11:44 am (34 minutes ago)
Auschwitz survivors and visiting dignitaries gather at the site of the former Nazi death camp to mark the 70th anniversary of its liberation.
11:16 am (an hour ago)
The UK's economy grew by 2.6% last year, the fastest pace since 2007, but there was a slowdown in the last three months, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.
10:58 am (an hour ago)
New York City and other areas in the north-eastern US shut down ahead of a storm that is forecast to dump as much as 60cm (25in) of snow.
10:59 am (an hour ago)
Labour sets out details of a "10-year plan" for the NHS and the Conservatives outline plans to lower the benefits cap as they step up campaigning 100 days from the general election.
11:40 am (38 minutes ago)
The poisoning of ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko in London is a matter of "utmost gravity", the judge leading the inquiry into his death says.
10:40 am (an hour ago)
Britain's Andy Murray reaches the Australian Open semi-finals with a straight-sets win over home favourite Nick Kyrgios.
11:14 am (an hour ago)
Charges would have been brought against Alice Gross murder suspect Arnis Zalkalns if he had lived, the Met Police says.
10:22 am (an hour ago)
A study links commonly used medicines, including over-the-counter treatments for conditions such as insomnia and hay-fever, to dementia.
8:47 am (4 hours ago)
David Cameron says a deal could be done for TV debates to go ahead if Northern Ireland's parties were represented on the panel.
3:01 am (9 hours ago)
It is unrealistic to expect Greece to repay its huge debt in full, a spokesman for Syriza - which won Sunday's election - tells the BBC.
11:06 am (an hour ago)
The 9pm TV watershed may not survive, says BBC director general Tony Hall, who also acknowledges criticisms of Radio 4's flagship drama The Archers.
8:56 am (3 hours ago)
Facebook says it was responsible for a fault that caused its social network, Instagram photo service and other apps to become unavailable for about 40 minutes.
6:32 am (6 hours ago)
Two general elections occupy the front pages as the papers look ahead to the UK's poll and back to the one in Greece.
2:15 am (10 hours ago)
The recent attacks in Paris underline the continuing relevance of the symbolism of Auschwitz, says Caroline Wyatt.
Yesterday 10:08 pm (14 hours ago)
Gordon Corera looks back over the case of Alexander Litvinenko as the public inquiry begins.
12:05 am (12 hours ago)
Syriza's election victory in Greece raises some difficult questions for the other countries using the currency and for the European institutions.
Yesterday 7:35 pm (17 hours ago)
In the first large gathering of 2016 presidential aspirants, the former vice-presidential candidate is criticised for an "incoherent" speech, while some possible candidates boost their chances.
2:32 am (10 hours ago)
Much uncertainty surrounds the coming General Election - just as it did in February 1974, says Julia Langdon.
2:40 am (10 hours ago)
Following the liberation of Auschwitz 70 years ago, BBC News explores what the Allies discovered at the camps and what remains of the site today.
Yesterday 4:38 pm (20 hours ago)
A closer look at the Greek elections and what the result means for the country.
Yesterday 10:59 pm (13 hours ago)
A French court stops parents from naming their baby girl Nutella after the hazelnut spread, ruling that it would make her the target of derision.
Yesterday 11:57 pm (12 hours ago)
A UK government minister apologises after giving a watch to the mayor of Taipei, not realising it was a taboo act in Chinese culture.
10:40 am (an hour ago)
Real Madrid are asked for information about 51 players as Fifa investigates their transfers of youth players.
12:00 am (12 hours ago)
Lance Armstrong is unimpressed with Brian Cookson's start as UCI boss but is sorry today's riders must keep answering drugs questions.
10:55 am (an hour ago)
Pakistan all-rounder Haris Sohail is left "visibly shaken" after an apparent ghostly encounter in a New Zealand hotel.
8:54 am (3 hours ago)
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft denies any wrongdoing from the Boston side in the 'deflate-gate' row.
