News

  1. US shutdown ends as Congress passes bill

    The US government shutdown is over after Congress reached a temporary budget deal.
  2. Boris Johnson to push for more cash for NHS

    The foreign secretary thinks No 10 is not doing enough to ease winter pressures, sources tell the BBC.
  3. JLR cuts Land Rover production amid diesel uncertainty

    The UK's biggest car maker will temporarily cut output amid Brexit fears and tax hikes on diesels.
  4. Anger at nearly £4k disabled parking bay charge

    A council's charge of £3,800 for installing a disabled parking bay is branded "completely unfair".
  5. Princess Eugenie: Proposal 'was a complete surprise'

    Princess Eugenie says her long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank's proposal was "a complete surprise".
  6. L'Oreal hijab model pulls out of campaign after backlash

    Beauty blogger Amena Khan apologises after tweets she wrote in 2014 are branded as 'anti Israel'.
  7. Finsbury Park: Man 'wanted to kill Muslims in van attack'

    Darren Osborne is accused of driving a van into people near Finsbury Park mosques in June last year.
  8. Lord Lawson: Civil servants want to 'frustrate Brexit'

    Former chancellor Lord Lawson tells BBC Newsnight Whitehall is uneasy because it presents radical change.
  9. Defiant UKIP leader Henry Bolton aims to 'drain the swamp'

    Henry Bolton defies calls to step down as UKIP leader despite a series of resignations.
  10. Netflix tunes into subscriber surge

    The streaming service adds more than 8 million members in the last three months of 2017.
  11. Catholic deacon accused of murder by air injection in Belgium

    A Catholic deacon and former nurse is accused of at least 10 murders, using injections of air.
  12. Royal wedding: Brand wants homeless housed as council gift

    Russell Brand wants a council to donate a building to homeless people as a gift to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
  13. Guy Hedger shooting: Two men jailed for executive's murder

    Guy Hedger was shot dead by intruders in a botched burglary at his luxury home near Ringwood.
  14. Newspaper headlines: Obese children 'doomed to early death'

    A number of Tuesday's papers focus on health stories, from childhood obesity to NHS funding.
  15. Wild swimmer goes for a dip in frozen Loch Glascarnoch in Highlands

    An open and wild swimmer is filmed breaking ice on the surface of a Highlands loch to swim in the chilly water below.
  16. What actually happens during a smear test?

    What actually happens in a smear test and why are so many women too embarrassed to turn up for theirs?
  17. Twitter users' tips on unwanted male attention

    An online conversation has sparked debate on how men and women can help women get out of awkward situations.
  18. Oscar nominations 2018: Will Three Billboards sweep the (red) carpet?

    Three Billboards, Shape of Water and Darkest Hour are all set to be nominated.
  19. ISS cosmonaut does 'test flight' on a vacuum cleaner

    Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov said he had many questions from people asking if it was possible.
  20. Crafty New Caledonian crows make hunting tools

    New Caledonian crows make hooks out of plant material, using them to "fish" for grubs and spiders.
  21. Jimmy Armfield: Munich, Moore and Clough - a life in football

    In an interview from 2017, Jimmy Armfield, who has died aged 82, tells BBC Sport about some of his most interesting moments from a life in football.
  22. Instagram's 16-year-old slime superstar

    Alyssa Jagan has built a massive Instagram following on the power of slime.
  23. IS and how it continues to plague Iraq

    A month after war was declared over, Iraqi soldiers are still being killed by Islamic State militants.
  24. The next Silicon Valley: Penang

    The small Malaysian state of Penang is punching well above its weight in the tech world through hardware manufacturing.
  25. CEO secret: 'Don't be afraid to ask for help'

    'Don't be afraid to ask for help', says Jen Atkinson, the CEO of luxury travel company ITC.
  26. Would you keep a cockroach as a pet?

    In Russia, keeping exotic animals getting is more and more popular each year.
  27. Newspaper headlines: 'Army lags behind Russia' and steroid alert

    General Sir Nick Carter claims that the British army would struggle to withstand Russian forces.
  28. BBC News Channel

    BBC coverage of latest developments
  29. All you need to know about Princess Eugenie

    Here's all you need to know about the latest member of the Royal Family to announce their engagement.
  30. Whatever happened to the Brexit talks?

    It's been dry January for Brexit-watchers but plenty is happening behind the scenes, writes Adam Fleming.
  31. India woman fights family over 'low caste' husband's murder

    Kausalya testified against her parents for murder and is fighting to stop all caste discrimination.
  32. Reality Check: What's happening to defence spending?

    A warning from the head of the British army focuses attention on defence spending.
  33. Davos explained: In 90 seconds

    The World Economic Forum kicks off its meeting in Davos, and this year Donald Trump will be among the attendees.
  34. The president who made people take his bogus HIV cure

    Lamin Ceesay was lucky to survive when the Gambian president took away his drugs and tried to cure him with a paste of herbs. An unknown number died.
  35. Croatia bedtime stories feature same-sex families for first time

    The book has been praised by LGBT campaigners but not everyone is excited, writes the BBC's Guy De Launey.
  36. Blackburn: A town still divided?

    Has anything changed in Blackburn 10 years after BBC Panorama found the Muslim Asian and white communities were living worlds apart?
  37. Ben Stokes: England all-rounder will not fly to New Zealand before court date

    Ben Stokes will delay his departure to join the England squad in New Zealand until after he appears in court on 13 February.
  38. Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal forward joins Man Utd in swap with Henrikh Mkhitaryan

    Manchester United sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez in a straight swap for midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
  39. Swansea City 1-0 Liverpool

    Liverpool lose to Swansea as Alfie Mawson's goal condemns Jurgen Klopp's side to a first defeat in 19 league and cup games.
  40. Michael O'Neill: Northern Ireland manager turns down Scotland job

    Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill turns down the opportunity to replace Gordon Strachan as Scotland boss.
  41. Jimmy Armfield: Blackpool and England legend dies at the age of 82

    Ex-England captain Jimmy Armfield is described as a "national hero and football legend", after his death at the age of 82.
  42. Australian Open: Kyle Edmund ready for Grigor Dimitrov quarter-final

    Kyle Edmund says the belief is growing as he prepares to take on third seed Grigor Dimitrov in the Australian Open quarter-finals on Tuesday.
  43. Winter Olympics: Lizzy Yarnold and Laura Deas on Pyeongchang hopes

    Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold recalls racing in front of "no-one" in 2014, while fellow Briton Laura Deas wants to make "the step up" in Pyeongchang.