6:54 pm (31 minutes ago)
Gaza and southern Israel see an upsurge in violence despite a plea by the UN secretary general for a cessation of hostilities.
7:02 pm (24 minutes ago)
Security officials in Ukraine say the Malaysia Airlines jet downed in eastern Ukraine suffered an explosive loss of pressure caused by missile shrapnel.
3:47 pm (4 hours ago)
Lightning strikes, hail, torrential rain and flash flooding cause homes to be evacuated and bring road and rail transport to a standstill.
6:45 pm (41 minutes ago)
EU talks on tougher sanctions against Russia over Ukraine are "moving in the right direction", No 10 says.
7:15 pm (11 minutes ago)
Government guidance that fracking licences can only be issued for beauty spots in "exceptional circumstances" receives a mixed response from campaigners.
3:05 pm (4 hours ago)
A man admits stealing £300,000 intended for the armed forces charity Help for Heroes.
6:08 pm (an hour ago)
Lloyds Banking Group is fined £218m for "serious misconduct" relating to key interest rates including Libor.
12:00 pm (7 hours ago)
Top Gear's Burma special in which Jeremy Clarkson used a racial term broke broadcasting guidelines, Ofcom rules.
4:30 pm (3 hours ago)
Russia will appeal a court decision ordering it to pay the biggest compensation package to date, amounting to $50bn (£29.5bn) in damages.
4:16 pm (3 hours ago)
The family of a woman who made 999 calls for help before she was stabbed to death by her boyfriend, seeks a negligence claim against two police forces in the Supreme Court.
4:57 pm (2 hours ago)
Videos of children in care are to be made available to people approved for adoption as part of plans to speed up the process.
1:23 pm (6 hours ago)
Hundreds of passport workers are striking over staffing and pay, with the government saying their action could threaten people's holidays.
5:29 pm (an hour ago)
A UK survey of book buying habits finds the fall in people buying books as gifts is a 'concerning trend' for the industry.
1:17 pm (6 hours ago)
A koala has had an extraordinary escape clinging to the bottom of a car on a busy Australian highway.
11:00 am (8 hours ago)
Around 500,000 visitors are estimated to have descended on Sunderland for its 26th airshow.
1:46 pm (6 hours ago)
A man who stole hundreds of thousands of pounds form the Help for Heroes charity is facing a lengthy jail sentence after pleading guilty in court
11:25 am (8 hours ago)
How businesses hope to learn more about us by offering free wi-fi.
12:58 am (18 hours ago)
A new bus service has been launched in Hong Kong for pet lovers.
Yesterday, 10:33 am
Hundreds of people gathered to watch the demolition of three cooling stations at the disused Didcot A Power Station in Oxfordshire on Sunday morning.
Yesterday, 8:33 am
A woman and her baby had a lucky escape, when they narrowly avoided being involved in a car accident in San Francisco.
12:23 am (19 hours ago)
The former N-Dubz singer explains how she felt when she found out about a media sting which resulted in her drug trial.
6:52 pm (34 minutes ago)
Southampton's Morgan Schneiderlin and Jay Rodriguez are close to joining former boss Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham.
5:52 pm (an hour ago)
Jess Judd and Jodie Williams are determined to make their mark at Glasgow 2014, as BBC Sport's Tom Fordyce finds out.
6:48 pm (38 minutes ago)
Ian Bell stars with a superb 167 as England take control of the third Test against India on day two, declaring on 569-7.
5:08 pm (2 hours ago)
Lewis Hamilton is a street fighter but Nico Rosberg can cope with the pressure of a title battle, says David Coulthard.
6:26 pm (59 minutes ago)
Arsenal complete the signing of teenage Southampton defender Calum Chambers for a fee understood to be about £16m.
11:27 am (8 hours ago)
Seven out of 10 regions of England and Wales recorded month-on-month falls in house prices in June, according to the Land Registry.
12:58 pm (6 hours ago)
An independent Scotland would consider introducing a minimum wage that would rise in line with the cost of living, the SNP says.
4:17 pm (3 hours ago)
New laws on domestic violence would be introduced by a Labour government to prevent abusive partners avoiding prosecution, the shadow home secretary has said.
3:40 pm (4 hours ago)
Most border crossings in Liberia are closed and communities hit by an Ebola outbreak face quarantine to stop the virus spreading.
Saturday, July 26th, 9:40 am
Former heroin addict Lisa Bryer tells Today programme presenter John Humphrys about her experiences with drugs and her recovery process.
1:17 am (18 hours ago)
Scottish universities should appoint more women to their governing bodies or be forced to do so, according to the National Union of Students.
Wednesday, July 23rd, 12:01 am
BBC Click's Spencer Kelly goes behind the scenes of the TV programme The Secret Lives of Students.
12:52 pm (7 hours ago)
Gary McKinnon, the computer hacker who was the subject of a 10-year legal battle over US extradition, reinvents himself as a search expert.
5:39 pm (an hour ago)
Recent high profile cases have illustrated the danger of people having their public reputation damaged by negative online rumours and social media sites.
5:21 am (14 hours ago)
Dinosaurs might have survived if the asteroid that wiped them out had hit the Earth a few million years later or earlier, a new study suggests.
Wednesday, July 23rd, 9:12 pm
Warming seas are reducing the food supply for Antarctic seals, say researchers.
