Yesterday 10:26 pm (3 hours ago)
Italy's PM leads calls for more EU action on migrants after the latest boat capsize in the Mediterranean leaves hundreds feared dead.
1:15 am (29 minutes ago)
The Post Office failed to discover the cause of large cash shortfalls at sub-post offices before starting civil and criminal proceedings against sub-postmasters, a report finds.
Yesterday 3:46 pm (10 hours ago)
More than 300 people have been arrested in South Africa in connection with the wave of violence against immigrants, the home affairs minister says.
12:02 am (an hour ago)
The SNP is launching its manifesto setting out an "alternative to austerity" and claiming to be a force for UK-wide change.
Yesterday 7:06 pm (7 hours ago)
A family of six who have been reported missing could already be in Syria, police say, as they call on the parents to get in touch.
12:04 am (an hour ago)
A father falsely accused of abusing his two children as part of a "satanic cult" tells Victoria Derbyshire he is still receiving death threats.
Yesterday 11:17 pm (2 hours ago)
Poland summons the US ambassador and demands an apology over comments on the Holocaust by FBI director James Comey.
Yesterday 9:30 pm (4 hours ago)
David Cameron's bombing of Libya has "directly caused" migrant disasters in the Mediterranean Sea, UKIP leader Nigel Farage says.
12:04 am (an hour ago)
The number of schoolgirls at risk of emotional problems has risen sharply in the last five years, a study suggests.
Yesterday 3:04 pm (11 hours ago)
A man police want to question over the deaths of his mother and sister in Merseyside was seen on CCTV at London Euston station, detectives say.
Yesterday 10:39 pm (3 hours ago)
Islamic State militants release a video purportedly showing the killing of up to 30 Ethiopian Christians seized in Libya.
Yesterday 5:45 pm (8 hours ago)
State-run media claims North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has scaled the country's highest mountain.
12:52 am (52 minutes ago)
Many of Monday's papers lead with the story of the capsizing of a migrant ship in the Mediterranean, while others look at the SNP's possible demands to a future Labour government.
Yesterday 3:03 am (23 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.
Saturday, April 18th, 1:08 pm
Stalin and storytellers haunt Russian town
Friday, April 17th, 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, April 17th, 11:26 am
With the rise of Shia militia groups as a frontline force against Islamic State, Ranj Alaaldin explains how the phenomenon emerged.
Yesterday 9:48 pm (4 hours ago)
All-rounder Liam Livingstone hits a world-record 350 from just 138 balls for Nantwich in a National Club Championship match against Caldy.
Yesterday 1:21 pm (12 hours ago)
A three-year-old boy is reunited with his favourite toy lion, which was photographed having an "adventure" at a stately home after being lost.
Yesterday 5:57 pm (8 hours ago)
Lewis Hamilton takes a controlled win in the Bahrain GP as team-mate Nico Rosberg was beaten to second by Kimi Raikkonen.
Yesterday 11:41 pm (2 hours ago)
Lewis Hamilton's third win in four races this season has him odds on for the title - but warnings from F1 history should be heeded.
Yesterday 6:02 pm (8 hours ago)
Claudia Fragapane, Becky Downie and Sam Oldham all win silver on the last day of the European Gymnastics Championships.
Yesterday 9:17 pm (4 hours ago)
Accused of being more style than substance, Tim Sherwood enjoyed a day of complete triumph as Aston Villa reached the FA Cup final.
Yesterday 10:20 pm (3 hours ago)
MOTD2 pundit Jason Roberts explains why defeat at Manchester City showed some of the issues facing West Ham boss Sam Allardyce.
12:02 am (an hour ago)
Low inflation and stronger eurozone growth should help the UK economy expand 2.8% this year despite political uncertainty, says an EY Item Club report.
Yesterday 6:56 pm (7 hours ago)
Up to £4bn worth of Lloyds Bank shares would be offered to the public if the Conservatives win the election, David Cameron says.
Yesterday 11:55 pm (an hour ago)
Anyone wishing to vote in the general election must register by midnight on Monday.
Yesterday 3:09 pm (11 hours ago)
Nicola Sturgeon rejects David Cameron's claim her party would seek to "break up our country" at Westminster - and Labour says the Tories and SNP are "in bed with each other".
12:05 am (an hour ago)
A survey of 2,000 people with Parkinson's finds that more than half have experienced rudeness or hostility from the public.
Yesterday, 12:54 am
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.
Saturday, April 18th, 12:05 am
A heads' leader says would-be teachers are being put off by a complexity of routes into the profession.
Friday, April 17th, 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.
Yesterday 3:35 am (22 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.
Friday, April 17th, 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.
Saturday, April 18th, 4:01 pm
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.
Friday, April 17th, 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.
12:42 am (an hour ago)
A new Star Wars spinoff movie will tell the story of how the Rebel Alliance stole plans to the infamous Death Star.
Yesterday 5:31 am (20 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.
Friday, April 17th, 7:14 pm
When did the New York Times first explain pizza to its readers, and other news nuggets.
Friday, April 17th, 5:01 pm
The week's big numbers, visualised.
