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A statue of Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, is unveiled in the capital, Pretoria, a day after he was buried.
A police officer appears in court accused of falsely claiming to have witnessed the "plebgate" incident involving ex-cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell.
TV weatherman Fred Talbot is rearrested by police investigating allegations of historical child sex abuse at a school.
Actor's New Year's Eve party rules - and more of his own words
A British woman who admitted trafficking 1.4kg (3lb) of crystal methamphetamine into Indonesia could be given a 16-year jail term.
Life and career one of Hollywood's biggest stars
A top NSA official raises the possibility of an amnesty for fugitive intelligence contractor Edward Snowden if he agrees to stop leaking documents.
Sir David Attenborough tells the Today programme's Sarah Montague he is concerned about worldwide overpopulation.
Anti-fracking activists block a shale gas test site in Greater Manchester with a 17m (56ft) wind turbine blade.
The Israeli army has shot two Lebanese soldiers on the border after an Israeli soldier was killed by a Lebanese army sniper, the Israeli military says.
Australia are on the verge of regaining the Ashes, needing only five England wickets on the final day of the third Test.
Pressure to reduce carbon emissions has done little to stop the rise in demand for coal, particularly in growing economies like China and India.
Motorists no longer need to find their motor insurance certificate when taxing their vehicle, under changes that come into force on Monday.
The boss of Ineos, Jim Ratcliffe, has warned that the price of power from the new Hinkley C nuclear station will be far too expensive for manufacturers.
The clear-up continues after 30 homes in Treorchy were flooded when a pumping station failed during heavy rainfall on Saturday night.
What lies in store for the president-elect
The number of verbal and physical racist attacks reported in the NHS has increased by 65% in the past five years, Freedom of Information data suggests.
MPs condemn "cronyism" at a "dysfunctional" BBC which they say led to executives getting larger pay-offs than they deserved.
Oscar-winning actress Joan Fontaine - the star of several psychological thrillers produced by Alfred Hitchcock - dies in California aged 96.
South Korea's president convenes a meeting of security officials after the shock execution of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's uncle.