Dramatic footage has been released of a boy being rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty on a cliff at Combe Martin.
A 30-stone (190kg) cabbie lost 13 stone (83kg) in a year after being warned he could die because he was so overweight.
A "mad bull" churchwarden who attacked an 85-year-old former policeman is spared jail.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a footballer allegedly assaulted a referee at a game.
Images of the human eye are revealed with a high-tech scanner at Plymouth's Derriford Hospital.
A convicted paedophile took a job at a caravan park and befriended a woman before sexually assaulting her eight-year-old son.
A hospital is slammed by the coroner looking into the death of a man who died and collapsed in a corridor.
More than £100,000 is raised for charity following the death of a Plymouth-based Army captain after the London Marathon on Sunday.
A pupil is being treated for tuberculosis at a school that had an outbreak last year.
Plymouth diver Tonia Couch believes she can end Britain's 56-year wait for a women's Olympic diving medal at Rio 2016.
A father of four who collapsed and died in a hospital corridor had not been seen by medical staff on the day, an inquest hears.
D-Day veterans in Devon receive France's highest military decoration on a French warship.
Exeter run in three tries to go back in front of Wasps in the battle to earn a home Premiership semi-final.
Cambridge's hopes of sealing a League Two play-off place end as Graham Carey's late equaliser gives Plymouth a point.
Exeter City snatch a point with Jayden Stockley's penalty kick after late drama in their game against Morecambe.
The European Commission is to grant Turkey conditional approval for visa-free travel within the EU's Schengen Zone, sources tell the BBC.
Chinese regulators are investigating Baidu following the death of a student after treatment at a facility advertised on the search engine.
Celebrities at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art go metallic, as this year's Met Gala celebrates the convergence of man and machine.
Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison is set to unveil a budget that is widely expected to double as an unofficial election campaign launch.
Members of Turkey's ruling AK party and pro-Kurdish politicians trade blows in parliament over plans to strip MPs of their immunity from prosecution.
The zero-fuel aeroplane Solar Impulse starts to cross the continental USA, flying the first leg from California to Arizona.
Brazil's attorney general asks the Supreme Court to authorise the start of corruption investigations against former presidential candidate Aecio Neves.
US Secretary of State John Kerry says the Syrian conflict is "in many ways out of control", as he tries to salvage a nine-week truce.
Puerto Rico defaults on a $422m (£289m) debt payment due on Monday, but wins breathing space from some major creditors for further talks.
Venezuela's opposition presents to the electoral authorities a petition calling for a referendum to oust President Nicolas Maduro.
The family members of pop singer Prince are beginning the process of dividing up the singer's sizeable assets.
Scepticism has greeted claims by Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright's claim to be the mysterious creator of the digital currency.
Four Chinese police officers are to conduct trial patrols with Italian police in Rome and Milan to help Chinese feel safer.
Genetic analysis unlocks the secrets of Europe's Ice Age inhabitants.
A Thai Buddhist monk has confirmed that the owner of Leicester City approached him to perform a blessing ritual for the team, ahead of its Premier League victory.
The BBC's Rico Hizon conducts a rigorous poll to discover how Filipinos are feeling about the election - in emojis.
The BBC has gained special access to the Iraqi parliament, after it was stormed by anti-government protestors.
Politicians brawl at the Turkish parliament over proposed changes to the constitution.
A judge in Brazil has blocked access to messaging service WhatsApp for 72 hours.
A Colorado man was forced to lock himself in his bedroom when a bear entered his apartment and rummaged through his refrigerator.
Indian officials say huge forest fires in the northern Himalayan state of Uttarakhand are gradually being brought under control.
May Day marked in different ways around the world.
BBC visits Azerbaijan's side of frontline in Karabakh conflict
Bottling water for profit in drought-hit California
Turks look to Europe to scrap travel visas
'Freedom' chants inspire songs in India
Searching for self-reliance and 'real locals' in Pyongyang
Leicester City - 5,000-1 outsiders in August - are Premier League champions in one of the greatest ever sporting achievements.
Leicester City defender Christian Fuchs posts a video showing the team celebrating the moment the 5,000-1 outsiders became Premier League champions.
Leicester's world number one Mark Selby beats China's Ding Junhui 18-14 to win his second World Championship title.
A team of bargain buys, journeymen and unpolished gems - who are Leicester City's rejects turned Premier League champions?
Leicester City will see their revenues grow after winning the Premier League title for the first time, sports marketing experts say.
Their squad costs seven times less than Manchester City's, yet Leicester are champions. We look at the stats behind the success.
Dundee United are relegated to the Scottish Championship after Craig Wighton's late goal condemns them to defeat.
Sam Vokes scores the only goal as Burnley secure promotion to the Premier League with a home victory over QPR.
IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua could defend his title in Beijing, says his promoter Barry Hearn.
Susie Rodgers, James Crisp and Ollie Hynd win gold for Britain at the IPC Swimming Open European Championships in Madeira.
Dragons and Wales forward Andrew Coombs is "devastated" to be told he needs a seventh knee operation after 13 months out.
Manchester City Women thrash Doncaster Rovers Belles to move six points clear at the top of Women's Super League One.
