A Brexit deal will need to be reached by October 2018, EU negotiator Michel Barnier says.
A man is convicted of giving £3,000 to the "man in the hat" suspected over Brussels terror attacks.
British actor Peter Vaughan, best known for roles in Game of Thrones and Porridge, dies aged 93.
Tributes have been paid to a Fife tour guide who was stabbed to death in Lapland.
The UK is still lagging behind at education, with little progress in international rankings.
Beyonce and Adele receive multiple nominations for the 2017 Grammy Awards but David Bowie is snubbed in the best album category.
The way England's railways are run is set for a major overhaul, the transport secretary says.
The chancellor says the full-face veil should be prohibited across Germany where legally possible.
Australian police have a new suspect in the inquiry into the disappearance of UK-born toddler Cheryl Grimmer.
A man dies when he is shot in the head during a suspected ambush outside a restaurant in west London, police say.
Director Bernardo Bertolucci attributes a row over how an actress was treated while filming Last Tango in Paris to a "misunderstanding".
More than 85 million accounts at video sharing site Dailymotion have been hacked, Leakedsource says.
A 21-year-old bone cancer patient says he's been overwhelmed by the support of friends who've raised more than £56,000 to help him achieve his bucket list.
British actor Peter Vaughan, best known for roles in Game of Thrones and Porridge, has died at the age of 93.
Thousands of mourners pay their respects to late Tami Nadu chief minister J Jayalalitha, who has died at the age of 68.
A petrol station worker in Barnsley is run over by a driver fleeing with £120 of fuel.
A young boy’s bike, which had been stolen and was the last present his late father gave him, has been returned
The Supreme Court continues a landmark legal hearing into whether Parliament's consent is required before official Brexit negotiations can begin.
Donald Trump claims the US media is crooked and biased. So where do his supporters get their news?
EU negotiator Michel Barnier warns the UK that it cannot "cherry pick" the Brexit deal it wants.
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A robin "delights" a cathedral's congregation by taking up residence in its Christmas tree.
A great-grandmother has life-saving cancer surgery - at the age of 102, and without a general anaesthetic.
One corner of Ireland is grateful to Donald Trump, but could his economic policies hurt US investment?
BBC Newsnight has the untold story of what is believed to be the biggest migrant shipwreck of 2016.
After the election, people in Mexico are trying to come to terms with the new US president.
With the government's battle over Article 50 going to the Supreme Court, there has been much comment about the gender and ethnic make-up of the judges and barristers at work. But how "diverse" is the legal profession?
Jayaram Jayalalitha, one of India's most flamboyant and controversial politicians, inspired a cult following and held her own in the masculine world of Tamil politics.
Two stories in the past week have reported contradictory conclusions about the cost of Christmas dinner.
The BBC's Seoul correspondent Stephen Evans profiles the controversial leader.
How the football child sex abuse scandal has grown since former player Andy Woodward first said he was a victim.
The finalists of the 2016 Through the Lens photography awards discuss their images of the British Isles.
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, we asked for your pictures on the theme "Lines".
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Photographer Ed Gold's images from the remote community of Galena in Alaska, USA.
Mercedes are considering signing Fernando Alonso to replace Nico Rosberg as Lewis Hamilton's partner, team boss Toto Wolff says.
Denmark's Thomas Bjorn is named Europe's Ryder Cup captain for the 2018 event in Paris.
George North is stood down from playing by Northampton until he has undergone independent assessment of a head injury.
Actor Peter Vaughan, who has died aged 93, seldom played leading roles, but in a seven-year career he became an ever-present figure on stage, screen and TV.
Why do so many artificially intelligent chatbots have female names and avatars?
When footballers decide to speak openly about claims they had been sexually abused, it came as a shock to loved ones.
The human impact of rail strikes on commuters
Kevin Bishop talks about his starring role as a would-be elocution expert in a play set in the 1930s, at the end of the silent movie era.
A provocative cartoon featuring a beer-swilling Aboriginal man fans a row about free speech in Australia.
In June 2015, G7 leaders took a group photo, 17 months later, five of them are out of power or close to it.
An organised crime ring was giving out real US visas in Ghana's capital Accra for a decade - how did they get away with it for so long?
Heloise Letissier, aka Christine and the Queens, talks pansexuality and rejecting gender stereotypes.
BBC's 100 Women is holding an international edit-a-thon to increase female biographies on Wikipedia - tell us who you want to add.
How planting trees helped a 105-year-old Indian woman cope with infertility
When Corinne Maier spoke to the BBC attacking baby mania, her honest account of parenting struck a chord around the world.