8:44 am (9 minutes ago)
Up to £4bn worth of Lloyds Bank shares would be offered to the general public if the Conservatives win the election, David Cameron is to announce.
8:42 am (10 minutes ago)
A major rescue operation is under way after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, the Italian coastguard has told the BBC.
5:31 am (3 hours ago)
Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson reveals doctors told him a lump on his tongue was "probably cancer" two days before he hit a BBC producer.
6:13 am (3 hours ago)
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby travels to Egypt for a "visit of condolence" following the beheading of 21 Coptic Christians in Libya earlier this year.
Yesterday 8:29 pm (12 hours ago)
President Jacob Zuma visits migrant workers who have fled xenophobic attacks, saying the violence goes against South African values and must end.
5:14 am (4 hours ago)
The Shroud of Turin, which some believe to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, returns to public display after a break of five years.
12:54 am (8 hours ago)
There will be 2,000 fewer NHS nurses in England over the next four years according to projections, Labour says, but the Conservatives say the figures are old.
Yesterday 8:40 pm (12 hours ago)
UK police are reviewing security plans for Anzac Day events after Australian authorities said they foiled a terror plot to attack an event in Australia.
Yesterday 7:54 pm (13 hours ago)
Six people arrested by UK police over alleged terror offences after a group was stopped at the Turkey-Syria border are released without charge.
1:03 am (8 hours ago)
For the first time in Cuba, at least two government opponents will be standing on Sunday in municipal elections in Havana.
Yesterday 8:01 pm (13 hours ago)
Police investigating the murders of a mother and her daughter in Merseyside urgently want to trace one of their relatives.
3:35 am (5 hours ago)
Old kitchen, bathroom and laundry equipment made up 60% of the 41.8 million tonnes of electronic waste thrown away in 2014, suggests a report.
5:58 am (3 hours ago)
Among Sunday's headlines are a "Thatcher-style" massive share sell-off, concerns over the planned 2017 EU referendum and UKIP's ire at what it says was a "biased" studio audience.
3:03 am (6 hours ago)
The attack on the University in Garissa has deepened ordinary Kenyans' dissatisfaction with their government's inability to tackle Islamists, says Karen Allen.
Yesterday 1:08 pm (20 hours ago)
Stalin and storytellers haunt Russian town
Friday, 5:25 pm
Profile of Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, Saddam Hussein's right-hand man, who later became a fugitive and a leading Sunni insurgent.
Friday, 11:26 am
With the rise of Shia militia groups as a frontline force against Islamic State, Ranj Alaaldin explains how the phenomenon emerged.
1:15 am (8 hours ago)
An outfit worn by actress Vivien Leigh in the film Gone with the Wind sells for $137,000 (£91,000) at an auction in California.
Yesterday 4:44 pm (16 hours ago)
Footage has emerged of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott downing a large glass of beer in only seconds.
Saturday, October 5th, 10:36 pm
Gabby Logan introduces highlights of Saturday's five Premier League matches, including title-chasing Chelsea against Manchester United.
Yesterday 9:38 pm (11 hours ago)
Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United's important players were "in Chelsea's pockets" during their 1-0 home win.
Yesterday 8:54 pm (12 hours ago)
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton says he expects Ferrari will be "very hard to beat" in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.
7:07 am (an hour ago)
James Anderson is England's top Test wicket-taker - but is he the best ever? Find out who came top in a special BBC Sport study.
Yesterday 10:48 pm (10 hours ago)
Championship side Reading were "ready to die" for their FA Cup lives, according to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.
Yesterday 4:01 pm (17 hours ago)
Britain's nuclear safety regulator says it expects lessons to be learned from problems with a French reactor that is very similar to one planned in the UK.
7:09 am (an hour ago)
Finnish voters go to the polls amid hopes that a new government will pull the country out of its three-year economic slump.
8:29 am (23 minutes ago)
The wives of the three main leaders have put their lives on hold for the General Election - but what difference does it make?
Yesterday 3:55 pm (17 hours ago)
UKIP leader Nigel Farage quotes Mahatma Gandhi as he describes his battle with the political establishment.
Yesterday, 12:01 am
Doctors need to move beyond 'one-size-fits-all' approach to tackling obesity, say scientists in Sheffield.
Friday, 4:25 pm
The UK death rate has reached a tipping point with the numbers of deaths expected to rise after 2015, suggests a report.
Yesterday, 12:05 am
A heads' leader says would-be teachers are being put off by a complexity of routes into the profession.
Friday, 11:59 am
Schools in Los Angeles seek refunds from Apple and others over a $1.3bn (£870m) iPad-based education project that has gone awry.
Friday, 12:37 pm
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg defends the aims of his free Internet.org service after several Indian firms pull out of the project.
Friday, 2:13 pm
A camera powered by the light it uses to take pictures has been invented by American scientists.
Friday, 1:00 pm
Although Arctic sea ice set a record this year for its lowest ever satellite-observed winter extent - that was not the case for its volume, new data reveals.
Friday, 1:46 pm
The global demand for rubber tyres is threatening protected forests in Southeast Asia, according to a study.
Yesterday 11:12 am (22 hours ago)
Zayn Malik pays tribute to his former bandmates at an award ceremony, where he made his first solo appearance since leaving One Direction.
Friday, 3:03 pm
Plans for a Doctor Who movie and George Clooney's email address are among the details posted on WikiLeaks, following last year's cyber-attack on Sony Pictures.
