11:04 am (an hour ago)
New measures to fight extremist groups are being looked at by the government, the home secretary says, as she defends counter-terrorism strategy.
11:46 am (38 minutes ago)
A UN envoy calls for action to prevent what he says may be the possible massacre of Iraqis in the town of Amerli, besieged by Islamic State.
11:18 am (an hour ago)
Lorries from an unauthorised Russian aid convoy cross back from rebel-held eastern Ukraine as German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Kiev.
9:56 am (2 hours ago)
The European Space Agency says the latest two satellites for Europe's version of the US GPS sat-nav system have not gone into the correct orbit.
11:10 am (an hour ago)
Two men are charged following the death of an Afghan migrant found in a container at Tilbury docks in Essex.
11:49 am (35 minutes ago)
Hospitals in England are told to cut the cost of parking for certain groups under new government guidelines.
12:05 am (12 hours ago)
A Chinese fighter came perilously close to a US military patrol plane over international waters east of China's Hainan Island, the Pentagon says.
12:27 am (12 hours ago)
BT warns millions of customers it is increasing prices by up to 6.5% from December this year.
12:27 am (12 hours ago)
First-time buyers now save £1,300 a year by taking out a mortgage rather than renting, according to Britain's largest lender, the Halifax.
8:01 am (4 hours ago)
The next part of the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370 will be very challenging in places, sea-floor mapping data suggests.
5:42 am (7 hours ago)
Rescuers search desperately for survivors in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture where a landslide killed at least 42 people, with 43 still missing.
1:00 am (11 hours ago)
Attempts to cut the amount people smoke are being hit by a black market trade in millions of illegal cigarettes, council bosses warn.
Yesterday 10:31 pm (14 hours ago)
Mark Chapman, the man who killed John Lennon in 1980, is denied parole for an eighth time by authorities in New York.
10:53 am (an hour ago)
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded shortly after lift-off on Friday at the company's site in McGregor, Texas.
10:47 am (an hour ago)
How well does stand up comedy travel outside the US and UK?
Yesterday, 6:48 am
Barack Obama has said he will not be taking part in the ice bucket challenge, a fundraising stunt which involves people drenching themselves with cold water.
8:49 am (4 hours ago)
Finance reporter Kevin Peachey looks at the popularity of attractions that are both free and those that charge an entrance fee and considers how you can keep costs down on a day out.
10:40 am (an hour ago)
BBC Breakfast's Mike Bushell tries out stand up paddle boarding ahead of the national water sports festival to see why it has become so popular.
Yesterday 7:59 pm (16 hours ago)
Work to uncover the secrets of the world's largest hoard of Celtic coins starts in Jersey.
Yesterday, 8:29 am
BBC Sport goes behind the scenes at Match of the Day with Gary Lineker and the team before the show's 50th birthday.
Yesterday, 11:31 am
BBC weather presenter Carol Kirkwood reports from a motorised bathroom at charity fundraiser 'CarFest' in Hampshire.
6:57 am (5 hours ago)
Most of Saturday's papers lead on measures to track down British jihadists and prevent radicalisation within the UK.
12:31 am (12 hours ago)
A study finds a "considerable richness" of bee species in urban habitats, suggesting cities could help maintain healthy populations of the vital pollinators.
8:48 am (4 hours ago)
Residents living in a Cambridgeshire village surrounded by a sewage plant and two recycling centres are encouraged to "rate the pong" online.
12:15 pm (9 minutes ago)
Malky Mackay is facing fresh allegations about text messages he is claimed to have shared with Iain Moody while Cardiff boss.
11:34 am (50 minutes ago)
Williams' Valtteri Bottas sets the pace from Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo in a wet-dry final practice at the Belgian Grand Prix.
Yesterday 2:05 pm (22 hours ago)
Team news as Castleford Tigers play Leeds Rhinos in Saturday's Tetley's Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium (15:00 BST).
11:08 am (an hour ago)
New Zealand secure a bonus point in a record 51-20 win over Australia in the second round of the Rugby Championship.
