Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:39:45 GMTTemperature data for 2016 shows it is likely to have edged ahead of 2015 as the world's warmest year.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:43:16 GMTWhite House says Republican criticism "outrageous" given Donald Trump has praised Wikileaks.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:35:08 GMTIntelligence briefings, flying saucer sightings and psychic tests are all part of the archive.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:35:24 GMTNigeria also joins a show of force to pressure President Jammeh to accept electoral defeat.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:01:34 GMTThe actress says her latest role is "a portrait of grief and incredible sorrow".
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:47:00 GMTBoris Johnson tells the EU not to treat the UK's Brexit "escape" like a "World War Two movie".
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:24:11 GMTMoscow says nine of its jets and eight of Turkey's pounded so-called Islamic State targets.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:42:26 GMTThe president of the Marche region appeals for aid after three strong quakes strike in a single day.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:20:35 GMTThe day begins early for President-elect Trump at the exclusive White House guest residence.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:28:54 GMTA right-wing leader in Germany provokes outrage for condemning the Holocaust memorial in Berlin.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:48:12 GMTThe former president is in intensive care and the first lady is suffering fatigue and a cough.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:15:44 GMTManchester United say they have become the first sports club in England to appoint a full-time counter-terrorism manager.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:41:16 GMTThe rare attack in India was allegedly carried out by a woman angry at her lover for breaking up.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:22:26 GMTA smartphone attachment that analyses DNA could help improve cancer and tuberculosis treatments.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:08:14 GMTCrowd-funding campaigns to see the untold story behind America's space program are proving hugely successful in the US.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:43:44 GMTPresident Barack Obama is giving his final news briefing at the White House.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:07:48 GMTChina has launched a direct rail freight service to London, as part of its drive to develop trade.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:09:57 GMTDonald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States on Friday.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:26:34 GMTCara Brookins constructed a house for her family after leaving an abusive relationship.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:02:25 GMTTourists were told to leave The Gambia following President Yahya Jammeh's refusal to hand power to the president-elect.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:03:32 GMTThe 200-tonne ice carousel was created by Janne Kapylehto, using a chainsaw.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:02:51 GMTMexicans are worried about what a cut to tax remittances sent to them by relatives in the United States could do to their lives and businesses.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:55:18 GMTAerial video shows a huge ice crack which is forcing British Antarctic Survey staff to leave their base.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:18:41 GMTFlush strength, front and back bidets, and air drying are all common features of toilets in Japan.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:06:22 GMTThe all-female Ocean's Eight film adds two new cast members - Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:44:16 GMTLarge areas of East Aleppo are like ghost towns, but some families are returning to their old homes or moving into unoccupied buildings, says Jeremy Bowen.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:30:16 GMTAfter mould is reportedly found in the popular children's toy - should parents be worried?
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:47:56 GMTPlane crashes in residential areas are extremely rare, largely because of the skill of pilots in a crisis.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:30:08 GMTA political crisis is growing in The Gambia, where President Yahya Jammeh refuses to admit electoral defeat and has declared a state of emergency.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:14:56 GMTFree trade has been a dominant part of the post-WW2 global economy, but it is now being challenged.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:25:32 GMTPhotographs from inside a Turkish pigeon auction in Sanliurfa.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:35:24 GMTA selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:20:46 GMTA selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 01:40:31 GMTPhotographer John Vink captures the work behind the scenes keeping the ski slopes open at Saint Sorlin d'Arves in France.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:25:14 GMTBritish sprinter James Ellington says he does not know how he or team-mate Nigel Levine survived a motorbike accident in Spain.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:41:58 GMTManchester United agree a deal to sell Memphis Depay to Lyon for a fee thought to be in the region of £16m.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:54:20 GMTWorld number one Andy Murray on fellow Briton Dan Evans, injuring his ankle and inspiring kids to take up tennis.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:06:10 GMTFormula 1's governing body the FIA approves the sale of the sport's commercial rights to Liberty Media.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:56:16 GMTAs Barack Obama steps down as US president, the BBC's Nancy Kacungira looks back at his legacy in Africa.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:44:17 GMTThe Yiwu-to-Barking express is the newest way to send your freight from China to Europe.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:33:24 GMTIran's Bahai minority is forbidden from studying at university - but they have a way round it, at least until it comes to postgraduate degrees.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:44:12 GMTDid an ill-fated train journey really pull Serbia and Kosovo to the brink of conflict?
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:33:29 GMTThe BBC's Siobhann Tighe was unsure what to do when she boarded a bus and sat next to a man watching porn on his mobile phone. Here readers tell their own stories of porn in public.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:20:28 GMTBBC Nepali reporter Krishnamaya on that tradition that forces menstruating women into outhouses.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:37:33 GMTInternet entrepreneur Charles Chen Yidan is going to award $8m per year to education projects.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:32:38 GMTThe dark mood inside the iconic Tsukiji fish market ahead of a controversial move to a new location.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:35:51 GMTIn 1991, the world's largest refugee camp opened in Kenya to shelter Somalis fleeing war.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:02:00 GMTCould a club for "girly girls" really help improve female equality in the workplace?
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:16:24 GMTCould experts at Davos find the right formula to shaping urban policies that will create progressive cities?
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:13:25 GMTIt's that time of year that sees politicians, chief executives and a few Hollywood stars rubbing shoulders in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. But why should we care?
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:12:11 GMTBrexit, Donald Trump, and the rise of populism have left the world's "liberal elites" reeling. Can Davos, their ideological habitat, survive?