Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:34:47 GMTNot many professional gamblers are bipolar women, but Cat Hulbert was one of the best - and she delighted in winning money from men.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:32:42 GMTMPs have voted to "respect" the government's timetable for triggering talks on leaving the EU.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:59:16 GMTA commitment to secure jobs and production at Port Talbot and other steelworks across the UK is announced by Tata Steel.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:46:48 GMTScotland's top legal officer says Holyrood's consent is needed before the UK triggers Brexit.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:32:42 GMTA coroner says it may "never be known" what caused the crash that killed Viola Beach band and manager.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:07:37 GMTA woman has given birth to her own grandchild by having a surrogate baby for her daughter.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:46:44 GMTItaly's PM hands his resignation to the president, three days after losing a key referendum vote.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:24:27 GMTSyrian rebels call for truce to allow civilian evacuations after withdrawing from Aleppo's old city.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:12:48 GMTThere are no survivors as a Pakistan Airlines plane with 48 people on board crashes in the north.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:37:27 GMTA former youth coach at Celtic and a number of other Scottish football clubs is arrested in Belfast over allegations of sexual offences against children.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:26:11 GMTThe HMRC wants a review of how footballers cut their tax bills amid disclosure that 43 players and 12 clubs are being probed.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:09:31 GMTFour special £5 notes, engraved with a tiny portrait of Jane Austen, are put into circulation.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:05:56 GMTAn Egyptian woman, said to weigh 500kg, is to be airlifted to India for weight reduction surgery.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:56:26 GMTSyrian rebels have left the last areas they held in Aleppo's old city, while calling for a five-day truce to allow the evacuation of civilians
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:41:55 GMTJames Downing, a 103-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor, shares his vivid memories of how the day unfolded.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:20:24 GMTPeople in west Siberia have captured footage of what is believed to be a small meteorite.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:33:04 GMTA gunfight-themed mannequin challenge has resulted in two people being arrested.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:19:10 GMTA Labour councillor has told BBC Radio 5 live how a 'stalker' was imprisoned for harassing her with personal letters.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:51:01 GMTWatch a short history of aircraft carrier Illustrious as the vessel leaves its Portsmouth base for the last time.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:13:30 GMTThe journalists who risk their lives documenting Aleppo speak of the difficult choices they have to make.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:40:25 GMTGood Samaritan stops high-speed car chase
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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:38:04 GMTMore than a million people say they will attend a Mexican girl's party after the invitation goes viral.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:21:26 GMTOnline shoppers who have a problem with their delivery will spend two-and-a-half hours sorting it out on average, a charity warns.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:02:06 GMTWhy do Asian countries do so well in global education rankings? The OECD's education director says it reflects a belief that all pupils can succeed.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:18:56 GMTHunger and disease stalk Yemenis with no end in sight as the war grinds on, writes Fergal Keane.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:21:26 GMTWith the government's battle over Article 50 going to the Supreme Court, there has been much comment about the gender and ethnic make-up of the judges and barristers at work. But how "diverse" is the legal profession?
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 03:53:16 GMTThe hot topic of conversation in India's Bangalore city these days is the unending traffic jams.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:35:29 GMTTwo stories in the past week have reported contradictory conclusions about the cost of Christmas dinner.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:38:47 GMTThe Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results are due to be published. Branwen Jeffreys explains what they are.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:11:48 GMTProfiles of the leading candidates to become France's president in the election in April and May 2017.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:27:26 GMTJayaram Jayalalitha, one of India's most flamboyant and controversial politicians, inspired a cult following and held her own in the masculine world of Tamil politics.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:40:58 GMTThe BBC's Seoul correspondent Stephen Evans profiles the controversial leader.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:13:56 GMTHow the football child sex abuse scandal has grown since former player Andy Woodward first said he was a victim.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 02:38:32 GMTPortraits of the female veterans who risked their lives for their country
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 01:30:10 GMTThe finalists of the 2016 Through the Lens photography awards discuss their images of the British Isles.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:48:38 GMTEach week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, we asked for your pictures on the theme "Lines".
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:53:50 GMTA selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 01:06:07 GMTPhotographer Ed Gold's images from the remote community of Galena in Alaska, USA.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:10:49 GMTFormer England manager Roy Hodgson hopes to return to football after stepping down following the national side's Euro 2016 exit.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:05:32 GMTMaximilian Zechmann dies after collapsing while caddying for French player Anne-Lise Caudal during the Dubai Ladies Masters.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:19:18 GMTChampionship club London Welsh announce they are set to go into liquidation because of financial problems.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:40:04 GMTA former Malta youth footballer claims his coach Bob Higgins would "shower naked" with young players.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:03:22 GMTA new gift-giving tradition has crept into UK homes, but what do you put in a Christmas Eve box?
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:34:38 GMTThe Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:02:15 GMTStalking victim Helen Pearson hopes new protection orders will "shorten the suffering" of others.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:41:00 GMTMotorists are being put at risk of invalid insurance and breaking the law because some dealers are retaining car log books.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:20:08 GMTParkinson's disease stopped 32-year-old Emma drawing and writing but a new invention is changing her life.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 03:41:00 GMTResearch has cast doubt on a UN-backed project to reduce pollution-induced illness in the world's poorest children by providing 100 million homes with a smoke-free stove.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:22:29 GMTThirty artists are exhibiting their work, many for the first time. The collective has only one thing in common - they all survived severe brain injuries.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:25:14 GMTA radical solution to Xmas overspending, from blogger Emily Hedlund.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:02:01 GMTChristmas party season is upon us again, but what do employers and staff really get out of these events?
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:14:34 GMTChuran Zheng, an events organiser in China, told the BBC all women should be offered menstrual leave, but some readers disagreed.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:10:32 GMTCelebrity Bake and Great British Bake-Off Winner Nadiya Hussain talks to the BBC 100 Women season about writing, parenting and her identity as a British Muslim.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:03:25 GMTIceland has become a model country for gender equality but women there say more needs to be done.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:58:27 GMTBBC's 100 Women is holding an international edit-a-thon to increase female biographies on Wikipedia - join us
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:11:08 GMTIskra Lawrence never fitted into a fashion industry box... so she decided to use social media to create her own.