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Colombia's James Rodriguez wins the Fifa goal of the year award, beating Irishwoman Stephanie Roche and Robin van Persie.
Peter Lovenkrands praises Mike Ashley amid criticism of the businessman's interests in Rangers and Newcastle United.
A coroner records a narrative conclusion in the case of a 15-year-old boy found hanged after a fellow pupil claimed the pair might have had sex.
Nigeria says the number of casualties in an assault by Boko Haram on the town of Baga last week was lower than previously believed.
The government is set to strip private consortium Nuclear Management Partners (NMP) of a £9bn contract to clean up the nuclear waste site at Sellafield.
Cumbria dairy farmer Jonathan Britton says he is facing the prospect of selling milk for less than 10p per litre - compared with 35p per litre last year.
Four-time Olympic sailing champion Ben Ainslie and wife Georgie Thompson rescued by Sir Richard Branson on their honeymoon.
A pub called the Prince of Wales is sent a gas bill addressed to Prince Charles - and the pub is not even on the gas mains.
Evidence is emerging that Islamic State is recruiting Taliban fighters, writes David Loyn, possibly heralding a new and unstable phase for Afghanistan.
Four children and an adult are injured after two buses crashed in Cardiff.
US Central Command's Twitter account is hacked by a group claiming to be supporters of Islamic State.
NHS England has issued a cold weather alert for the next seven days, warning the public that services could be disrupted and asking vulnerable patients to take extra care.
Five members of what Home Office investigators have described as a "sham marriage gang" are jailed following a hearing at Downpatrick Crown Court.
Dozens of patients whose 999 calls were downgraded by an ambulance emergency centre later died, a report reveals.
CCTV at an Istanbul airport appears to show Hayat Boumeddiene, the partner of Amedy Coulibaly, going through passport control.
West Brom head coach Tony Pulis says the club had become complacent after five straight seasons in the Premier League.
Suicide bombings in Potiskum, Nigeria
Twenty-five cancer treatments no longer to be funded by NHS in England, say health chiefs
Stephen Maguire defeats Judd Trump 6-4 in the first round of the Masters at Alexandra Palace in London.
A gay couple who wanted to convert their Northern Ireland civil partnership into a marriage in Scotland say they were told they would first have to live apart for two years.