North Korea urges a joint inquiry with the US into a cyber-attack on Sony that led to the studio cancelling the release of the film The Interview.
UK shoppers are expected to spend a record £1.2bn on what researchers are calling "Panic Saturday".
Jools Holland speaks to BBC Breakfast about his annual New Year's Eve show, Hootenanny.
The most desirable place to live in the UK is named as Hart in Hampshire where residents are found to be the healthiest and live the longest.
Mike Bushell joins a group of social runners in the woods.
Great Britain's Laura Deas claims silver in the World Cup skeleton after two outstanding runs in Calgary.
Philip Bradbourn, a Conservative MEP for the West Midlands, has died, the party announces.
A 34-year-old man is being treated in hospital following a road traffic accident in Moira, County Down.
Two men die when two vehicles collide on a road in South Yorkshire in the early hours and a 20-year-old is arrested.
Alastair Cook is "disappointed" to be left out of England's World Cup squad after Eoin Morgan is named new one-day captain.
Detectives investigating the murder of a man who they believe was attacked with an axe renew their appeal on the first anniversary of his death.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping visits Macau for the 15th anniversary of the territory's return to Chinese rule, reaffirming it is part of "one China".
Facebook users solve the mystery of a lost memory card in under an hour after an appeal is posted by a police force.
A group of MPs has questioned whether the government can meet its April deadline for introducing identity checks on every person leaving the UK.
BBC reporter Emma Firth spends the night on shift with the North West Ambulance Service.
Police budget cuts could lead to fewer crimes being prevented, a policing expert says.
Labour leader Ed Miliband 'doesn't give a toss' about Wales, says Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb.
Arsenal and Liverpool target AC Milan striker, QPR want to sign England man, Roberto Soldado apologises, plus more.
Zoo keepers from around the world are due to meet next month to discuss ways to save the endangered northern white rhino.
Australia win the second Test against India by four wickets in Brisbane to secure an unassailable 2-0 series lead.