Yesterday 4:58 pm (19 hours ago)
Lance Armstrong says the time is coming when he should be forgiven, and tells the BBC he would do it again under the same circumstances.
11:22 am (56 minutes ago)
Dubai International has taken over from Heathrow as the world's busiest international airport in terms of yearly passenger numbers.
12:11 pm (7 minutes ago)
The upmarket supermarket chain, Waitrose, expects to create 2,000 jobs in new shops and by expanding existing sites.
11:44 am (33 minutes ago)
David Cameron defends Conservative plans to reduce the annual benefits cap by £3,000 to £23,000 after the general election.
11:36 am (42 minutes ago)
A UKIP general election candidate is investigated by the party over website messages backing far-right groups.
7:30 am (5 hours ago)
Having even slightly raised cholesterol in midlife significantly increases a person's risk of heart disease, research reveals.
11:57 am (20 minutes ago)
A review into Northern Ireland's health service has said there are too many hospitals for the 1.8 million population.
3:17 am (9 hours ago)
There is no clear evidence to show that "academies raise standards overall", says a report from the Education Select Committee into England's school system.
3:13 am (9 hours ago)
Leading firms will offer school-leavers more opportunities as the graduate jobs market picks up, a survey suggests.
11:47 am (31 minutes ago)
Smart scanners that can identify the sites of potholes before they form are being developed by academics at Nottingham Trent University.
11:45 am (33 minutes ago)
Japanese police have raided Amazon's Tokyo offices as part of an investigation into alleged sales of images of child sexual abuse.
Yesterday 5:11 pm (19 hours ago)
New high-speed video footage suggests that the classic chemistry explosion of an alkali metal in water is driven by positive charges repelling each other.
Yesterday 5:11 pm (19 hours ago)
Extreme weather arising from a climate phenomenon in the Pacific Ocean will get much worse as the world warms, according to climate modelling.
9:35 am (3 hours ago)
Tom Petty is given a song writing credit on Sam Smith's hit Stay With Me over the similarities to his 1989 track I Won't Back Down.
Yesterday 9:37 pm (15 hours ago)
Benedict Cumberbatch says "I'm an idiot" after talking about "coloured actors" on a US talk show.
Saturday, January 24th, 12:25 am
Early in World War Two, Britain's agent in Sharjah noticed an alarming rise in support for Nazi Germany - so he slipped on a disguise to find out who was responsible.
Friday, January 23rd, 6:27 pm
Women are almost two thirds more likely to believe in God than men, and other nuggets.
12:15 pm (2 minutes ago)
The Ministry of Justice orders the closure of Blantyre House Prison in Kent, according to the Prison Governors' Association (PGA).
11:25 am (53 minutes ago)
A man is jailed for seven-and-a-half years for killing a 14-year-old girl he hit at more than 60mph in Sheffield and then drove off.
11:10 am (an hour ago)
Scotland's largest hospital - the new £842m South Glasgow University Hospital - will be officially handed over later ahead of a planned opening in May.
10:20 am (an hour ago)
A Sunderland man who used social media to post an offensive comment about the fatal bin lorry crash in Glasgow has been given a caution by police.
9:45 am (3 hours ago)
People have been warned not to dine out on fish salvaged from the street after a lorry shed 600 mackerel in Belfast at the weekend.
7:22 am (5 hours ago)
The board of Aer Lingus says it is willing to accept a takeover proposal worth about £1bn from British Airways owner, International Airlines Group.
12:02 pm (15 minutes ago)
Voluntary merger plans suggested by six Welsh councils are rejected by the public services minister.
11:34 am (44 minutes ago)
A McDonald's employee is punched in the face by a customer who was told he could not use the restaurant's phone.
12:14 pm (3 minutes ago)
Gunmen possibly linked to the Islamic State militant group attack a hotel popular with foreigners in the Libyan capital Tripoli, officials say.
12:50 am (11 hours ago)
Oxfam calls for a multi-million dollar Marshall Plan-type scheme to help West African countries worst affected by Ebola recover from the crisis.
