3:13 pm (17 minutes ago)
Thousands of people are being evacuated from their homes amid fears a storm, which killed a man in Scotland, will trigger the biggest tidal surge for 60 years.
2:37 pm (54 minutes ago)
Chancellor George Osborne says the job of economic recovery "is not yet done but Britain is moving again - let's keep going".
2:06 pm (an hour ago)
The men accused of murdering Fusilier Lee Rigby in south-east London chose him because he was "the soldier that was spotted first", the Old Bailey hears.
2:53 pm (37 minutes ago)
Pope Francis is to set up a Vatican committee to fight sexual abuse of children in the Catholic Church and offer help to victims.
2:49 pm (42 minutes ago)
Firefighters in England and Wales announce another round of strike action in their dispute with the government over pensions.
2:23 pm (an hour ago)
A teacher, believed to be an American national, is shot dead in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, local officials say.
2:52 pm (39 minutes ago)
The paper disc that people have had to display in their cars to show they have paid vehicle excise duty is to be replaced by an electronic system.
2:04 pm (an hour ago)
TV cook Nigella Lawson tells a court she is "not proud" of having used drugs, on the second day of her evidence at the trial of her personal assistants.
2:56 pm (35 minutes ago)
Ex-Sun editor Rebekah Brooks agreed a payment of £4,000 to a member of the armed forces for a picture of Prince William in a bikini, the Old Bailey hears.
2:18 pm (an hour ago)
A Royal Marine who murdered an injured insurgent in Afghanistan is named as Sgt Alexander Blackman, after the High Court lifted an anonymity order.
12:20 pm (3 hours ago)
A suicide car bomb followed by a gunbattle at Yemen's defence ministry have left at least 29 people dead and more than 70 injured, officials say.
11:48 am (4 hours ago)
A five-year-old girl who accidentally broke a Christmas tree bauble in a department store writes a heartfelt apology.
8:51 am (7 hours ago)
Dr Shattuck-Hufnagel, an American psychologist, discusses what makes tongue twisters so difficult.
10:31 am (5 hours ago)
Graeme Swann says individuals will not be blamed for dropped catches as Australia end day one of the second Test 273-5.
12:11 pm (3 hours ago)
Michel Platini, head of European governing body Uefa, calls for yellow cards to be replaced by a sin-bin in football.
12:30 pm (3 hours ago)
Jockey Timmy Murphy is banned for nine days following an "altercation" in the Newbury weighing room.
2:30 pm (an hour ago)
Fifa alters plans to scrap the emergency loan system at the end of the season, providing a boost to many lower division clubs.
11:14 am (4 hours ago)
Alastair Cook's impressive leadership was undermined by some basic errors on day one of the second Test, writes cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew
12:56 pm (3 hours ago)
The independent Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) predicts that the government will not have to borrow any money in 2018-19.
9:55 am (6 hours ago)
Dr Ros Altmann, a pension expert who has advised the government, and Shiv Malik, the author of Jilted Generation, discuss the state pension age.
2:02 pm (an hour ago)
The key points of Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement on the economy.
1:04 pm (2 hours ago)
The headlines of George Osborne's Autumn Statement are explained in a five minute digest.
10:30 am (5 hours ago)
Teenage births in England fell by 8% in a year, latest figures show.
12:17 am (15 hours ago)
A Labour MP has called for more people struggling with depression to seek treatment, after revealing his own battle against "black moods".
1:27 pm (2 hours ago)
A cap on the numbers of students England's universities can admit is to be lifted in 2015, the Chancellor George Osborne has said.
Friday, November 29th, 2:15 pm
The government has committed to introducing a year of shared leave for new parents by April 2015.
11:34 am (4 hours ago)
The movements of hundreds of millions of mobile users are being tracked by the NSA every day, reveals the Washington Post.
Yesterday, 10:25 am
The UN mission in Democratic Republic of Congo has started to deploy unarmed surveillance drones to monitor rebel activity near the forested borders with Rwanda and Uganda.
3:15 pm (16 minutes ago)
The Chancellor has announced £90m a year for five years for the UK to collaborate with emerging nations.
Yesterday 6:43 pm (21 hours ago)
Prof Chris Stringer from the Natural History Museum, London, explains what the discovery of 400,000 year-old human DNA could tell us about human evolution.
12:23 pm (3 hours ago)
BBC HR director Lucy Adams settles her legal action against the NUJ after the union apologised for falsely accusing her of a "dirty tricks" campaign against its members.
1:20 pm (2 hours ago)
Colin Firth joins World War II veterans and the widow of the man he plays at the London premiere of prisoner of war film The Railway Man
Yesterday, 9:47 am
An association of flag experts, or vexillologists, has created a set of designs it hopes will encourage a discussion, writes Sam Judah.
Yesterday, 2:31 am
Young people are anonymously bullying and trolling themselves online in what some are calling cyber self-harm. Why?
5:53 am (10 hours ago)
The press digests TV chef Nigella Lawson's sartorial choices, along with her evidence in court, while the autumn statement and UK-China trade trip remain in the news.
3:06 pm (25 minutes ago)
Hundred-mile-an-hour winds batter parts of England with thousands of people being evacuated due to the risk of flooding.
