Rescuers in central Italy say many people have been killed after a hotel was hit by an avalanche.
The prime minister is expected to say the elite must tackle a backlash against globalisation.
Yahya Jammeh refuses to step aside for Adama Barrow as regional troops mass at the border.
"The local people were crying and worried about their children," says one British tourist.
President Barack Obama has revealed his advice to Donald Trump in his final press conference.
A sex offender caught in the US by undercover police is jailed for 13 years in a plea bargain deal.
Warnings about a potentially hazardous chemical sparks a flurry of calls to the Army.
IS endured "unprecedented territorial" defeats and should lose Mosul by mid-2017, new analysis says.
Manchester United top the Deloitte Football Money League for the first time since 2003-04 after generating record revenue in the 2015-16 season.
Ana-Alecia Ayala, who has died from cancer, inspired millions by dancing on camera in hospital.
Korean Air is believed to be the only major airline that routinely carries electric stun guns on its planes.
A pedestrian dies after being hit by a fire engine that was responding to an emergency.
A girl, who was kidnapped as a baby 18 years ago, has defended the woman who took her from a Florida hospital.
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.
Zahid Mahmood, wrongly accused by columnist Katie Hopkins of being a Muslim extremist, has invited her to his house for tea. Catrin Nye reports.
Jeremy Bowen reports from the ruins of eastern Aleppo where 40,000 people have returned home.
Webcams have caught the dramatic eruption of Mexico's Colima volcano, which has seen an increase in activity since October.
The Breakfast team have been monkeying around with one of the stars of new series 'Spy in the Wild'.
More than 50 House Democrats are boycotting Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony amid a feud between the president-elect and civil rights activist John Lewis.
A supermarket in Moray introduces a "relaxed" lane aimed at making life at the checkout less stressful for some of its more vulnerable customers.
BBC coverage of latest developments as suspect in Berlin market attack is shot dead in Milan.
Adverts for Moneysupermarket and Paddy Power were among the most-complained-about last year.
The iconic brand of salty yeast spread is bought by Bega Cheese from US giant Mondelez in $A460m deal
What the chief executive's relationship with alcohol reveals about the occupants of the White House.
The BBC's Kevin Connolly gauges reaction in the European Parliament to the UK PM's Brexit pledges.
The Yiwu-to-Barking express is the newest way to send your freight from China to Europe.
Scientists have shortlisted three little-known diseases that they think could become the next global health emergency.
A political crisis is growing in The Gambia, with President Jammeh refusing to step down as Senagalese troops mass on the border.
After mould is reportedly found in the popular children's toy - should parents be worried?
Free trade has been a dominant part of the post-WW2 global economy, but it is now being challenged.
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.
Boris Johnson's Brexit reference to World War Two comes under consideration in the newspapers.
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.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic loses in five sets to world number 117 Denis Istomin in the second round of the Australia Open.
Johanna Konta reaches the third round of the Australian Open but fellow Britons Heather Watson and Kyle Edmund go out.
Every day, Miqdaad Versi searches newspapers looking for errors concerning Muslims and Islam, looking to challenge them.
Throughout his time in the White House, Michelle Obama's personal hairdresser has become a flamboyant social media star.
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?
Hong Kong has spent 20 years under Chinese sovereignty. What's changed?
An attack on a Turkish nightclub revives a debate over whether the country's secular side is under threat.
The vegan aiming to make the perfect meatless burger to please even "the hardcore meat lover".
The BBC's Jonathan Head looks into why Thailand's roads are among the most lethal in the world.
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.
Donald Trump's mother Mary Anne MacLeod grew up on the Hebridean island of Lewis.
The day begins early for President-elect Trump at the exclusive White House guest residence.
The businessman's surprise win in the US election has already had a major impact on the world.
The first of two animated opinion pieces for BBC Newsnight looking ahead to Donald Trump's presidency. Roger Kimball, art critic, social commentator and editor of The New Criterion, says the moral panic needs to stop.
What are the checks on a US president launching a strategic nuclear strike?