The government urges a verdict the "ordinary man and woman" would understand in the Brexit hearing.
Bank of England boss warns people will reject capitalism unless more is done to help those left behind.
A former youth football coach and top-flight assistant referee is accused of a catalogue of child sex offences in Scotland.
French Socialist PM Manuel Valls announces he is standing in next year's presidential election.
Aleppo's tweeting girl Bana Alabed is safe, the BBC learns, after her account was deactivated.
The UK has bought the capsule which sent Tim Peake into space and returned him to Earth.
Unions are close to agreeing a deal with Tata Steel which would keep the Port Talbot works open along with other UK plants, BBC Wales understands.
A British woman working for a Santa Safari tour company is stabbed to death in Lapland.
US President-elect Donald Trump nominates ex-campaign rival Ben Carson for housing secretary.
Italy's president considers PM Matteo Renzi's resignation offer after his referendum defeat.
Jimmy Kimmel will host the 2017 Oscars ceremony, which will take place on 26 February.
A 24-hour strike that was due to take place on two London Underground lines is suspended.
A security researcher says thousands of TalkTalk customers' wi-fi passwords look to have been stolen.
US President-elect Donald Trump has attacked China on social media - how might Beijing respond?
Twin sisters who've celebrated their 100th birthday reveal the key to a long life is to "work hard and live well".
Guests describe their escape from a deadly hotel fire in Karachi, Pakistan.
A man and his dog are airlifted from chest-high floods in the Costa del Sol region of Spain.
About 100 people are evacuated from their flooded homes after a water main burst in north London.
Journalist Matthew Parris has a countdown of five political insults of the year.
The Sinterklaas festival in the Netherlands is hoping to avoid controversy with a new look for "Black Pete".
Manno was taken from his mother in Africa as a baby and ended up in the Middle East, before being re-homed in Kenya.
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A viral video which hides its real message in plain sight has clocked up millions of views.
Police in Seattle arrest a suspect after a stolen BMW was tracked and the doors locked remotely.
Could the former Sudanese child soldier and refugee Deng Adut be crowned Australian of the year?
The BBC's Moscow correspondent reflects on the long shadow of the Cuban Missile Crisis
How the football child sex abuse scandal has grown since former player Andy Woodward first said he was a victim.
Were the official GDP forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility too gloomy?
Myanmar's Rohingya have been described by the UN as "the most friendless people in the world".
By quitting while he is ahead, John Key has transformed New Zealand's political landscape, writes Colin James.
New rules on car seats are being brought in but what are they and will parents need to buy replacements?
UK migration figures were released on Thursday morning. Have they reached record levels?
A look at the billionaires and millionaires making up Donald Trump's top team.
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.
Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales are named in England's ODI and T20 squads to face India, but Ben Duckett, James Vince and Steven Finn are dropped.
Manchester City and Chelsea are charged by the FA for failing to control their players during the Premier League game on Saturday.
Having devoted his life to motorsport, it was understandable Nico Rosberg quit at the top, says BBC F1 analyst Allan McNish.
How Chris Gardner went from sleeping rough with his young son on the floor of a public toilet to the life of a multi-millionaire investor.
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?
Would you limit the number of Christmas presents your children receive to just four gifts?
Delighted Canadian Vera Sommerfeld, 96, now heads a family with six generations all alive at once.
Descendants of freed African slaves are fighting to save their traditional Gullah way of life and ancestral land in South Carolina.
Many of the fake news websites that sprang up during the US election campaign have been traced to a small city in Macedonia, where teenagers are pumping out sensationalist stories to earn cash from advertising.
People who have fled the war in Syria tell us what objects they carried with them when they left their homes.
A year after a Toxteth housing project won the Turner Prize, there has been progress - and tension.
After Leicester lose again, Watford striker Troy Deeney explains why the defending champions are struggling at the wrong end of the table.
Women in India are "loitering" together at night time to change attitudes about what females can do.
Three Lebanese women have launched an app designed to stop street harassment.
Despite not having been paid for months, these surgeons are fighting for lives on childbirth wards.
Along with making a religious statement, the hijab is now central to fashion in the Muslim world.