2:48 pm (50 minutes ago)
David Cameron insists the UK will not pay £1.7bn demanded by the European Union by 1 December, condemning it as "appalling".
2:57 pm (40 minutes ago)
Millions of doses of an Ebola vaccine will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced.
1:01 pm (3 hours ago)
Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in their stores.
12:22 pm (3 hours ago)
The economy expanded at a slower pace in in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said.
12:03 pm (4 hours ago)
The Metropolitan Police is to pay £425,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man she did not know was an undercover police officer.
1:27 pm (2 hours ago)
Canada's foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind gun attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.
10:09 am (5 hours ago)
Police in New York investigate whether a man who attacked two officers with an axe before being shot dead was linked to Islamist extremism.
3:26 pm (12 minutes ago)
Firefighters in England are to strike for four days from 31 October in a row over pensions, the Fire Brigades Union says.
3:22 pm (15 minutes ago)
Plaid Cymru MPs could hold the balance of power after next year's general election, party leader Leanne Wood tells its conference.
2:47 pm (51 minutes ago)
The Scottish government announces plans to reduce the country's drink-drive limit in time for Christmas, making the limit lower than in England.
2:19 pm (an hour ago)
A British woman understood to have gone to Thailand for cosmetic surgery has died in an operation, Thai officials say.
11:38 am (4 hours ago)
Council leaders call for a more "common-sense approach" to term-time holidays.
2:05 pm (an hour ago)
The Queen's has sent her first tweet - sent through the @BritishMonarchy account - heralding the launch of a major new exhibition at London's Science Museum.
11:43 am (4 hours ago)
A gorilla with a fondness for pink celebrated her 40th birthday at London Zoo on Thursday with a colourful gourmet parsnip, potato and carrot cake.
2:19 pm (an hour ago)
The global Jewish community is being encouraged to observe the Sabbath a little more strictly from sunset on Friday.
12:41 am (15 hours ago)
Russell Brand speaks to Newsnight about his "alternative to corporate hegemony".
1:23 am (14 hours ago)
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.
9:49 am (6 hours ago)
Amputees could one day re-grow their missing limbs, according to researchers at Imperial College London.
10:36 am (5 hours ago)
Graham Satchell looks at whether train companies should speak more or less frequently during railway journeys.
1:01 am (15 hours ago)
England's newest cricket star Moeen Ali speaks to the BBC about his sport and his religion.
11:51 am (4 hours ago)
The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.
11:37 am (4 hours ago)
A spider has unexpectedly appeared on camera as Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls was being interviewed about the latest GDP figures.
3:08 pm (30 minutes ago)
Andy Murray boosts his hopes of qualifying for the ATP Finals with a hard-fought win over Kevin Anderson at the Valencia Open.
8:10 am (7 hours ago)
With Luis Suarez in line to make his Barcelona debut in El Clasico against Real Madrid on Saturday, BBC Sport looks back at five of his best Premier League goals for Liverpool.
3:24 pm (13 minutes ago)
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says striker Luis Suarez will make his debut for the club against Real Madrid on Saturday.
Yesterday 11:49 pm (16 hours ago)
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Towie star Mark Wright and his Strictly Come Dancing partner Karen Hauer.
9:14 am (6 hours ago)
Full-back Sam Tomkins says it is down to the players to perform and ensure that England win the Four Nations.
11:06 am (5 hours ago)
UK politicians react angrily to demands for an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) contribution towards the European Union's budget due to the country's better economic performance.
2:18 pm (an hour ago)
Several large Indian companies are developing their own mines in Australia, but environmentalists are concerned for the future of the Great Barrier Reef.
Yesterday 11:06 pm (17 hours ago)
Alex Salmond says he has not made up his mind whether or not to stand for a Westminster seat at the next general election.
1:37 pm (an hour ago)
The majority of people in Wales want to see their assembly take on more powers, says the leader of Plaid Cymru.
1:00 pm (3 hours ago)
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".
2:11 pm (an hour ago)
The National Association of Head Teachers which represents 28,500 school leaders, has joined the Trades Union Congress.
Monday, 9:05 pm
A new report claims that the government will fail to meet its child poverty reduction targets by 2020.
12:12 am (15 hours ago)
Computer workstations, electronic signature pads and free wi-fi are rolling out across UK job centres.
11:46 am (4 hours ago)
One of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken by the Science Museum has been opened by the Queen in London.
6:18 am (9 hours ago)
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.
Yesterday, 1:34 am
Wild chimps carry out night time crop raids, footage reveals, suggesting the animals are being pushed into more risky behaviour.
2:13 pm (an hour ago)
The release of Alvin Stardust's final album, his first in 30 years, is brought forward following his death.
11:26 am (4 hours ago)
Singer Jessie J tells BBC News she owes a lot of her early exposure to the MOBO awards. The 26 year-old won best female singer at the award ceremony in London
8:59 am (7 hours ago)
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.
Yesterday 6:29 pm (21 hours ago)
"Overshare" has been chosen as the word of the year. But what is it and why do people do it?
3:34 pm (4 minutes ago)
A "paranoid and controlling" former policeman is jailed for at least 28 years for killing his partner, who was stabbed 81 times.
