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Ways to start saving for Christmas 2015
Sixteen-time champion Phil Taylor beats Vincent van der Voort 5-3 to reach the PDC World Championship semi-finals.
Cardiff beat Colchester at a near-empty Cardiff City Stadium to become the first team to reach the FA Cup fourth round.
A former councillor apologises after a community's war commemorations had to be abandoned because he lied about applying for lottery funding.
Alan Pardew leaves Newcastle United to become the new manager at Premier League strugglers Crystal Palace.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he demanded respect from the US during an encounter with American Vice-President Joe Biden in Brazil.
A bed and breakfast damaged by a sinkhole more than eight months ago could remain closed indefinitely, its owners have said.
Can young Native Americans reclaim their identity?
The Palestinians submit the documents required to join the International Criminal Court to the UN, in a move opposed by Israel and the US.
Mark Lawrenson takes on 1988 FA Cup finalists Dave Beasant and John Aldridge with his predictions for the third round.
An apparently deliberate slowdown in arrests and ticketing by New York City police raises questions about previously overzealous law enforcement.
We look back at some of Steven Gerrard's best Premier League goals following news that he will leave Liverpool at the end of the season.
A suspected drugs death in Telford could be linked to a dangerous batch of ecstasy feared responsible for the deaths of three men in Suffolk.
The US imposes new sanctions on North Korea in response to a major cyber-attack against Sony Pictures.
A Llandudno hotel, believed to be the last in Wales and England to cater exclusively for blind guests, will close on Monday due to a lack of business.
Stoke City defender Robert Huth is being investigated by the Football Association over interactions on Twitter.
Steven Gerrard is set to leave Liverpool, but where does former Reds defender Mark Lawrenson rank him in the list of all-time Anfield greats?
The Sri Lankan president, Mahinda Rajapakse, urges Tamils to back him in upcoming elections, calling himself the "known devil".
A senior nurse admits claiming £17,000 in bogus shifts and taking a £500 hospital donation from an elderly patient.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will leave the club when his contract expires at the end of the season.