Yesterday 10:43 pm (14 hours ago)
British number two James Ward misses out on a place in the US Open main draw after losing his final qualifying match against Moldova's Radu Albot.
Yesterday 3:55 pm (20 hours ago)
US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen says there is still "remaining slack in the labour market".
Yesterday 7:28 pm (17 hours ago)
BBC and South Yorkshire Police chiefs are summoned before MPs after a claim of a "cover-up" over the raid on Sir Cliff Richard's home.
Yesterday, 10:47 am
The former chief of the general staff, Lord Dannatt, has said that the international community should consider negotiating with President Assad of Syria.
Yesterday 7:20 pm (17 hours ago)
The UK medicines watchdog is setting up a review to look at the safety of alteplase, a clot-busting drug often used to treat strokes.
Thursday, 12:30 pm
Singer songwriter Anastacia tells BBC Breakfast about her post mastectomy experience and new album 'Resurrection'
Yesterday, 12:14 am
The official referendum campaigns are being barred from the majority of schools in Scotland ahead of polling day, BBC research finds.
Tuesday, 1:48 pm
A principal at an academy school in Birmingham, who resigned because she felt under undue pressure from governors, has given a statement after resuming her post.
Yesterday, 10:58 am
The Tor Project says it believes some NSA and GCHQ agents are surreptitiously leaking it information to protect anonymity on the net.
Yesterday, 10:19 am
Hitch-hiking robot HitchBOT completes a 6,000 km (3,700 mile) trip plus other tech news
Thursday, 7:45 pm
The hiatus in the rise in global temperatures is being caused by the Atlantic Ocean and could last another 10 years, say researchers.
Yesterday, 6:19 am
Gibraltar is planning to banish some of its Barbary macaque population which have become too cheeky or aggressive
Yesterday 7:17 pm (17 hours ago)
Ambridge is to get a dose of pop star royalty after it was revealed that pop duo Pet Shop Boys are to make a cameo appearance on Radio 4's The Archers.
12:25 am (12 hours ago)
Why Pakistani political hopefuls have to have their own shipping containers - often customised at some expense.
Yesterday 4:54 pm (19 hours ago)
The music that makes you spend online, and other nuggets.
9:42 am (3 hours ago)
An NHS trust loses a computer disk containing 42,000 records of ambulance patients from its headquarters in Nottingham.
12:27 am (12 hours ago)
Blackpool fans pay tribute to the first person to be murdered inside an English football ground, 40 years after his death.
10:39 am (an hour ago)
Rescue teams have been searching for a man thought to have fallen overboard from a boat on Loch Lomond on Friday night.
12:17 am (12 hours ago)
A service of dedication is to be held to mark the first anniversary of a helicopter crash off Shetland which claimed four lives.
11:32 am (51 minutes ago)
Police say a car which crashed in Enniskillen in the early hours of Saturday morning failed to stop for police shortly before it hit a roundabout.
10:34 am (an hour ago)
A 22-year-old man has been assaulted with an iron bar by a gang of masked men in west Belfast.
8:31 am (4 hours ago)
Student leaders say they are "shocked" the Welsh government is cutting funding for students who find themselves in financial difficulty.
10:46 am (an hour ago)
A motorcyclist dies following a crash on the A465 in Monmouthshire.
Yesterday 11:00 pm (13 hours ago)
The World Health Organization says the speed and extent of the Ebola outbreak is "unprecedented", as it confirms more deaths from the disease.
Yesterday 4:09 pm (20 hours ago)
A woman who was gang-raped and burned in her house tells a DR Congo war crimes trial she saw an army colonel give the orders.
Yesterday, 5:57 am
Authorities in the southern Indian state of Kerala outline plans to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the state's drink problem.
Yesterday, 3:31 am
India blocks the release of a film on the assassination of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, after complaints it glorifies her killers.
