10:33 pm (58 minutes ago)
Israeli forces search for a soldier believed captured and 53 Gazans are killed in fighting that ended a short-lived humanitarian truce in Gaza.
11:03 pm (28 minutes ago)
The Ebola outbreak is spreading faster than efforts to control it, the head of the World Health Organization tells West African leaders.
11:09 pm (22 minutes ago)
Usain Bolt, the world's fastest man, starts his Glasgow 2014 campaign by helping Jamaica reach the men's 4x100m relay final.
10:38 pm (53 minutes ago)
A team of 70 Dutch and Australian forensic experts finds human remains at the site of the flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine as fighting continues.
4:22 pm (7 hours ago)
A fire that ripped through Eastbourne Pier is now feared to have been started deliberately.
6:27 pm (5 hours ago)
A man is cleared of killing his son who died as a result of severe brain injuries caused 12 years ago when he was shaken as a baby.
5:34 pm (6 hours ago)
Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson says child sex abuse at Kincora Boys' Home is a "national scandal" that needs to be fully investigated.
4:01 pm (7 hours ago)
The independent chief inspector of borders and immigration, John Vine, who has been highly critical of the immigration system, will step down more than six months early.
11:55 am (12 hours ago)
Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris applies for permission to appeal against his conviction for indecent assaults.
7:52 pm (4 hours ago)
Uganda's Constitutional Court annuls a tough anti-gay law that had drawn widespread criticism by Western governments and human rights activists.
9:55 pm (an hour ago)
A medical examiner has ruled that a police officer's "chokehold" caused the death of a man in New York.
12:17 pm (11 hours ago)
Secret Cinema has finally opened its Back to the Future show to strong reviews after the late cancellation of earlier dates.
1:54 pm (10 hours ago)
A Banksy artwork painted on the wall of a house in Cheltenham, which was at the centre of a row over its removal, has been defaced.
8:25 pm (3 hours ago)
Claudia Fragapane wins her fourth gold - the first Englishwoman to do so for 84 years - of the Games with victory in the floor.
10:07 pm (an hour ago)
Tom Daley and James Denny produce a fantastic final dive to secure silver for England in the men's synchronised 10m platform.
9:45 pm (an hour ago)
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is set to join Manchester City on a loan deal from New York City FC.
9:43 pm (an hour ago)
Scot Lynsey Sharp wins silver in the women's 800m - just hours after being on a hospital drip following a bout of sickness.
5:55 pm (6 hours ago)
The International Cricket Council finds James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja not guilty of breaching its code of conduct.
9:56 am (14 hours ago)
BBC weather presenter Carol Kirkwood got a helping hand from members of the Royal Navy when a technical problem meant the graphics did not work for her weather forecast.
1:30 pm (10 hours ago)
New software will be trialled on a number of London buses to try to reduce collisions, Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed.
10:20 am (13 hours ago)
Members of the "millennial generation" are finding ways build businesses selling items that are handmade.
10:30 am (13 hours ago)
The 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe has officially begun with more than 3,000 shows. The BBC's John Maguire met up with some of the performers including comedian Frank Skinner who had a close encounter with a dinosaur.
12:19 am (23 hours ago)
Newsnight has learned that complaints were made to the Department for Education about some privately funded Steiner schools.
12:10 pm (11 hours ago)
Tough Mudder founder Will Dean explains the appeal of the endurance event.
12:17 am (23 hours ago)
Newsnight reports on the growing popularity of immersive entertainment.
2:50 am (21 hours ago)
A new gymnasium exclusively for dogs has opened up in Alexandria, Virginia.
4:50 pm (7 hours ago)
The US economy added 209,000 jobs in July, latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data reveal, adding to optimism that the recovery continues apace.
9:55 pm (an hour ago)
An ex-defence minister condemns Israel's Gaza offensive after a ceasefire fails, as the foreign secretary says both sides must "act proportionately".
4:08 pm (7 hours ago)
The Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said that "diplomacy is never dead" despite a truce between Israel and Hamas breaking down within hours.
7:04 am (16 hours ago)
A project aiming to revolutionise medicine by unlocking the secrets of DNA is under way in centres across England.
1:29 pm (10 hours ago)
England's schools are being told to expect big variability in their GCSE results because of the largest changes to the exams for several years.
11:30 am (12 hours ago)
People who use wearable gadgets to monitor their health or activity can be tracked with only $70 (£40) of hardware, research suggests.
11:24 am (12 hours ago)
BBC Click presenter Marc Cieslak discusses the growing number of actors starring in video games.
12:55 pm (11 hours ago)
Instruments on the next Nasa rover will attempt to make air and fuel from the Martian atmosphere to support future human landings.
Wednesday, 5:54 pm
Professor of planetary sciences Ian Garrick-Bethell explains what gave the Moon its unusually distorted shape.
12:09 pm (11 hours ago)
Two museums in Northampton lose their accreditation status after the controversial sale of a 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue, the Arts Council rules.
7:06 pm (4 hours ago)
Film critic Jason Solomons reviews the week's film releases, including Joe, Hercules and Earth to Echo.
5:40 pm (6 hours ago)
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.
5:05 pm (6 hours ago)
Nixon's interest in panda mating, and more nuggets from the week's news.
8:45 pm (3 hours ago)
A housing company is fined for "breathtaking" health and safety breaches after a flats walkway collapsed.
9:52 pm (an hour ago)
A 16-year-old boy who beat and raped a girl in a park, leaving her with the mental age of an eight year old, is given a discretionary life sentence.