Friday, 7:14 pm
When did the New York Times first explain pizza to its readers, and other news nuggets.
Friday, 5:01 pm
The week's big numbers, visualised.
7:48 am (an hour ago)
A search is under way after a male kayaker went missing in the Solent off the Hampshire coast, the coastguard says.
Yesterday 7:03 pm (14 hours ago)
A UKIP councillor is arrested after an alleged altercation with a campaigner.
Yesterday 7:04 pm (14 hours ago)
More than 150 people gather in Glasgow to hold a second vigil to remember murdered Irish student Karen Buckley.
Yesterday 1:15 pm (20 hours ago)
The political parties take to the streets of Scotland for a weekend of general election campaigning.
Yesterday 7:44 pm (13 hours ago)
The funeral of Kyle Neil whose body was found in the boot of a car in south Belfast takes place.
Yesterday 3:07 pm (18 hours ago)
Four people have escaped injury after an arson attack at a house in Cookstown, County Tyrone.
8:26 am (26 minutes ago)
A man who died after a serious assault in Tonypandy is named by South Wales Police as 42-year-old Wayne Letherby.
8:35 am (18 minutes ago)
Researchers at Aberystwyth University are attempting to solve the problem of bad tasting beer.
Yesterday 11:08 pm (10 hours ago)
A "mysterious" disease has killed at least 18 people in the past several days in south-eastern Nigeria, local officials say.
Yesterday 3:42 pm (17 hours ago)
A United Nations supply convoy is attacked near the city of Gao in northern Mali, with two civilian drivers killed.
Yesterday 9:08 am (24 hours ago)
Australian police charge a teenager in connection with what they say was an Islamic State-inspired plot to attack a World War One centenary event.
Yesterday 2:46 pm (18 hours ago)
Islamic State says it carried out a suicide bomb attack that killed at least 33 people and injured 100 in the east Afghan city of Jalalabad.
Yesterday 3:11 pm (18 hours ago)
A senior separatist leader in eastern Ukraine says a ceasefire deal will fail unless Kiev recognises the independence of rebel-held territory.
Friday, 11:29 pm
The political party founded by murdered Russian dissident Boris Nemtsov says it will form a loose anti-Putin alliance ahead of 2016 elections.
Yesterday, 6:35 am
A gun battle leaves three dead on the streets of Reynosa, a Mexican city on the border with the US that has been plagued by drug cartel violence.
Friday, 3:32 pm
Argentina begins legal proceedings against three British and two US companies for drilling oil near the Falkland Islands.
Yesterday 12:15 pm (21 hours ago)
Saudi Arabia, which is leading an air campaign against rebels in Yemen, has pledged the $274m (£183m; €255m) in aid to the country called for by the UN.
Friday, 11:39 pm
Fugitive Iraqi militant leader Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, a former right-hand man to Saddam Hussein, has been killed, Iraqi officials say.
Friday, 7:49 pm
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should spend life in prison without parole, write the parents of the youngest victim of Boston marathon attack
Friday, 11:55 pm
Television variety show Sabado Gigante, much loved among Hispanics in the US, is to end after 53 years, network Univision announces.
Friday, 2:07 pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Wednesday, 9:53 pm
Film cameras spotted on the streets of Tokyo
Thursday, 4:02 pm
Images from the campaign trail: 16 April
Monday, 8:58 pm
The untouched bedrooms of the child victims of Sewol ferry disaster
Wednesday, 4:07 pm
Images from the campaign trail: 15 April
Monday, 3:09 am
Hashim Ahmad Hakeem documents the forgotten mosques of Delhi
Tuesday, 5:47 pm
Images from the campaign trail: 14 April
Thursday, April 9th, 8:26 am
Readers pictures from the United Arab Emirates.
Wednesday, March 25th, 8:08 pm
MPs pass the Finance Bill at second reading.
8:40 am (12 minutes ago)
Prince Harry trains in bush survival and plays wheelchair AFL as part of his time with the Australian Army.
8:38 am (15 minutes ago)
A replica of an 18th century French warship has set sail from France for the United States.
8:31 am (21 minutes ago)
A small community in the Brazilian city of Rio has been fighting eviction to make way for the Olympics - but now Rio's city hall says they must go.
8:35 am (18 minutes ago)
Some of the many migrants who are arriving in Italy, having survived the risky journey from Africa and the Middle East, tell their stories.
1:54 am (7 hours ago)
The South African president Jacob Zuma has cancelled a trip to Indonesia in order to deal with the attacks taking place against foreigners in his country.
1:26 am (7 hours ago)
The Brazilian authorities in Sao Paulo are fighting a large outbreak of dengue fever that has killed 130 people.
Yesterday 12:16 pm (21 hours ago)
A sperm whale surprises scientists carrying our research in the Gulf of Mexico as it circulates their equipment.
Yesterday 3:58 pm (17 hours ago)
Thomas Martienssen gives a tour of the facilities at Everest's base camp as hundreds prepare to make a bid for the summit.
3:59 am (5 hours ago)
Why did an East German writer move to an English coastal town?
2:32 am (6 hours ago)
How the first selfie stick was mocked as a 'useless invention'
2:27 am (6 hours ago)
Breathing poison in the world's most polluted city
Yesterday 8:30 pm (12 hours ago)
Tibetan couple's wedding snaps captivate China
Friday, 4:53 pm
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week
4:08 am (5 hours ago)
Why it's better to look to artists than politicians for life's answers
2:55 am (6 hours ago)
And other trends of the week in 60 seconds