
A political comeback for some Blairite "big-hitters", universal support for Nigella Lawson and airport chaos all feature in Sunday's papers.
Friday, 12:08 pm
Images from South Africa and around the world
Friday, 4:13 pm
Items saved from the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan
Friday, 12:41 pm
24 hours of news photos: 6 December
Thursday, 10:10 pm
Pictures of the life of anti-apartheid hero
Thursday, 12:42 pm
24 hours of news photos: 5 December
Wednesday, 2:46 am
Gered Mankowitz’s private archive on show
Thursday, 6:20 pm
High winds and flooding in parts of country
Tuesday, 7:43 am
Police ease tensions by removing barricades
Thursday, 12:24 pm
George Osborne updates MPs on the UK economy, and future tax and spending plans.
2:46 am (13 hours ago)
What did Mandela really do for South Africa?
3:52 am (12 hours ago)
Tacloban tries to rebuild, a month after Philippines typhoon
2:23 am (14 hours ago)
Beauty and risk on a journey around Afghanistan
12:23 am (16 hours ago)
Are old cricket films key to the sport's heritage?
2:16 am (14 hours ago)
The comic strip superhero breaking the mould in Egypt
12:26 am (16 hours ago)
Of all metals, why did people decide this one was precious?
12:24 am (16 hours ago)
Why everyone flying to the Cook Islands will know this man
12:07 am (16 hours ago)
How singing can help a chronic lung condition
12:13 am (16 hours ago)
Comic book aims to highlight Brian Epstein's role in band
Thursday, 3:05 pm
Readers' photos on the theme of pairs