Five police officers who wanted anonymity at an inquest into a man shot with a Taser will be named unless they win an appeal, a coroner rules.
UKIP has secured a share of more than £1.5m in EU funding normally set aside for parties promoting integration, Newsnight learns.
With more and more people turning to the internet to do their Christmas shopping, there is huge pressure on retailers to ensure gifts are delivered in time.
A suspected gunman is on the run after six people were shot dead and three wounded in the US state of Pennsylvania, police say.
Father who survived nine cardiac arrests
An inquiry into historical child sex abuse should be able to compel witnesses to give evidence and have statutory powers, Home Secretary Theresa May has said.
The Home Secretary Theresa May has rejected calls for a judge lead inquiry into whether British intelligence agents colluded in alleged torture by the CIA.
World number one Rory McIlroy has calls for a faster version of golf in a bid to attract young players to the sport.
While Daniel Craig has been filming some of the first scenes of the next James Bond adventure Spectre in London cyber hackers have managed to steal and leak an early draft of the film's script.
Satellite data reveals that the most dense stores of carbon in Amazonia is not above ground in trees but below ground in peatlands.
Eleven dogs from a hunt pack are rescued after becoming trapped in a gorge near Aberystwyth.
Fire crews rescued a dog which fell through ice while chasing a duck across a frozen pond in Arbroath.
Reading sack manager Nigel Adkins after 20 months in charge of the Championship club.
An anti-slavery raid on a factory in Greater Manchester finds immigrants from Eastern Europe allegedly paid £2 an hour and working 80-hour weeks, police say.
Two former Northern Ireland Secretaries of State express concern about the prime minister's handling of last week's political talks in Belfast.
Denmark makes a claim to the UN, arguing the area around the North Pole is linked to the continental shelf of Greenland, its autonomous territory.
The BBC's Chris Mason has been to Basildon to find out what the public think about Kerry Smith's remarks
Two Kenyan runners, Viola Chelangat Kimetto and Joyce Jemutai Kiplimo, have failed drug tests and been banned for two years, Athletics Kenya says.
TV and radio correspondent Allan Little, who covered the first Gulf War and the Rwandan genocide, is to leave the BBC at the end of December.
Russian couple Irina Shumilova and Alyona Fursova recently got married. Irina's official documents record her as male, but she will soon complete a gender change.