6:04 pm (an hour ago)
Pressure increases on Russia over civilian deaths in air strikes in Syria, with France and the United States urging greater caution.
2:38 pm (5 hours ago)
Somalia's main Islamist militant group al-Shabab says it carried out a bomb attack on a passenger plane that blew a huge hole in its fuselage.
6:34 pm (40 minutes ago)
Wales produce a late surge to earn their first win of the 2016 Six Nations against battling Scotland in Cardiff
11:52 am (7 hours ago)
Protesters gather at a Brisbane hospital in support of doctors refusing to discharge an asylum seeker baby facing deportation to an offshore immigration camp.
5:21 am (14 hours ago)
Britain must keep its Trident nuclear weapons system if it wants to play a significant role in the world, the US defence secretary tells the BBC.
1:27 pm (6 hours ago)
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says "we have slid into a new cold war", with Nato and some countries describing Moscow as "the worst threat".
3:45 pm (3 hours ago)
More than 200,000 Brazilian soldiers are sent across the country to warn people of the risks of the Zika virus.
3:32 pm (4 hours ago)
The decision to cease print editions of the Independent would have been a shock to readers, its editor writes in a letter in the paper.
5:36 pm (an hour ago)
The US has a "profound interest" in a strong UK staying in a strong European Union, says US Secretary of State John Kerry.
3:05 pm (4 hours ago)
A UK ticket holder claims Friday's £24m EuroMillions jackpot, National Lottery operator Camelot said.
4:06 pm (3 hours ago)
A medieval ship has been raised from a riverbed in the Netherlands where it has rested untouched for 500 years.
Yesterday, 2:17 pm
Daniel Kish, who is completely blind, demonstrates how he uses a form of echolocation to describe what's inside a park he's never been to before.
9:52 am (9 hours ago)
US President Barack Obama appears on the Ellen DeGeneres Show and is surprised by a Valentine poem from his wife Michelle
12:39 am (19 hours ago)
The BBC's Scotland editor Sarah Smith is granted rare access onboard one of Britain's Trident nuclear submarines.
Yesterday 10:48 pm (20 hours ago)
The Zika virus has moved north to Colombia where it is being linked by some doctors to cases of paralysis.
1:04 am (18 hours ago)
Video has emerged showing the dramatic rescue of a woman and her child after her car went into a canal in Amsterdam.
1:46 am (17 hours ago)
A new book tracks down the visual history of surfing from its first recording in 1778, to today's global phenomenon.
9:03 am (10 hours ago)
Many younger families in the UK are being priced out of the property market.
12:02 am (19 hours ago)
The pain and sadness of a Columbine killer's mother
1:40 am (18 hours ago)
After years of haggling, ministers have decided to impose a new contract on junior doctors. But how close did they come to reaching an agreement?
2:38 am (17 hours ago)
After six months of Russian air strikes on pro-US rebels, the scales have tipped dramatically in favour of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, says Middle East analyst Fawaz A Gerges.
Yesterday, 5:19 pm
The Russian Orthodox Church leader is in Cuba for an historic meeting with Pope Francis. BBC Monitoring profiles Patriarch Kirill.
1:38 pm (6 hours ago)
Afghanistan's president takes to Twitter to correct India's leader - who had wished him happy birthday on the wrong day.
4:10 pm (3 hours ago)
A crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to bid for a private New Zealand beach for public use hits its target - bidders now face a wait to see if they are successful.
4:53 pm (2 hours ago)
Leigh Griffiths reaches 30 goals for the season as Celtic beat Ross County to move three points clear at the top of the Premiership.
3:39 pm (4 hours ago)
Paralympic cycling hopeful David Smith needs more surgery on a spinal tumour, ending his chances of competing in Rio.
4:25 pm (3 hours ago)
Maxime Medard's late try snatches victory for France over Ireland in an attritional Six Nations contest in Paris.
6:57 pm (17 minutes ago)
Hull FC secure a second convincing Super League victory in a row, scoring seven tries in a stunning win at Catalans Dragons.
Yesterday 8:21 pm (23 hours ago)
Oil prices surged as much as 12% on Friday after fresh suggestions that Opec nations were set to cut oil production.
Yesterday, 5:46 pm
The founder of Superdry, Julian Dunkerton, sells just under £50m worth of shares to fund his divorce.
Yesterday, 5:53 pm
Nottinghamshire Police is looking at evidence relating to accusations of overspending by the Conservative Party during the 2014 Newark by-election.
Yesterday, 3:51 pm
Britain's spies are not breaking the law when they secretly hack into computers and smart phones, a tribunal rules.
12:07 am (19 hours ago)
Cambridge scientists have detected a number of drugs which could help protect against Alzheimer's disease, acting like statins for the brain.
3:08 pm (4 hours ago)
The dispute over the imposition of a new contract for junior doctors "could become a war" between NHS staff, employers and the government, a union warns.
12:38 am (19 hours ago)
Teacher shortages mean support staff are having to pick up work normally done by qualified teachers, suggests research by a union.
12:10 am (19 hours ago)
Holyrood's devolution committee calls on the UK government to reintroduce post-study work visas which were cancelled in 2012.
Yesterday, 2:23 pm
Computer code written by women has a higher approval rating than that written by men - but only if it is not obvious that the coders are female, new research suggests.
Yesterday, 5:00 pm
Paedophiles are using secret groups on Facebook to post and swap obscene images of children, a BBC investigation finds.
6:23 pm (51 minutes ago)
Scientists categorise the Earth's rarest minerals with some so rare that the total global supply could fit in a thimble.
2:03 am (17 hours ago)
US scientists have modelled how a 1930s-like "dustbowl" drought might impact American agriculture today, and found it to be just as damaging.
Yesterday, 5:30 pm
The band's A Head Full Of Dreams tops the album chart for the first time after their performance at the Super Bowl.
1:54 am (17 hours ago)
BBC Three and BBC Radio One could be merged under the same division in future, according to reports.
Thursday, 1:57 am
The price of getting a pet treated at the vet is rising. Why?
Yesterday, 1:18 am
Spain is starting to change street names that honour Gen Francisco Franco, the dictator who ran the country from the 1930s to 1975, and his henchmen.
2:20 am (17 hours ago)
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.
Thursday, 1:07 am
Inside the Padmini taxis of Mumbai
Yesterday, 12:21 am
Which nations have harnessed nature's resources for social, economic and environmental prosperity, and is it really sustainable?
Yesterday, 2:18 pm
The blind boy who learned to find his way around using echoes
1:12 am (18 hours ago)
Seven graphs that show how the search for love has changed
12:32 am (19 hours ago)
The pop star's journey to 'Black Lives Matter,' in 60 seconds
1:14 am (18 hours ago)
The story told by rare photos of the 1916 Easter Rising
1:20 am (18 hours ago)
Colombia's experience of the Zika virus
1:46 am (17 hours ago)
Why tourists have stopped visiting a beautiful Italian island
12:49 am (18 hours ago)
Why was St Valentine's finger sent to Coventry?
Yesterday, 5:24 pm
Horses can tell when you're angry, and more news nuggets
2:43 am (17 hours ago)
The 78-year-old celebrity model who left thousands teary-eyed