• Syria war: Scores of civilians killed in Eastern Ghouta strikes  More than 100 people may have been killed in the Damascus area of the Eastern Ghouta.    
  • WHO warns of soaring rates of measles in Europe  There was a 400% increase in cases in 2017 compared with the previous year.    
  • Ex-Cyclone Gita: Christchurch declares state of emergency  The storm, which caused widespread damage in Tonga and Fiji last week, has now hit New Zealand.    
  • Mitsutoki Shigeta: 'Baby factory' dad wins paternity rights  The Japanese man can now pursue custody of 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers.    
  • Post-Brexit UK won't be like Mad Max, says David Davis  The Brexit secretary promises the UK will maintain high standards and regulations outside the EU.    
  • Thai survival training: Drinking cobra blood in the jungle  US and South Korean soldiers learn essential jungle survival skills in Thailand.    
  • UK and US 'in talks over IS Beatles'  The men who were captured last month should "face the full force of the law", the home secretary says.    
  • Mexico investigates disappearance of three Italians  Three men from Naples vanished on New Year's Eve after reportedly being detained by police.    
  • Peru's ex-President Fujimori ordered to stand trial again  A court says the ex-president's recent pardon will not count in a case involving six dead farmers.    
  • Ocean plastic tide 'violates the law'  Campaigners may want new laws to fight pollution but the remedies already exist, a new report argues.    
  • Australian tax staff told to report 'long lunch' colleagues  The Australian Taxation Office orders workers to monitor others for inefficient behaviour.    
  • How Malawi reduced infant mortality  Every year 2.6m babies around the world don't survive beyond a month but Malawi's number is dropping.    
  • Call to make 'upskirting' an offence in UK  Campaigners say a law change in England and Wales would make it easier for police to take action.    
  • Origins of land plants pushed back in time  Plants appeared on land 100 million years earlier than previously thought, according to new research.    
  • Jeffrey Kong: Singapore's Lego brick artist  Jeffrey Kong creates objects using Lego. He says it can be used as a form of self-expression    
  • Photographer Stephen Wilkes shows day to night in one image  Photographer Stephen Wilkes melds more than 1,000 pictures of a scene into a single image.    
  • Mexico theme park offers illegal migrant experience  The trip is designed to warn people about the dangers of illegal crossings, say the owners.    
  • Bringing solar power to a remote community in the Himalayas  A team of engineers trek into the remote region to bring a community electricity for the first time.    
  • Falluja: Meet Issa Saer, mayor of ruined Iraqi city  Falluja was ruined in the battle against the Islamic State group - meet the mayor picking up the pieces.    
  • Jennifer Lawrence: Five times she's spoken out  She's taking a break from acting to focus on activism, here's a reminder of the causes she supports.    
  • In Florida aftermath, US students say 'Never Again'  Movements run by school students are spreading rapidly online in wake of the Florida attack.    
  • Do male strip dancers feel objectified?  Where does the #MeToo movement leave male strip dancers? Newsnight's Emily Maitlis finds out.    
  • Three Billboards wins big at the Baftas  The big Bafta winner this year, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri took home five awards.    
  • Have the Olympics repaired North-South Korea relations?  Warm words have raised expectations of improved relations between the two countries.    
  • How lasers and robo-feeders are transforming fish farming  Fish farming is big business and producers are adopting new technologies to expand and cut costs.    
  • The ex-strongman who has divided Peru for decades  Why former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori's controversial career divided a nation.    
  • Florida shooting: Should US gun raffles be cancelled?  Fundraisers defend AR-15 giveaway in the wake of last week's Florida high school shooting.    
  • Runaway cow escapes slaughterhouse to live on Polish island  The animal was on its way to the slaughterhouse when it rammed a gate and swam to an island.    
  • Justin Trudeau in India: Is the Canadian PM being cold-shouldered?  The normally attention-grabbing Canadian prime minister's visit has been unusually low key so far.    
  • Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Court frees 475 suspects  Twin brothers are finally free after waiting for a Nigerian court to hear their case since 2010.    
  • 'I took my wife's name - and then the hassle began'  Two men describe the difficulties they experienced when they took their wife's last name.    
  • FA Cup: Wigan win over Manchester City better than 2013 final - Kevin Kilbane  Wigan's fifth-round win over Manchester City is a bigger shock than their 2013 FA Cup final victory, says Kevin Kilbane.    
  • Alex Hales: Notts & England opener to play only limited-overs cricket  Nottinghamshire's England opener Alex Hales is to follow Adil Rashid's lead and give up red-ball cricket.    
  • Winter Olympics: Elise Christie disqualified from short track 1000m heat  Great Britain's Elise Christie is disqualified, despite finishing second, in her short track speed skating 1,000m heat, ending a miserable Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.    
  • Winter Olympics: GB curling teams record big wins to move closer to semi-finals  Great Britain's curling teams record great wins to take huge steps towards the Winter Olympic semi-finals in Pyeongchang.    
  • Winter Olympics 2018: Watch halfpipe skier's painful crash  Watch Swiss skier Joel Gisler's crash as he lands on the lip of the halfpipe in the men's qualification round at the Winter Olympics.    
  • Phil Neville names Anita Asante in first England women squad  England women head coach Phil Neville names Chelsea's Anita Asante in his first squad for the SheBelieves Cup next month.    
  • FA Cup: Wigan to investigate pitch invasion after Manchester City tie  Wigan chairman David Sharpe says the club will work with the FA and police as they review the pitch invasion after their 1-0 FA Cup win over Manchester City.    
  • Slovenia ice hockey player is third doping case  Slovenia ice hockey player Ziga Jeglic accepts an anti-doping rule violation and is suspended from the 2018 Winter Olympics.    
  • Winter Olympics: Canada's Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir ice dance champions for second time  Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir hold their nerve to become Olympic ice dance champions for a second time.    
  • Winter Olympics: Elizabeth Swaney the 'best' and worst' Olympian  Elizabeth Swaney made it to the Olympics via a loophole; hilarious and inspirational or just unfair?    
  • Winter Olympics: USA beat Slovakia to reach men's ice hockey quarter-finals  The USA men's ice hockey team reach the quarter-finals at the Winter Olympics with victory over Slovakia in Pyeongchang.    
  • When winter sports stars take a tumble  BBC Sport has taken a look at some of the horrible "bumps and bruises" Winter Olympians have had to overcome.    
  • What to look out for on Day 11  The Britons, the medals, the highlights - everything you need to know about every day of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.    
  • Winter Olympics: Elise Christie's hopes over after 1,000m disqualification  Briton Elise Christie's hopes of winning a medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics are over after she is disqualified in her 1,000m short track heat.    
  • The playboy who got away with $242m – using ‘black magic’  How Foutanga Babani Sissoko pulled off one of the most audacious confidence tricks of all time.    
  • Florida school shooting: A killer comes to 'paradise'  Students re-live Wednesday's shooting in Florida - and demand tougher gun laws from their government.