Some 300 Auschwitz survivors return to the site of the Nazi death camp in southern Poland to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops.
The UK's economy grew by 2.6% last year, the fastest pace since 2007, but there was a slowdown in the last three months, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.
New York's mayor rebuffs suggestions that city officials overreacted to the threat of a heavy winter snow storm, saying "we dodged a bullet"
The Stone Roses singer Ian Brown tells a court his former teacher Fred Talbot showed pupils what he later realised was "probably a gay porn film".
Labour sets out details of a "10-year plan" for the NHS and the Conservatives outline plans to lower the benefits cap as they step up campaigning 100 days from the general election.
Former singer Gary Glitter has started to give evidence in his trial for an alleged string of historical sex offences against young girls.
Ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko may have been poisoned with polonium "not once but twice", the public inquiry into his death has heard.
Militants attack a hotel popular with foreigners in Libya's capital Tripoli, killing at least three people and injuring 12 others, officials say.
Two men are charged with abducting and murdering 18-year-old Nicola Payne who went missing from Coventry in 1991.
A Sunderland man who used social media to post an offensive comment about the fatal bin lorry crash in Glasgow has been given a caution by police.
The upmarket supermarket chain, Waitrose, expects to create 2,000 jobs in new shops and by expanding existing sites.
A survey of 27,000 rail passengers found 81% were satisfied with the service last year, compared with 83% in 2013.
Astronomers say they have discovered a gigantic ring system around a distant planet - the first such structure discovered outside our Solar System.
Gordon Corera looks back over the case of Alexander Litvinenko as the public inquiry begins.
Disrupted services from Facebook, Instagram and other social networks were the result of system error, not hackers.
Syriza's election victory in Greece raises some difficult questions for the other countries using the currency and for the European institutions.
The recent attacks in Paris underline the continuing relevance of the symbolism of Auschwitz, says Caroline Wyatt.
Greece's new Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, may face greater difficulties sustaining enthusiasm in his country than convincing EU partners to end austerity.
Much uncertainty surrounds the coming General Election - just as it did in February 1974, says Julia Langdon.
Following the liberation of Auschwitz 70 years ago, BBC News explores what the Allies discovered at the camps and what remains of the site today.
A closer look at the Greek elections and what the result means for the country.
Actor Mark Strong has been honoured his lead role in a play that lured him back to the theatre after 12 years in movie roles.
The theft of a statue of a Celtic sea god, that has prompted a campaign for its safe return, has now led to a 'missing persons appeal' by police.
Britain's Andy Murray reaches the Australian Open semi-finals with a straight-sets win over home favourite Nick Kyrgios.
Lance Armstrong is unimpressed with Brian Cookson's start as UCI boss but is sorry today's riders must keep answering drugs questions.
England fly-half Owen Farrell is ruled out of the entire Six Nations with a knee injury.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says Chelsea will have a greater motivation in the League Cup after their defeat by Bradford.
Pakistan all-rounder Haris Sohail is left "visibly shaken" after an apparent ghostly encounter in a New Zealand hotel.
Dubai International has taken over from Heathrow as the world's busiest international airport in terms of yearly passenger numbers.
It is unrealistic to expect Greece to repay its huge debt in full, a spokesman for Syriza - which won Sunday's election - tells the BBC.