Russia says it will not "cave in" to pressure, following a fresh set of US, EU and Canada sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine.
A man is remanded in custody over the murder of a woman stabbed to death in a north-west London street.
£1.2bn is expected to be spent by UK shoppers on the last Saturday before Christmas, with researchers calling it "Panic Saturday".
A 17-year-old is charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of a teenager in a Chelmsford park named by police as Ashley Woolley.
Pakistan army kills five militants in northwest as security is tightened against possible Taliban reprisals for prisoner executions, officials say.
Residents in Ceredigion are told that council officials are ready for any extreme weather this winter.
The singer surprises fans by releasing six tracks from her new album early after songs were leaked online.
The remaining staff at a collapsed wave power company are to lose their jobs after no buyer was found for the business.
The health board for a west Wales hospital says 'good progress' is being made towards keeping 24-hour A&E cover.
How a multi-millionaire "hockey geek" who looked after the players’ sticks as a boy returned to revive a club’s fortunes.
Police arrest driver on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving on the A472 between Pontypool and Hafodyrynys.
As polling concludes in Indian-administered Kashmir, the BBC's Shalu Yadav meets war widows on opposite sides of the long-standing conflict.
Gary Ballance is recalled to England's one-day squad for next month's tri-series in Australia and the World Cup.
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.