Andy Murray coasts to a 6-2 6-0 victory over world number three Rafael Nadal in the Mubadala World Tennis Championship.
Metal detector enthusiasts in Buckinghamshire have uncovered what is thought to be one of biggest hoards of ancient coins ever found in Britain.
Comedian Paddy McGuinness keeps his Twitter promise to clean Emile Heskey's boots.
Fathers could be offered men-only relationship classes to encourage them to stay involved with their children under a government pilot scheme.
Seven members of a family, aged between 18 and 53, are left shaken after a gun attack at a house in Omagh, County Tyrone.
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Comedian Paddy McGuinness keeps his promise to clean Emile Heskey's boots after the striker scored during his first game for Bolton Wanderers.
The value of the euro has fallen to its lowest level since the middle of 2010, following comments from Mario Draghi, the President of the European Central Bank.
The funeral of Christiane Lecocq, one of the founder members of the world's naturism or nudism movement, takes place in Paris.
The Italian coastguard has taken control of a merchant ship carrying more than 400 migrants that is adrift in the Mediterranean without any crew on board.
It is only the second day of the new year but already the starting gun has already been fired in the campaign to woo voters ahead of the general election.
One of the main roads leading into Port Talbot is closed while crews deal with a "significant fire" in a Chinese takeaway.
The BBC's Carrie Gracie visits China's Xinjiang province, home to China's predominantly Muslim Uighurs, viewed by authorities as a "terrorist" threat.
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A body is found in the search for a teenager who disappeared during a new year's night out with friends in Manchester city centre.
The promoters of a New Year's Eve event at The Belfry resort in which six people were stabbed brand media reports of the incident "malicious".
The deadly Ebola outbreak will be ended in 2015, although health teams face an "epic battle", says the head of the UN team fighting the disease.
The BBC's Jeremy Howell reports on golf is doing to get back on the financial fairway.