GB swimmer Josef Craig is disqualified from a race at the IPC European Championships for failing to cover up his tattoo.
Joe Root is dismissed for a golden duck before Alex Lees leads Yorkshire's recovery against Nottinghamshire.
Roger Federer withdraws from the Madrid Open as a 'precaution' after sustaining a back injury in practice.
Brian Stuard wins his first PGA Tour title with victory in a play-off at the weather-curtailed Zurich Classic of New Orleans.
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As Leicester City win an unlikely Premier League title, BBC Rewind looks back at some surprise triumphs from years gone by.
Ex-England batsman James Taylor looks back to the day when he discovered he had an undiagnosed, career-ending heart problem.
Who suffered no sleep deprivation? And who has rediscovered his mojo? Find out in Garth's team of the week.
BBC Sport assesses what the future may hold for London Irish following their relegation from the Premiership.
This week's sport on the BBC include the Snooker World Championship, Champions League semi-finals and rugby league's Challenge Cup.
Olympic sports news from the past week, plus the events coming up as the world's best athletes prepare for Rio.
The first six members of the athletics squad who will represent Team GB at the 2016 Olympics have been named by UK Athletics.
World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury tells social media he will retire after his rematch with Wladimir Klitschko on 9 July.
England captain Alastair Cook makes his third Essex century of 2016 as his side continue to dominate Worcestershire.
The Tour de Yorkshire has the best cycling fans in the world, according to the director of the Tour de France.
Matt Wylie and Tom Hamer win their first major international titles on day one at the IPC Swimming European Open Championships.
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri says it is an "amazing feeling" to have steered the club to their first top-flight title.
Lewis Hamilton fears further reliability problems could thwart his attempt to catch Nico Rosberg in the drivers' championship.
Rory McIlroy is to play alongside Northern Ireland prospect Tom McKibbin, 13, in the pro-am at this month's Irish Open.
Ryan Moore rides Minding to win the 1000 Guineas at Newmarket, with trainer Aidan O'Brien claiming the top three places.
British Cycling chief Ian Drake says his organisation is not in crisis, despite Shane Sutton's exit amid claims of sexism and discrimination.
St Helens come from behind to score five tries to earn a Super League win over Daryl Powell's Castleford at the Jungle.
Wasps hooker Edd Shervington is planning to go into show business when he retires at the end of the season aged 31.
Leicester City fan Mark Selby says winning the world snooker title for a second time is like a "dream come true".
Tom Hamer sets a new British record as three more swimmers achieve Rio Paralympic qualifying standards at the British trials.
Grigor Dimitrov concedes the Istanbul Open final against Diego Schwartzman after smashing his racquet on three occasions.
An overtime goal from Robert Dowd gives Great Britain a 4-3 win over Estonia at their World Championship promotion group in Croatia.
Brighton's draw with Derby means the Seagulls must beat Middlesbrough on Saturday to be promoted to the Premier League.
Dundee United are relegated at the home of rivals Dundee following a 2-1 defeat at Dens Park. (UK only)
Leicester midfielder Andy King joins the Welshmen who have won English top-flight winners medals as Spurs' challenge ends.
Goals from Barry McNamee and Dean Jarvis see Derry City come from a goal down to beat Cork City after extra-time in the EA Sports Cup.
Leicester City supporters celebrate the Chelsea goal against Tottenham that hands them the Premier League title.
The High Speed Train, or Intercity 125, is celebrating its 40th year of operation.
A 36-year-old man has been shot dead by officers in Kent during a pre-planned police operation, as Simon Jones reports.
Scientists say they now have a near-perfect picture of the genetic mutations which cause breast cancer, as Dominic Hughes reports.
We visit a cancer unit funded by money raised in memory of the teenager Stephen Sutton, who died two years ago.
Benedict Cumberbatch talks about his role as Richard III in the new BBC Two series The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses.
The BBC Business series My Shop visits revisits the cafe that opened in London, trying to sell every food item for £1.
Restaurants could be prevented from adding service charges to the bill under new proposals being considered by the government.
There has been a surge in violence against Jewish people, according to a survey by the Campaign Against Anti-Semitism.
Thousands of patients are having 'do not resuscitate' orders placed on them, without their families being told, an audit has found.
A boy has been rescued by helicopter off the coast of Combe Martin in Devon.
A couple from Durham served food destined for landfill to their wedding guests.
The Queen and Prince Harry have responded to Barack and Michelle Obama's Invictus Games challenge.
Villagers in Frome, Somerset are putting surplus food to good use by opening a community fridge, the first of its kind in the UK.
A group of Harley Davidson riders have made a 97-year-old woman's birthday wish come true by taking her out for a ride.
Leicester City defender Christian Fuchs posts a video showing the team celebrating the moment the 5,000-1 outsiders became Premier League champions.
Leicester City could still win the Premier League title - if Spurs lose against Chelsea tonight.
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has been heckled at the National Association of Head Teachers' conference in Birmingham.
Head teachers are to discuss whether parents in England should be allowed to take their children out of religious education classes, on the grounds that it undermines the teaching of "British values".
