'Thirty killed' in Nigeria suicide attack

Thirty people are killed in a suicide bomb attack in the northeastern Nigerian town of Madagali, the army says.

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 9:09 am

Aleppo battle: UN says hundreds of men missing

Hundreds of Aleppo men are reported missing after leaving rebel areas, the UN says.

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 9:00 am

Fernando Alonso: Spaniard is not going to Mercedes, says Flavio Briatore

Fernando Alonso's manager Flavio Briatore says the Spaniard will 'respect' his McLaren contract after speculation linking him to Mercedes.

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 8:50 am

McLaren report: More than 1,000 Russian athletes implicated in state-sponsored doping

More than 1,000 Russian athletes were involved in a state-sponsored doping programme for four years from 2011, a new report claims.

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 8:24 am

Spain's Ceuta enclave stormed by migrants

At least 400 people breach the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta.

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 8:18 am

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Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 7:48 am

Donald Trump to stay as Apprentice executive producer

Donald Trump is to remain as an executive producer on TV show Celebrity Apprentice after becoming US president.

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 7:43 am

Football-sized drone flown 20m from Heathrow-bound plane

A drone was flown as close as 20m from a passenger jet over south-east London, an investigation reveals.

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 7:41 am

AgustaWestland: India ex-air force boss arrested for bribery

Indian police arrest former air force chief SP Tyagi over corruption allegations in helicopter deal.

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 7:20 am

Calgary zoo investigating penguin drowning deaths

The Calgary zoo is investigating how seven penguins suffered a mystery and "devastating" drowning.

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 7:06 am

India v England: Murali Vijay & Cheteshwar Pujara frustrate tourists in fourth Test

Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara's unbroken stand of 107 helps India reach 146-1, trailing England by 254 on day two of the fourth Test in Mumbai.

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 7:06 am

Netherlands trial: Geert Wilders guilty of incitement

Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders is convicted in hate speech trial but no penalty is imposed.

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 6:45 am

Park Geun-hye: A long but difficult life in politics

The impeachment of President Park Geun-hye could end a long but sometimes tragic life in politics.

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 6:08 am

Dutch populist

Populist leader Geert Wilders is leading opinion polls, but will Dutch voters back him in March elections?

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 5:32 am

Why people want Jennifer Lawrence to apologise to Hawaii over her rock story

Jennifer Lawrence is criticised after she told a story about rubbing her bum on some sacred rocks in Hawaii.

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 5:18 am

Chapecoense crash: Bolivia official accuses bosses of cover-up

Bolivian officials are accused of a cover-up over the plane crash involving Brazilian team Chapoconense.

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 4:37 am

Park Geun-hye: South Korea lawmakers vote to impeach leader

South Korea's parliament impeaches President Park Geun-hye who steps down amid a corruption scandal.

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 4:37 am

Africa's top shots: 2 December-8 December 2016

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 3:25 am

Park Geun-hye impeached: Did a puppy bring down South Korea's president?

The bizarre tale of how an argument over a puppy led to revelations about South Korea's president.

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 3:12 am

Gareth Bale: BBC Sports Personality 2016 contender

The Real Madrid forward helped Wales to the Euro 2016 semi-finals - our latest profile of the Sports Personality nominees.

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | 2:02 am

Hollywood legend

A selection of images from the life and career of US actor Kirk Douglas, who celebrates his 100th birthday on 9 December.

Posted on: 8 December 2016 | 7:55 pm

Frank Gardner: What are Saudi Arabia's goals in Yemen conflict?

The BBC's Frank Gardner looks at whether Saudi Arabia can achieve its goals in Yemen's messy war.

Posted on: 8 December 2016 | 7:16 pm

In a jam

It's a rare thing in cinema for a film to receive a round of applause before its titles appear. But that's what has been happening at early screenings of Oscar-tipped musical La La Land.

Posted on: 8 December 2016 | 6:50 pm

Generations of change thanks to water and sanitation

Family portraits that show progress resulting from access to water and sanitation

Posted on: 8 December 2016 | 6:46 pm

Generations of change thanks to water and sanitation

Family portraits that show progress resulting from access to water and sanitation

Posted on: 8 December 2016 | 6:46 pm