Brexit: Cabinet backs draft agreement
Theresa May says ministers had a "long, detailed and impassioned debate" in a five-hour meeting.
White House aide Mira Ricardel removed after Melania Trump row
The first lady said Mira Ricardel "no longer deserves the honour" of serving in the White House.
Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti arrested
Michael Avenatti is in custody in Los Angeles on suspicion of domestic violence, police say.
Exoplanet discovered around neighbouring star
Astronomers have discovered a planet around one of the closest stars to our Sun.
Doctor Who to skip Christmas Day for first time in 13 years
Sci-fi fans will have to wait until 1 January to see Jodie Whittaker's festive special.
'Cut lamb and beef' to fight climate change
The number of sheep and cattle in the UK should be reduced to help combat climate change, a report says.
Parents spending heavily on mystery toys
The UK toy sector banks on the surge in Christmas sales of "surprise" collectable toys after a troubled year.
Marie Antoinette pearl auctioned for record $36m
The sale in Geneva is one of the most important royal jewellery auctions ever, says Sotheby's.
Michelle Obama on Barack, her mother and the school run
Michelle Obama talks politics, family and the important role her mum played in their time at the White House.
California wildfires: Town of Paradise will need 'total rebuild'
More than 103 people are still missing in Butte County, as the National Guard join the search.
Trump's attack on Macron lacked 'common decency', France says
The US president's derisive tweets came on the anniversary of the deadly Paris terror attacks.
MiSafes' child-tracking smartwatches are 'easy to hack'
Researchers find a way to reveal the locations of children wearing MiSafes watches and spy on them.
The papers: Big Brexit dilemmas...
Theresa May faces a battle over her deal and her job, according to the UK's front pages.
Brexit deal: Does this mean everything is decided?
There’s a deal but what does that mean and what still stands in the way of getting it done? Leila Nathoo explains why this doesn't mean Brexit talks are over.
Deciding where to bury your parents if they were not born in the UK
It's common for African migrants to be returned back to their native country when they die, but this decision is a hard one if your entire family is based in the UK.
Will superfast 5G mobile be worth it?
Superfast 5G mobile promises lots of benefits, but will it be worth the money?
Hopper's Chop Suey in record-breaking $92m sale
Edward Hopper's masterpiece was one of a collection of US modern art paintings for sale in New York.
Bald Idris Elba doll is mocked online as fans see no similarity
People are not convinced the £850 doll by British designers Emperis looks anything like the star.
Royston Cave: 'Knights Templar' carvings at risk
The 14th Century chalk carvings have been damaged by water and gnat larvae, say Historic England.
Snowboarder makes history with move
Austrian snowboarder Anna Gasser wows the watching media by becoming the first woman to ever land a cab triple underflip - which is three and a half full rotations.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald film premieres in London
It is the latest movie release set in the world of Harry Potter but is set decades before the events depicted in the first Potter story.
The Game Awards 2018: God of War and Red Dead dominate
The "Oscars of video games" has announced its full list of nominees, with Red Dead and God of War leading.
The face-mapping technology raising fears about fake news
Why face-mapping technology designed to improve TV dubbing is raising fears about fake news.
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Brexit: What does the draft withdrawal agreement reveal?
Reality looks at some of the key passages in the draft Brexit agreement
Why maternity leave can be lonelier than you imagine
Maternity leave is often seen as an idyllic time but the reality is often harder, says a new survey.
Suneung: The day silence falls over South Korea
More than half a million students take on an exam for which they have been preparing all their lives.
'Ex stole my cash to take his new girlfriend to Paris'
Michael Fehsenfeld, 26, from Milton Keynes, has since recorded a song about his crime.
'Accidental album' up for major music prize
How an album of demos ended up challenging Ash and Snow Patrol for the Northern Ireland Music Prize.
Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty: Sibling rivalry made me write books
Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty's new novel has already been snapped up by a Hollywood star.
'I avoid kissing as my peanut allergy could kill me'
Oli Weatherall has to go to extreme lengths to keep himself alive because of a severe peanut allergy
Rooney to captain England during farewell appearance
England's record goalscorer Wayne Rooney will captain the side when he comes on to make his 120th and last appearance.
Djokovic into ATP Finals semis as Cilic beats Inser - highlights & report
World number one Novak Djokovic reaches the semi-finals of the ATP Finals after a clinical victory over Alexander Zverev and a favourable result in the group's other match.
Tim Stockdale: British Olympic show jumper dies aged 54
British Olympic show jumper Tim Stockdale dies at the age of 54, a month after being diagnosed with cancer.
ICC Women's World Twenty20: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh to retain semi-final hope
Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 25 runs in Group A at the Women's World Twenty20 in St Lucia.
Benjamin Mendy: Manchester City and France full-back has knee surgery
Manchester City and France full-back Benjamin Mendy has surgery on the cartilage in his left knee.
'Can I forgive him? – How I discovered my husband’s sex obsession'
One woman explains how a discovery about her husband's behaviour affected her life.
The girl who witnessed Kristallnacht
Eighty years ago the Nazis' persecution of the Jews suddenly turned violent. Ruth Winkelmann still remembers it vividly.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Why half of America panics when this woman falls ill
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become a pop culture icon as well as the liberal face of the Supreme Court.
Big Daddy to Toni Storm: The revival of British wrestling
Life after Big Daddy and Giant Haystacks - the new generation of British wrestling.
'I call my OCD Olivia'
Catherine Benfield was diagnosed with OCD as a young mum. Creating a character who personifies her condition helped her recovery.