Yesterday 1:23 pm (23 hours ago)
Four rare white lion cubs - three males and one female - are born at a circus on tour in eastern Germany.
Yesterday 5:43 pm (19 hours ago)
A policeman goes on trial in Germany accused of murdering a businessman who allegedly shared a cannibalism fetish.
Yesterday 11:58 pm (12 hours ago)
Members of Colombia's armed forces meet Farc rebel leaders for the first time at Havana peace talks, to discuss ways of implementing a ceasefire.
Yesterday, 12:32 am
Argentina's plan to ask investors holding defaulted bonds to swap them for new locally issued debt is ruled "illegal" by a US court.
Yesterday 9:11 pm (15 hours ago)
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu says army and intelligence operations will "intensify" after a four-year-old boy is killed by fire from Gaza.
Yesterday, 7:29 am
Two tourist buses collide near Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, leaving 33 people dead and 41 injured, officials say.
Yesterday 2:59 pm (21 hours ago)
Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq are the most dangerous threat the US has faced in recent years, senior American officials warn.
Yesterday 8:15 pm (16 hours ago)
The US military has yet to offer imprisoned Wikileaks leaker Chelsea Manning sex change treatment despite medical recommendations, her lawyer says.
Thursday, August 14th, 11:59 am
24 hours of news photos: 14 August
Wednesday, August 13th, 2:43 am
Life and career of US actress Lauren Bacall
Tuesday, August 12th, 4:08 pm
Charting career of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki
Tuesday, August 12th, 12:57 pm
Career of actor and comedian in pictures
Wednesday, August 13th, 12:11 pm
24 hours of news photos: 13 August
Tuesday, August 12th, 3:55 pm
A new exhibition of photos by Jillian Edelstein
Monday, August 11th, 10:29 pm
Yazidi refugees fleeing violence from Islamic State militants
Tuesday, August 12th, 2:31 pm
24 hours of news photos: 12 August
Tuesday, July 22nd, 5:41 pm
Israel's response to rocket attacks must be "proportionate", insists a minister.
5:03 am (7 hours ago)
BBC Ireland Correspondent Chris Bucker looks at how funding is turning an area known by some as "bandit country" into an area of beauty in south Armagh.
Yesterday 9:53 pm (15 hours ago)
Former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay denies being "racist, sexist, homophobe or anti-Semitic" after sending offensive text messages.
Yesterday 9:15 pm (15 hours ago)
A leading British QC says the custom of dowry should be banned in the UK
Yesterday 5:00 pm (19 hours ago)
A survivor of an Islamic State massacre in Iraq says that initially the militants had promised not to hurt the people in his village.
Yesterday 11:48 pm (13 hours ago)
A resident of Amerli, 170km north of Baghdad, describes conditions in the town, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for more than two months.
Yesterday 10:41 pm (14 hours ago)
As Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond announces Britain will not work with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the battle against Islamic State extremists, the BBC's Jeremy Bowen reports on the options in the fight against the IS regime.
Yesterday 10:52 pm (14 hours ago)
Hamas sources in Gaza say 18 people suspected of collaborating with Israel have been executed.
Thursday, 7:27 pm
Even though Islamic State threatened to murder another American hostage, there were another six US air strikes
1:03 am (11 hours ago)
The conflict reporting of James Foley
12:47 am (12 hours ago)
The man who exposes the technology industry's secrets
1:07 am (11 hours ago)
A quiz on British history you can do in the car
1:08 am (11 hours ago)
The drunken monkey that smashed up a bar
1:11 am (11 hours ago)
How West Indians brought the Caribbean to Leeds
12:44 am (12 hours ago)
How a dog on the tracks sparked a Hong Kong protest
2:12 am (10 hours ago)
The Doctor Who fan who created the show's new titles
12:39 am (12 hours ago)
Paris remembers 1944 but memories fade for the fallen
Yesterday, 10:00 am
Watch and click as Mark Easton explore the issues
Yesterday 3:23 pm (21 hours ago)
Radical shifts needed to combat Islamic State