7:37 am (26 minutes ago)
A search begins in waters between Malaysia and Vietnam after a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 239 people vanishes on a flight to Beijing.
7:44 am (19 minutes ago)
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warns the US not to take "hasty steps" over the Ukraine crisis, as tensions remain high in Crimea.
6:20 am (an hour ago)
Britain's Jade Etherington wins silver in the women's visually impaired downhill at the Sochi Winter Paralympics.
6:00 am (2 hours ago)
The mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence urges the Met's chief to take "decisive action" after a report concluded police officers spied on her family.
7:58 am (5 minutes ago)
A scheme to let people find out from police if their partner has a history of domestic violence, known as Clare's Law, is introduced in England and Wales.
12:49 am (7 hours ago)
Raising the income tax allowance to £12,500 will be a Lib Dem demand in future coalition talks, the party is to say.
Yesterday 9:42 pm (10 hours ago)
A man and a woman are charged with causing or allowing the death of a two-year-old girl who ingested the heroin substitute methadone.
3:48 am (4 hours ago)
Ministers are discussing plans to make non-payment of the television licence fee a civil, rather than a criminal, offence.
12:33 am (8 hours ago)
Government forecasts for what it expects to recoup from closing tax loopholes are vulnerable to "great uncertainty", MPs say.
Yesterday 10:24 pm (10 hours ago)
South Africa expels three Rwandan diplomats in connection with an attack on the home of an exiled Rwandan dissident, diplomatic sources say.
Yesterday 6:57 pm (13 hours ago)
A deal on sharing control of the pound between an independent Scotland and the rest of the UK is "unlikely", analysts at the global bank Citigroup say.
12:45 am (7 hours ago)
Rubbish is piling up in Rio de Janeiro as the Brazilian city's street cleaners continue a strike, despite an announced agreement with the union.
6:06 am (an hour ago)
Revelations stemming from the Stephen Lawrence murder inquiry, Prince Harry, a lawyers' protest and a shark in the Atlantic make headlines.
Yesterday 10:29 pm (10 hours ago)
Animated film Room on the Broom scoops a prize at the British Animation Awards, less than a week after losing out at the Oscars.
Yesterday 3:26 pm (17 hours ago)
Actress Penelope Keith is joined by Michael Crawford as the pair receive their honours from the Queen at Windsor Castle
Yesterday 11:57 am (20 hours ago)
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's FA Cup game between Arsenal and Everton.
7:56 am (7 minutes ago)
Former British tennis number one Elena Baltacha reveals she has been diagnosed with cancer of the liver.
Yesterday 11:59 pm (8 hours ago)
Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy and Jamie Donaldson are one off the lead after day two of the WGC Cadillac Championship.
Yesterday 6:58 pm (13 hours ago)
England coach Stuart Lancaster says a win over Wales can have a psychological impact on next year's World Cup.
Yesterday 5:25 pm (15 hours ago)
A first senior medal at world level could be a stepping stone to Commonwealth glory for Britain's latest heptathlon star
Yesterday 3:22 pm (17 hours ago)
The US economy added 175,000 jobs in February, figures show, but the unemployment rate rose to 6.7%.
12:16 am (8 hours ago)
Nima Abu Wardeh takes a tour of the most expensive superyacht currently on the market.
Yesterday 6:12 pm (14 hours ago)
David Cameron and Nick Clegg are criticised for employing foreign domestic staff after a minister attacked the "metropolitan elite" for using cheap migrant workers.
Yesterday 2:51 pm (17 hours ago)
UKIP "basically lie to people" claims Ed Davey, who says the Eurosceptic party was scaremongering over immigration
Yesterday 11:50 am (20 hours ago)
An abortion provider has been fined £200,000 for a data breach that revealed thousands of people's details to a hacker.
Yesterday 11:29 am (21 hours ago)
Critically ill patients in Portsmouth's Queen Alexandra Hospital are put on an exercise bike to help speed up their recovery.
Yesterday 5:39 pm (14 hours ago)
An alleged plot to oust some Birmingham head teachers and make their schools adhere to more Islamic principles is being investigated.
Yesterday 11:55 am (20 hours ago)
An anorexic teenager was prevented from returning to school because staff feared other girls would copy her, her mother claims.
Yesterday 2:48 pm (17 hours ago)
Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp - one of the biggest ever tech acquisitions - runs into trouble over privacy concerns.
Yesterday 10:43 pm (9 hours ago)
The annual South by Southwest festival has kicked off in Austin, Texas. The BBC's North America Technology Correspondent Richard Taylor soaks up the atmosphere.
3:27 am (5 hours ago)
Building gigantic walls across the US could protect Tornado Alley "forever", a physicist says, though critics say the idea is unworkable.
Wednesday, 11:06 am
Emergency relief is being provided for drought-hit famers in eastern Australia, as Phil Mercer reports.
Yesterday 4:06 pm (16 hours ago)
The producers of a new musical based on ITV's X Factor admit there is "still work to do" after an audience was left waiting almost 50 minutes between acts at one performance.
1:46 am (6 hours ago)
Music piracy in Ivory Coast is a major problem with an estimated 80% of potential revenues lost to boot-legged CDs and illegal downloads.
Yesterday 5:11 pm (15 hours ago)
Welcome to the Loop, the Magazine's weekly letters column, including the best of your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook.
Yesterday 5:04 pm (15 hours ago)
There's a zipline between Spain and Portugal, plus more nuggets from the week's news.
Yesterday 1:45 pm (18 hours ago)
A 43-year-old construction worker on the Crossrail project dies after a piece of concrete falls on to his head in a tunnel.
