Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:27:11 GMTSecret surveillance of US citizens by police is on the rise with black neighbourhoods often the target - here is how one Californian city fought back.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:20:56 GMTThe Republican Party may not be the most natural home for a transgender woman from New Jersey - but Jennifer Williams is trying to change it from the inside.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:37:28 GMTThe results of the world’s largest survey on rest suggest that to feel truly rested, we need to get away from other people.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:45:39 GMTDespite the growing intolerance Copts face in Egypt, they are finding great success in the country's recycling business.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:28:50 GMTNedra Bonds explains what motivated her to turn the family tradition of quilting into a platform for political protest.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:50:04 GMTFrance is planning a string rehabilitation centres to combat extremism. But the first to open is already proving controversial.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 23:56:15 GMTNina Adamowicz asked doctors to turn her pacemaker turned off, in a case thought to be the first of its kind in the UK.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:31:35 GMTA family whose daughter spent four years in a vegetative state say it should be easier to withdraw nutrition from such patients.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:13:12 GMTIn one of South America's most high-profile transgender families, the father has just given birth.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:15:21 GMTIn 2009, Preston Brown gave up the dream of playing professional football for the NFL to coach his high school team in a poor and violent neighbourhood. Why do some people want him fired?
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:57:03 GMTFacebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife want to tackle all diseases by the end if the century. Just how feasible is this aim?
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:36:03 GMTOne doctor in the Red Sea port city of Hudaydah is doing all she can to save the people slowly starving after two years of war.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:11:27 GMTBrazil's Maria da Penha Law was named after a women's rights activist who was left paraplegic by her violent husband.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:19:04 GMTIn September 1971, inmates seized control of the Attica Correctional Facility in New York state - Carlos Roche was one of the prisoners.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:21:00 GMTMeet Mohammad Alaa Jaleel. He lives in Aleppo, Syria, where many have fled, leaving behind their cats.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 23:39:03 GMTIn September 1978, Bulgarian dissident and journalist Georgi Markov was killed with a poisoned umbrella in London. The doctor who tried to save his life recalls what happened.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:13:39 GMTAs controversy surrounds sales of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the BBC examines the UK's trade in arms.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:46:20 GMTIn 1948, an African prince, Seretse Khama, married a white middle-class clerk in the UK provoking shock in Britain and Africa.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 00:33:14 GMTWARNING: CONTAINS VERY STRONG LANGUAGE Killings in Chicago have hit a 20-year high as the grim toll for homicides passes 500. The BBC's Ian Pannell and Darren Conway explore a world where gangs and guns rule.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 08:36:54 GMTOn 9 September 1976, China's communist revolutionary leader Chairman Mao died. Sidney Rittenberg knew him well.
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 23:40:19 GMTBBC's undercover reporter shown Breaking Bad style lab making 'legal high' drugs to send to the UK.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:26:25 GMTAt the Paralympic Games in Sydney, Kenyan distance runner Henry Wanyoike won his first gold medal
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 02:02:59 GMTIn September 1960, Margaret Maughan won Great Britain's first ever Paralympics medal.
Sun, 21 Aug 2016 08:23:51 GMTThree men share their experience of using the Class A drug peyote to find religious enlightenment.
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 22:03:44 GMTThe giant concrete estate once condemned as an eyesore is flourishing again but who has moved back to Park Hill?
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 01:40:38 GMTOne UK police force have made misogyny a hate crime to try and tackle sexist abuse, but how does it work?
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 23:54:44 GMTSome 100,000 Poles have joined paramilitary groups since the crisis in Ukraine.
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 23:41:27 GMTThere's been a rise in reported hate crimes since the EU referendum. Here Polish migrants in Boston, Lincolnshire told us their story.
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 23:28:02 GMTIn 1992, 400m medal hopeful Derek Redmond pulled up injured in the semi-final of the Barcelona Olympics, but still finished the race.
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:17:17 GMTIn 2000, Agueda Amaral was the first East Timorese woman to compete at an Olympic Games.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:13:40 GMTThe Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:38:29 GMTHow much Harry Potter's house is worth, and more news nuggets.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:37:30 GMTThai women take baths in potholes to draw attention to unrepaired roads.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:28:13 GMTHuge interest in the first presidential debate was reflected in a phenomenal amount of discussion online.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:48:52 GMTBelarusian villagers aren't happy about tanks churning up the grass outside their apartments.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:55:57 GMTIcelandic capital switches off street lights to give people a better view of the Aurora Borealis.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:43:41 GMTLots of people take glucosamine to help them with pains in their joints, but is there hard evidence that it improves things?
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:33:02 GMTBold health claims have been made for the power of turmeric. Is there anything in them, asks Michael Mosley.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:33:24 GMTFor three decades, a bizarre offender has racked up dozens of court appearances and several spells in prison over a strange fetish.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:34:39 GMTCounty Mayo has again made it to the All-Ireland Gaelic football final after eight losses since 1989. Can the team lay to rest the country's most infamous curse?
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 23:07:58 GMTDonovan Tavera is Mexico's first forensic cleaner whose fascination with cleaning up blood began as a young boy.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 23:28:24 GMTLeo is 10 year old and, after living most of his life as a girl, has decided that he is both masculine and feminine.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:06:01 GMTWhat life is like for 150 families living on the margins of Georgian society, in a building left for years to decay.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:50:12 GMTA man has been bitten by a spider on the penis for a second time. Which part of the body do you most want to avoid getting bitten or stung?
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:56:02 GMTThe Republican candidate appeared to use an unusual adverb in his debate against Hillary Clinton. Or did he?
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 12:25:45 GMTUK electricity prices soared as much of the country has experienced a heatwave. Why was demand for energy so high when it was hot?
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:34:37 GMTJeremy Corbyn has been criticised for being filmed sitting on the floor on a Virgin train when there were seats available. On a busy train, what is the deal with sitting in reserved but empty seats?
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 00:05:52 GMTWho was this athlete whose record has taken two millennia to beat?
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 23:36:14 GMTWho was this athlete whose record has taken two millennia to beat?
Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:50 GMTMount Athos in Greece may be the largest area in the world from which women - and female animals - are banned. What lies behind the ban?
Tue, 24 May 2016 23:56:10 GMTCanadian fishermen have been celebrating after catching two bright blue lobsters. But just how unusual is this?
Tue, 24 May 2016 13:30:49 GMTThe process of starting from scratch in an unfamiliar country.