The economy, immigration, Russia, and the EU itself are just some of the challenges facing Europe next year, writes Gavin Hewitt.
The teenage home of World War One poet Wilfred Owen is to be given listed status as part of the WW1 centenary commemorations.
Dramatic moments from the big stories
How ex-US Federal Reserve boss Ben Bernanke faced up to the 2008 financial crisis
'I couldn't leave Christmas behind'
Swansea manager Garry Monk says he will not tolerate anymore 'laziness' from Jonjo Shelvey, who he says must 'wise up'.
Manager reaction: West Brom's Irvine vows to go on, Leicester's Pearson lifted by support and Everton's Martinez calls for unity.
After Jose Mourinho's outburst on pressuring referees, BBC Sport looks at the two sides of his campaign theory.
Search planes and ships resume the hunt for AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501, which went missing over the Java Sea with 162 people on board.
The disappearance of an AirAsia plane flying from Indonesia to Singapore makes headlines in most of Monday's papers.
The Russian beauty who rebuffed a British writer as chaos loomed
Meet London's singing taxi driver
The town where it's celebrated three times a year
Battles over cheap taxis and other big ideas from 2014
Remember some of those who died in the past 12 months
As the Premier League reaches its halfway point, Phil McNulty assesses every club’s successes and failures so far.
Bahrain's main opposition movement says its leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, has been arrested after a day of questioning at the interior ministry.
Sixteen-time champion Phil Taylor convincingly beats Welshman Mark Webster 4-0 in PDC Championship second round.
St Mirren youngster Stephen Mallan scores with an incredible solo run, his first in senior football, and one that could be a contender for goal of the season.
Crystal Palace caretaker boss Keith Millen says he is ready to become the club's full-time manager.