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Ukraine government and pro-Russia rebels agree memorandum on peace plan for conflict in east at Minsk talks
Posted: September 19, 2014, 11:42 pm
Six Russian fighter jets are intercepted by American and Canadian planes off the coast of Alaska on Wednesday, US defence officials confirm.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 11:40 pm
The post-referendum newspapers focus on the political row over Scottish MPs voting on English matters - a row many say could "stall" further devolution.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 11:17 pm
Brutal Ballet performed a Games of Thrones inspired piece at TitanCon, a science fiction and fantasy convention in Belfast.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 11:01 pm
Former El Salvador president Francisco Flores is transferred to police custody after having his house arrest revoked by a court in the capital, San Salvador.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:53 pm
Police make three arrests after separating groups of rival Unionist and independence supporters in George Square in the centre of Glasgow.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:51 pm
US President Barack Obama launches the new 'It's on Us' campaign, which aims to prevent sexual assault at American universities.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:36 pm
The International Criminal Court orders Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to appear on 8 October, over claims his government obstructed prosecutors.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:33 pm
Catalonia's parliament votes to give its leader the power to call a secession consultation, a move the Spanish government has criticised.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:30 pm
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini admits that under-performing midfielder Yaya Toure needs support from the club.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:29 pm
Alex Salmond is to step down as first minister of Scotland and Scottish National Party leader after voters rejected independence in Thursday's referendum.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:24 pm
Voters in New Zealand begin voting after what is being called the dirtiest campaign in the nation's history.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:16 pm
Muslim leaders in the UK have condemned the actions of Islamist extremists holding British hostages.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:15 pm
James Roby scores two first-half tries as St Helens beat Castleford to reach the Super League play-off semi-finals.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:13 pm
Uefa president Michel Platini insists he will not return a watch given to him by the Brazilian Football Confederation.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:08 pm
A four-year-old boy died when his mother set fire to their Liverpool home a day before he was due to be handed into the custody of his father, an inquest hears.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:07 pm
US Secretary of State John Kerry says Iran has a role to play in the fight against Islamic State despite not being part of the US-led coalition.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:03 pm
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he 'got it wrong' in dealing with issues of domestic violence that have plagued the league over the past weeks.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:01 pm
Police recover the mountain bike ridden by a convicted murderer wanted over the disappearance of 14-year-old schoolgirl Alice Gross.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 8:43 pm
Alibaba's shares closed significantly above their initial price on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, a sign of the excitement surrounding the Chinese internet giant.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 8:31 pm
Sarkozy II: Urgency, passion, devotion - plus self-awareness?
Posted: September 19, 2014, 8:23 pm
Eight members of a team trying to raise awareness about Ebola have been killed by villagers using machetes and clubs in Guinea, officials say.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 8:21 pm
Artist Rose Wylie wins the John Moores Painting Prize, one of the UK's most prestigious art awards, at the age of 80.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 8:18 pm
Actors, athletes and musicians join the White House in a public drive to prevent sexual assault on US university campuses.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 8:04 pm
David Cameron and Ed Miliband are at odds over plans for English MPs to be given power over England-only issues.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 6:43 pm
Wales should be rewarded for not putting the UK "through the mincer" of a referendum on independence, former first minister Rhodri Morgan says, after Scotland voted to stay in the UK.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 6:34 pm
Restructuring at the Phones 4U head office is resulting in 628 redundancies, but 887 jobs in stores will be preserved.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 6:34 pm
The UK government's focus will now be on how it delivers its promise of more powers for the Scottish parliament.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 6:18 pm
The Queen says she believes Scotland will unite in a "spirit of mutual respect and support" following the independence referendum.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 6:12 pm
Mexican police find the body of Aquiles Gomez, who was believed to be one of the top leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 5:52 pm
Catalonian President Artur Mas says Scotland's rejection of independence is "not a real setback" for the Catalan cause.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 5:50 pm
Sebastian Vettel believes Red Bull could upset the Mercedes title battle in this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 5:45 pm
Joyce Thacker, the director for children's services at Rotherham council, resigns in the wake of the abuse report scandal.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 5:21 pm
An Egyptian man accused of helping to plan the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania pleads guilty in a New York court.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 5:14 pm
Police arrest a man after seizing £350,000 in drugs during a raid in Rhondda Cynon Taf.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 5:13 pm
Despite doubts in Spain about his talent and temperament, Diego Costa is already breaking records in the Premier League.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 5:11 pm
A three-day curfew is under way in Sierra Leone to enable health workers to find and isolate cases of Ebola, but critics warn it will achieve little.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 4:58 pm
The most efficient work break is 17 minutes, and other nuggets.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 4:52 pm
PM David Cameron says it is time for millions of voices in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to be heard after Scotland votes to stay in the UK.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 4:50 pm
The Wallace Collection's Great Gallery, which contains paintings by masters including Rubens, Velazquez and Titian, has reopened after a £5m refurbishment.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 4:50 pm
The week's big numbers visualised.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 4:44 pm
The life and times of Scotland's independence leader
Posted: September 19, 2014, 4:29 pm
The Labour MP for Cynon Valley says she will stand for re-election next year, after "many requests" to reconsider her plans to retire.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 4:00 pm
French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy returns to politics, announcing on his Facebook page that he will seek the leadership of main centre-right party.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 3:47 pm
Ukraine announces it will not take part in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest due to financial constraints.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 3:32 pm
Shares in Alibaba, the Chinese online retailer, have begun trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 3:15 pm
Police are continuing to search the home of Arnis Zalkalns, who is wanted in connection with the disappearance of teenager Alice Gross in west London.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 3:15 pm
As Scotland votes to stay in the UK Alex Salmond calls for the pledge of more devolved powers to be carried out, and David Cameron says the commitments will be honoured in full.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 2:51 pm
The NHS in England has run up a deficit of nearly £500m in the first few months of the financial year, official figures show.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 2:50 pm
A dangerous flaw that has exposed eBay customers to malicious websites has been affecting the site since at least February, the BBC has found.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 2:38 pm
President Hollande says France has carried out its first air strikes against IS militants in Iraq, joining the US in military action against the group.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 2:30 pm
The best news photos from around the world
Posted: September 19, 2014, 2:19 pm
Kirk moderator John Chalmers appeals for an end to "them and us" thinking as he leads calls for post-referendum unity.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 2:07 pm
Two detectives from Sussex Police who dealt with a sex crime allegation against Jimmy Savile are served with gross misconduct notices.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 1:48 pm
A JetBlue airlines A-320 flying over California has been forced to make an emergency landing when an engine problem caused smoke to enter the aircraft's cabin.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 1:12 pm
A vote on the future of Northern Ireland's border is not necessary following Scotland's 'No' vote, says First Minister Peter Robinson.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 1:04 pm
NHS finances - what are pressures, deficits and challenges
Posted: September 19, 2014, 12:58 pm
News images from around the world: 19 September
Posted: September 19, 2014, 12:23 pm
Turkey allows thousands of Syrian Kurds fleeing Islamic State to cross its southern border, as the militants close in on a strategic Syrian town.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 12:20 pm
What will be the effect of handing tax control to the nations?
