New Greek PM Alexis Tsipras tells his first cabinet meeting his country will not default on its bailout debts, but will negotiate with creditors.
Two women are injured when scaffolding collapses in a Leicester city centre street, leaving one of them trapped.
BBC Weather's Peter Gibbs explains the science of wind chill.
Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish UN peacekeeper are killed as Hezbollah militants trade fire with Israeli forces along the Lebanese border.
War on the Rocks
Advice for France in its “War on Terror”
War on the Rocks
“France is at war against terrorism, jihadism, and radical Islamism.” So said French Prime Minister Manuel Valls in the aftermath of the Paris attacks that some observers have called France's 9/11. We asked five subject matter experts, including an ...
A planned strike by some ambulance workers and other NHS staff in Northern Ireland is set to go ahead on Thursday.
The chief of Microsoft's research division says he does not believe artificial intelligence systems are going to wipe out humankind.
Should the police be immune from being taken to court for negligence - even when they have admitted making mistakes?
Suicide bombers and armed attackers kill about a dozen people in an assault on Tuareg rebel positions in northern Mali, security sources say.
Studying in France: what you need to know
France is one of the most popular study destinations in the world, with nearly 300,000 foreign students. Relatively low tuition fees and the chance to live in France are certainly appealing, but France's confusing higher education system can be ...
China, France vow reciprocal cooperation in broader areasXinhua
Invest in France, Valls tells ChineseRFI
The Future of Jews in France, the Land of ApartheidArutz Sheva
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The BBC's Feras Killani reports from Benghazi, where pro-government forces have been fighting Jihadist militants.
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is given a two-match ban following his red card in the win over Cordoba on Saturday.
Brad Barritt, Geoff Parling, Tom Wood and Kyle Eastmond are all likely to miss England's Six Nations opener against Wales.
Convicted rapist Ched Evans says he has "fresh evidence" to back his claim that he was the victim of a miscarriage of justice.
The post-mortem examination of Alexander Litvinenko was probably the most dangerous ever conducted in the Western world, the inquiry into his death hears.
Tesco names the 43 stores it is closing across the country, a move that will see 2,000 staff lose their jobs.
David Cameron and Ed Miliband clash in the Commons over the NHS amid a row about new guidance to hospitals about declaring "major incidents".
Devastation caused by fighting in Syrian town
The new leader of Germany's controversial anti-Islamisation group Pegida, Kathrin Oertel, resigns a week after her predecessor.
A family of beavers mysteriously reintroduced to the River Otter in Devon will be allowed to remain living in the wild, Natural England decides.