New president makes rallying cry in speech, promising jobs, border security and to "put America first".
The Gambia's long-term leader Yahya Jammeh says he will step down following talks with mediators.
The public are told be alert and report any suspicious objects as police quiz an 18-year-old suspect.
Four children are among 10 survivors found after an avalanche buried a hotel in central Italy.
Mental health services and the prison system "let down" an inmate who electrocuted himself, a jury finds.
Personal and financial data is being sold for as little as 4p an item, according to Which?
An artist has recreated more than 70 global landmarks using Lego bricks.
Secondary heads in North Somerset urge Theresa May to reconsider grammar proposals.
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.
Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard is to return to the Premier League club as a youth coach.
In some areas more than 80% of second-hand tyres are sold illegally, many with serious safety defects.
US lawyers want to seize billions from the extradited Mexican drug lord who denies trafficking charges.
Director Roman Polanski picked as head judge for France's film awards despite long-standing rape case.
Irish comedian Ed Byrne helps out an injured hillwalker in the Cairngorms.
It was 20 minutes long and touched on jobs, patriotism, rebuilding, radical Islam and winning. We have boiled it down to two and a half.
President Trump's inauguration resulted in changes big and small as soon as he took the oath.
An expert in US politics has claimed President Donald Trump’s inauguration speech was the angriest he had ever heard.
Protests were held around the world as Donald Trump became the new president of the United States.
Former US President Obama addresses staff and supporters before heading off on holiday to California.
A bystander films the driver of a car arrested in Melbourne in connection with the death of three pedestrians struck by a vehicle.
Rescue workers cheer as they pulled the first survivors from the buried ruins of the Italian hotel.
Ashley and Tyson Gardner had two sets of identical twins by IVF.
BBC coverage of latest developments as suspect in Berlin market attack is shot dead in Milan.
A decades-old Morris dancing group says it desperately needs "fit, mildly eccentric men" to join in order to keep going.
The 17 Picasso prints will be on show at a free exhibition until April.
As the new president settles in, much of the world reaffirms its commitment to the Paris agreement.
The BBC's Peter Taylor looks back as Martin McGuinness retires from frontline politics.
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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.
US President Donald Trump's inaugural address comes under focus on Saturday's front pages.
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.
Meet the new British tennis star who bought his own shirts and was snubbed by ex-England cricketer Kevin Pietersen.
Stoke sign West Brom striker Saido Berahino for £12m on a five-and-a-half-year deal.
England's Barry Hawkins denies world number one Mark Selby the Triple Crown by winning 6-3 to reach the Masters semi-final.
The Belgian creators of a play, Us/Them, which relives the Beslan killings through the eyes of two children, say recent attacks have brought the story closer to home.
France picks its Socialist presidential nominee in a fight for the party's direction, even its survival.
The former Beirut hostage John McCarthy explains how Van Morrison's music helped heal his life and inspire other writers
Police in one London borough say they will not prosecute cyclists who ride on the pavement, but is it a good move?
A weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
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?
World number one Andy Murray on Novak Djokovic's Australian Open exit and coming up against an old friend at the Australian Open.
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,
From leaving a note for his successor on the Oval Office desk to giving a final speech.
Donald Trump's account is rapidly evolving after using an image of Barack Obama's 2013 inauguration
Windows were smashed during protests in Washington DC as President-elect Donald Trump was due to be sworn in.
Conservative commentators react to Trump's speech online.
"A new vision will govern... it's going to be only America first, America first", the US president told the crowd at his inauguration.
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.