The US calls on Syria and Russia to "show a little grace" in Aleppo as they close in on the rebels.
Sunday Times restaurant critic AA Gill dies aged 62, three weeks after revealing he had cancer.
US intelligence reportedly believes Russia acted covertly to boost Donald Trump in the election race.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's speech is interrupted by Syria protesters, led by Peter Tatchell.
Colombia's president receives the Nobel Peace Prize and calls for a "rethink" on the war on drugs.
France's state of emergency must be extended to protect elections next year, PM Cazeneuve says.
Virat Kohli and Murali Vijay make centuries to help India establish a first-innings lead of 51 over England after three days of the fourth Test in Mumbai.
A report says 400 people killed themselves after being held by police in the last seven years.
Rail passengers facing a penalty fare could soon be able to turn to a new appeals panel in England and Wales.
The parents of Nicola Payne say they still have hope of finding their daughter as they mark the 25th anniversary of the teenager's disappearance.
A campaign led by medical professionals is calling for all diesel cars to be banned from London.
Donald Trump says he will devote "zero time" to the TV show after becoming US president.
A rare watercolour which was at risk of being exported from the UK has been bought by the Victoria & Albert museum.
A couple saving for their own home have bought a house for asylum seekers instead.
Michael Gove admits his decision to back Leave in the EU referendum put "a significant strain" on he and his wife's friendship with David and Samantha Cameron.
The new European Council headquarters in Brussels, the Europa Building, has been unveiled.
Dylann Roof, the South Carolina man accused of shooting dead nine black church-goers last year, admitted the massacre in a police video shown to the jury.
The BBC's Duncan Kennedy investigates the work of self-styled paedophile hunter groups in the UK.
The wives of three detained rights Chinese lawyers are demanding answers from authorities.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has dedicated his Nobel Peace Prize to victims of the conflict, asking them to stand at a ceremony in the Norwegian capital, Oslo.
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A British movie fan proposes to his girlfriend inside the Ghostbusters fire station, despite it being closed for renovations.
A London pub's Christmas display earns it the title 'Britain's Most Festive Pub' on social media.
Families who lost loved ones on board missing Malaysian flight MH370 are driving the search for the truth.
Donald Trump says Barack Obama told him of an unspecified "big problem for the country". What could it be?
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The finalists of the 2016 Through the Lens photography awards discuss their images of the British Isles.
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Jockey Freddie Tylicki says he is "dealing with" the injuries that have left him paralysed from the waist down.
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Throughout the long battle for Aleppo, as Syria's most ancient city has been blasted into ruins around him, one man has worked continuously to preserve an image of the city as it once was.
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It used to be a cultural taboo for a woman to ask for sexual gratification in Nigeria, but there's a mini-revolution going on the in bedroom, writes the BBC's Bola Mosuro.
John Sudworth speaks to the families of rights lawyers detained in China's "War on Law" crackdown.