Adele's new album 25 sells more than 800,000 copies in its first week of release - the highest ever figure for a single UK chart week.
Driverless racing cars will compete in major cities around the world from next year, announces Formula E organisers.
A suicide bomber has killed at least 21 people in attack on a Shia Muslim procession in Nigeria's Kano state, eyewitnesses say.
Tony Blair tried to become stand-up comedian
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Black Friday sees an online spending surge on both sides of the Atlantic, although there were still long queues of US consumers hunting for bargains on the High Street.
A senior aide to Jeremy Corbyn who urged people to vote for a Class War candidate has his suspension lifted, a decision immediately criticised by MPs.
Shakespeare's kitchen, including a hearth and cold storage pit, is discovered by archaeologists digging up the playwright's home in Stratford-upon-Avon.
British Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams is glad people now view her as a "good boxer" where her gender does not come into it. She also feels the fact she is 'out and doesn't care about it' helps young people deal with their sexuality.
The Anglican and Catholic churches, three councils, and both current and former MPs are to be investigated by the inquiry into child sexual abuse, its chair says.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes striker Daniel Sturridge must learn to manage his pain to overcome his injury issues.
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Jeremy Corbyn may have to resign as Labour leader if he is seen as a liability to the party, a Welsh MP says, amid a row over his opposition to air strikes against jihadists based in Syria.
A military assault rifle was used in an attack on a police patrol car in west Belfast, the BBC understands.
Members of the Fire Brigades Union vote to re-affiliate to the Labour Party, more than a decade after leaving it.
Nico Rosberg turns the tables on Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to top second practice at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Tyson Fury claims he is Wladimir Klitschko's "worst nightmare" on the eve of Saturday's heavyweight world title showdown.
Shoppers swap from shopping in-store to buying online.
Russians vow to stop going to Turkey on holiday in revenge for downed plane.