BBC listeners give their reaction to news that Yahya Jammeh, The Gambia's president of 22 years, has been defeated in elections by property developer, Adama Barrow,
A Brazilian football commentator who was meant to be on the doomed flight to Colombia tells his story.
It's the most wonderful time of the year... for movie fans, with Oscar hopefuls and big budget productions hitting cinemas. Eli Glasner previews a few of his most anticipated titles
The villagers of Brindapur in West Bengal have gone back to bartering because of a cash crisis.
A bed that can make itself after being slept in is developed in Montreal, Canada.
US President-elect Donald Trump has named Gen James Mattis, a former marine who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, as his defence secretary.
Carrie Gracie meets Father Dong Guanhua who runs an underground Catholic church in Hebei, China.
Military veterans arrive to protect pipeline protesters near Standing Rock Sioux Reservation
The loyalty program is cancelling its expiry policy that was scheduled to take effect in just weeks
Why the Internet Archive is looking to Canada to keep its library safe
Mark Satov on Carrier's big break, Shell's emissions move, online retail, and the Russian economy
Renee Filippone on why pick and pay might not save you money
U.S. President-elect talks to Carrier employees about saving American jobs
Descendants of West African slaves in South Carolina are fighting to prevent their land from being confiscated and auctioned.
Unmanned Russian cargo spaceship heading to the International Space Station breaks up in the atmosphere over Siberia
Crowds gather in New York city to see iconic tree illuminated with 50,000 LED lights
Prince Harry and singer Rihanna helped kick off Barbados' Golden Anniversary Spectacular Mega Concert to celebrate the country's 50th anniversary of independence
John Lancaster reports Canada’s borders have been tightened in the wake of a CBC News investigation
A US activist defends burning the American flag outside Trump Tower in New York, as President-elect Donald Trump suggests there should be punishments for people doing so.
7 dead and thousands told to leave due to smoke and fire
People camp out near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to oppose the Dakota Access pipeline
Tate Modern hosts a restropective of Robert Rauschenberg, known for his 20th Century paintings, prints and sculpture.
McKenzie Strait, 19, has tried to take her own life five times this year. Her mother, Christine, wants there to be greater support.