1:06 pm (3 hours ago)
Rubber bullets and a stun grenade were used against Everton supporters in a disturbance before the club's match in Lille, French police say.
3:30 pm (7 minutes ago)
Scotland's financial watchdog flags up concerns about the accounts of three Scottish health boards.
1:55 pm (an hour ago)
The World's End trial hears DNA on the clothes of one of the girls has one in a billion chance of coming from a person other than the accused.
3:27 pm (11 minutes ago)
A County Armagh farmer who tried to use a forged will to inherit most of a £1m estate from an elderly woman has been sentenced to three years in prison.
12:28 pm (3 hours ago)
The 42-year-old son of an elderly couple killed in County Donegal is being questioned about their deaths.
1:05 pm (3 hours ago)
A horse farmer who forced a "terrified" vulnerable man to work unpaid for 13 years in "modern day slavery" is jailed for four-and-a-half years.
7:05 am (9 hours ago)
The mother of a man who went missing on a golfing trip exactly 10 years ago says she has not given up hope of seeing him again.
2:20 pm (an hour ago)
Dozens of people are being monitored in Mali after the nation confirmed a two-year-old girl as its first Ebola case.
12:27 pm (3 hours ago)
Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.
1:24 pm (2 hours ago)
One of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, beheaded in 2002, is set free by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan.
2:45 pm (52 minutes ago)
A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says.
10:28 am (5 hours ago)
Sweden calls off its massive week-long search for a suspected Russian submarine, saying the vessel has probably left its territorial waters.
9:59 am (6 hours ago)
The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.
5:49 am (10 hours ago)
The governor of Mexico's southern Guerrero state - where 43 students went missing after deadly clashes with police last month - stands down.
Yesterday 11:53 pm (16 hours ago)
The US returns about 20 ancient Peruvian artefacts - some more than 1,800 years old - that had been looted from pre-Columbian graves.
9:58 am (6 hours ago)
Pakistani and Iranian forces have exchanged mortar fire, in the latest incident between the two countries along their porous border.
3:15 pm (22 minutes ago)
Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.
3:17 pm (20 minutes ago)
Health officials in New York are seeking people who may have come into contact with a doctor infected with Ebola, who went bowling the night before he became ill.
7:45 am (8 hours ago)
US authorities penalise a Silicon Valley company for "grossly underpaying" eight workers brought over from India for a special project.
6:00 am (10 hours ago)
Anger over the EU's demands for an extra £1.7bn from the UK and tributes to the late pop star Alvin Stardust feature in Friday's newspapers.
Yesterday 5:36 pm (22 hours ago)
24 hours of news images: 23 October
Yesterday, 12:11 pm
Readers' photos on the theme of "steps"
Yesterday, 11:05 am
An online exhibition of cats
Yesterday, 12:03 am
Images from outside the Canadian parliament
Wednesday, 11:27 pm
Indians celebrate Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival
Tuesday, 12:38 pm
24 hours of news images: 21 October
Tuesday, 12:56 am
What floods did to Kashmir's most treasured historic sites
Monday, 6:36 am
Battle of the Bogside in 1969 by Gilles Caron
Thursday, October 16th, 3:22 pm
The Foreign Affairs Committee approves the EU trade deal with Moldova
12:58 pm (3 hours ago)
The Metropolitan Police is to pay more than £400,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man who she did not know was an undercover police officer.
3:07 pm (30 minutes ago)
Ashya King's father said his son "has really come along" while under going proton beam therapy in Prague.
7:13 am (8 hours ago)
Photographs show a US air strike hitting an Islamic State position on a hill near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane.
Yesterday 9:28 pm (18 hours ago)
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) releases video footage of the suspected gunman arriving at the country's parliament building during Wednesday's shooting incident.
Yesterday 10:36 pm (17 hours ago)
There have now been more than 4,800 reported deaths from Ebola, with Liberia the worst affected country. Around 50 new cases are being reported every day in the capital Monrovia.
Yesterday 4:15 pm (23 hours ago)
Sergeant-at-Arms, Kevin Vickers, who shot dead the gunman who attacked parliament, is given a standing ovation as Canadian MPs return a day after the shootings.
11:07 am (5 hours ago)
The Local Government Association says it is time to scrap a ban that stops parents in England taking children out of school for holidays during term-time. These mothers in Salford give their views.
12:04 pm (4 hours ago)
A Staffordshire bull terrier shot through the skull with a crossbow bolt is making a "miraculous" recovery following surgery.
1:36 am (14 hours ago)
My agony at discovering father of my child was undercover cop
1:31 am (14 hours ago)
The day UFOs stopped play - and a crowd of 10,000 gasped
2:40 pm (57 minutes ago)
Why do professional sportsmen try trick shots?
12:51 am (15 hours ago)
Mosul diary: Inside the city ruled by Islamic State
11:20 am (4 hours ago)
Could you switch off all your devices for 25 hours?
1:37 am (14 hours ago)
Why is Florida angry with Breaking Bad?
10:17 am (5 hours ago)
Leicester's Golden Mile lights up for Diwali celebrations
1:36 am (14 hours ago)
A journey across a Ukraine wracked by conflict
1:32 am (14 hours ago)
How to solve brain-teasers by one of the greatest maths minds
2:12 pm (an hour ago)
Why is the UK being asked for more money?