Sami Hyypia leaves his role as manager of Championship strugglers Brighton & Hove Albion after a run of one win in 18 league games.
A number of people are believed to have been injured after a bin lorry crashed into a group of pedestrians in George Square in Glasgow city centre.
A man who admitted posting offensive comments on Facebook about an Edinburgh boy beaten to death by his mother is jailed for 12 months.
New York City's police chief backs Mayor Bill de Blasio after claims he had increased ill-feeling towards police prior to two officers being shot dead.
Three men are jailed and four others are given suspended sentences for dangerous driving following a head-on crash.
British NFL player Menelik Watson donates his match payment to the family of an ill four-year-old girl.
The veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi is the winner of Tunisia's first free presidential election, electoral officials say.
A hoard of Roman and Pictish silver was found last year but the exact location had been kept a closely guarded secret until now.
Mark Wright, the winner of this year's Apprentice said he was "very confident" of success for his new business plans.
Jessie Burton's debut novel The Miniaturist comes top of a public vote to be named Specsavers Book of the Year.
The Yazidi minority in Iraq say 3,500 women and girls are still being held by Islamic State, many being used as sex slaves.
The Football Association says it is aware of a reported row between Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston and a club supporter.
The UK Independence Party says it has expelled one of its councillors, Rozanne Duncan, "for bringing the party into disrepute".
The number of people being murdered in London is expected to fall below 100 for the year 2014.
The Pope tells cardinals there is a need to purge "spiritual Alzheimer's" and "the terrorism of gossip" from the Vatican.
Police launch a murder inquiry after a man dies two days after being found with serious injuries at his home in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire.
China launches an investigation into former President Hu Jintao's top aide, state media report.
As Europe's major leagues go into hibernation for winter breaks, BBC Sport assesses how the game has unfolded on the continent.
A bodybuilder who tried to save the drowning man he had earlier assaulted is jailed for nine months.
A disc jockey is jailed for eight months for stealing money from a children's cancer charity linked to the Oscar Knox appeal.