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A 41-year-old man was left unconscious and seriously injured after a "horrific and sustained" attack by three teenagers on Saturday morning.
A Christmas attraction designed by TV star Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen closes after customers brand it a "rip-off".
Lewis Hamilton clinches his second drivers' world championship with a comfortable victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Roger Federer beats France's Richard Gasquet to win the Davis Cup for Switzerland for the first time in their history.
Actor Hugh Bonneville tells Andrew Marr about the spice of Nicole Kidman, the future of W1A and the past of Downton Abbey.
Claims of historic sexual abuse that have emerged are the "tip of the iceberg", Home Secretary Theresa May says.
Watch the moment Lewis Hamilton becomes the 2014 Formula 1 World Champion after the Mercedes driver wins the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Australia beat South Africa by two wickets to take the one-day international series 4-1 and go top of the ICC world ODI rankings.
Suicide bomber kills at least 40 people at volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan, officials say
Islamist militants from Nigeria's Boko Haram kill 48 fishermen in an attack near the border with Chad, reports from the area say.
DUP leader Peter Robinson defends remarks made by party colleague Gregory Campbell at Saturday's DUP conference.
Sweden's Henrik Stenson retains his DP World Tour Championship title in Dubai, finishing two shots ahead of Rory McIlroy.
A fire on a train at Charing Cross station in Central London sparked an emergency evacuation on Sunday morning
Debris from the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 leaves rebel-held areas near the crash site heading for the government-controlled city of Kharkiv.
London's Charing Cross Station is closed and trains in the capital are disrupted after a fire on a train.
A further review is commissioned into the death of 16-year-old Christina Edkins, who was stabbed by a paranoid schizophrenic while on her way to school.
Red Bull were disqualified from Abu Dhabi qualifying because their front wing was deemed to have been designed deliberately to break the rules.
BBC Sport takes an in-depth look at Lionel Messi's La Liga scoring record, breaking it down season by season.
Police have prevented four or five terror attacks this year, compared to an average of one plot each year previously, the Met commissioner says.
EU migration has blown the government "off course" on meeting its target of cutting net migration to below 100,000, the home secretary says.