Yesterday 12:00 pm (14 hours ago)
The 16-year-old daughter of a woman killed in an alleged attack two months ago dies after being hit by a train.
Yesterday 3:15 pm (10 hours ago)
A fourth person is arrested in connection with the murder of a Syrian-born preacher who was found shot dead in his car.
12:40 am (an hour ago)
Starting pay for permanent jobs has seen its sharpest rise this year, according to a Bank of Scotland report.
Yesterday 10:34 am (15 hours ago)
Former Member of the Scottish Parliament and Labour minister Tom McCabe has died at the age of 60.
Yesterday 6:39 pm (7 hours ago)
A fire at a shed in Clabby, County Fermanagh, that resulted in the death of seven dogs and six pups is being investigated by police.
Yesterday 3:13 pm (11 hours ago)
Public transport workers are to take part in a second strike that will affect all bus and rail services in Northern Ireland, the union Unite says.
Yesterday 2:51 pm (11 hours ago)
Plaid Cymru might withhold its support from Ed Miliband if he leads a minority Labour government, Leanne Wood says.
Yesterday 4:17 pm (9 hours ago)
A 15-year-old boy is arrested after a young girl was sexually assaulted at a McDonald's in Carmarthen.
Yesterday 1:40 pm (12 hours ago)
Pesticide is the probable cause of 18 mysterious deaths in south-western Nigeria, the World Health Organisation says.
Saturday, April 18th, 3:42 pm
A United Nations supply convoy is attacked near the city of Gao in northern Mali, with two civilian drivers killed.
Saturday, April 18th, 2:46 pm
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.
Saturday, April 18th, 9:08 am
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 10:41 pm (3 hours ago)
Finnish PM Alexander Stubb concedes his conservatives have lost the general election to the main opposition Centre Party.
Yesterday 3:35 pm (10 hours ago)
The Turin Shroud, which some believe to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, returns to public display in Italy after a break of five years.
Yesterday 11:33 pm (2 hours ago)
Eight men are shot dead at a football fan club in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in what police believe may be a drug related attack.
Yesterday 11:27 pm (2 hours ago)
For the first time in decades at least two government opponents are standing for municipal elections in Cuba.
Saturday, April 18th, 12:15 pm
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.
Yesterday 4:19 pm (9 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.
1:32 am (11 minutes ago)
A selection of readers' photos of the wildfire that threatened hundreds of homes in Southern California over the weekend.
Yesterday 1:25 pm (12 hours ago)
After a TV programme discovered Ben Affleck had a slave-owning ancestor, the actor asked for the details not to be broadcast.
Friday, April 17th, 2:07 pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Wednesday, April 15th, 9:53 pm
Film cameras spotted on the streets of Tokyo
Thursday, April 16th, 4:02 pm
Images from the campaign trail: 16 April
Monday, April 13th, 8:58 pm
The untouched bedrooms of the child victims of Sewol ferry disaster
Wednesday, April 15th, 4:07 pm
Images from the campaign trail: 15 April
Monday, April 13th, 3:09 am
Hashim Ahmad Hakeem documents the forgotten mosques of Delhi
Tuesday, April 14th, 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.
Yesterday 4:26 pm (9 hours ago)
Richard Bilton, on a boat south of the Italian island of Lampedusa, explains the scale of the journey that migrants face as they attempt to cross the Mediterranean.
Yesterday 6:41 pm (7 hours ago)
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says the trafficking of migrants across the Med amounts to "a new slave trade".
Yesterday 9:00 pm (5 hours ago)
Police have released CCTV footage of Peter Fox, the man they want to speak to in connection with the murders of his mother and sister in Bootle, Merseyside.
Yesterday 7:10 pm (7 hours ago)
A family of six who have been reported missing may be travelling to a part of Syria controlled by Islamic State militants, police have said.
Yesterday 6:31 pm (7 hours ago)
A march in protest at violence against immigrants from other African nations is held in South Africa.
12:01 am (an hour ago)
Jordanian entrepreneur Suleiman Bakhit produces superhero comic books for the Arab youth, to counter radical Islamist ideologies.
Yesterday 12:48 pm (13 hours ago)
Labour leader Ed Miliband poses for selfies with a group of women on a hen do in Chester.
12:01 am (an hour ago)
In a series looking at the challenges facing Europe, BBC News meets a Bulgarian IT entrepreneur.
Yesterday 3:59 am (22 hours ago)
Why did an East German writer move to an English coastal town?
Yesterday 4:08 am (22 hours ago)
Why it's better to look to artists than politicians for life's answers
Saturday, April 18th, 8:30 pm
Tibetan couple's wedding snaps captivate China
Yesterday 2:32 am (23 hours ago)
How the first selfie stick was mocked as a 'useless invention'
Yesterday 2:27 am (23 hours ago)
Breathing poison in the world's most polluted city
Friday, April 17th, 4:53 pm
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week
Yesterday 2:55 am (23 hours ago)
And other trends of the week in 60 seconds
Yesterday 7:07 am (19 hours ago)
England's most successful bowler is not who you might think