A World War Two veteran who disappeared from his nursing home to attend D-Day commemorations in France dies.
Extreme heat in Perth caused one of the country's largest ISPs to turn off some of its servers causing net blackout for thousands.
Bulgaria agrees to take back more than 3,000 asylum seekers who tried to settle in other EU countries, Bulgarian media report.
Two women who have accused Bill Cosby of historical sex offences join a defamation action against the US comedian.
Police say three ruling party activists have been shot dead in a bar in eastern Burundi as tensions mount ahead of elections later in the year.
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West Brom striker Saido Berahino is charged with drink-driving after being stopped on the M6 in Cheshire.
The BBC's Norman Smith puts the recent A&E experiences of two members of the public to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
Turkish Airlines, the only foreign airline operating in Libya, suspends flights to Misrata amid the worsening security situation.
A Human Rights Commission challenge to Northern Ireland's abortion laws is to be heard in February.
The price of Brent crude oil falls to a new five-and-a-half year low of $52.27 per barrel, its lowest level since May 2009.
He scored against Liverpool in the FA Cup - but that's not all there is to know about AFC Wimbledon's Adebayo Akinfenwa.
The Lego Movie was the top film in the UK and Ireland last year, although box office takings were down almost 3% on 2013.
Politicians and celebrities in Germany join a campaign against Pegida, a group protesting against what it sees as the "Islamisation" of Europe.
An animal charity hopes to trace the owner of a dog that was abandoned with its belongings in a suitcase.
An MP is campaigning to have the term "child prostitute" removed from planned laws because it "protects abusers".
Some patients are redirected from Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and procedures postponed as it is "very busy", largely due to "seasonal pressures".
After concerns about security online greetings card company Moonpig is investigating "flaws" and has disabled its app "as a precaution".
Convicted paedophile Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins made a woman sign a gagging order when she threatened to go to the police over concerns he would abuse a child, a trial has heard.
Volunteer marshals should undergo mandatory training before working at motor sport rallies, according to a report.