Novak Djokovic pulls out of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship final against Andy Murray with a fever.
A man appears at Selkirk Sheriff Court accused of assaulting a woman to the danger of her life after an incident in Galashiels.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's FA Cup game between Derby County and Southport.
Suspected Boko Haram militants have kidnapped about 40 boys and young men in a raid on a remote village in north-eastern Nigeria, residents say.
New Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew says the club's situation is "little bit sticky" and new signings are needed.
Five men are arrested and charged with kidnapping and repeatedly raping a Japanese student over several weeks, police in Calcutta say.
If 2014 was "a year like no other", its successor looks a bit bumpier - notably in energy, retail, media and an election in May.
Liverpool's departing captain Steven Gerrard will move to the United States at the end of the season, his club say.
Why Sri Lanka's 'king' may face election defeat
Emergency services are searching for an elderly man unaccounted for after a fire broke out at a farmhouse in Annaclone in County Down.
The number of vulnerable people receiving meals on wheels from English councils has more than halved in the past five years, Labour research shows.
BBC Sport's Ben Dirs rounds up the fights he would like to see in 2015 - some of which might even take place.
Royal Mail celebrates 50 years of special stamps which have featured major British events and famous faces of the last five decades.
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes his ex-club should have done more to keep Steven Gerrard at Anfield.
A 14-year-old boy is charged with the manslaughter of a man found dead in Blackpool.
Police will investigate a "serious" fire at a restaurant which resulted in two people being taken to hospital.
Little Jimmy Dickens, the renowned US country music star credited with introducing rhinestone suits to the genre, has died at the age of 94.
A man dies after being found with head injuries at a bus stop outside Waterloo station.
An Irish man is reportedly in critical condition in Sydney, Australia after allegedly being punched by his brother.
Teams searching for wreckage from Air Asia Flight QZ8501 are hoping to lower cameras onto the seabed where "two large objects" have been spotted.