Joanna Rowsell targets gold at this weekend's UCI Track Cycling World Cup in London but February's World Championships remains her main goal.
Police investigate claims officers used "disproportionate force" at a tuition fees protest at the University of Warwick.
Renowned violinist Kyung-Wha Chung shocks audiences at the Royal Festival Hall with an outburst aimed at a coughing child.
England captain Alastair Cook is given a one-match ban for his side's slow over rate in Wednesday's win over Sri Lanka.
Recommendations made after the deaths in custody of inmates at a prison and young offender institution in Dorset have not been fully implemented, inspectors find.
Zambia's high court declares that Defence Minister Edgar Lungu is the governing party's presidential candidate in next month's election.
The number of primary school pupils in Wales missing school to go on holiday during in term time increases.
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says he "co-authored" and is "proud" of the government's Autumn Statement, despite not turning up to the Commons to hear it delivered.
A child born with foetal alcohol syndrome is not entitled to compensation after her mother drank excessively while pregnant, the Court of Appeal rules.
As a key UN climate change conference continues, BBC News visits a Nepali village destroyed by a landslide and finds a lack of funds is delaying protection projects.
Ian McLagan, keyboard player for the Small Faces and the Faces, dies aged 69, due to complications from a stroke suffered earlier this week.
Five men are arrested under the Terrorism Act following raids in Cardiff and Barry.
What is the arm lock that has sparked US protests?
Northern Ireland's Department of Justice warns proposed cuts to its budget will have a "severely detrimental impact" on policing, Troubles investigations, prisons, probation and other agencies.
The annual growth in UK house prices slowed in November to 8.2%, according to the latest figures from the Halifax.
Two men have been arrested by police in London under anti-terror laws and searches are under way at properties in London and Stoke, police say.
How the legacy of Apollo could help NASA's latest mission, Orion, to get humans a step closer to Mars.
British Gas will pay an £11.1m penalty after regulator Ofgem found it failed to meet energy efficiency targets on time.
Motorists in north Wales are more likely to be tested for drink driving than anywhere else in the UK, a survey reveals.
Ahead of the unveiling of the title of the 24th James Bond film, Entertainment correspondent Colin Paterson gauges Daniel Craig's interest in four of the as yet unused Ian Fleming titles.