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 17:24:27 GMTSyrian rebels call for truce to allow civilian evacuations after withdrawing from Aleppo's old city.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:00:42 GMTIowa Governor Terry Branstad will be the new US ambassador to China, according to US media.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:33:11 GMTThe Cassini spacecraft has sent back the first views from its new orbit around Saturn.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:07:28 GMTThere are no survivors as a Pakistan Airlines plane with 48 people on board crashes in the north.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:00:36 GMTItaly's PM confirms he will resign later on Wednesday, after the Senate passes the 2017 budget.
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 17:47:39 GMTLabour opens a Commons Brexit debate saying MPs are entitled to know details of ministers' plans.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:00:35 GMTMigrating snow geese die after landing in mine wastewater acidic enough to dissolve steel.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:02:10 GMTYouTube denies changing its algorithms, after its most popular star threatens to delete his channel.
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 16:03:46 GMTNew Zealand man of Asian origin has "no hard feelings" after passport system said eyes were closed.
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 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 13:13:30 GMTThe journalists who risk their lives documenting Aleppo speak of the difficult choices they have to make.
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 00:41:55 GMTJames Downing, a 103-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor, shares his vivid memories of how the day unfolded.
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 00:09:49 GMTOne Woman's quest to rescue Russia's aging cows.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:43:14 GMTWatch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:18:38 GMTChinese authorities order thousands of accounts on popular live streaming apps and sites to shut down.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:35:35 GMTUS President-elect Donald Trump is named Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2016.
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 00:29:25 GMTThere are many ways China could respond to any further provocations from Donald Trump after his Taiwan call.
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 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 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 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 02:04:21 GMTBolivian authorities arrest the head of the airline involved in the Chapecoense air disaster.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:43:07 GMTThe FA is expected to quiz Dario Gradi over claims he "smoothed over" a sex assault complaint against a Chelsea scout.
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 14:34:38 GMTThe Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
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.
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.