Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:09:55 GMTThe Wikileaks source will walk free in May, but critics call the clemency "a grave mistake".
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:36:00 GMTScores are killed when a military jet targets a refugee camp, thinking it was Boko Haram militants.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:37:09 GMTA baby has been born to an infertile couple in Ukraine using a new type of "three-person IVF".
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:43:54 GMTFormer Apprentice contestant says Donald Trump is a "misogynist" who "debased and denigrated" her.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:18:57 GMTTheresa May sets out UK hopes for Brexit talks, warning that "no deal is better than a bad deal".
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:13:58 GMTThe BBC's Jeremy Bowen has visited the site of Aleppo's Umayyad Mosque to see what's left after the war in Syria.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:16:31 GMTAustralia says the search for MH370 could resume one day, but only with "credible new evidence".
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:21:14 GMTMore than 50 Democrats will miss Mr Trump's inauguration because of his attack on civil rights hero John Lewis.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:30:56 GMTAn Italian court sentences the group over the disappearance of Italian nationals in the 70s and 80s.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:09:44 GMTItalian conservative wins after his EPP group allies with liberals to counter rising populism.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:51:59 GMTBabies learn language in the early months of life, and retain this knowledge, say scientists.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:45:52 GMTPresident Yahya Jammeh is meant to hand over power to Adama Barrow on Thursday.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:49:12 GMTThe engineering giant will pay £671m to settle corruption cases spanning nearly 25 years after court approval.
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 00:06:07 GMTVirtual reality images retracing the route of the Tunisian beach attacker was shown to the inquest.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:26:38 GMTAtif Aslam stops his live concert in Karachi to rescue a girl from the crowd who was being harassed.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:02:57 GMTAnthony Scaramucci, an adviser to Donald Trump, tells the BBC that the president-elect is likely to tear up the old rulebook of how trade deals are done.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:11:07 GMTThe US president makes a surprise appearance at White House press secretary Josh Earnest's last briefing.
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:39:12 GMTA Canadian couple are shocked to find Esther the ‘micro-pig’ has grown into a 670lb giant
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:17:27 GMTRelatives of passengers aboard flight MH370 give their reactions to a decision to halt the search for the Malaysian airliner that vanished in March 2014.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:28:50 GMTHughie Maughan sends viewers into a spin with the intensity of his fake tan on a TV dance show.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:57:06 GMTIt's squirrels, not cyber-attacks, that pose the real threat to critical infrastructure systems, says one security expert.
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.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:25:17 GMTMarking the 100th anniversary of one of the greatest of all feats of code-breaking
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:27:33 GMTAfter extensive research the BBC's James Reynolds reveals the answer you have all been waiting for.
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 00:14:56 GMTFree trade has been a dominant part of the post-WW2 global economy, but it is now being challenged.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:05:32 GMTA political crisis is growing in The Gambia, where President Yahya Jammeh refuses to admit electoral defeat and has declared a state of emergency.
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, 11 Jan 2017 09:03:24 GMTImages of London City Airport, which is celebrating its 30th birthday this year.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:08:15 GMTNon-league Lincoln City reach the fourth round of the FA Cup for the first time in 41 years with a victory over Ipswich at Sincil Bank.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:13:24 GMTNon-league Sutton set up a glamorous FA Cup fourth-round home tie against Leeds with a thrilling win at 10-man AFC Wimbledon.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:35:39 GMTWorld number one Andy Murray admits he does not know much about his Australian Open second round opponent Andrey Rublev.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:40:48 GMTFormer world champion Neil Robertson will play Ronnie O'Sullivan in the Masters quarter-finals - Marco Fu is also through.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:20:28 GMTBBC Nepali reporter Krishnamaya on that tradition that forces menstruating women into outhouses.
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 00:21:51 GMTInternet entrepreneur Charles Chen Yidan is going to award $8m per year to education projects.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:40:10 GMTMelissa Dohme was viciously stabbed more than 30 times by her ex-boyfriend. She survived against all the odds and found love in an unexpected place.
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 22:48:30 GMTHow Australia's deadliest train crash - 40 years ago on Wednesday - reshaped its response to disasters.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:02:17 GMTSome of the British schoolgirls who met Michelle Obama in 2015 pay tribute to the outgoing US first lady.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:41:17 GMTWhat are the checks on a US president launching a strategic nuclear strike?
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:42:00 GMTGuy Delauney visits Melania Trump's hometown of Sevnica in Slovenia to meet those who knew her.
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 00:11:22 GMTChina's president will attend Davos for the first time, just days before Donald Trump takes office.
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?