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A British man is crowned World Scrabble Champion after winning the final of the five-day competition in London.
Foreign ministers from several countries are in Vienna for talks, in a final bid to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear programme before Monday's deadline.
England women are comprehensively beaten by clinical Germany in front of a record 45,619 Wembley crowd.
Formula One racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart hails Lewis Hamilton's world championship win in Abu Dhabi as "a great victory".
British-Iranian Ghoncheh Ghavami, jailed after watching a volleyball game in Iran, is freed on bail, her family says.
Charing Cross station in central London was closed for about two hours following a fire on a train.
The Kenyan military has killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants linked to a deadly attack on a bus, Kenya's deputy president says.
A Christmas attraction designed by TV star Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen temporarily closes after customers brand it a "rip-off".
Liverpool endure another miserable trip to Crystal Palace, who record their third win of the season thanks to two late goals.
A 41-year-old man was left unconscious and seriously injured after a "horrific and sustained" attack by three teenagers on Saturday morning.
Actor Hugh Bonneville tells Andrew Marr about the spice of Nicole Kidman, the future of W1A and the past of Downton Abbey.
Claims of historic sexual abuse that have emerged are the "tip of the iceberg", Home Secretary Theresa May says.
Watch the moment Lewis Hamilton becomes the 2014 Formula 1 World Champion after the Mercedes driver wins the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton clinched his second drivers' world championship with a comfortable victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
A suicide bomber kills at least 40 people and wounds about 50 others at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan, officials say.
Roger Federer beats France's Richard Gasquet to win the Davis Cup for Switzerland for the first time in their history.
Australia beat South Africa by two wickets to win the one-day international series 4-1 and go top of the world rankings.
Four or five terror plots have been stopped this year, compared with an average one a year in recent years, Britain's most senior police officer says.
Islamist militants from Nigeria's Boko Haram kill 48 fishermen in an attack near the border with Chad, reports from the area say.
DUP leader Peter Robinson defends remarks made by party colleague Gregory Campbell at Saturday's DUP conference.