Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:02:52 GMTPolice say they are preparing for as many as 40 deaths after a fire breaks out at a rave in Oakland.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 18:59:58 GMTSyrian government troops control 50% of territory in east Aleppo, a military spokesman tells the BBC.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 18:34:24 GMTThousands attend a service in Brazil's Chapecoense stadium to honour players killed in a plane crash.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:08:11 GMTChina lodges a protest with the US over Donald Trump's phone call with the Taiwanese president.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:01:07 GMTCristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho were part of a tax-avoidance scheme, a huge document leak alleges.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 09:54:42 GMTRelatives of those who died on flight MH370 travel to Madagascar, seeking a wider search for debris.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:36:56 GMTA French town is told to remove its park's Virgin Mary statue as it breaks national secularism rules.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 18:27:32 GMTUS soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who deserted his unit in Afghanistan, asks President Obama for a pardon.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:15:28 GMTEngland equal their record of 14 consecutive Test victories with a fourth win in a row against Australia at Twickenham.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:06:15 GMTThe pilot of an airliner with 128 people on board suffers a heart attack as he taxies the plane to the runway at Glasgow Airport.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 18:58:35 GMTTears and pain as the bodies of Brazil's plane crash victims arrive at Chapecoense stadium for a service.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 04:07:27 GMTAs Fidel Castro's ashes make their final journey from Havana to Santiago, Cubans try to come to terms with the death of their revolutionary leader.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 15:16:13 GMTRelatives of those who died on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 travel to Madagascar to lobby for the search for debris to be expanded.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:41:00 GMTTwin sisters Irene Crump and Phyllis Jones have just celebrated their 100th birthday.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 02:23:43 GMTBethany Bell explains why Austria is facing a Christmas presidential election - its second of the year.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:34:37 GMTTwenty-five-year-old Conchi Rios is one of only four female matadors fighting bulls in Spain.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:30:38 GMTBroadcaster Mik Scarlet gives a potted history of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 15:18:43 GMTWatch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:49:17 GMTA vegetarian cafe refuses to accept the new £5 note after it emerged the currency contains animal products.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:11:42 GMTA German comedy about a father trying to reconnect with his adult daughter has been named the best film of 2016 in a poll of more than 150 critics.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:32:08 GMTConcern is growing over the rising power of Iraqi Shia militias in the battle for Mosul, Orla Guerin says.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:21:02 GMTDonald Trump made a successful campaign with big promises. But if his supporters didn't even believe him, how should the press handle him now?
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:27:39 GMTLower income and unemployed men are being targeted in extrajudicial killings in the Philippines.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:36:03 GMTTwo candidates in Austria's presidential election held their final campaign events before the vote.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:43:52 GMTThe controversial legal challenges have been criticised as politically motivated.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:50:18 GMTA list of business holdings that could force Trump to choose between US interest and his bottom line
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:28:47 GMTGambian voters use marbles instead of ballot papers to vote in their presidential election in 1 December.
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, 30 Nov 2016 14:06:37 GMTThe ashes of the late leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, are being taken to Santiago.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 01:50:30 GMTImages shortlisted for the People's Choice Award in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 18:38:30 GMTSergio Ramos scores a stoppage-time equaliser to extend Real Madrid's unbeaten start to the season in a bad-tempered El Clasico at Barcelona.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:56:25 GMTChelsea come from behind to beat Manchester City 3-1 and increase their lead to four points at the top of the table.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 20:12:50 GMTArsenal move up to second in the Premier League table with an emphatic victory over West Ham at London Stadium.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:29:20 GMTTottenham consolidate their position on the fringes of the Premier League top four with a commanding win over struggling Swansea.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:03:34 GMTChinese events organiser Churan Zheng gets free company menstrual leave and says that in her view it is an essential option for all women.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:07:23 GMTA selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:18:51 GMTSpirited Away enjoys a 15th anniversary re-release, further cementing the central role of director Hayao Miyazaki in Japanese animation.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:40:29 GMTWhat role do postcards and letters play in this digital age? Some businesses think there is a gap in the market.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:05:15 GMTThe palace of a Ugandan king and he has been charged with murder - why?
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:34:07 GMTSpain is a divided country over arguably its most famous tradition of bullfighting.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:49:30 GMTJournalist's case raises fears America's weak press freedom laws don't protect against government power.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:08:35 GMTThe Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:41:58 GMTTurkish officials investigate if negligence was a factor in a fire that killed 12 people in a dorm.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:04:21 GMTThousands of people are spreading a false rumour about a Washington pizza restaurant and a child sex ring. But why?
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:14:13 GMTActor who achieved fame as the bumbling Spanish waiter in Fawlty Towers.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:07:18 GMTThe largest ever all-female mission to Antarctica sets sail, to promote more women to the top of science.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:29:26 GMTAs winter approaches, the struggle Native American protesters face is growing harder by the day.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:06:50 GMTAn American businessman has launched an online offer to donate his air miles to people who can't afford to fly home for Christmas
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 03:11:11 GMTAustralian students cheaply recreate a life-saving drug that was famously hiked in price last year.