The former Mayor of London said he is "sorry if people were offended" by his comment that Hitler supported Zionism in the 1930s, but maintained that his words were historically accurate.
Sally Bates, head of Wadsworth Fields Primary School and James Bowen, from the NAHT, give their opinions on mass academisation and testing.
Barn owls can struggle to survive in cold, wet weather and as low temperatures persist people in Yorkshire are doing their best to give the birds a helping hand as Paul Murphy reports.
A new book covers all four centuries of the suit, an enduring element of men's fashion.
Two men have appeared in court accused of giving money to a man suspected of being involved in the Brussels and Paris terrorist attacks.
Thirteen people are presumed dead after a crash near Bergen in Norway, in which eyewitnesses say the rotor blades separated from the helicopter.
Thousands of people have sung the Liverpool FC anthem You'll Never Walk Alone at a vigil in memory of those who died in the Hillsborough disaster
Double-Oscar winning actor Emma Thompson has had liquid manure sprayed at her while taking part in an anti-fracking demonstration.
A pioneering new treatment is giving is new hope for those with macular degeneration, as Pallab Ghosh reports.
As various parts of the UK experience snow and hail storms, the BBC's John Maguire reports on the holidaymakers not afraid to brave the cold.
A new report, Degree of Debt, looks at where in the English-speaking world students can rack up the highest amount of debt, and BBC News asks: "Is it worth it?"
The Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police, David Crompton, has been suspended after the force was heavily criticised for its role in the Hillsborough disaster 27 years ago.
Smokers should be encouraged to use e-cigarettes to help them quit, says Dr Nick Hopkinson of the Royal College of Physicians.
The former editor of The Sun Kelvin MacKenzie tells the BBC's Richard Lister he was "completely duped" over the facts about the Hillsborough disaster.
After the Hillsborough inquest found that the 96 people who died in the Hillsborough disaster died unlawfully, BBC News asked people in Liverpool what the decision meant for them and the city.
An eight-year-old girl from Luton has amassed thousands of Facebook followers after memorising the entire Koran in Arabic.
Marcus Thompson speaks to Olympic and Paralympic rowers and trainers to see how Team GB is preparing for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
The Labour Party has suspended Ken Livingstone in a row over remarks made by the MP Naz Shah.
Shadow Home Secretary Andy Burnham says that "real justice" had been delivered, but that "those responsible must be held to account".
A runner surprised his girlfriend during the London marathon when he pretended to stop to tie up his shoe laces, then proposed to her.
A sheepdog originally from a farm in Ceredigion appears to have made the 240-mile solo journey back to its birthplace from its new home in Cumbria.
MoD refuses to reinstate widow's pension
The steelworks in Port Talbot face an uncertain future. What do the town's children think about the future if the Port Talbot steelworks were to close?
Some of our the UK's best known and most talented actors took to the stage on Saturday at the end a day of events to mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death.
The BBC Business series My Shop visits a shop in Coventry where a local painter makes artworks with remote-controlled cars.
A group of local authorities have warned that government plans to make all schools in England academies could fail to raise standards.
The leader of the UK Independence Party, Nigel Farage, has criticised comments made by US President Barack Obama over Britain's future in the EU.
Shoppers in Leeds react to fears retailer BHS could file for administration as early at Monday, threatening 11,000 jobs.
A group of MPs has called on Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to pilot the use of a new NHS contract in a bid to end the ongoing row with junior doctors.
The Ministry of Defence should be liable for prosecution over deaths of members of the armed forces during training, according to MPs.
Speaking exclusively to the BBC, US President Barack Obama speaks about Brexit, Syria and his wife, Michelle.
Student Maria Munir challenged President Obama on gender issues at an event in London.
Prince Charles joined some of the greats of British theatre on stage as they marked 400 years since William Shakespeare's death.
Pearl Mackie has been named as the new Doctor Who companion alongside Peter Capaldi's Time Lord in the Tardis.
Barack Obama has said it could take up to 10 years to negotiate a new trade deal with the United States, if UK voters decided to leave the EU.
Celebrations have taken place in Stratford-upon-Avon to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.
Over 100,000 patients are likely to be affected by the latest strike action being taken by junior doctors in England, according to NHS England.
David Cameron told a news conference that "our collective power and reach is amplified by membership of the EU".
London Mayor Boris Johnson has said that he finds the US's "lectures" on EU referendum "paradoxical [and] very odd"
The first national research centre dedicated to understanding miscarriage in pregnancy is opening in the UK
Watch a skilful three-point turn by US President Barack Obama's armoured limousine, nicknamed The Beast, during his visit to Downing Street, London.
Four bicycle couriers are taking their companies to an employment tribunal in a case that could impact on the working lives of as many as half a million people.
A mother and daughter trapped on the Alton Towers Smiler crash have spoken for the first time about their ordeal after the theme park admitted responsibility.
Blind runner Rachel Mentiply and her sighted running partner Rob Harris are taking part in the London Marathon.
The original classroom where William Shakespeare is believed to have studied and seen his first plays opens to the public for the first time this weekend.
Stage actor Simon Russell Beale shares his favourite Shakespeare roles.
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