Watch the messy truth about Ebola ::
Is this why 'Selma' was snubbed? :: At #OscarsSoWhite, many complain the 'Selma' Oscar snub is about race, says film critic Gene Seymour.
Picture power: A sea of flashes :: Helen Mirren at the Golden Globe Awards
Day in pictures: 16 January 2015 :: Images from around the world: 16 January
Have Saudis bought silence on abuses? :: "The Kingdom ... strongly condemns and denounces this cowardly terrorist act that is rejected by true Islamic religion as well as the rest of the religions and beliefs."
Week in pictures: 10-16 January 2015 :: News photos from around the world
Why Pope is wrong on religious speech :: Should religion have special protection when it comes to free speech?
Weekendish: The best of the week's reads :: A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.
How tiny fruit turns into big business ::
28 Internet acronyms parents should know ::
CNN: Witnessing history in 2014 ::
Astonishing photo-realistic portraits ::
In pictures: Bomb attack in Potiskum :: Suicide bombings in Potiskum, Nigeria
It's the end of the world, and the BBC feels fine :: Readers suggest BBC doomsday signoff
Student photographer's MLK images :: A student photographer's iconic images of Dr King on the march
In Cold Blood - the book that changed me :: How the story of a brutal murder changed my life
Cuba's money makers expecting good times ::
Shots fired near Biden home ::
Shiite rebels abduct top Yemeni official ::
Pope Francis in Asia ::
'Designer baby debate should start' :: Rapid progress in genetics is making "designer babies" more likely and society needs to be prepared, leading scientists have told the BBC.
Where kids are scared to go to school :: Too many children around the world fear going to class. It's time to make them feel safe, writes Gordon Brown.
The turning point for democracy that gets overlooked :: The man behind democracy's forgotten turning point
Is lack of democracy a problem for China? :: The Chinese government may not embrace full democracy - but it will have to respond to growing demands for liberalisation from its population, says Jonathan Fenby.
Five things about the Zambian election :: Ahead of Zambia's presidential election - called after Michael Sata died in office last year - the BBC's Nomsa Maseko looks at five things you need to know about the poll.
Police catch teen couple on the run :: Police in Florida arrest two teenagers who have been on the run for two weeks after eluding officers in several US states.
Boko Haram in Cameroon; Chad sends in troops ::
The challenge of reporting cyberwar :: Cyberwar could be the defining story for a generation, but journalists face an unprecedented challenge in reporting accurately.
Great Zimbabwe: Untouched ancient city ::
Millions gather for papal Mass :: Pope Francis gets a rapturous reception at an open air Mass in front of millions in Manila on Sunday, his last full day in the Philippines.