New president paints a bleak picture of a broken country after being sworn in as US president
Two children are among 10 survivors found after an avalanche buried a hotel in central Italy.
Rescue workers cheer as they pulled the first survivors from the buried ruins of the Italian hotel.
Children's homes run by some churches, charities and state institutions in NI were the scene of widespread abuse and mistreatment of young residents, a report finds.
The Gambian strongman Yahya Jammeh will step down and leave, says the internationally-recognised president.
Mental health services and the prison system "let down" an inmate who electrocuted himself, a jury finds.
The Duke of Cambridge will leave his job and take on more royal duties, Kensington Palace says.
Broadband costs will rise by between 5% and 6% while free BT Sport is to end for TV customers.
Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard is to return to the Premier League club as a youth coach.
The 16-year-old was found stabbed on a pathway near Rotherham.
Former chancellor George Osborne is hired to advise the world's largest fund manager, BlackRock.
The Afro-Caribbean community leader was mistaken by officers for a wanted man.
German safety body TUV is told to pay hefty compensation over the PIP breast implant scandal.
Donald Trump said his inauguration day would be known as the day "the people became the rulers of this nation again".
Donald Trump is sworn in as US president in Washington DC.
A bystander films the driver of a car arrested in Melbourne in connection with the death of three pedestrians struck by a vehicle.
A hospital patient who occupied a bed for more than years was evicted after a hospital applied for a court order.
A groundbreaking rally driver is having to crowdfund her next race after losing her sponsors.
Donald Trump has been sworn in as 45th US president at an inauguration ceremony at the Capitol. Here are the highlights from the day so far.
Welshman Alex Thomson completed the 2016-17 Vendee Globe round the world race in second place.
The editor-in-chief of Russia's state broadcaster RT has defended its coverage of the US election campaign.
BBC coverage of latest developments as suspect in Berlin market attack is shot dead in Milan.
Angus Deayton will take over from chef Tom Kerridge as host of the Bake Off spin-off.
Critics broadly praise T2 Trainspotting, but many note it will not have the same impact as the original.
The BBC's Peter Taylor looks back as Martin McGuinness retires from frontline politics.
Might the search for missing airliner MH370 resume, and if so who would pay for it?
What the chief executive's relationship with alcohol reveals about the occupants of the White House.
We explore exactly what stretch marks are after model Chrissy Teigen shows hers off on Twitter.
As Martin McGuinness steps down, who will take over as Sinn Féin's leader in Northern Ireland?
As new-style secondary school league tables for England are published, we go through the changes.
Scientists have shortlisted three little-known diseases that they think could become the next global health emergency.
The Gambia is in crisis, with long-time leader Yahya Jammeh refusing to step down and allow the elected leader to take power.
Photographs taken by BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen as he takes a journey through eastern Aleppo's largely deserted streets.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
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.
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In France, some students are snapping up cheap rents in exchange for helping old people out in their homes
Meet the mum to quadruplets who went viral after sharing a video that 'sums up motherhood'.
When children in Shanghai took part in the Pisa tests of educational attainment, the world was shocked by their maths results. Should the rest of the world be teaching maths the same way?
A transgender woman who offered people the chance to ask "invasive questions" on an internet forum has been overwhelmed by the response.
Police in one London borough say they will not prosecute cyclists who ride on the pavement, but is it a good move?
World number one Andy Murray on Novak Djokovic's Australian Open exit and coming up against an old friend at the Australian Open.
In India, where crimes against women are rampant, a female activist speaks up for harassed men.
Many of the bosses at the World Economic Forum in Davos are not just obsessed by corporate success, but also physical fitness.
"A new vision will govern... it's going to be only America first, America first", the US president told the crowd at his inauguration.
Windows were smashed during protests in Washington DC as President-elect Donald Trump was due to be sworn in.
It's been eight years since a new president took the oath of office at the US Capitol. Here's some side by side comparisons of Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009 and Donald Trump's in 2017,
The full speech delivered by new US President Donald Trump after taking the oath of office.
Donald Trump begins his presidency with a far lower approval rating than his three predecessors. Can he turn that around?
Long before Donald Trump became US president, he was just "The Donald" - a larger than life celebrity and real estate tycoon.
The only black college marching band to play at the Trump inauguration reaches Washington, braving an intense backlash.
Thousands of women and men are preparing to march for equality in 14 UK cities and towns. Why?