Lionel Messi missed a penalty as Barcelona’s 29-match unbeaten record came to a shuddering halt at rivals Espanyol.
Wilfried Bony scored the winner as Swansea earned a morale-boosting 2-1 win over Wolves in the FA Cup.
Eddie Jones will be available to lead the next British and Irish Lions tour despite having his contract extended by England until 2021.
London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan visited the South Bank ahead of Thursday’s launch of the UK’s biggest lights festival, Lumiere London. Here are some of the highlights visitors to the festival, to be held from January 18-21, can expect to see:
Hugh Wilson, an award-winning director and writer whose credits ranged from the raucous film comedy Police Academy to the popular sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati, has died aged 74.
Anyone who has been actively watching football for the past 25 years might have noticed something interesting, and not at all unique, about Roberto Firmino’s delightful goal against Manchester City at the weekend.
A lorry driver has died and a bus driver taken to hospital after their vehicles collided.
Coronation Street viewers were left disappointed after police failed to arrest murderer Pat Phelan in Wednesday night’s episode.
British businesses have said playing a vital role in the production of the F-35 stealth fighter jet has had a positive impact on their companies.
Alexis Sanchez will become Manchester United’s highest-paid player if his move from Arsenal goes through after agreeing personal terms, reports said on Wednesday.
Ben Stokes says he is “extremely delighted” to be back in the frame for England selection.
Lyon reclaimed second place in the Ligue 1 table after goals from Nabil Fekir and Houssem Aouar clinched a 2-0 victory at Guingamp.
A helmet which allows pilots to “look through” the F-35, the world’s most advanced fighter jet, is “absolutely” worth the money, an engineer has said.
Many sights might be deemed relaxing, from sunrises to waves crashing upon the sand, but it’s safe to say a frisbee disc gliding across a frozen pond isn’t a classic of the genre.
Steve Bannon’s lawyer relayed questions in real time to the White House during a House Intelligence Committee interview of the former chief strategist to Donald Trump, according to reports.
Fed-up football fans heading for Chelsea’s FA Cup tie against Norwich have been told that transport problems have delayed the kick-off.
The UK is braced for gusts of up to 70mph and heavy snow in parts, with police warning against any travel after a weather warning was upgraded to severe.
Campaigners marched in Poland to express their opposition to a proposal in parliament to further tighten the country’s already restrictive abortion law.
The boyfriend of The Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan has said he is mourning the loss of the love of his life following her death.
Theresa May has been warned her Brexit could be undone by future generations as key legislation cleared the House of Commons.
Apple plans to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers in the next five years as part of a 350 billion dollar (£250 billion) commitment to the US economy.
Peru’s indigenous leaders have sent a letter to Pope Francis urging him to press for the clean-up of polluted rivers and recognition of ancestral land rights during his visit to the Amazon.
Dylan Farrow has said she feels “outrage” following years of being ignored over a sexual assault allegation against her adoptive father Woody Allen.
Meghan Markle may not be a member of the royal family but she has already received an official gift – an apron.
MPs, lords and the US ambassador have all tried their hand at flying one of Britain’s new multi-million pound stealth fighter jets by climbing into the cockpit of a flight simulator.
A school which lost several pupils in the Grenfell Tower fire has said it is “delighted” after having been rated Outstanding by Ofsted.
Theresa May made a vow to the children of murdered MP Jo Cox to wipe out loneliness in her memory.
Stoke say they expect to complete the loan signing of Greece defender Kostas Stafylidis within the next 24 hours.
Hatton Garden burglar Brian Reader would not have turned his fellow gang members in to police even if they cut him out of the profits, a court has heard.
An “obsessed” builder kidnapped, raped and then cut the throats of two young women, leaving one of them dead in a freezer at a disused house, a court has heard.