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As the end of 2014 draws near, Talking Movies' Tom Brook picks his top 10 films that have been released in the past year.
Benoit Tessier captures a moment that left actress America Ferrera red-faced.
The negligible effects of George Osborne's negotiations on the extra payment to the EU.
Opportunities to prosecute Jimmy Savile and a former mayor of Scarborough for child sex abuse were missed due to police "organisational failure".
Those on the left think new Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy could be about to take the party back to the days of Tony Blair, says the BBC's Mark Mardell.
Mark Urban explores the question of what the UK knew about rendition and interrogation techniques, in the wake of the US Senate report that criticised the CIA.
People in the UK are using less energy, even though the economy is growing, new figures confirm.
The director of Premier Oil says no new North Sea projects are profitable with oil below $60 a barrel and the industry is "close to collapse".
Brit boozer goes dark in Los Angeles
Those who plan to spend the day working rather than celebrating
Six women previously given the all-clear are diagnosed with breast cancer after a review of assessments made by Oxfordshire's Breast Screening Service.
The boats of guns floating around the Indian Ocean
The ordinary Russians fighting a 'holy war' in Ukraine
A handy self-portrait device or a narcissistic vanity tool?
Moves to normalise diplomatic ties between the US and Cuba lead several papers, which describe the Caribbean island being brought 'in from the cold'.
The buildings that would once have been impossible
The 49 children who made it to an unlikely nativity
EU leaders are to consider ways to unlock billions of euros of investment and policy on Russia, at a Brussels summit.
Newcastle want to sign a goalkeeper on emergency loan ahead of Sunday's derby against Sunderland, says boss Alan Pardew.
Cuba's relationship with the US in 16 images