12:33 am (an hour ago)
More than 100 company leaders declare support for a Conservative-led government as Labour pledges to end "exploitative" zero hours contracts.
12:04 am (an hour ago)
Major changes to the care system in England, dubbed the biggest shake-up for 60 years, are being introduced, while Scotland merges NHS and care budgets.
12:21 am (an hour ago)
Nuclear talks between world powers and Iran will continue past a midnight deadline into Wednesday, US officials say.
12:02 am (2 hours ago)
EU milk quotas are scrapped, bringing an end to more than 30 years of efforts to prevent overproduction.
1:00 am (an hour ago)
A decade of strong growth in Scotch whisky exports came to an end last year as overseas sales fell, according to new figures.
1:06 am (58 minutes ago)
Muhammadu Buhari wins Nigeria's presidential poll, in the country's first ever election victory by the opposition.
Yesterday 9:10 pm (5 hours ago)
The Alps crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz informed Lufthansa's flight school in 2009 of a "serious depressive episode", the airline says.
12:06 am (an hour ago)
Paracetamol is ineffective at treating back pain and osteoarthritis despite being a recommended treatment, a group of Australian researchers warns.
Yesterday 11:44 pm (2 hours ago)
A Turkish prosecutor and two gunmen who took him hostage have been killed after a shootout in Istanbul, officials say.
Yesterday 6:00 pm (8 hours ago)
Depression and heart disease drugs are to be tested in a new trial to find treatments for Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
Yesterday 6:09 pm (8 hours ago)
Jeremy Clarkson is to appear on planned live dates with his former Top Gear co-stars Richard Hammond and James May, BBC Worldwide announces.
Yesterday 11:50 pm (2 hours ago)
A huge power cut hits dozens of provinces across Turkey for several hours, causing transport chaos.
12:45 am (an hour ago)
A warning 'not to change course' from senior business leaders, Labours plans for 'zero hours' contracts, and a couple of extremely fecund fathers feature in Wednesday's papers.
Yesterday 1:27 pm (13 hours ago)
Even though the public do not like it, politicians are bound to turn the election campaign personal, says Gavin Hewitt.
Yesterday 2:20 pm (12 hours ago)
Does the UK being a large net borrower from other states actually matter?
Yesterday 6:22 pm (8 hours ago)
Nigerians are so used to the idea that an incumbent should win the presidential election that President Goodluck Jonathan's failure to beat Gen Muhammadu Buhari needs some explaining.
Yesterday 5:01 pm (9 hours ago)
A new era is dawning for European dairy farmers as the EU lifts milk quotas, the BBC's Laurence Peter reports.
Yesterday 1:32 pm (13 hours ago)
Giant slides by the artist Carsten Holler are returning to London this summer, this time at the Hayward Gallery on London's South Bank.
Yesterday 10:15 am (16 hours ago)
An airline passenger's touching handwritten letter thanking her pilots for taking her home is being shared across Twitter.
Yesterday 10:20 pm (4 hours ago)
Andros Townsend's second-half equaliser earns England a 1-1 draw against Italy in a friendly in Turin.
Yesterday 10:07 pm (4 hours ago)
Wasps forward Nathan Hughes is banned for three weeks for "striking with the knee and/or shin" against Northampton.
Yesterday 3:34 pm (10 hours ago)
Real Madrid and Wales forward Gareth Bale takes part in the NBA's half-court challenge, testing his basketball shooting accuracy.
Yesterday 10:13 pm (4 hours ago)
Andy Murray reaches 500 career wins with victory over Kevin Anderson at the Miami Open, beating the South African 6-4 3-6 6-3.
Yesterday 10:54 pm (3 hours ago)
Belgium knock Wales off top spot in their Euro 2016 qualifying group with a narrow win over Israel.
12:01 am (2 hours ago)
A number of tax changes come in on 1 April, which will mean cheaper flights for thousands of people who travel over 4,000 miles.
Yesterday 10:59 pm (3 hours ago)
The billionaire investor, Warren Buffett, says if he ran the US Federal Reserve, he wouldn't raise interest rates significantly.
Yesterday, 1:33 am
What drives candidates to spend months knocking on doors, when they know they have no chance of winning when polling day comes around?
12:49 am (an hour ago)
Westminster figures will travel to Scotland on the third day of campaigning in the general election.
Yesterday, 12:45 am
A mental health charity which treats military veterans says referrals have increased by 26% in the last year.
Yesterday, 12:00 am
A substantial number of teenagers are experimenting with e-cigarettes, even those who have never smoked, a study suggests.
Yesterday 11:46 am (14 hours ago)
Rising numbers of new teachers are leaving the profession within a year of qualifying, says a teachers' union leader.
Yesterday 12:18 pm (14 hours ago)
Poorer children 'have smaller brains' than their more prosperous counterparts, researchers from California have found.
12:22 am (an hour ago)
A new method of compression could see ultra-HD video streamed to TVs and other devices using around 50% of the bandwidth currently needed.
Yesterday 8:03 pm (6 hours ago)
Security researchers say "innocent" internet users are unwittingly carrying out the attack, most likely hijacked by the Chinese government.
Yesterday 3:27 pm (11 hours ago)
The US has pledged to tackle climate change by cutting its carbon emissions 26-28% by 2025.
Yesterday 5:05 pm (9 hours ago)
The short circuit delaying the restart of the Large Hadron Collider has been fixed, after a blast of high current melted the metal particle responsible.
Yesterday 5:39 pm (8 hours ago)
The Dutch royal family says it will return a painting believed to have been confiscated from Jewish owners during World War Two.
Yesterday 4:18 pm (10 hours ago)
A local TV channel apologises after a presenter uses a sexually explicit swearword to describe a colleague.
