Australian Open 2017: Novak Djokovic knocked out by world number 117 Istomin

Defending champion Novak Djokovic loses in five sets to world number 117 Denis Istomin in the second round of the Australia Open.

Posted on: 19 January 2017 | 2:35 am

Rescuers reach Italy avalanche hotel amid search for survivors

An Italian rescue official has said that a number of people have been killed after a hotel was hit by an avalanche close to the Gran Sasso mountain in the Abruzzo region.

Posted on: 19 January 2017 | 2:21 am

Italy avalanche: 'Many dead' in hotel Rigopiano in Abruzzo

Rescuers in central Italy say many people have been killed after a hotel was hit by an avalanche.

Posted on: 19 January 2017 | 2:12 am

BBC Breakfast presenters meet 'Orangu-cam'

The Breakfast team have been monkeying around with one of the stars of new series 'Spy in the Wild'.

Posted on: 19 January 2017 | 2:11 am

Mexico's Colima volcano in fiery explosion

Webcams have caught the dramatic eruption of Mexico's Colima volcano, which has seen an increase in activity since October.

Posted on: 19 January 2017 | 1:48 am

Pedestrian dies after being hit by fire engine in Royston

A pedestrian dies after being hit by a fire engine that was responding to an emergency.

Posted on: 19 January 2017 | 1:47 am

Ana-Alecia Ayala, 'dancing and laughter' cancer patient, dies

Ana-Alecia Ayala, who has died from cancer, inspired millions by dancing on camera in hospital.

Posted on: 19 January 2017 | 1:43 am

First British holidaymakers return from The Gambia

"The local people were crying and worried about their children," says one British tourist.

Posted on: 19 January 2017 | 1:42 am

Theresa May will tell world leaders UK is 'open for business'

The prime minister is expected to say the elite must tackle a backlash against globalisation.

Posted on: 19 January 2017 | 1:27 am

Kidnapped girl Lexis Manigo defends abductor 'mother'

A girl, who was kidnapped as a baby 18 years ago, has defended the woman who took her from a Florida hospital.

Posted on: 19 January 2017 | 1:00 am

Newspaper headlines: Boris Johnson, NHS drugs, Gambia crisis and Dylan painting

Boris Johnson's Brexit reference to World War Two comes under consideration in the newspapers.

Posted on: 19 January 2017 | 12:17 am

Australian Open 2017: Johanna Konta wins but Heather Watson and Kyle Edmund lose

Johanna Konta reaches the third round of the Australian Open but fellow Britons Heather Watson and Kyle Edmund go out.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 11:58 pm

Gambia political crisis: What happens next?

A political crisis is growing in The Gambia, with President Jammeh refusing to step down as Senagalese troops mass on the border.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 11:46 pm

Moneysupermarket and Paddy Power lead advert complaints

Adverts for Moneysupermarket and Paddy Power were among the most-complained-about last year.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 11:39 pm

Gambia's President Jammeh refuses to leave office as deadline passes

Yahya Jammeh refuses to step aside for Adama Barrow as regional troops mass at the border.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 11:26 pm

Vegemite back in Australian ownership after A$460m Bega deal

The iconic brand of salty yeast spread is bought by Bega Cheese from US giant Mondelez in $A460m deal

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 9:29 pm

Ben Wright: Is teetotal Trump in good company?

What the chief executive's relationship with alcohol reveals about the occupants of the White House.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 7:53 pm

Cutting loose

Throughout his time in the White House, Michelle Obama's personal hairdresser has become a flamboyant social media star.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 7:50 pm

Hard pressed

Why is it that the NHS always seems to be short of staff, and is there anything that can be done to resolve the problem?

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 7:45 pm

Make no mistake

Every day, Miqdaad Versi searches newspapers looking for errors concerning Muslims and Islam, looking to challenge them.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 7:34 pm

Incredible journey of Trump's mother

Donald Trump's mother Mary Anne MacLeod grew up on the Hebridean island of Lewis.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 6:48 pm

Islamic State group 'lost quarter of territory' in 2016

IS endured "unprecedented territorial" defeats and should lose Mosul by mid-2017, new analysis says.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 6:28 pm

Bomb teams sent to schools 600 times in chemical alert

Warnings about a potentially hazardous chemical sparks a flurry of calls to the Army.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 6:22 pm

Donald Trump presidency: How the world has already changed

The businessman's surprise win in the US election has already had a major impact on the world.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 6:18 pm

Pious vs secular

An attack on a Turkish nightclub revives a debate over whether the country's secular side is under threat.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 6:11 pm