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 11:18:07 GMTSyrian rebels withdraw from Aleppo's old city and call for a truce to allow civilian evacuations.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:04:58 GMTA Pakistan Airlines flight with more than 40 people on board crashes in the north of the country.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:02:41 GMTUS President-elect Donald Trump is named Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2016.
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.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:55:47 GMTAn earthquake off Indonesia's northern Aceh province kills at least 97, say military officials.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:25:10 GMTItaly's outgoing prime minister will meet his Democratic Party, as he prepares to leave office.
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 09:26:58 GMTApple has blamed "external factors" for a handful of iPhone batteries overheating in China.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:13:55 GMTHSBC, JPMorgan and Credit Agricole fined €485m (£413m) for rigging a key interest rate between 2005 and 2008.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:48:21 GMTA man is arrested over alleged online threats against Gina Miller, the woman behind the Brexit legal challenge.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:23:30 GMTThe BBC could be prosecuted if Thailand decides a profile of the new king breaks lese majeste laws.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:30:49 GMTA five-year-old child born genetically male will grow up as a sterilised female after a court ruling.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:13:30 GMTThe journalists who risk their lives documenting Aleppo speak of the difficult choices they have to make.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:04:54 GMTYemen's war leaves children on the brink of famine
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:30:51 GMTActor Matt Damon has defended his role in the Chinese film The Great Wall following accusations of 'whitewashing'.
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 05:24:30 GMTThe BBC has obtained footage from inside Myanmar's Rakhine state, where allegations have emerged of ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya community.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:31:43 GMTCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wiped away tears at a reunion with a Syrian refugee who he welcomed at Toronto Pearson International airport last year.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:47:03 GMTFox News presenter Megyn Kelly tells the BBC about her feud with Donald Trump over his treatment of women, and how her gender may have fuelled the backlash against her.
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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 12:57:06 GMTThe trainers of a kidnapped greyhound, believed to be worth up to 1m euros, are "delighted" the dog has been found.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:29:25 GMTThere are many ways China could respond to any further provocations from Donald Trump after his Taiwan call.
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.
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.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 03:53:16 GMTThe hot topic of conversation in India's Bangalore city these days is the unending traffic jams.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:59:03 GMTAn organised crime ring was giving out real US visas in Ghana's capital Accra for a decade - how did they get away with it for so long?
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 12:55:08 GMTThe FA is to quiz Dario Gradi over claims he "smoothed over" a sex assault complaint against a Chelsea scout.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:04:21 GMTBolivian authorities arrest the head of the airline involved in the Chapecoense air disaster.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:46:14 GMTThe Dubai Ladies Masters is suspended following the death of a caddie during play.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:19:10 GMTSendings-off and bat size restrictions are set to be introduced into the laws in 2017, following an MCC World Cricket Committee meeting.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:02:55 GMTMilitary gear, special shielding and its own defence systems - Air Force One is two of a kind.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:18:45 GMTFor a second day, Paris is cutting car numbers according to odd or even licence plates. Do such schemes work?
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 03:56:51 GMTUkraine's defence contracts are cloaked in secrecy and reformers complain of corruption, David Stern reports.
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 04:24:33 GMTPolitics and social media has collided under President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:25:14 GMTA radical solution to Xmas overspending, from blogger Emily Hedlund.
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 01:53:30 GMTDancehall star Sean Paul on topping the charts, becoming a father and living next door to Usain Bolt.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:56:50 GMTChina seeks to rival Hollywood with its lavish epic The Great Wall, starring Matt Damon
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:50:16 GMTAs a number of designers say they'd refuse to dress Melania Trump, Newsbeat looks at the fashion choices of previous first ladies.
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 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 08:29:51 GMTBBC's 100 Women is holding an international edit-a-thon to increase female biographies on Wikipedia - tell us who you want to add.
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.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:15:50 GMTWhy two rainbow-coloured lions have sparked a debate about LGBT rights in Hong Kong.