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Gary Ballance is recalled to England's one-day squad for next month's tri-series in Australia and the World Cup.
Unemployed over-50s will be offered "career reviews" and help using computers as part of plans to get more people in that age group into work.
Police arrest driver on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving on the A472 between Pontypool and Hafodyrynys.
As polling concludes in Indian-administered Kashmir, the BBC's Shalu Yadav meets war widows on opposite sides of the long-standing conflict.
Jools Holland speaks to BBC Breakfast about his annual New Year's Eve show, Hootenanny.
Mike Bushell joins a group of social runners in the woods.
Great Britain's Laura Deas claims silver in the World Cup skeleton after two outstanding runs in Calgary.
Sony Pictures says it is looking at alternative ways to release film satire The Interview, cancelled in the wake of a cyber-attack.
Alastair Cook is "disappointed" to be left out of England's World Cup squad after Eoin Morgan is named new one-day captain.
Two men die when two vehicles collide on a road in South Yorkshire in the early hours and a 20-year-old is arrested.
Detectives investigating the murder of a man who they believe was attacked with an axe renew their appeal on the first anniversary of his death.
Facebook users solve the mystery of a lost memory card in under an hour after an appeal is posted by a police force.
A group of MPs has questioned whether the government can meet its April deadline for introducing identity checks on every person leaving the UK.
BBC reporter Emma Firth spends the night on shift with the North West Ambulance Service.
Police budget cuts could lead to fewer crimes being prevented, a policing expert says.
Labour leader Ed Miliband 'doesn't give a toss' about Wales, says Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb.
A teenager suspected of attempted murder who was released from prison by mistake is found and arrested in north London.
Australia win the second Test against India by four wickets in Brisbane to secure an unassailable 2-0 series lead.
President Barack Obama orders a trade ban with Crimea, to show the US "will not accept Russia's occupation" of the Ukrainian region.
Zoo keepers from around the world are due to meet next month to discuss ways to save the endangered northern white rhino.