11:33 am (45 minutes ago)
Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea, officials say.
10:44 am (an hour ago)
After nearly six years of falling living standards, weekly earnings have finally edged above inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics.
11:16 am (an hour ago)
The number of people out of work in the UK has fallen by 77,000 to a five year low of 2.24 million in the three months to February, official figures indicate.
10:45 am (an hour ago)
Ukrainian troops entering Kramatorsk have been blocked by pro-Russia civilians, as tension escalates across the region.
11:37 am (42 minutes ago)
Paul Flowers, the former chairman of the Co-operative Bank and ex-Methodist Church minister, is charged with three counts of drug possession.
11:35 am (44 minutes ago)
Parents across England are finding out whether they have their preferred choice of primary school place.
11:56 am (22 minutes ago)
Ex-editor Andy Coulson reveals in court for the first time he did listen to private voicemail messages relating to former home secretary David Blunkett.
11:35 am (43 minutes ago)
Hundreds of thousands more people are turning to food banks to stop themselves from going hungry, says charity the Trussell Trust.
9:28 am (3 hours ago)
A forensics expert continues to testify at Oscar Pistorius' murder trial in South Africa a day after the athlete finished his seven days of testimony.
11:43 am (35 minutes ago)
The M26 is closed in both directions following a crash resulting in "multiple casualties".
11:00 am (an hour ago)
Starbucks is to move its European head office to London by the end of the year, meaning it will pay more tax in the UK, the company says.
11:47 am (31 minutes ago)
Sir Cyril Smith's membership of a Westminster paedophile ring protected him from prosecution, a Labour MP claims.
11:11 am (an hour ago)
Rock musician Paul Weller wins £10,000 in damages after the Mail Online published pictures of his children.
6:09 am (6 hours ago)
A charity's report that it handed out almost one million food parcels in the last year makes headlines, while the Daily Express questions one mother's use of the benefit system.
6:35 am (6 hours ago)
A man's dying wish to appear on a comedy stage is fulfilled when one of his friends performs at a club accompanied by his ashes.
10:56 am (an hour ago)
The boom and bust of men's beard fashions may mirror Darwinian selection, scientists say.
9:57 am (2 hours ago)
Premier League players at Manchester City are the best paid in global sport, according to a recently published report.
7:26 am (5 hours ago)
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet dismisses rumours he is about to quit the Premier League strugglers.
9:59 am (2 hours ago)
Arsenal's Arsene Wenger hopes Everton slip up in the race for fourth, but Roberto Martinez says his side are under no pressure.
10:44 am (an hour ago)
A female fan who hit South Sydney's England forward Sam Burgess on the head with a stick at an NRL game apologises.
7:43 am (5 hours ago)
In her latest column, Casey Stoney discusses England, Arsenal's hopes for the season and the WSL's debt to Liverpool
8:30 am (4 hours ago)
UK supermarket giant Tesco announces a 6% fall in annual group trading profit to £3.3bn, the second year that profits have fallen.
10:06 am (2 hours ago)
China's economy grew 7.4% in the first three months of the year - slightly better than expected, but below the government's target.
9:48 am (3 hours ago)
Senior Labour politician Ed Balls is being investigated by police after his car hit a parked vehicle.
Yesterday, 10:27 am
Nigel Farage reacts to a complaint about how he has used his "general expenditure allowance" from the EU.
4:24 am (8 hours ago)
Bowel cancer screening uptake needs to improve, campaigners say, after figures showed just half of people eligible in England come forward for the test.
12:01 am (12 hours ago)
Lord Tebbit, the former Tory minister and party chairman turns his hand to writing a children's novel, the central character being a 14-year-old boy left paralysed after a car crash.
11:22 am (57 minutes ago)
A teachers' union hears that school staff should check families' holiday plans for clues to female genital mutilation.
Yesterday 7:43 pm (17 hours ago)
An inquiry into allegations of a hard-line Islamist plot to take over 25 Birmingham schools is to be lead by the Met's former national head of counter terrorism, it has been announced.
11:43 am (35 minutes ago)
French hard-disk maker LaCie warns that shoppers' credit cards details and logins may have been stolen from its store over a one-year period.
8:26 am (4 hours ago)
Biz Stone discusses his new social app Jelly which he hopes will encourage people to help each other out.
4:21 am (8 hours ago)
The European Parliament is voting on a bill to draw up a blacklist to fight the spread of invasive alien species such as killer shrimp.
Yesterday, 11:15 am
People in the Americas have been treated to a rare "blood moon" lunar eclipse. Jonathan Amos explains the science behind the colour change.
Yesterday 9:33 pm (15 hours ago)
New street art by "guerrilla artist" Banksy is removed within hours of appearing in Bristol.
Yesterday, 10:56 am
War Horse author Michael Morpurgo on how to mark the centenary of the start of World War One.
Yesterday 3:24 pm (21 hours ago)
A video of a mysterious black ring in the sky over Leamington Spa has left people scratching their heads. Just what might it have been?
Monday, 2:59 pm
Plans to demolish five tower blocks as part of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games opening ceremony have been scotched.
9:27 am (3 hours ago)
Esther McVey, a Conservative MP who represents a Merseyside constituency, apologises for a political tweet sent during the Hillsborough memorial service.
4:08 am (8 hours ago)
Music at a UB40 concert was so loud it was "altering heart rhythms" and caused a fan's ear to bleed, it is claimed.
11:08 am (an hour ago)
A "monstrous" sex attacker who raped five women and sexually abused a sixth was given a lifelong restriction.
