People from Padstow in Cornwall have been blacking their faces for an annual parade for 100 years, but is that acceptable?
It is hoped lithium - a key component of electric car batteries - lies in rocks under the county.
The cost of hiring security to protect the birds and eggs is about £300.
Its other headliners are Jamiroquai and Alt-J, with other acts set to perform including Slaves, Jake Bugg and Becky Hill.
The ship ran aground in the English Channel, prompting scavengers to descend on the Devon coastline.
A pack of hunting hounds chase a pet dog across a Cornish beach before attacking it and its owner.
A dead dolphin that washed up on a beach had injuries that could have been caused by a shark, an expert says.
Newly discovered photos of a show by The Jam in 1979 have been used on a new live album.
A steamy bath scene from the second series of Poldark tops a poll of the biggest television moments of 2016.
Cornish Pirates coach Gavin Cattle says former England forward Martin Haag will help develop him and fellow coach Alan Paver.
Cornish Pirates coaches Alan Paver and Gavin Cattle sign new contracts at the Championship club.
Cornish Pirates coach Alan Paver says he is impressed with prop Luke Chapman's commitment after his return from injury.
State coffers are said to be empty as troops secure Banjul for the return of President Adama Barrow.
Donald Trump's chief of staff joins the attack on reporting, vowing to fight "tooth and nail".
"Now we can build," a Jerusalem official says, as a staunch Israel supporter takes office in the US.
Seven of those killed were in a Georgia trailer park apparently struck by a tornado.
The firm says neither software nor hardware, other than the batteries, were at fault in Note 7 burning.
Left-winger Benoit Hamon the leader in the race to be the Socialist presidential candidate.
Foreign experts will examine video from where Giulio Regeni is thought to have last been seen alive.
Mr Trump bitterly criticised the North American Free Trade Agreement on the campaign trail.
Giorgia Galassi ate snow and cried under the avalanche at Rigopiano hotel until rescuers arrived.
The PM says the move will ease overcrowding but critics say he is trying to free jailed allies.
Areas south of the capital Santiago are seeing their worst fires in decades.
The suspect was bailed against the wishes of police five days before the attack, which killed five.
Chapecoense football team has played its first match since the plane crash that killed most of its athletes.
President Trump reveals that Barack Obama left him a "beautiful" letter at the Oval Office, but he keeps quiet about its contents.
A total of 19 buildings are demolished at the same time, in Wuhan, China.
A firefighting system involving a jet ski and water-powered jetpack has been showcased in Dubai.
Austria is working to integrate asylum seekers by teaching them how to ski.
A musician from Opole in Poland has made 2,000 mini guitars.
Four people died in the path of a tornado in southern Mississippi. Swathes of the south-eastern United States were hit by storms over the weekend.
Spaces marked on main roads in Xi'an have 15 minute time limit for drivers caught short.
Country makes exception to its strict environmental policy to rid itself of giant reeds.
Officials in Odawara apologise for jackets referring to benefits cheats as "dregs".
How Andy Kuper built investment firm Leapfrog, which aims to help pull people out of poverty in the developing world by investing in insurance and healthcare firms.
Karan Johar has been criticised for not setting an example for gays in India.
Nigeria's largest city Lagos is facing a housing crisis. The BBC's Nancy Kacungira looks at how entrepreneurs are trying to solve the crisis.
How a design originally drawn in the sand led to the growth of giant supermarkets.
GreyOrange is India's biggest robotics company, making machines which support the country's booming online retail industry.
Experts say bread should be cooked to a golden yellow colour to reduce our intake of a chemical which could cause cancer.
An A&E nurse says she is asked by management how many hours she thinks dying patients will live - because they need the beds. From 5 live Investigates.
The family of a teenager who died from a brain tumour has discovered dozens of previously unseen videos she made.
Members of the Lancashire Lions explain how blind cricket works and the effect it has had on their lives
The stars of T2 Trainspotting have gathered in Edinburgh for the film's world premiere.
