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Former Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button has married long-term partner Jessica Michibata, he confirms on Twitter.
Four Pakistani troops die in firing by Indian border forces on New Year's Eve, after India accuses Pakistan of killing an Indian soldier.
Three people are rescued and around 40 others are evacuated from a severe fire at a block of flats in Plymouth.
Egypt's highest court is due to hear an appeal by three al-Jazeera journalists against their convictions for spreading false news.
The bodies of a man and a woman are found inside a burned-out house in south-east London after neighbours try to rescue them but are unable to reach them.
Almost anything could happen in the 2015 General Election, and the months following could be thrilling, says the BBC's Mark Mardell.
Babies born to drug-addicted mothers have significant developmental and vision problems at six months old, a Scottish study has found.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un offers to hold talks at the highest level with South Korea, "depending on the mood and circumstances".
Better weather allows the search for wreckage of the AirAsia Flight QZ8501 to resume, with officials hoping to locate the plane's fuselage.
Pictures of Tanzania's budding acrobats
A normalisation of relations with the US is good news for Cuba - but the real prize would be a complete lifting of the economic embargo, says the BBC's Havana correspondent Will Grant.
What will be the top social media trends of 2015?
Why I love to hate my fitness band
How do you stop the work inbox taking over your life?
Just how important is Magna Carta, 800 years on?
Could 'Robin Hood's hideout' be Europe's best tree?
The secret ingredients of a happy life - and they're 100 years old
Rebecca Jones looks at the big books coming in 2015
New rules for school meals in England come into force in the new term, restricting how often fried food can be served and promoting drinking water.
British acts dominate the top 10 best-selling artist albums of the year for the first time in chart history, according to new figures.