10:26 pm (an hour ago)
Italy's PM leads calls for more EU action on migrants after the latest boat capsize in the Mediterranean leaves hundreds feared dead.
6:56 pm (5 hours ago)
Up to £4bn worth of Lloyds Bank shares would be offered to the public if the Conservatives win the election, David Cameron says.
3:46 pm (8 hours ago)
More than 300 people have been arrested in South Africa in connection with the wave of violence against immigrants, the home affairs minister says.
9:30 pm (2 hours ago)
David Cameron's bombing of Libya has "directly caused" migrant disasters in the Mediterranean Sea, UKIP leader Nigel Farage says.
7:06 pm (5 hours ago)
A family of six who have been reported missing could already be in Syria, police say, as they call on the parents to get in touch.
5:45 pm (6 hours ago)
Aston Villa reach a first FA Cup final since 2000 as Fabian Delph's second-half winner condemns Liverpool to a trophyless season.
3:15 pm (9 hours ago)
A fourth person is arrested in connection with the murder of a Syrian-born preacher who was found shot dead in his car.
3:04 pm (9 hours ago)
A man police want to question over the deaths of his mother and sister in Merseyside was seen on CCTV at London Euston station, detectives say.
4:19 pm (8 hours ago)
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby travels to Egypt for a "visit of condolence" following the beheading of 21 Coptic Christians in Libya earlier this year.
5:57 pm (6 hours ago)
Lewis Hamilton takes a controlled win in the Bahrain GP as team-mate Nico Rosberg was beaten to second by Kimi Raikkonen.
10:39 pm (an hour ago)
Islamic State militants release a video purportedly showing the killing of up to 30 Ethiopian Christians seized in Libya.
5:45 pm (6 hours ago)
State-run media claims North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has scaled the country's highest mountain.
3:03 am (21 hours ago)
The attack on the University in Garissa has deepened ordinary Kenyans' dissatisfaction with their government's inability to tackle Islamists, says Karen Allen.
Yesterday, 1:08 pm
Stalin and storytellers haunt Russian town
Friday, 5:25 pm
Profile of Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, Saddam Hussein's right-hand man, who later became a fugitive and a leading Sunni insurgent.
Friday, 11:26 am
With the rise of Shia militia groups as a frontline force against Islamic State, Ranj Alaaldin explains how the phenomenon emerged.
9:48 pm (2 hours ago)
All-rounder Liam Livingstone hits a world-record 350 from just 138 balls for Nantwich in a National Club Championship match against Caldy.
1:21 pm (10 hours ago)
A three-year-old boy is reunited with his favourite toy lion, which was photographed having an "adventure" at a stately home after being lost.
Saturday, December 27th, 3:55 pm
Steve Bower presents highlights of Aston Villa v Liverpool in the FA Cup semi-finals.
10:20 pm (an hour ago)
MOTD2 pundit Jason Roberts explains why defeat at Manchester City showed some of the issues facing West Ham boss Sam Allardyce.
9:17 pm (3 hours ago)
Accused of being more style than substance, Tim Sherwood enjoyed a day of complete triumph as Aston Villa reached the FA Cup final.
5:42 pm (6 hours ago)
Toulon will go for a hat-trick of European titles after Bryan Habana's interception try secures an extra-time win over Leinster.
3:56 pm (8 hours ago)
Man City firm up their grip on a top-four place as they beat West Ham to claim a first win in three Premier League games.
11:54 am (12 hours ago)
China's central bank is to cut its bank reserve requirement ratio by one percentage point, as it aims to stimulate a cooling economy.
10:09 am (14 hours ago)
Saudi Arabian manufacturing and chemicals giant Sabic posts a 39% drop in net profits in the first quarter of the year.
3:09 pm (9 hours ago)
Nicola Sturgeon rejects David Cameron's claim her party would seek to "break up our country" at Westminster - and Labour says the Tories and SNP are "in bed with each other".
12:54 am (23 hours ago)
There will be 2,000 fewer NHS nurses in England over the next four years according to projections, Labour says, but the Conservatives say the figures are old.
Yesterday, 12:01 am
Doctors need to move beyond 'one-size-fits-all' approach to tackling obesity, say scientists in Sheffield.
Friday, 4:25 pm
The UK death rate has reached a tipping point with the numbers of deaths expected to rise after 2015, suggests a report.
Yesterday, 12:05 am
A heads' leader says would-be teachers are being put off by a complexity of routes into the profession.
Friday, 11:59 am
Schools in Los Angeles seek refunds from Apple and others over a $1.3bn (£870m) iPad-based education project that has gone awry.
3:35 am (20 hours ago)
Old kitchen, bathroom and laundry equipment made up 60% of the 41.8 million tonnes of electronic waste thrown away in 2014, suggests a report.
Friday, 12:37 pm
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg defends the aims of his free Internet.org service after several Indian firms pull out of the project.
Yesterday, 4:01 pm
Britain's nuclear safety regulator says it expects lessons to be learned from problems with a French reactor that is very similar to one planned in the UK.
Friday, 1:00 pm
Although Arctic sea ice set a record this year for its lowest ever satellite-observed winter extent - that was not the case for its volume, new data reveals.
5:31 am (18 hours ago)
Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson reveals doctors told him a lump on his tongue was "probably cancer" two days before he hit a BBC producer.
7:00 pm (5 hours ago)
US rapper Wiz Khalifa tops the UK singles chart with his track See You Again, which features on the Fast & Furious 7 soundtrack.