9:33 am (10 hours ago)
Scarlett Johansson's action thriller Lucy comes out on top in a box office tussle with Hercules, the latest vehicle for former wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
12:41 pm (7 hours ago)
Actors Samuel L Jackson and Chris Hemsworth have been talking about the enduring appeal of superheroes at Comic-Con
3:28 am (16 hours ago)
The London Fire Brigade releases figures on children getting stuck.
Saturday, July 26th, 1:30 am
Author Jeremy Clay tells the singular story of the girl who was frightened to death by a coffin.
4:15 pm (3 hours ago)
A driver dies after an accident during a classic car race at Silverstone racetrack in Northamptonshire.
2:20 pm (5 hours ago)
A teacher who punished pupils by making them put ice cubes in their underwear is banned from teaching.
2:20 pm (5 hours ago)
Scotland set a new national record of 12 Commonwealth Games gold medals midway through day five in Glasgow.
3:48 pm (4 hours ago)
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry have been spotted enjoying the action at Glasgow 2014.
12:56 pm (6 hours ago)
The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) is reviewing its operations after staff shortages led to delays in its 999 response times over the weekend.
1:40 pm (6 hours ago)
A drug linked to the deaths of 20 people is "principally a Northern Ireland problem", a coroner has said.
1:25 pm (6 hours ago)
Police are seeking video footage of violence which broke out during a protest march in Cardiff opposing Israel's military action in Gaza.
3:41 pm (4 hours ago)
A family say they have been left traumatised after their pet dog was killed by another dog in their back garden.
5:12 pm (2 hours ago)
A second fuel tank at Libya's biggest fuel storage facility is in flames as the government requests international assistance to contain the huge blaze.
6:29 pm (57 minutes ago)
French foreign minister reveals that the pilots of Air Algerie flight AH5017 requested to return to Burkina Faso after hitting bad weather.
5:19 pm (2 hours ago)
Students who survived South Korea's ferry disaster describe how they floated out of flooded cabins, as the trial of the crew continues.
7:12 am (12 hours ago)
A high school girl has been arrested on suspicion of killing and dismembering a classmate, Japanese police say.
3:59 pm (3 hours ago)
France says it is ready to offer asylum to Iraqi Christians forced to flee by Islamic State militants holding the Iraqi city of Mosul.
3:47 pm (4 hours ago)
Fears recede over the fate of a Russian space satellite carrying gecko lizards as part of a sex experiment, after ground control restores contact.
5:13 pm (2 hours ago)
Venezuelan official Gen Hugo Carvajal is warmly welcomed in Caracas after his release in Aruba, where he had been arrested on drug-trafficking charges.
Yesterday, 6:17 am
A grave containing at least 400 people is unearthed in the Bolivian city of Potosi, with the remains thought to be those of colonial-era miners.
4:24 pm (3 hours ago)
Emirates Airline will stop flying over Iraq to protect its passengers from the threat of Islamic militants on the ground, according to reports.
4:42 am (15 hours ago)
At least 38 people are killed in clashes between pro-Libyan government troops and Islamist militants in the city of Benghazi, officials say.
6:59 pm (27 minutes ago)
One man is killed and several people are hurt following lightning strikes on crowded Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California.
Saturday, July 26th, 4:12 am
President Obama meets Central American leaders and says undocumented immigrant children without legal claims to be in the US will be sent home.
6:15 am (13 hours ago)
Both the Times and the Sun lead with stories about overstretched services in the NHS, and the Mail says Britons are being fleeced by rogue parking firms..
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.
4:28 pm (3 hours ago)
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has scored three goals in an exhibition match to open a new stadium in Istanbul.
10:35 am (9 hours ago)
The singer and former X Factor judge, Tulisa Contostavlos has told the BBC she has never been involved in drugs and she has never taken cocaine.
1:44 pm (6 hours ago)
One person has been killed and at least eight others taken to hospital in Los Angeles after being struck by lightning.
1:11 pm (6 hours ago)
Torrential rain and hail storms across England have led to major travel problems and flash flooding across parts of England.
Yesterday 10:38 pm (21 hours ago)
There are reports of heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine, close to the site where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed.
5:17 am (14 hours ago)
Most border crossings in Liberia are being closed to try to halt the spread of Ebola.
Yesterday 7:34 pm (24 hours ago)
Dozens of deaths have been reported in Libya, amid fierce fighting in Benghazi and near the airport in the capital Tripoli.
Yesterday 7:39 pm (24 hours ago)
The wrecked Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, has entered the port of Genoa for scrapping after a two-year salvage operation.
9:45 am (10 hours ago)
The time when a single drink of gin could kill
12:09 am (19 hours ago)
Lyse Doucet on the plight of children in Syria and Gaza
5:44 pm (an hour ago)
What happens when lightning hits the sea?
12:11 am (19 hours ago)
Where does the world go on holiday?
5:07 pm (2 hours ago)
The celebrities tweeting their support for Palestinians
3:09 am (16 hours ago)
How a failing hospital transformed itself
12:31 am (19 hours ago)
Why do Germany's super-rich often keep their heads down?
12:17 pm (7 hours ago)
Rory Cellan-Jones on predicting future shape of technology
11:36 am (8 hours ago)
Anti-Semitism has come back to haunt Europe, says Gavin Hewitt