The US House has passed a bill approving the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
Unions representing hundreds of Northern Ireland Water staff reject proposals aimed at resolving a pensions dispute.
Cyprus' national carrier has ceased operations after an EU decision it must repay more than 65m euros (£50m) in illegal state aid.
Oldham Athletic director Barry Owen resigns as chairman of the club's trust after 12 years.
How much damage has the Ched Evans saga done?
Louis van Gaal admits he signed Victor Valdes knowing the former Barcelona keeper won't settle for a place on Manchester United's bench.
Radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri has been sentenced to life in prison by a court in New York for supporting terrorism.
Chris Mason's tongue-in-cheek take on politicians and the NHS
The partner of Stephane Charbonnier, the editor of Charlie Hebdo who was killed in Wednesday's attack in Paris, has told the BBC how she tried to reach him at the scene and pleaded to be with his body.
Anti-terror forces have stormed a supermarket in eastern Paris where several hostages were being held by a gunman.
The BBC's Damian Grammaticas reports on the police mission that saw the killing of the Kouachi brothers, who spent two days on the run.
Radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri is jailed for life by a New York court for supporting terrorism, following his extradition from the UK.
Toulon full-back Delon Armitage's 12-week ban for using abusive language is reduced to eight on appeal.
Northampton Borough Council leader David Mackintosh is named Philistine of the Year in Private Eye's Rotten Borough Awards 2014.
Profile of radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri.
Botanists have been stunned by the results of their annual hunt for plants in flower on New Year’s Day.
The uncle of a schoolboy who died after a minibus crash at his school is charged with dishonestly collecting charity money.
A man found dead in Kenya who was linked to the trial of Deputy President William Ruto was implicated in efforts to corrupt witnesses, the International Criminal Court (ICC) says.
Edinburgh Capitals player Joe Grimaldi spears Nottingham Panthers' Max Parent with his stick and throws his helmet at him during a match.
Listen to live BBC Radio Wales commentary of Cardiff Blues v Leinster in the Pro12.