Yesterday 12:49 pm (13 hours ago)
McDonald's plans to test all-day breakfast in the US. Why can't you buy an Egg McMuffin after 10:30?
Friday, March 27th, 5:15 pm
How to make rice less calorific, and more news nuggets.
Yesterday 6:46 pm (7 hours ago)
Tottenham Hotspur says it has struck a private deal to buy disputed land for a proposed £400m football stadium.
Yesterday 7:43 pm (6 hours ago)
An election candidate is criticised for telling a woman in a gay marriage that he did not want to hear from her again.
12:56 am (an hour ago)
One of Scotland's most successful businessmen, Jim McColl, has called for Holyrood to have full control over its finances by 2020.
12:54 am (an hour ago)
The way care is organised is radically changing across the whole of Scotland with councils and the NHS working together to streamline services.
Yesterday 8:08 pm (6 hours ago)
A row over Castlereagh's Robinson leisure centre has led to a court battle between two councils on their last day of business.
Yesterday 5:24 pm (9 hours ago)
Club and international games at Windsor Park, Belfast could be in doubt because of possible subsidence in the West Stand.
Yesterday 9:20 pm (5 hours ago)
A woman who died after being hit by a bus in Swansea city centre was an off-duty officer, police confirm.
Yesterday 2:25 pm (12 hours ago)
Plaid Cymru promises more cash for Welsh public services, an extra 1,000 medical jobs and to scrap taxes for 70,000 small businesses as it launches its general election manifesto.
Yesterday 6:48 pm (7 hours ago)
The findings of an inquiry into the killings of 34 workers at the Marikana mine in South Africa are given to President Jacob Zuma.
Yesterday 7:28 pm (7 hours ago)
MPs remove Omar al-Hassi as head of Libya's Islamist-backed alternative government in Tripoli amid allegations of financial irregularities.
Yesterday 10:44 am (15 hours ago)
Myanmar's President Thein Sein witnesses the signing of a draft ceasefire deal between the government and 16 rebel groups, which the UN says is "historic".
Yesterday 5:26 pm (9 hours ago)
The Shibuya ward in Tokyo has become the first place in Japan to recognise same-sex partnerships.
Yesterday 8:46 pm (5 hours ago)
Four people have been killed in gales that have battered Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and the UK.
Yesterday 12:09 pm (14 hours ago)
France's Senate rejects a planned 2013 law penalising people who pay for sex and decides to maintain the offence of soliciting.
Yesterday 11:19 am (15 hours ago)
Peruvian Prime Minister Ana Jara is sacked by Congress over allegations that the country's spy agency gathered information on thousands of Peruvians.
Yesterday 3:29 pm (11 hours ago)
Residents of Buenos Aires woke up to empty streets on Tuesday as a one-day strike by transportation workers began.
Yesterday 10:56 pm (3 hours ago)
President Barack Obama has told his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al Sisi, that the US will resume military aid to Egypt, frozen since 2013.
Yesterday 5:22 pm (9 hours ago)
Iraqi forces have made major advances against Islamic State (IS) in Tikrit - retaking the government headquarters, officials say.
Yesterday 10:25 pm (4 hours ago)
The governor of Indiana has said that he wants state lawmakers to "fix" a religious freedom law that has created a national outcry by the end of this week.
Yesterday 10:09 pm (4 hours ago)
The defence in the Boston Marathon bombing trial rests its case against defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged with 30 counts related to the attack.
Yesterday 5:33 pm (9 hours ago)
The first full day of campaigning
Yesterday 3:44 am (22 hours ago)
How Ebola still affects love lives and wallets
Thursday, March 26th, 11:44 am
Readers' photographs on the theme of docks.
Monday, 4:47 pm
Parliament is dissolved and the race for No 10 begins
Friday, March 27th, 4:02 pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Friday, March 27th, 9:08 am
The walls of the Nepali capital come to life
Friday, March 27th, 12:31 pm
Images from around the world: 27 March
Thursday, March 26th, 4:30 am
Denise Felkin's MA project
Wednesday, March 25th, 8:08 pm
MPs pass the Finance Bill at second reading.
Yesterday 6:16 pm (8 hours ago)
In the run-up to the general election on 7 May, the BBC brings you a daily guide to the key stories from the campaign trail.
Yesterday 11:14 pm (3 hours ago)
The governor of Indiana is calling on lawmakers there to "fix" a controversial law meant to protect religious freedoms.
12:47 am (an hour ago)
A massive police hunt is under way in Colombia for a man known as "Otoniel" who is said to run an enormous drug trafficking empire.
Yesterday 8:14 am (18 hours ago)
One week on from the Germanwings plane crash in the Alps, the search for victims' remains intensifies.
Yesterday 1:46 pm (12 hours ago)
Models with a BMI of less than 18 could be fined or sent to prison, under legislation being considered by France.
Yesterday 7:21 pm (7 hours ago)
£135,000 was spent relocating water voles so work could begin dredging two Somerset rivers in 2014.
Yesterday 11:06 pm (3 hours ago)
Bandleader and composer James last talks to David Sillito as he performs his last shows in Britain before his retirement
Yesterday 7:28 pm (7 hours ago)
The RSPCA says it is looking after so many abandoned horses, donkeys and ponies that it cannot take in any more.
Yesterday, 1:59 am
The true story of this refugee girl's 'surrender'
Yesterday 6:33 pm (8 hours ago)
How winds have been battering parts of Britain
Yesterday, 1:53 am
The man who gave his forgeries to museums - and fooled them
Yesterday, 1:58 am
The secret world of animated doll videos
Yesterday, 1:55 am
The men who nearly died in a tank of melted chocolate
Yesterday 2:41 am (23 hours ago)
How the Greek nude shaped the future