Sony cancels the release of The Interview, a film about a fictional plot to kill North Korea's leader, after major cinemas decide not to screen it.
Liverpool secure a much-needed victory as Raheem Sterling scores twice in a League Cup quarter-final win over Bournemouth.
Toulon's Delon Armitage is banned for 12 weeks for using foul and abusive language towards Leicester Tigers fans.
Four-time winners Tottenham move into the League Cup semi-finals with an emphatic win against Newcastle United.
Another two men are charged with terror offences as part of an undercover police investigation into dissident republican terrorism in Newry, County Down.
Colombia's Farc rebels declare a unilateral ceasefire for an indefinite period of time, but the government is yet to respond to the move.
Anthony Crolla has surgery after being attacked by burglars, suffering a fractured skull and a broken ankle.
The BBC's Shaimaa Khalil has been meeting some of the families in Peshawar who are in grief following an attack by the Taliban on a school, killing 141 people, mostly children.
The US Federal Reserve leaves interest rates on hold and says it "can be patient" over any decision to raise them, sending stocks higher.
The US military has been showing off its latest catch.
Geeks v Spooks, microbiomes and elections at home and abroad: What Newsnight's specialists think could be 2015's big themes.
Satellites view how Christmas in the US and Ramadan in the Middle East brighten the globe.
A bouncer has been cleared of murder after a man died when being escorted out of a bar in Aberdeen city centre for being too drunk.
A woman accused of trying to kill a police officer in a pipe bomb attack declared herself "at war with the police" on Facebook, a Belfast court is told.
The German government approves plans for a controversial road toll, including charging foreigners for using the Autobahn.
The bodies of more than 230 people thought to have been killed by Islamic State (IS) have been found in a mass grave in eastern Syria, activists say.
Blackberry launches what it calls a "no-nonsense" smartphone in a bid to win back business customers.
An image has been released that shows the hairy moment that the Philae comet lander bounced back into space.
Jack Straw says he is happy to appear before an inquiry looking at the treatment of detainees by UK intelligence agencies.
A PC who passed on intelligence about police killer Dale Cregan and planned drugs raids to her sister and her drug-dealing former lover is jailed.