Posted: September 19, 2014, 12:09 pm
A 19-year-old man dies following a car crash in County Down on the main coast road between Newcastle and Annalong.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 11:08 am
The 66-year-old actor - one of the original cast - will leave the show in Autumn 2015
Posted: September 19, 2014, 10:58 am
Research suggests children born to mothers who have low thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy do worse at maths.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 10:45 am
China fines UK pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline $490m (£297m) for bribery and its former head of Chinese operations is given a suspended jail sentence.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 10:28 am
Trailblazing tennis star Li Na's legacy
Posted: September 19, 2014, 10:26 am
The first person to buy the iPhone 6 in Perth, Australia, dropped his new gadget during an interview with a TV reporter.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 10:15 am
Thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes in northern California after a wildfire burning out of control doubled in size in just 12 hours.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:31 am
Six Iranians arrested for filming a video tribute to Pharrell Williams' song Happy are sentenced to 91 lashes and jail terms, their lawyer says.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:14 am
China's sporting hero Li Na announces her retirement from tennis at the age of 32, citing injury problems.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 8:41 am
US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power tells the BBC's Nick Bryant that she hopes a warning about the threat posed by Ebola by the UN Security Council, will be a wake-up call.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 8:35 am
Scotland votes "No" to independence
Posted: September 19, 2014, 8:13 am
Mystery over tourist killings continues to baffle Thailand police
Posted: September 19, 2014, 7:25 am
'It's a 4am bedtime before my toughest GP'
Posted: September 19, 2014, 5:40 am
Images from the Scottish independence referendum
Posted: September 19, 2014, 4:50 am
London firm batting for fallen Uzbek first daughter
Posted: September 19, 2014, 3:00 am
More than 400 people have been evacuated from Serbian towns because of flooding following heavy rainfall in the east of the country.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 1:13 am
The human eye has inspired physicists to create a processor that can analyse particle collisions 400 times faster than currently possible.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 12:12 am
Where can you find England's hidden art?
Posted: September 19, 2014, 12:03 am
Which animal fought a valiant battle against an escalator?
Posted: September 18, 2014, 11:43 pm
The Freudian phrases you use without realising it
Posted: September 18, 2014, 11:36 pm
We all dream from time to time of escaping it all and heading for the hills, but is it all it's cracked up to be? BBC Pop Up speaks to residents of two remote villages in the Rocky Mountains
Posted: September 18, 2014, 11:12 pm
The devastation caused by a severe fire at the Manchester Dogs' Home is revealed in this footage.
Posted: September 18, 2014, 8:42 pm
The grieving family of a woman in her 70s who died while waiting in a queue of ambulances at Morriston Hospital, Swansea, says the system let her down.
Posted: September 18, 2014, 8:23 pm
In an interview with BBC Bristol presenter Lucy Tegg, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, admits he sometimes has doubts about God.
Posted: September 18, 2014, 6:04 pm
Will fan pressure on sponsors force the NFL to change its domestic violence policies?
Posted: September 18, 2014, 4:38 pm
US singer Miley Cyrus is the subject of an official complaint in Mexico after being whipped with the country's flag on its independence day.
Posted: September 18, 2014, 1:19 pm
News images from around the world: 18 September
Posted: September 18, 2014, 12:33 pm
Some Westminster landmarks normally closed to the public, including Downing Street, will be open this weekend.
Posted: September 18, 2014, 10:51 am
The fight against the deadly Ebola virus is shaping up to be one of the greatest challenges modern medicine has faced in many years. The BBC takes a look at the scale of the challenge.
Posted: September 17, 2014, 5:08 pm
Readers' photos on the theme of "vintage"
Posted: September 17, 2014, 3:26 pm
Lewis Bush's pictures link the past with the present
Posted: September 17, 2014, 7:48 am
A selection of your photos from around Wales
Posted: September 17, 2014, 7:26 am
The Hollywood actor, Leonardo diCaprio, has been appointed as a United Nations representative on climate change.
Posted: September 16, 2014, 10:08 pm
Tory MP John Baron asks an urgent question on the government's response to Islamic State.
Posted: September 12, 2014, 2:49 pm
Some parents, concerned about their children's welfare when they go to university for the first time this weekend, have been signing them up for cookery classes.
Posted: September 11, 2014, 11:57 am
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