Gary Mackay-Steven scores twice as Dundee United thrash city rivals Dundee 6-2 in the New Year's Day derby.
One man dies and several are injured in an alleged axe and knife attack in Plymouth, police say.
Parents at hospitals around Scotland have been welcoming the first new babies of 2015.
A Taser is used by police after a woman is stabbed at a house in Lisburn, County Antrim.
The Scottish Premiership game between Partick Thistle and leaders Celtic is postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.
Chen Shui-bian was hoping to be released from prison on medical grounds - but a courier carrying documents relating to the parole got stuck in traffic.
Rail passengers must be told if they can get cheaper tickets for their journeys, following an agreement by rail companies.
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Drug cheats in sport face a minimum four-year ban - up from two years - under new rules which came into effect from 1 January.
There has been no significant change in the condition of a British nurse who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, the hospital treating her says.
Police launch a large-scale search for a mother and her baby daughter who have been missing since Boxing Day.
Vehicles more than 15 years old are being ordered off the streets in the Indian capital New Delhi in an attempt to cut pollution.
Fans of Major League Soccer's New York City FC say they are "outraged" by Frank Lampard's decision to stay at Manchester City.
Former Stoke and Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis is confirmed as the new boss of Premier League strugglers West Bromwich Albion.
A 25-year-old woman, who was arrested at Luton Airport on suspicion of Syria-related terror offences, has been bailed.
Police confirm "firearms were involved" in the murder of a man in Cambridgeshire.
A woman in her 70s escapes injury after two petrol bombs are thrown at her bungalow in Magherafelt, County Londonderry.
A new PSNI legacy unit has taken over the Bloody Sunday investigation, and a review of letters sent to about 200 so-called republican On the Runs.
A woman dies in a house fire which broke out at a property in the Angus town of Monifieth on New Year's Eve.
The BBC's Victoria Gill looks back at the case of a paralysed man who was able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.