Veteran sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston praises the "warm and friendly" reception he received after claiming third place in his class of the singlehanded transatlantic Route du Rhum race.
At least 45 people have been killed at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he takes full responsibility for his side's third straight Premier League defeat.
Nico Rosberg said his Mercedes team-mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton deserved to win the drivers' title.
A British man is crowned World Scrabble Champion after winning the final of the five-day competition in London.
England women are comprehensively beaten by clinical Germany in front of a record 45,619 Wembley crowd.
Formula One racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart hails Lewis Hamilton's world championship win in Abu Dhabi as "a great victory".
British-Iranian Ghoncheh Ghavami, jailed after watching a volleyball game in Iran, is freed on bail, her family says.
Charing Cross station in central London was closed for about two hours following a fire on a train.
More than £2,300 is raised by a fundraiser to support the search for a man who went missing on a stag weekend in Prague.
The Kenyan military has killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants linked to a deadly attack on a bus, Kenya's deputy president says.
Liverpool endure another miserable trip to Crystal Palace, who record their third win of the season thanks to two late goals.
Foreign ministers from several countries are in Vienna for talks, in a final bid to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear programme before Monday's deadline.
A 41-year-old man was left unconscious and seriously injured after a "horrific and sustained" attack by three teenagers on Saturday morning.
A Christmas attraction designed by TV star Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen closes after customers brand it a "rip-off".
Lewis Hamilton clinches his second drivers' world championship with a comfortable victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Roger Federer beats France's Richard Gasquet to win the Davis Cup for Switzerland for the first time in their history.
Actor Hugh Bonneville tells Andrew Marr about the spice of Nicole Kidman, the future of W1A and the past of Downton Abbey.
Claims of historic sexual abuse that have emerged are the "tip of the iceberg", Home Secretary Theresa May says.
Watch the moment Lewis Hamilton becomes the 2014 Formula 1 World Champion after the Mercedes driver wins the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.