2:11 pm (an hour ago)
A van driver had a "lucky escape" when a 70ft tree fell in high winds on to his vehicle, say fire crews in Manchester.
2:50 pm (41 minutes ago)
A lorry driver dies after high winds cause travel chaos across Scotland, with trains halted and people being warned not to drive.
3:18 pm (13 minutes ago)
The Scottish government's budget will increase by £308m over the next two years, the chancellor announces.
2:24 pm (an hour ago)
Strong winds in Northern Ireland cause thousands of people to lose electricity, while roads, ferries and flights are also disrupted.
2:27 pm (an hour ago)
3:12 pm (19 minutes ago)
Lifeboats evacuate dozens of homes in Rhyl after several hundred properties were flooded as high tides and gale force winds swept across the UK.
2:28 pm (an hour ago)
The Welsh government is to receive around £100m extra over the next two years as a result of the chancellor's Autumn Statement.
3:15 pm (16 minutes ago)
At least 60 people have been killed in the latest communal violence in the Central African Republic, reports say.
Yesterday 6:10 pm (21 hours ago)
Up to 30,000 Eritreans have been abducted since 2007 and taken to Egypt's Sinai to suffer torture and ransom demands, new research says.
7:35 am (8 hours ago)
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej urges people to support each other for the country, in a birthday address amid anti-government protests.
9:20 am (6 hours ago)
A tiger that is believed to have killed three villagers in the past week in the southern Indian state of Karnataka is finally caught, a senior official says.
10:41 am (5 hours ago)
Britain wants to change the rules governing the free movement of people across the EU, Home Secretary Theresa May will tell European ministers.
1:18 pm (2 hours ago)
Forces loyal to the ousted Central African Republic president are said to have attacked the capital hours before the UN votes on sending peacekeepers.
4:53 am (11 hours ago)
Stolen radioactive material, cobalt-60, is found in Mexico, but officials warn the thieves may have been exposed to deadly radiation levels.
10:45 am (5 hours ago)
Police officers in the Argentine province of Cordoba get a pay increase after residents take advantage of officers being on strike to loot shops.
Yesterday 5:54 pm (22 hours ago)
Crowds of mourners in Lebanon turn out to bury Hassan Lakkis, a commander in the Shia militant group Hezbollah, killed at close range on Tuesday.
Yesterday 5:51 pm (22 hours ago)
At least 18 people have been killed in a rocket attack on government-held areas in the Syrian city of Aleppo, activists say.
2:38 pm (53 minutes ago)
Fast-food workers in nearly 100 cities across the US are planning to hold a 24-hour strike in protest at low wages on Thursday, organisers say.
2:42 pm (49 minutes ago)
The flight instructor who was the inspiration for the female love interest in the film Top Gun has become acting deputy head of the Pentagon.
12:42 pm (3 hours ago)
24 hours of news photos: 5 December
Yesterday, 2:46 am
Gered Mankowitz’s private archive on show
3:09 pm (21 minutes ago)
High winds and flooding in parts of country
Tuesday, 7:43 am
Police ease tensions by removing barricades
Monday, 4:04 pm
Three photojournalists work on show
Tuesday, 12:28 am
Hundreds of Ukrainian protesters remain outside parliament
Tuesday, 12:39 pm
24 hours of news photos: 3 December
Saturday, November 30th, 4:40 am
Lives of early Palestinian refugees revealed
Wednesday, June 19th, 1:47 pm
MPs are taking part in a backbench business debate on modern-day slavery.
11:09 am (4 hours ago)
The BBC's Tomasz Schafernaker's gives a weather report as the UK is hit by winds over 100mph.
8:17 am (7 hours ago)
A group of servicemen, two of whom lost limbs in Afghanistan, have set off on a rowing race across the Atlantic to raise money for charity.
Yesterday 9:37 pm (18 hours ago)
The sectarian and sexual violence gripping the Central African Republic is now the worst it has ever been.
12:01 am (16 hours ago)
Bhutan is known for its mask dances which are an integral part of the country's remarkable cultural and religious traditions.
Yesterday 7:40 pm (20 hours ago)
Heavy rains and floods cause a powerful landslide in the southern Italian town of Montescaglioso.
4:57 am (11 hours ago)
A number of works by the artist Banksy are to be auctioned in Beverly Hills, California.
12:01 am (16 hours ago)
A fuel cell has been fitted in the basement of a new development off Regent Street in London.
5:56 am (10 hours ago)
Two months after one of the worst boat disasters off the shores of Europe in living memory, the families of many of the victims are still waiting to be allowed to give them a proper burial.
6:51 am (9 hours ago)
The secret double life of a gay neo-Nazi
8:12 am (7 hours ago)
Vietnam in brutal, striking detail
12:42 pm (3 hours ago)
No more accidentally ripping the thing in two
12:01 pm (4 hours ago)
Honours even after England's 'full Monty'
12:21 am (15 hours ago)
Is choosing to block online advertising ethical?
12:12 pm (3 hours ago)
What would you ask a roomful of Nobel prizewinners?
1:32 pm (an hour ago)
Fears grow over plight of Pearl the pig
7:10 am (8 hours ago)
20 tales from readers who liked or hated being an only child
Yesterday, 12:08 pm
What chance that major climate fund can reach target?