10:56 am (an hour ago)
A block of flats is evacuated and residents treated for smoke inhalation following a suspicious fire in Dumbiedykes Road, Edinburgh.
9:45 am (3 hours ago)
Any new process which examines NI's past must have a more "proportionate focus on the wrongdoing of paramilitaries" and less on the activities of the state, says the secretary of state.
10:57 am (an hour ago)
A 57-year-old woman is arrested by detectives investigating the 1972 abduction and murder of Belfast woman Jean McConville.
11:12 am (an hour ago)
Unemployment has fallen in Wales by 6,000 to 102,000 in the last quarter and now stands at 6.8%, according to official figures.
11:52 am (26 minutes ago)
The Welsh government has bought a major business park near Bridgend in its bid to "attract new business and new jobs".
12:02 pm (17 minutes ago)
Communities in sub-Saharan Africa are being "hurt" by high fees charged by money transfer operators, charity Comic Relief says.
11:45 am (33 minutes ago)
The Belgian director of the Democratic Republic of Congo's famous Virunga National Park is shot and critically wounded in an ambush.
8:18 am (4 hours ago)
A robotic submarine continues its search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on the seabed of the southern Indian Ocean.
6:17 am (6 hours ago)
New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell announces his resignation amid mounting evidence that he failed to declare a gift of $2,800 wine.
8:51 am (3 hours ago)
Swiss bank Credit Suisse has found nothing "materially untoward" in how it trades foreign currencies, finance officer David Mathers has said.
Yesterday 11:48 pm (13 hours ago)
Members of the UN Security Council view graphic photographs of prisoners allegedly tortured by Syrian government forces.
11:17 am (an hour ago)
The Venezuelan government says it will not grant jailed opposition leaders an amnesty at talks aimed at ending anti-government protests.
Yesterday 1:56 pm (22 hours ago)
Residents of the Chilean city of Valparaiso return to areas burned by a fast-moving forest fire which engulfed parts of the historic port.
10:12 am (2 hours ago)
Saudi Arabia's intelligence chief, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, has been removed from his post "at his own request", state media report.
Yesterday 11:26 pm (13 hours ago)
Palestinian and Israeli negotiators are due to meet to try to extend faltering peace talks beyond a 29 April deadline, the US says.
1:58 am (10 hours ago)
Boston marks the anniversary of the deadly bombing at last year's marathon, honouring the dead and lauding the strength of the survivors.
12:14 am (12 hours ago)
The New York Police department shutters a secret programme designed to listen to and track Muslims in the city's neighbourhoods to identify threats.
Yesterday 1:01 pm (23 hours ago)
News photos from past 24 hours: 15 April
Monday, 9:41 pm
Huge fire in the Chilean city of Valparaiso
Monday, 4:53 pm
Aftermath of a bomb blast in Abuja
Monday, 11:20 am
Duke and Duchess in New Zealand and Australia
Monday, 3:16 pm
News photos from past 24 hours: 14 April
Wednesday, April 9th, 3:05 pm
News photos from the past 24 hours: 9 April
Wednesday, April 9th, 2:09 pm
Readers' photos on the theme of "growth"
Wednesday, April 9th, 1:59 am
Delhi's homeless get voting power in India's election
Wednesday, April 9th, 12:55 pm
The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.
7:43 am (5 hours ago)
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been meeting well wishers at Sydney Opera House after arriving for the Australian leg of their tour.
Yesterday 10:51 pm (13 hours ago)
A security camera has revealed footage of the artist Banksy and an accomplice at work in Bristol in the early hours of Sunday morning
10:00 am (2 hours ago)
A major rescue operation is under way after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized off South Korea, coastguard officials say.
Yesterday 3:45 pm (21 hours ago)
Crowds at Liverpool's Anfield stadium have held a minute's silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, in which 96 people died.
Yesterday 9:20 pm (15 hours ago)
Boston has marked the first anniversary of the deadly bombing at last year's marathon, honouring the dead and lauding the character and strength of the survivors and the city's residents.
Yesterday 5:00 pm (19 hours ago)
Oscar Pistorius reads out the message in his Valentine's card from his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Yesterday 11:02 pm (13 hours ago)
North Korean officials have paid a visit to a London hair salon to question why it had used their leader Kim Jong-un's picture in a poster offering haircuts.
Yesterday 7:52 pm (16 hours ago)
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond warns that a 'yes' vote in the Scottish referendum could leave both Scotland and the UK "weaker".
12:00 am (12 hours ago)
Would this dessert taste different on a black plate?
8:58 am (3 hours ago)
How New Zealand reacted to William, Kate - and George
1:06 am (11 hours ago)
Why BBC Two's launch was not all right on the night
1:17 am (11 hours ago)
The secret radio stations where children read out codes
1:10 am (11 hours ago)
Children's uplifting letters of hope to homeless Syrians
Yesterday 7:15 pm (17 hours ago)
Thousands mourn Hillsborough's victims on 25th anniversary
1:07 am (11 hours ago)
Son of slain Sikh leader running for US Congress
1:24 am (11 hours ago)
Who was buried behind a boys' school in Florida?
12:02 am (12 hours ago)
How 3D printing is changing the shape of lessons
12:29 am (12 hours ago)
The abandoned hamlet its mayor wants to give away
Yesterday 10:56 pm (13 hours ago)
Report shows how foreign fighters in Syria are using social media
Yesterday 3:53 pm (20 hours ago)
Investigating claims of Islamic "takeovers" of schools