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A second healthcare worker who was tested for Ebola in Scotland has tested negative, the Scottish government confirms.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants an independent panel to stamp out diving and issue retrospective bans.
Two Hillsborough justice campaigners are appointed CBE in the New Year Honours list.
Mary Quant, the designer widely credited with making the mini skirt popular, is among those in the Queen's New Year Honours list.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and more than 100 other demonstrators have been arrested at a rally in central Moscow, activists say.
The UN Security Council rejects a resolution demanding an end to the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories within three years.
Recovery teams are launching a "massive search" for victims of AirAsia flight QZ8501, as investigators hunt for the plane's data recorders.
Inventor Trevor Baylis - who designed the wind-up Baygen radio - has been appointed a CBE in the New Year Honours list.
Rugby World Cup winners Rochelle Clark and Sarah Hunter are among the sports stars on the New Year's Honours list.
About 150 Scots, including Commonwealth judo star Euan Burton and MP Anne McGuire, make the New Year Honours list.
Two chemists, one who started research on Viagra and a YouTube celebrity, along with a former NFU president, receives knighthoods in the New Year Honours.
Twelve of the big-name recipients on the 2015 list
More than 80 people in Northern Ireland receive awards in the Queen's New Year Honours list 2015, with the highest honour given to Olympian Dame Mary Peters.
Jamal Edwards, founder of SBTV, talks about being on the New Year Honours List and what the future holds.
Steve Cram talks about being awarded a CBE in the New Year Honours List.
Ex-Lib Dem leader Lord Ashdown and Tory peer Lord Young are among politicians recognised in the New Year's Honours List.
Veteran actor John Hurt receives a knighthood in the New Year Honours. and Joan Collins and Esther Rantzen are made dames in the New Year Honours.
Tom Piper, theatrical designer of the Tower of London poppy installation, is honoured by the Queen in her New Year Honours List.
Actress Joan Collins talks about how she feels about being made a dame in the New Year Honours List.
Trevor Hicks, who lost two of his daughters in the Hillsborough disaster, has been given a CBE for his services to other families bereaved by the tragedy.