Could 'Robin Hood's hideout' be Europe's best tree?
The secret ingredients of a happy life - and they're 100 years old
Rebecca Jones looks at the big books coming in 2015
New rules for school meals in England come into force in the new term, restricting how often fried food can be served and promoting drinking water.
British acts dominate the top 10 best-selling artist albums of the year for the first time in chart history, according to new figures.
European Union rules will oblige new devices such as modems and internet-connected TVs to switch themselves off when not in use.
The UK faces "chaos" if it changes economic course in next May's general election, David Cameron warns in his new year message.
Thousands of people have welcomed the new year by watching fireworks in central London.
The New Year's Day tradition with a dark history
What have we learned from the new Hillsborough Inquests? The BBC's Ben Schofield looks back over nine months of evidence.
Talking Movies' Tom Brook looks at Selma - the first film to have Martin Luther King as its central character.
Michael Harrison reconstructs the moment he made the UK's first mobile phone call, to his father, Vodafone boss Sir Ernest Harrison, in 1985.
When Debbie Epstein's family left South Africa in 1962, they took the saucepan her mother had used to feed anti-apartheid activists on trial for treason.
Minutes from the first-ever Scottish Executive cabinet meeting are made available for public viewing for the first time.
Lithuanians are adopting the euro with cautious optimism - but many are also confused about the changeover, Zivile Kropaite reports from Vilnius.
Britons must not turn their backs on all the suffering in the world, the Archbishop of Canterbury will say in his new year address.
The UK's national newspapers greet the new year with images from around the world and a wide range of stories.
The US government says it is "deeply concerned" by reports that several high-profile Cuban dissidents were detained hours before a planned protest.
At least 15 people were killed in Afghanistan's Helmand province when a wedding party was hit by a stray rocket., officials say.
Louis van Gaal thanks Manchester United supporters for helping him through his difficult early spell with the club.