Anglican Bishops sit in the House of Lords and the church makes regular forays into British domestic politics.
A Blackpool shop worker describes hearing "a big crash" as a falling shop sign hit and killed a woman.
Members of parliament in Burkina Faso decide to cut their salaries by half following a public outcry, as the country continues a transition to elections.
Funeral ceremonies for seven of those killed in last week's terror attacks in Paris are held in Jerusalem and the French capital.
Debenhams shares fall 8% as the group's overall fourth-quarter performance declines despite record Christmas sales.
Chinese tech giant Huawei says its operating profit in 2014 rose by about 17% from the previous year.
Nick McCarthy defies advice to become first one-handed pianist to graduate from the Royal College of Music.
Two climbers Kevin Jorgeson and Tommy Caldwell are coming to the end of an attempt to 'free climb' the Dawn Wall of El Capitan, a rock formation in California's Yosemite National Park.
The Chancellor has welcomed news that inflation, as measured by the consumer price index, has fallen to 0.5%.
Malaysia's highest court reinstates death sentences for two policemen convicted of murdering a Mongolian model linked to senior politicians in 2006.
Sunday's Golden Globe Awards ceremony was watched by 19.3 million people in the US, down 8% on last year's audience of 20.9 million.
UK consumer price inflation fell sharply to 0.5% in December, its joint lowest on record, official figures show
Shares in bakery chain Greggs jump 6% after it says strong trading over the Christmas period means profits will be above expectations.
Virtual Reality (VR) was one of the big talking points at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
So, Mark Carney is filling his fountain pen, and looking for a stamp. But why on earth should he be writing to the chancellor to apologise, when low inflation looks so attractive?
A woman dies and 83 people are taken to hospital in Washington DC after a Metro tunnel filled with smoke.
A union leader is expected to tell MPs at Westminster his anger is increasing over the collapse of UK delivery firm City Link.
The BBC's Danny Savage reports on plans to protect more offshore seabeds in England, which would see new areas given the status of 'marine conservation zone'.
Crystal Palace sign striker Yaya Sanogo from fellow Premier League club Arsenal on loan until the end of the season.
A court in Egypt overturns former President Hosni Mubarak's embezzlement conviction and orders a retrial, paving the way for his release.