The Conservatives received the most in donations in the final three months of 2014, according to figures published by the Electoral Commission.
A New York rabbi goes on trial accused of plotting to abduct and beat Jewish men who refuse to grant their wives a divorce.
Cardiff Labour councillors thinking of rebelling against cuts are warned they could damage the party's general election prospects.
A photo is issued of a woman police want to speak to in connection with an inquiry into the death of a baby boy in London.
Hunter Moore, who ran IsAnyoneUp.com, admits hacking and identity theft and faces between two and seven year in prison.
Two ex-prison officers who were arrested over alleged corrupt payments have been bailed until June, the Metropolitan Police says.
A court in Colombia rules that same-sex couples can adopt children, but only if the child is the offspring of one of the partners.
Inflation in France, the eurozone's second-biggest economy, turned negative in January, adding to worries over deflation in the eurozone.
Mortgage lending across the UK continued to fall in January, according to figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).
The cost of childcare is rising so quickly that for many families "it simply does not pay to work," a leading charity has said.
Readers' photographs on the theme of black and white
World champion Lewis Hamilton withdraws from the first day of the second pre-season test in Spain due to illness.
Plans to build a wind turbine opposite Dylan Thomas's Boathouse in Laugharne are quashed at the High Court.
The rich people who say they are happy to pay the full 45%
Two of London's most prestigious fine art galleries have seen UK visitor numbers fall significantly over the last five years, official figures show.
Police appeal for witnesses after a man dies and two others are taken to hospital following a two-car crash near Newburgh in Fife.
A campaign to challenge people to get creative is launched, backed by stars including Dame Judi Dench and Johnny Vegas.
The number of men taking their own lives in the UK reached its highest level for more than a decade, official figures show.
Greece has formally asked the eurozone for a loan extension after weeks of wrangling over its international bailout.
Ulster Bank has said it is creating 350 jobs at its Belfast call centre.