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TV presenter Caroline Flack and partner Pasha Kovalev are voted winners of Strictly Come Dancing, beating singers Frankie Bridge and Simon Webbe.
Northampton boss Jim Mallinder admits Dylan Hartley "plays to the edge" after the hooker's sending off against Leicester.
Leicester director of rugby Richard Cockerill says the Premiership wage cap "keeps the league competitive".
North Korea proposes a joint inquiry with the US into a cyber-attack on Sony that led to the studio cancelling the release of the film The Interview.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says beating teams like Aston Villa is a necessity to win the Premier League.
Police name a man they want to speak to in connection with the murder of a 42-year-old woman in Gateshead.
Scotland's top prosecutor says there is no evidence to suggest Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi is innocent.
A 17-year-old is charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of Ashley Woolley in a Chelmsford park.
New Hartlepool manager Ronnie Moore announces he would like to sign convicted rapist Ched Evans.
The first British army reservists along with 100 regular soldiers head to Sierra Leone to help the battle against Ebola in the West African state.
UK shoppers are expected to spend a record £1.2bn buying Christmas presents and groceries on what researchers are calling "Panic Saturday".
Dylan Hartley is sent off but Northampton Saints edge out Leicester Tigers in an epic East Midlands derby.
People living on an estate in Hoxton, east London, have said they are overjoyed its future for them has been saved.
Charlie Austin's hat-trick helps QPR climb out of the Premier League's bottom three as they came from 2-0 down to beat West Brom.
Pakistan army kills five militants in northwest as security is tightened against possible Taliban reprisals for prisoner executions, officials say.
A support group is set up in memory of Dr Naz Mahmood - an Asian doctor who took his own life days after telling his family he was gay.
Four cheetah cubs born at Prague zoo in November are doing well, according to keepers.
West Ham remain in the top four after beating struggling Leicester City who are without a win in 12 matches.
Manchester United's six-game winning run ends as Aston Villa survive with 10 men to hold on for a draw at Villa Park.
Police appeal for information to trace a man who is believed to have threatened pair with a knife at a railway station.