A triple murderer loses his challenge at the European Court of Human Rights against his whole-life prison sentence.
Like cyclists in a peloton, birds solve their flocking dilemma by taking it in turns, research reveals.
Online grocer Ocado reports a full-year pre-tax profit for the first time since launching in 2000 as sales jump to almost £1bn.
The Scottish government announces it is ending automatic early release for prisoners jailed for more than four years.
Water customers in England and Wales will see their bills fall by an average of 2% - or £9 - over the coming year, the industry has announced.
Labour rejects fresh criticism from senior business figures, including ex-M&S boss Lord Rose, suggesting attacks on its policies are politically motivated.
An estimated average of 114.4 million people watched Sunday's Super Bowl in the US on NBC, according to initial figures.
The Greek finance minister told me how he with his "left-wing heart" is making common cause with hedge fund managers and bankers
A vote of no confidence is adopted by a lecturers' union in a college governing body after it approved a 46% pay for its principal.
A series of photographs showing Cuban ex-President Fidel Castro are published in Cuban state media following speculation about his health.
Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy renounces his Egyptian citizenship to secure his release from jail after the deportation of Peter Greste.
The eurozone's largest bank, Santander, reports a 32% jump in annual pre-tax profits and says it will continue to focus on retail banking in 2015.
BP reports a fall in underlying profits and says it will reduce spending on exploration because of lower oil prices.
Judges at the highest court of the United Nations are ruling on genocide cases between Croatia and Serbia.
Levy intervenes to block Adebayor move, Lambert turns down a transfer to Villa, Coutinho agrees new Reds deal, plus more
Four men at a North Yorkshire slaughterhouse have their operating licences suspended after hidden cameras film alleged mistreatment of animals.
Cristiano Ronaldo would sell for at least £300m if Real Madrid decided to let him go, according to the player's agent.
In an interview with the BBC's sports editor Dan Roan, Portuguese football agent Jorge Mendes defends the amount of money in the game.
Selma star David Oyelowo says British period dramas are failing to cast black actors.
The longer a teenager spends using electronic devices such as tablets and smartphones, the worse their sleep will be, a study suggests.