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The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse will get down to work next year - but don't expect quick results, says Tom Symonds.
Religious education in England's schools needs a total overhaul to bring the subject into the 21st Century, argues a report.
Canada's Miss World contender says she was barred from boarding a plane from Hong Kong to the China city hosting this year's pageant.
Maritime and Coastguard Agency find what they believe is a Nasa rocket which blew up moments after take-off in June.
Amateur photographs of the stars and cars in action and in the pits during Grand Prix of the past.
The psychological secret of Black Friday
Former postman Lawrence Ward reflects on his time as Parliament's security chief - the tights, the mace, the snobbery and dealing with unruly MPs like John McDonnell.
Women expecting twins or triplets are experiencing poor antenatal care in some areas of England, a report suggests.
Waiting times in A&E departments across the UK are worsening as pressures grow in hospitals, figures suggest.
Taxi driver Mike Harvey's photos of his passengers in Neath and Swansea have become an internet hit.
A public opinion survey suggests that support for strong action on climate change has declined since 2009.
Do social media apps spell the end for work emails?
Are claims of a 'failed state' after Paris attacks justified?
Jack Garratt wins the Brits Critics' Choice prize, awarded to music newcomers due to release their first album in the coming year.
Police are treating a gun attack on officers in a parked car in west Belfast as attempted murder.
Labour's internal "war" over whether to support air strikes in Syria features on several front pages, while other papers focus on record migration figures.
IAAF president Lord Coe ends his 38-year ambassadorial role with American sportswear giant Nike.
The Danish Girl, a film about a transgender pioneer, is the movie no-one would fund as the topic was not seen to be commercially viable.
A friend of one of the main suspects still being hunted by police after the Paris attacks has said Salah Abdeslam phoned people in Brussels following the attacks and asked them to drive to get him.