Boris Johnson tells the EU not to treat the UK's Brexit "escape" like a "World War Two movie".
Temperature data for 2016 shows it is likely to have edged ahead of 2015 as the world's warmest year.
Bus drivers will have to do more to help wheelchair users after a disabled man's court victory.
Two major City of London investment banks say that some staff will have to move abroad when the UK leaves the EU.
Former England women's cricket captain Baroness Heyhoe Flint dies aged 77.
Some of the British schoolgirls who met Michelle Obama in 2015 pay tribute to the outgoing US first lady.
Intelligence briefings, flying saucer sightings and psychic tests are all part of the archive.
British sprinters James Ellington and Nigel Levine will miss the rest of 2017 after suffering injuries in a bike crash in Spain.
Moscow says nine of its jets and eight of Turkey's pounded so-called Islamic State targets.
The rare attack in India was allegedly carried out by a woman angry at her lover for breaking up.
Web-savvy teenage girls could become the UK's spies of the future, Britain's intelligence agency hopes.
Corrie Mckeague's use of a swingers website was not a secret, his mother says ahead of second search.
Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States on Friday.
China has launched a direct rail freight service to London, as part of its drive to develop trade.
Mexicans are worried about what a cut to tax remittances sent to them by relatives in the United States could do to their lives and businesses.
Jon Kay talks to people working on the busiest US inland waterway about maintaining the locks, and what Donald Trump could do for them.
A couple with a toddler "risked their lives" by climbing over a locked level crossing gate near Scarborough, Network Rail have warned.
The actress says her latest role is "a portrait of grief and incredible sorrow".
The BBC's Jeremy Bowen has visited the site of Aleppo's Umayyad Mosque to see what's left after the war in Syria.
As Tokyo's legendary fish market prepares to move, a third-generation tuna seller tells his story.
BBC coverage of latest developments as suspect in Berlin market attack is shot dead in Milan.
An appeal for information about the original owner of a watch gifted to a Scottish museum helps reunite members of his family.
The all-female Ocean's Eight film adds two new cast members - Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner.
The Yiwu-to-Barking express is the newest way to send your freight from China to Europe.
Large areas of East Aleppo are like ghost towns, but some families are returning to their old homes or moving into unoccupied buildings, says Jeremy Bowen.
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York urge Protestants to "repent" for their part in historical Church divisions.
A political crisis is growing in The Gambia, where President Yahya Jammeh refuses to admit electoral defeat and has declared a state of emergency.
Free trade has been a dominant part of the post-WW2 global economy, but it is now being challenged.
After mould is reportedly found in the popular children's toy - should parents be worried?
Theresa May says she wants an agreement with the customs union but not full membership.
Plane crashes in residential areas are extremely rare, largely because of the skill of pilots in a crisis.
Sooner or later, the downward pressure on the pound since the UK's Brexit vote is expected to lead to upward pressure on the prices of most things we buy.
Mystery around flight MH370 may remain after the search was halted, as the BBC's Anna Jones reports.
What has caused the latest political crisis to strike down the Stormont executive?
Photographs from inside a Turkish pigeon auction in Sanliurfa.
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Photographer John Vink captures the work behind the scenes keeping the ski slopes open at Saint Sorlin d'Arves in France.
Formula 1's governing body the FIA approves the sale of the sport's commercial rights to Liberty Media.
Britain's Dan Evans stuns seventh seed Marin Cilic at the Australian Open, before Andy Murray also progresses to the third round.
World and UK champion Mark Selby begins his Masters campaign with a thrilling final-frame 6-5 win over Mark Williams.
A fan who learned his son had died while watching an FA Cup game is to be reunited with two men who comforted him.
Iran's Bahai minority is forbidden from studying at university - but they have a way round it, at least until it comes to postgraduate degrees.
The BBC's Siobhann Tighe was unsure what to do when she boarded a bus and sat next to a man watching porn on his mobile phone. Here readers tell their own stories of porn in public.
As Michael Buble takes time off to care for his son, who could replace him as host of the Brit Awards?
Internet entrepreneur Charles Chen Yidan is going to award $8m per year to education projects.
BBC Economics Correspondent Andrew Walker answers your questions on Theresa May's Brexit speech.
With more and more people expected to live until 100, how does that affect our working lives?
A replica of an Arctic basecamp has been set up by a group of leading scientists, as a call to action to global leaders attending the World Economic Forum summit.
How Australia's deadliest train crash - 40 years ago on Wednesday - reshaped its response to disasters.
What are the checks on a US president launching a strategic nuclear strike?
Guy Delauney visits Melania Trump's hometown of Sevnica in Slovenia to meet those who knew her.
Advisers to Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are promoting a stronger relationship between the two.
More than 50 Democrats will miss Mr Trump's inauguration because of his attack on civil rights hero John Lewis.