10:44 pm (47 minutes ago)
Usain Bolt again denies making disparaging remarks about Glasgow 2014 as he makes first track appearance.
7:54 pm (4 hours ago)
Up to 30 Commonwealth Games athletes from Sierra Leone are considering extending their stay in Glasgow amid fears over the Ebola virus.
10:42 pm (49 minutes ago)
Hundreds of people attend a public meeting to discuss fracking in County Fermanagh.
8:54 pm (3 hours ago)
Michaela Walsh, Michael Conlan, Paddy Barnes and Joe Fitzpatrick qualify for their finals at the Commonwealth Games.
5:07 pm (6 hours ago)
A driver who killed his sister and her fiancé in a car crash, leaving his nine-week-old nephew an orphan, is jailed for seven years.
5:15 pm (6 hours ago)
A Swansea family loses its bid to prevent a health board moving their 20-year-old autistic daughter to a specialist unit 230 miles away in Brighton.
5:09 pm (6 hours ago)
Life expectancy in South Africa has increased dramatically over the last decade mainly thanks to life-saving Aids drugs, a government report says.
6:27 pm (5 hours ago)
A Somali MP is assassinated outside a mosque in Somalia's capital by Islamist militants - the fifth parliamentarian to be killed this year.
8:29 am (15 hours ago)
A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung kills at least 25 people and injures about 267 others.
7:39 pm (4 hours ago)
Nine militants are shot dead by police and one captured in the restive Chinese region of Xinjiang, the Xinhua news agency reports.
10:52 am (13 hours ago)
Russia imposes a sweeping ban on imports of fruit and vegetables from Poland, as EU sanctions on Russia over Ukraine start to bite.
2:34 pm (9 hours ago)
German ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl wins a bitter legal battle to keep 200 tapes recording his political life.
10:29 pm (an hour ago)
In the first hearing since Argentina defaulted on its debts, US judge Thomas Griesa calls for negotiations to be resumed urgently.
Yesterday, 11:43 am
The US, Mexico and Guatemala will establish more checkpoints along the route of a freight train to prevent migrants from boarding it, Guatemala says.
Yesterday, 4:44 pm
The BBC has seen evidence that appears to confirm hackers stole secret military documents from two Israeli government-owned companies.
Yesterday, 6:11 pm
A top diplomat from the Philippines is to oversee the evacuation of 13,000 citizens from Libya after a Filipino worker was beheaded and a nurse raped.
6:14 pm (5 hours ago)
Efforts are underway to evacuate two American aid workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus from Liberia, their organisation says.
10:17 pm (an hour ago)
President Barack Obama has defended CIA Director John Brennan and acknowledged the US tortured prisoners after 9/11.
Friday, July 25th, 4:04 pm
News photos from around the world
Friday, July 25th, 10:56 am
Sound-portraits of the residents of Carrick-on-Suir
Friday, July 25th, 12:50 pm
24 hours of news photos: 25 July
Friday, July 25th, 5:44 am
'Hidden' images reveal Cambridge's University Library
Thursday, July 24th, 3:14 pm
Readers' photos on the theme of "cycling"
Wednesday, July 23rd, 2:14 am
Concept designs by famous manufacturers on show in US
Thursday, July 24th, 5:50 am
TransAsia Airways plane crashes in Taiwan
Tuesday, July 22nd, 4:37 am
Prince George's first year
Tuesday, July 22nd, 5:41 pm
Israel's response to rocket attacks must be "proportionate", insists a minister.
6:42 am (17 hours ago)
The announcement of £300m in funding for a plan to map DNA profiles in a bid to fight health problems such as cancer features in several papers.
6:38 pm (5 hours ago)
Jon Donnison reports from Gaza, where a woman gave birth to quadruplets on the eve of an ill-fated truce, which broke down with reports of attacks on both sides.
6:12 pm (5 hours ago)
Convincing patients to receive treatment is the biggest task facing medical professionals trying to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a doctor in Sierra Leone says.
6:40 pm (5 hours ago)
French police seize 50kg of cocaine which was then securely stored at the headquarters of their judicial police, but it has disappeared.
5:05 pm (6 hours ago)
London Zoo has defended its "Lates" evening openings where alcohol is served, after claims of drunken behaviour threatening the welfare of the animals.
3:50 pm (8 hours ago)
Taiwan gas blasts in Kaohsiung kill at least 24
6:24 pm (5 hours ago)
Hundreds of families are campaigning to save a West Yorkshire man from being deported out of the country.
9:59 am (14 hours ago)
Civilians from towns around the area of Eastern Ukraine where flight MH17 was shot down are continuing to flee heavy fighting.
11:16 am (12 hours ago)
Campaigners who were trying to keep a Banksy mural in situ on a wall in Cheltenham are now in "race against time" to save the work after it was defaced with graffiti.
2:47 pm (9 hours ago)
Mapping the lives lost in the Gaza Strip conflict
4:21 pm (7 hours ago)
How do you get your face on the dollar?
12:33 am (23 hours ago)
World War One battlefields, 100 years on
12:33 am (23 hours ago)
The last men making scissors the traditional way
5:53 pm (6 hours ago)
The war-hating minster who made the case for World War One
12:52 am (23 hours ago)
Which form of execution goes wrong in the US most often?
3:16 pm (8 hours ago)
The top DJs who say Ibiza has become too expensive
12:56 am (23 hours ago)
Which Star Wars character was banned from a passport?
Yesterday, 10:30 pm
Ukraine crisis creating high-level UK tensions, Mark Urban writes
1:32 am (22 hours ago)
Raila Odinga's advice to feuding Afghan rivals