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US Open champion Marin Cilic of Croatia withdraws from this month's Australian Open with a shoulder injury.
Roger Federer moves to within one win of his 1,000th career victory as he reaches the Brisbane International final.
Thousands of homes remain without power following the storms that battered Scotland on Friday.
US company SpaceX has begun an experiment to bring part of its Falcon rocket down to a soft landing on a floating sea platform.
Fifa presidential candidate Prince Ali says he wants to implement a 10-year programme to reform football's governing body if he is elected.
Meet Eastend Shedman - the Bristol City supporter who is able to watch his team for free this season from the roof of his garden shed.
Illegal drugs containing a substance believed to be responsible for four deaths may still be in circulation, police warn.
As a new year might spell a new job search for some people, the BBC's Kevin Peachey looks at the advice available for getting a potential employer's attention.
Gales continue to batter Wales causing damage and disruption to travel and power supplies with a large number of trees blown over.
For someone once described as America's funniest man, the actor Steve Carell has taken on a dark and disturbing role for his latest movie.
Engineers in Scotland are working to restore electricity to tens of thousands of homes, after a powerful storm caused widespread disruption.
A Canadian truck driver was killed and 23 other people were injured after a pile-up of more than 100 vehicles on a major road in the United States.
Cardiff City players will wear their blue strip at a home match for the first time since 2012 after the club's owner agreed to change the colour back from red.
Coastal wardens say there are "no concerns" over the record-breaking growth in a Norfolk seal population and that culling is "not a consideration".
Australia draw the fourth and final Test match against India in Sydney, with the hosts completing a 2-0 series win.
Real target De Gea, Lucas on offer to Inter, Giovinco in Spurs sights, Deeney on WBA radar
The Indonesian navy retrieves from the seabed the tail of AirAsia flight QZ8501 that crashed two weeks ago.
Police in France are urgently hunting for any accomplices of the gunmen who killed 17 people in two days of terror attacks around Paris.
A murder inquiry is launched after the death of an 18-year-old man in a stabbing in north London.
Two men are missing in the sea at Brighton after getting into trouble in severe weather, the Coastguard says.