The Apprentice winner is revealed

Apprentice candidate Mark Wright found he was Lord Sugar's Mr Right when he was told "You're hired" in the final of the show.

22 Dec 2014 1.23am

11.5m tune in for Strictly finale

More than 11 million people watched Caroline Flack as she was crowned c hampion of this year's Strictly Come Dancing - but this was a million fewer ...

21 Dec 2014 1.04pm

Ben Haenow is Christmas number one

The X Factor winner Ben Haenow has won the battle for this year's Christmas number one.

22 Dec 2014 1.23am

Actress Whitelaw dies, aged 82

Actress Billie Whitelaw has died aged 82, her son has told the BBC.

21 Dec 2014 10.04pm

Ben Haenow is Christmas number one

The X Factor winner Ben Haenow has won the battle for this year's Christmas number one.

21 Dec 2014 8.05pm

SNP support 'double Labour backing'

Support for the SNP is running at twice that of Labour ahead of next May's general election, a poll has suggested.

22 Dec 2014 12.36pm

Shoppers stranded by flood rescued

More than 40 people who were left stranded by floodwater at a supermarket have been rescued.

22 Dec 2014 10.19am

Woman killed in motorway crash

A woman has died in a crash involving a van and a car.

22 Dec 2014 9.02am

More time to quiz murder suspect

Detectives have been granted extra time to question a second man suspected of murdering an off-duty police constable.

22 Dec 2014 12.22pm

PM warned on wooing Ukip defectors

David Cameron risks alienating moderate Conservative voters by trying to be more like the UK Independence Party in the hope of wooing back defectors, ...

22 Dec 2014 12.22pm

Guns taken amid domestic abuse fear

A police force has removed 220 guns from licensed firearms holders suspected of being involved in domestic violence in a bid to prevent murders.

22 Dec 2014 12.22pm

Jackie Chan's son on drugs charge

Chinese prosecutors have formally indicted the son of Hong Kong action film star Jackie Chan on the charge of sheltering others to use drugs, more ...

22 Dec 2014 12.24pm

Florida officer killed by fugitive

A police officer shot dead in Florida was killed by a fugitive trying to evade a warrant.

22 Dec 2014 4.47am

Spanish princess faces fraud trial

A Spanish judge has ordered the king's sister, Princess Cristina, to be tried along with her husband on charges of tax fraud.

22 Dec 2014 12.24pm

Family in 10-day wilderness ordeal

A boy of five and his seven-year-old brother are recovering in hospital after surviving with their father for 10 days in a remote Australian national ...

22 Dec 2014 7.49am

N Korea snubs UN human rights probe

North Korea, on the defensive over a US accusation of hacking, is refusing to take part in a ground-breaking United Nations Security Council meeting ...

22 Dec 2014 6.47am