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How will George Osborne's Autumn statement affect your budget?
England manager Roy Hodgson insists he does not fear any other side in Friday's World Cup finals draw.
The Scottish government's budget will increase by £308m over the next two years, the chancellor announces.
Time lapse footage of the storm on Thursday morning, taken from cameras on the BBC Scotland roof.
Ford Mustang and the history of US muscle cars
BBC Sport will give readers the chance to have their say on the 2014 Fifa World Cup in a series of online votes.
The cultural test which determines whether a film can qualify as a British production is set to be changed to encourage more investment in the UK film industry.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter says the venue where the opening match of the 2014 World Cup is due to be played in June will not be ready until mid-April.
Arsenal and England defender Steph Houghton will sign a three-year deal with Manchester City Ladies in January.
Ronnie O'Sullivan is eliminated from the UK Championship after a 6-4 quarter-final defeat to Stuart Bingham.
Northern Ireland's director of public prosecutions asks the police to investigate a British army unit that is claimed to have killed unarmed civilians.
A cap on the numbers of students England's universities can admit is to be lifted in 2015, the Chancellor George Osborne has said.
Trainer Gerard Butler blames "one disastrous lapse" after being given a five-year ban for injecting racehorses with banned drugs.
A Royal Marine who murdered an injured insurgent in Afghanistan is named as Sgt Alexander Blackman, after the High Court lifted an anonymity order.
Pope Francis is to set up a Vatican committee to fight sexual abuse of children in the Catholic Church and offer help to victims.
Uganda's parliament gives iPads to all MPs at a cost of $370,000 - a move which is criticised by many people.
The men accused of murdering Fusilier Lee Rigby in south-east London chose him because he was "the soldier that was spotted first", the Old Bailey hears.
Chancellor George Osborne's return to 1948
Civilian suffering getting worse in besieged Syrian towns
The Chancellor George Osborne announces annual funding of £90m over five years for the UK to collaborate with emerging nations.