The transport secretary says Heathrow's new runway could be built above the existing M25.
Fires rage across the "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais, amid a clearance operation.
UKIP MEPs Steven Woolfe and Mike Hookem's European Parliament clash is referred to French police.
Spain says it is thinking again about a decision to refuel Russian warships bound for Syria.
Author, writer and broadcaster Clive James says he's at the peak of his career despite being diagnosed with terminal leukaemia six years ago.
An advert in which a tearful woman meets a slimmer, happier version of herself is banned.
Donald Trump says presidential rival Hillary Clinton's Syria plan would lead to "World War Three".
Vodafone is fined £4.6m by regulator Ofcom for breaking consumer protection rules.
A Dundee-born scientist dies in Antarctica after the snowmobile he was driving fell into a crevasse.
Police appeal for help in tracing two 14-year-old girls who have been reported missing Easter Ross.
We asked customers at the bakery of a former contestant.
The US president says his 15-year-old daughter Sasha mocked him on Snapchat in a message to friends.
Britain's first openly gay rugby league player Keegan Hirst discusses fan reaction, rainbow laces and what life has been like since coming out in August 2015.
MPs say the treatment of young adult offenders needs to change. Here's Mario's story.
Video journalist Ayman Oghanna captures the moment when Iraqi Special Forces come under fire from so-called Islamic State.
Millions of pounds are being spent unblocking drains all because of wet wipes being flushed down the toilet.
Scientists have carried out their first test flight of a project to measure UK air pollution from the air.
First US winner of the Man Booker Prize, Paul Beatty gives an emotional speech.
A man in the US brought traffic to a standstill while dressed as a tree.
Crews begin dismantling the "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais with sledgehammers as its inhabitants leave by coach for other parts of France.
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A cat has survived a 45-mile (72km) road trip on the roof of a Transit van.
Bafta-nominated actress Ruth Madeley and Roots star Malachi Kirby are among those named on this year's Bafta Breakthrough Brits list.
Energy policy got scant attention this election season, but it could have global policy implications.
Gabriel Gatehouse analyses why Russia increasingly sees the world differently from the West.
The BBC's Gavin Lee reports on the first day of the dismantling of the sprawling Jungle migrant camp in Calais, northern France.
BBC media correspondent David Sillito says a single signature could transform press regulation for newspapers in the UK.
The BBC's M Ilyas Khan asks why militants are attacking Quetta, a city caught in struggles between regional powers and militant groups.
The decision to opt for a new runway at Heathrow is the latest chapter in a 50-year saga - but how much have the delays cost the UK economy?
Fall-out from the decision to expand Heathrow makes the front page in many of Wednesday's newspapers.
After nearly three years of war, South Sudanese artists want to get the country thinking and talking about peace, and have landed on a novel way to do it.
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Photographer Ed Gold explores the woodland community at Tinkers Bubble in Somerset.
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, we asked for your pictures on the theme of "bricks".
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Northampton flanker Tom Wood is recalled to the England squad for the autumn Tests - the first time he has featured since the World Cup.
A BBC Radio 5 live survey finds that 82% of sports fans in England, Wales and Scotland would welcome an openly gay player at their club.
England's next manager will "not just be a mercenary for short term gain", says Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn.
Smartphones and social media are colliding with notions of honour and shame in conservative societies - with devastating effects on the lives of some young women.
As the final episode of the last BBC series of The Great British Bake Off looms, we look back at the most memorable moments from the show's history.
Heathrow's third runway may have got the go-ahead, but what expansion plans do the UK's other major airports have?
Benedict Cumberbatch says he leapt at the chance to play an action hero in Doctor Strange - even though he only learned of the character's existence when a journalist suggested he would be perfect for the role.
Photographer Letizia Battaglia's images of the surge of Mafia violence in Sicily between the 1970s and 1990s.
A university for coding without any teachers has opened in California this month.
New research suggests that playing the augmented reality game significantly increases users' activity levels and could even extend life expectancy - if kept up indefinitely.
As the Iraqi army and Kurdish forces close in on Mosul, Islamic State militants are mounting a fight-back with a series of new tactics, says Richard Galpin.
Supermarket giant Tesco has revealed it is trialling a new "digital receipt service", replacing paper receipts.
A photo from 2013 has really confused the internet - again.