9:27 am (3 hours ago)
The Indonesian military suspends recovery operations for AirAsia flight QZ8501 in the Java Sea after repeatedly failing to lift the fuselage.
8:05 am (4 hours ago)
President Barack Obama says the US and India should "stand together" as he concludes a three-day visit seen as a sign of warming ties between the two countries.
11:30 am (48 minutes ago)
EU leaders ask their foreign ministers to consider imposing further sanctions on Russia in response to the continued fighting in Ukraine.
Yesterday 11:07 pm (13 hours ago)
Eight French people are among 10 killed when a Greek fighter jet crashes during take-off at a Nato air base in central Spain.
9:49 am (2 hours ago)
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner announces plans to dissolve the country's intelligence agency after the mysterious death of a prosecutor.
1:40 am (11 hours ago)
Thousands take part in marches in Mexico City to demand a full investigation into the disappearance of 43 students four months ago.
12:00 pm (18 minutes ago)
The US president cuts short an India trip to lead a bipartisan delegation to Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah.
Yesterday 11:46 pm (13 hours ago)
Kurdish forces have driven Islamic State (IS) militants from of Kobane, officials say, ending a four-month battle for the northern Syrian town.
Yesterday 6:42 pm (18 hours ago)
A flying device known as a "quad copter" triggered a security alert when it landed in the grounds of the White House, a US official says.
Yesterday 10:48 pm (14 hours ago)
A former CIA officer has been convicted of leaking classified details of a US operation against Iran to a New York Times reporter.
Yesterday 4:54 pm (19 hours ago)
Cold Water Swimming Championships
Yesterday 1:40 pm (23 hours ago)
Church of England's first female bishop
Yesterday 1:12 pm (23 hours ago)
Images from around the world: 26 January
Yesterday, 6:10 am
The country celebrates its official national day
Friday, January 23rd, 4:51 pm
News photos from around the world
Friday, January 23rd, 5:40 pm
Ceremony hours after Saudi King's death
Friday, January 23rd, 1:37 pm
Images from around the world: 23 January
Friday, January 23rd, 2:08 am
Story behind the Kenyan protest photo
11:49 am (29 minutes ago)
MPs take evidence on the child abuse inquiry
4:22 am (8 hours ago)
Dramatic footage has been released of the moment a pilot, whose plane was running out of fuel, survived ditching in the ocean off Hawaii on Sunday.
6:57 am (5 hours ago)
The eastern seaboard of the United States and Canada is bracing for a massive storm, with winds of up to 80 mph (130km/h) expected to bring up to 3ft (1m) of snow.
Yesterday 11:28 pm (13 hours ago)
Survivors have returned to Auschwitz to remember those lost and to be reunited with fellow captives, 70 years after the camp was liberated.
11:34 am (44 minutes ago)
Arek Hersh is returning to Auschwitz, where he was imprisoned as a boy, 70 years after it was liberated.
9:01 am (3 hours ago)
A two-year-old girl who was born with a serious heart defect has had a life-saving operation thanks to a 3D printer.
10:48 am (an hour ago)
Benedict Cumberbatch has apologised for "being an idiot" after using the term "coloured" in a TV interview.
Yesterday 6:27 pm (18 hours ago)
An emergency sleeping shelter that appeared on a street in Belfast city centre is removed by Belfast City Council
Yesterday 11:51 pm (12 hours ago)
Ten people have been killed and 13 injured at a military base in Spain, when a Greek fighter jet lost power and crashed into other aircraft parked on the ground.
1:11 am (11 hours ago)
The people who choose to work in giant tunnels
12:04 am (12 hours ago)
The German woman who swapped home for a mountain cave
1:21 am (11 hours ago)
Why lip-syncing app Dubsmash went viral
11:38 am (40 minutes ago)
Why one protester's death went big on social media
12:14 am (12 hours ago)
Cocktail parties in care homes help people relive younger years
12:05 am (12 hours ago)
Water everywhere in Malawi and not a drop to drink
12:01 am (12 hours ago)
How to build the world's tallest lift