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Actress Whitelaw dies, aged 82

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

21 Dec 2014 10.04pm

The Apprentice winner is revealed

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

21 Dec 2014 11.05am

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

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

Elton and David Furnish tie knot

Sir Elton John and David Furnish have got married exactly nine years after they tied the knot in a civil partnership ceremony.

21 Dec 2014 1.04pm

Elderly couple attacked by dog

An elderly man and woman were taken to hospital after being attacked by an unrestrained dog.

21 Dec 2014 9.03pm

Motorcyclist dies in van collision

A motorcyclist has died following a collision with a van.

21 Dec 2014 2.02pm

North Sea oil summit announced

A summit which aims to bring together governments, trade unions and industry bodies to save jobs in Scotland's oil capital has been announced.

21 Dec 2014 9.03pm

Cockburn back at Our Dynamic Earth

A Scots-educated science broadcaster has returned to work at the city tourist attraction that launched her career 15 years ago.

21 Dec 2014 9.03pm

Hooded gang attacks teenage cyclist

A gang of hoodies on mopeds chased a teenage cyclist through a city centre and assaulted him in a late night mugging.

21 Dec 2014 3.18pm

Photographer Jane Bown dies aged 89

Top photographer Jane Bown, who worked for The Observer for more than half a century, has died aged 89, the newspaper said.

21 Dec 2014 11.05pm

Queen attends Sandringham service

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh attended church without the rest of the royal family as they began their Christmas preparations.

21 Dec 2014 2.04pm

Ukip expels councillor over remarks

A Ukip councillor has been expelled from the party over comments made in a TV interview.

21 Dec 2014 7.05pm

Actor Deacon on harassment charge

Actor Adam Deacon has been charged with harassment.

21 Dec 2014 5.23pm

EU debate silly, Ken Clarke says

The debate about membership of the European Union (EU) has been "silly" and retaining links with Brussels is "essential" for the UK's status in the ...

21 Dec 2014 5.23pm

Arrests made after school massacre

Several people have been arrested in connection with the Taliban school attack that killed 148 in north-west Pakistan, according to officials.

21 Dec 2014 7.06pm

Tunisians voting for new president

Tunisians voted today for a new president in a run-off between a symbol of the country's previous regimes and a veteran human rights activist who ...

21 Dec 2014 12.05pm

Police officer shot dead in Florida

A police officer has been shot and killed in Tarpon Springs, Florida.

21 Dec 2014 5.24pm

US reviews N Korea terrorism status

The US is reviewing whether to put North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism in the wake of the Sony hacking case, President ...

21 Dec 2014 2.04pm

Iraqi fighters battle IS for town

Iraqi Kurdish fighters, backed by US-led coalition airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) group, pushed their way today into the town of Sinjar, ...

21 Dec 2014 1.04pm