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The start and finish locations of the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire are announced.
The Financial Reporting Council announces an inquiry into Tesco's accounts for 2012, 2013 and 2014.
A man dies after being shot by police with a Taser during a suspected burglary in Staffordshire.
A mother and father convicted of causing or allowing the death of their young son are each sentenced to nine years.
Firefighters rescue 42 people who were stranded by floodwater at a supermarket in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire.
Former Liverpool player Mark Lawrenson, who had described the Reds as "rudderless", says there are now signs of recovery.
A seal is found in the middle of a field in St Helens, Merseyside by a dog walker.
Dozens of child abuse survivors urge the government to scrap an inquiry into historical abuse and replace it with a more powerful body.
North Korea threatens unspecified attacks on the US as it escalates a war of words over the Sony Pictures cyber attacks.
Spaniards await the results of the famous "El Gordo" (The Fat One) Christmas lottery, with €2.2bn (£1.7bn; $2.7bn) of prizes on offer.
Hundreds of elderly people across Belfast are to lose home help services because of cuts to the health trust's budget.
Stolen laptop containing the last photographs of a terminally ill child before she died has been returned to her family.
The son of Hollywood actor Jackie Chan is charged with a drug offence, Chinese prosecutors say, and could now face three years in jail.
Caretaker leader Moncef Marzouki refuses to admit defeat in Tunisia's presidential election after exit polls suggest a win for Beji Caid Essebsi.
Rangers' board are greeted with chants of "out, out, out" as they take their seats at the club's AGM on Monday at Ibrox.
Police investigating the 1972 murder of Belfast mother-of-ten Jean McConville arrest two men in counties Antrim and Armagh.
York Theatre Royal's long-serving panto dame, Berwick Kaler, tells BBC Breakfast what it takes to excel in the role of Widow Twanky or Mother Goose.
Supermarket chain Sainsbury's has become the latest victim of website difficulties amid the rush for Christmas orders.
Street lights are being switched off or dimmed to save money in three quarters of England's council areas, according to Labour Party research.
The man who shot dead two New York police officers told members of the public to "watch what I'm going to do" shortly before the attack, police say.