The 94-year-old, who underwent pioneering plastic surgery after the war, has terminal cancer.
Weather forecast for the UK
An English town has made a statue of the much-loved writer - but Jane Austen's appearance is a mystery.
Theresa May is "not afraid" to tell Donald Trump if she finds his comments unacceptable.
T2 Trainspotting comes out in cinemas on 27 January.
Wayne Rooney says it is a "great feeling" to break Sir Bobby Charlton's goalscoring record at Manchester United after scoring his 250th goal for the club against Stoke.
Two metal detector enthusiasts found a huge hoard of Celtic treasure, reports Robert Hall.
Schoolchildren have helped send a robot into near space.
Theresa May refuses to say if she knew about a reported missile test misfire before the Commons Trident vote.
A mother from London has created a Jamaican Patois-speaking doll for her daughter to reflect her heritage.
Thousands of protesters in London fill Trafalgar Square as part of a Women's March on the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency.
A family from Yorkshire is thought to be the only one with six generations alive at the same time. Grandmother Sue Godward and her daughter Niki Mellor spoke to 5 Live.
As women globally take to the streets as part of a day of protests, Hannah tells us why she decided to march.
Meet Sarah Davies, a former beauty queen turned weightlifter, who explains how the loss of funding in her sport will impact her career.
Irish jockey Jack Kennedy manages to stay on his horse Bilko despite almost being thrown off it at a meeting at Thurles.
An artist has recreated more than 70 global landmarks using Lego bricks.
The four-year-old can be heard trying to explain to the operator that his mother is not moving.
Mike Bushell reveals how Great Britain's speed skaters are now training in the Netherlands.
Thousands of people attend anti-Trump protests in London and Edinburgh.
Scientists are hoping to create a smart patch which could detect the early onset of osteoarthritis in patients' knees.
Afro-Caribbean community leader Judah Adunbi was mistaken by officers in Bristol for a wanted man.
A hospital patient who occupied a bed for more than years was evicted after a hospital applied for a court order.
Welshman Alex Thomson completed the 2016-17 Vendee Globe round the world race in second place.
The biggest leap in diagnosing prostate cancer "in decades" has been made using new scanning equipment, say doctors and campaigners.
The uncle of a four-year-old girl speaks outside court, after her mother and another man are sentenced for feeding her a deadly amount of drugs.
Tottenham Hotspur have revealed images of the club's new stadium which is being built in north London.
A groundbreaking rally driver is having to crowdfund her next race after losing her sponsors.
A look back the the career of former deputy first minister, Martin McGuinness.
Who will host the Brit Awards after Michael Buble announced a career hiatus to care for his family?
Watch the full speech by British Prime Minister Theresa May on the UK's strategy for exiting the European Union.
Bad weather in Italy and Spain is significantly increasing the price of vegetables across northern Europe
The Breakfast team have been monkeying around with one of the stars of new series 'Spy in the Wild'.
Thousands of UK and Dutch tourists continue to be evacuated from The Gambia on special charter flights. People arriving at Manchester airport spoke to the BBC.
Dr Hashim Ahmed describes a new breakthrough in prostate cancer diagnosis
A supermarket in Moray introduces a "relaxed" lane aimed at making life at the checkout less stressful for some of its more vulnerable customers.
Zahid Mahmood, wrongly accused by columnist Katie Hopkins of being a Muslim extremist, has invited her to his house for tea. Catrin Nye reports.
Tulip Mazumdar visits the Jenner Institute at the University of Oxford where scientists are developing vaccines for all three of the shortlisted viruses.
Our coastline is constantly battered by the sea, but what is the science behind a cliff collapse?
Tourists were told to leave The Gambia following President Yahya Jammeh's refusal to hand power to the president-elect.
A series of TV adverts featuring dancing builders and businessmen wearing hot pants prompted the most complaints last year.
Wheelchair user Doug Paulley says the case "will hopefully make a major difference for disabled travellers".