Yesterday 3:08 pm (17 hours ago)
Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung is jailed for six years by a Hong Kong court for money laundering.
Yesterday 3:49 pm (16 hours ago)
Two men are ailed for life for the torture and murder of Scott Blackwood in North Ayrshire.
Yesterday 2:55 pm (17 hours ago)
A man is rescued from a 4x4 which was submerged in water up to its windows on a flooded road.
Yesterday 8:00 pm (12 hours ago)
The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is expected to field just one candidate in May's European election.
Yesterday 5:47 pm (14 hours ago)
A newlywed whose husband urgently needs a double lung transplant urges more people to register as organ donors.
Yesterday 6:20 pm (14 hours ago)
An investigation is launched after "unexpectedly low" grades for new GCSE English language exams sat in January.
Yesterday 8:15 pm (12 hours ago)
A former head teacher is cleared of acting inappropriately by asking a police officer to tell pupils off for not smiling for a photo.
Yesterday 11:57 pm (8 hours ago)
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta announces that he and his cabinet will take pay cuts to help reduce the government's ballooning wage bill.
Yesterday 2:53 pm (17 hours ago)
An ex-girlfriend tells the Oscar Pistorius trial that he fired a gun from a car, as a security guard tells of the shock of finding him with a dying Reeva Steenkamp.
Yesterday 12:35 pm (19 hours ago)
A Malaysian court sentences opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim to five years in jail after overturning his acquittal on sodomy charges.
Yesterday 1:24 pm (19 hours ago)
An Indian navy officer is killed and a number of people are injured in an accident on a ship at a Mumbai dockyard, officials say.
Yesterday 11:52 pm (8 hours ago)
Turkey's former army chief Ilker Basbug is released from prison in Istanbul after a local court overturns his conviction for plotting a coup.
Yesterday 3:59 pm (16 hours ago)
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has had his phone tapped on the orders of judges investigating alleged campaign donations from Libya, it is claimed.
Yesterday, 5:12 am
Venezuela expels Panama's ambassador and three others as President Nicolas Maduro accuses the country of meddling amid ongoing opposition rallies.
Yesterday, 1:13 am
Warmer temperatures are causing malaria to spread in the African and South American highlands, traditionally havens from the disease, scientists say.
Yesterday 7:03 pm (13 hours ago)
Saudi Arabia designates the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organisation, along with two jihadist groups fighting with the Syrian rebels.
Thursday, 11:30 am
The Libyan government says former leader Col Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saadi, has been extradited from Niger and is now in custody in Tripoli.
2:49 am (5 hours ago)
A US Army captain weeps as she tells a court that a general made her perform oral sex on him and threatened to kill her family if she told anyone.
Yesterday 5:39 pm (14 hours ago)
The Canadian Supreme Court upholds the sexual assault conviction of a man who poked holes in the condoms he wore during sex with his girlfriend.
Yesterday 12:16 pm (20 hours ago)
24 hours of news photos: 7 March
Thursday, 2:24 pm
First anniversary of President Chavez's death
Wednesday, 3:52 pm
Readers' photos on the theme of nature
Wednesday, 8:00 am
A selection of photos from around Wales
Thursday, 3:18 pm
24 hours of news photos: 6 March
Wednesday, 12:50 pm
24 hours of news photos: 5 March
Monday, 11:35 am
Russia tightens military grip on the Crimea
Monday, 10:59 am
The winners and on-stage antics
Thursday, 1:04 pm
Theresa May announces a judge-led public inquiry into undercover policing.
12:56 am (7 hours ago)
Ukrainian and Russian immigrants to the US talk to the BBC about how they see the crisis in their homelands
12:09 am (8 hours ago)
Scientists at City University, London have developed a machine that they say is able to simulate taste.
Yesterday 6:02 pm (14 hours ago)
Mamoru Samuragochi, one of Japan's most famous composers, officially apologises for pretending to be deaf. He was exposed last month by a music teacher, who also claimed that he wrote all of his music for him in secret for 18 years.
Yesterday 4:38 pm (15 hours ago)
Prince Harry has taken to the stage at Wembley Arena to address 12,000 young people taking part in the first We Day UK.
Yesterday 12:16 pm (20 hours ago)
Celebrities including actress Maxine Peake and former Blur drummer David Rowntree have joined thousands of protesters opposed to legal aid cuts in England and Wales.
Yesterday 2:59 pm (17 hours ago)
People should not access sensitive information over public wi-fi hotspots as thieves may be hacking their personal data ,Europe's top cybercrime police officer has warned.
Yesterday, 6:23 am
The Turkana region in northern Kenya is facing one of the worst droughts in living memory with more than 1m people in need of food aid.
Yesterday 10:09 am (22 hours ago)
The father of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence says he fears that the truth will not emerge from a public inquiry into undercover policing.
12:05 am (8 hours ago)
What are the strangest sounds in the universe?
Yesterday 11:42 pm (8 hours ago)
Inside the mind of the Scandi-drama detective
1:14 am (7 hours ago)
The Soviet broadcaster who defied Moscow
Yesterday 10:02 pm (10 hours ago)
How the InterRail timetable was born again
Yesterday 3:15 pm (17 hours ago)
A selection of the week's best photographs
1:30 am (7 hours ago)
Is an impersonator at work in Ukraine?
1:20 am (7 hours ago)
Secret recordings of Sarkozy and Bruni stun French right-wing
Yesterday 4:21 pm (16 hours ago)
Russia's intervention in Crimea violates law, says Marc Weller