Friday, 7:14 pm
When did the New York Times first explain pizza to its readers, and other news nuggets.
Friday, 5:01 pm
The week's big numbers, visualised.
12:00 pm (12 hours ago)
The 16-year-old daughter of a woman killed in an alleged attack two months ago dies after being hit by a train.
11:15 am (13 hours ago)
A woman is seriously hurt when she falls up to 11ft from one of the bronze lion sculptures in Trafalgar Square.
10:34 am (13 hours ago)
Former Member of the Scottish Parliament and Labour minister Tom McCabe has died at the age of 60.
11:30 am (12 hours ago)
A man has been found dead by firefighters who were tackling a blaze at a house in Peterhead.
6:39 pm (5 hours ago)
A fire at a shed in Clabby, County Fermanagh, that resulted in the death of seven dogs and six pups is being investigated by police.
3:13 pm (9 hours ago)
Public transport workers are to take part in a second strike that will affect all bus and rail services in Northern Ireland, the union Unite says.
2:51 pm (9 hours ago)
Plaid Cymru might withhold its support from Ed Miliband if he leads a minority Labour government, Leanne Wood says.
4:17 pm (8 hours ago)
A 15-year-old boy is arrested after a young girl was sexually assaulted at a McDonald's in Carmarthen.
1:40 pm (10 hours ago)
Pesticide is the probable cause of 18 mysterious deaths in south-western Nigeria, the World Health Organisation says.
Yesterday, 3:42 pm
A United Nations supply convoy is attacked near the city of Gao in northern Mali, with two civilian drivers killed.
Yesterday, 2:46 pm
Islamic State says it carried out a suicide bomb attack that killed at least 33 people and injured 100 in the east Afghan city of Jalalabad.
Yesterday, 9:08 am
Australian police charge a teenager in connection with what they say was an Islamic State-inspired plot to attack a World War One centenary event.
10:41 pm (an hour ago)
Finnish PM Alexander Stubb concedes his conservatives have lost the general election to the main opposition Centre Party.
3:35 pm (8 hours ago)
The Turin Shroud, which some believe to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, returns to public display in Italy after a break of five years.
11:27 pm (23 minutes ago)
For the first time in decades at least two government opponents are standing for municipal elections in Cuba.
Yesterday, 6:35 am
A gun battle leaves three dead on the streets of Reynosa, a Mexican city on the border with the US that has been plagued by drug cartel violence.
Yesterday, 12:15 pm
Saudi Arabia, which is leading an air campaign against rebels in Yemen, has pledged the $274m (£183m; €255m) in aid to the country called for by the UN.
Friday, 11:39 pm
Fugitive Iraqi militant leader Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, a former right-hand man to Saddam Hussein, has been killed, Iraqi officials say.
Friday, 7:49 pm
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should spend life in prison without parole, write the parents of the youngest victim of Boston marathon attack
Friday, 11:55 pm
Television variety show Sabado Gigante, much loved among Hispanics in the US, is to end after 53 years, network Univision announces.
Friday, 2:07 pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Wednesday, 9:53 pm
Film cameras spotted on the streets of Tokyo
Thursday, 4:02 pm
Images from the campaign trail: 16 April
Monday, 8:58 pm
The untouched bedrooms of the child victims of Sewol ferry disaster
Wednesday, 4:07 pm
Images from the campaign trail: 15 April
Monday, 3:09 am
Hashim Ahmad Hakeem documents the forgotten mosques of Delhi
Tuesday, 5:47 pm
Images from the campaign trail: 14 April
Thursday, April 9th, 8:26 am
Readers pictures from the United Arab Emirates.
Wednesday, March 25th, 8:08 pm
MPs pass the Finance Bill at second reading.
4:26 pm (7 hours ago)
Richard Bilton, on a boat south of the Italian island of Lampedusa, explains the scale of the journey that migrants face as they attempt to cross the Mediterranean.
6:41 pm (5 hours ago)
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says the trafficking of migrants across the Med amounts to "a new slave trade".
9:00 pm (3 hours ago)
Police have released CCTV footage of Peter Fox, the man they want to speak to in connection with the murders of his mother and sister in Bootle, Merseyside.
7:10 pm (5 hours ago)
A family of six who have been reported missing may be travelling to a part of Syria controlled by Islamic State militants, police have said.
6:31 pm (5 hours ago)
A march in protest at violence against immigrants from other African nations is held in South Africa.
12:48 pm (11 hours ago)
Labour leader Ed Miliband poses for selfies with a group of women on a hen do in Chester.
11:49 am (12 hours ago)
Prime Minister David Cameron and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon speak to Andrew Marr about the future of the United Kingdom.
8:40 am (15 hours ago)
Prince Harry trains in bush survival and plays wheelchair AFL as part of his time with the Australian Army.
3:59 am (20 hours ago)
Why did an East German writer move to an English coastal town?
4:08 am (20 hours ago)
Why it's better to look to artists than politicians for life's answers
Yesterday, 8:30 pm
Tibetan couple's wedding snaps captivate China
2:32 am (21 hours ago)
How the first selfie stick was mocked as a 'useless invention'
2:27 am (21 hours ago)
Breathing poison in the world's most polluted city
Friday, 4:53 pm
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week
2:55 am (21 hours ago)
And other trends of the week in 60 seconds
7:07 am (17 hours ago)
England's most successful bowler is not who you might think