Chancellor George Osborne has delivered his Autumn Statement. So, what does it mean for your finances?
How does a sportsman cope with inflicting lasting damage on an opponent? Boxer Brian Rose recalls how he "overcame his demons".
Chancellor George Osborne announces a series of measures designed to encourage investment in the North Sea oil and gas sector.
A groundbreaking £78m theatre and arts venue is to be built on the site of the former Granada TV studios in Manchester.
London mayor Boris Johnson attempts to calm down a "drunk" passenger restrained during a long-haul flight to Heathrow from Kuala Lumpur.
The BBC's Robin Brant offers his analysis of the George Osborne's Autumn Statement
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says any member of the armed forces found to lack loyalty will be dismissed.
A fast-tracked inquiry into the rape conviction of footballer Ched Evans begins, the body that examines potential miscarriages of justice says.
Watch the best moments and reaction from 18-year-old England's James Cahill's remarkable third round victory over Ding Junhui at the UK Championship.
Two men have been charged under the Terrorism Act for assisting in the preparation of an act of terrorism.
A senior official in the Department of Education has predicted at least 2,500 job losses in schools over the next financial year.
In his Autumn Statement, Chancellor George Osborne has given some details of the government's previous financial commitments to science.
The prime minister mixes up his words when he speaks about Ed Balls and "political maso-sadism".
A market town's narrow pavements - designed in the 18th Century to stop romantic couples walking hand-in-hand - are to be widened.
Teenager Adam Peaty breaks the British 100m breaststroke record during the heats at the World Short Course Championships.
As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu triggers a general election, the country's politics remain as turbulent and unpredictable as ever, reports the BBC's Kevin Connolly,
Actress Joanna Dunham, famed for her role as Mary Magdalene in 1965 Hollywood blockbuster The Greatest Story Ever Told, dies at the age of 78.
The comic actor and campaigner Russell Brand has won a prize for his public speaking and writing - the Plain English Campaign Foot in Mouth award, for the most baffling quotes by a public figure.
Lord Coe reveals his election manifesto for the presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
A large fire, visible from up to 10 miles away, rips through an industrial estate in Smethwick destroying a number of businesses.