South Africans and world leaders pay tribute to Nelson Mandela, who led the transition from white minority rule and has died aged 95.
The Queen says she is "deeply saddened" to learn of Nelson Mandela's death and his legacy is a peaceful South Africa.
Severe weather is affecting Britain, with thousands evacuated due to a tidal surge along the east coast and snow alerts in place in Scotland.
House prices rose by 1.1% in November compared with the previous month and were up 7.7% from a year earlier, the Halifax says.
UK energy supplier E.On announces average dual fuel bill increase of 3.7% from January 2014
The NHS in England appears to be rationing access to vital non-emergency hospital care, such as knee and hip replacements, a review suggests.
Chancellor George Osborne rejects claims the UK's economic recovery is based solely on a boom in consumer spending and house prices.
The Prince of Wales is preparing to meet some of the emergency workers who were involved in the Glasgow helicopter crash operation.
Industrial vehicle manufacturer JCB announces plans to create 2,500 new jobs as part of a £150m expansion of its business.
Microsoft and law enforcement agencies disrupt ZeroAccess, one of the world's largest botnets responsible for millions in fraud losses.
England's hopes of retaining the Ashes take a battering as Australia seize control of the second Test in Adelaide.
A bungalow fell 20 feet down a cliff after a tidal surge hit Hemsby in Norfolk. Steven Connelly said he was in the pub at a fundraiser when he was told to rush home and salvage what he could.
The BBC's Nick Beake reports from Clacton-on-Sea in Essex as severe weather batters part of the UK.
About a hundred houses have been flooded in Whitby as Dan Johnson reports
Residents in the Lincolnshire town of Boston are clearing up after a huge tidal surge caused flooding and destruction in coastal towns in the east of the UK.
The Environment Agency is warning people to "remain vigilant" after thousands of homes were evacuated due to a tidal surge along the east coast of the UK.
Time lapse footage of the storm on Thursday morning, taken from cameras on the BBC Scotland roof.
A plane landing at Birmingham Airport had to abort its landing after high winds blow the aircraft sidewards.
BBC weather forecaster Matt Taylor explains how a storm surge happens, and where is likely to be affected as parts of the UK are hit by winds of more than 100mph.
As people across the world digest the news of Nelson Mandela's death, the British media reflect on the life of Africa's most famous son.
Muhammad Ali, Pele and Tiger Woods lead tributes to South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela, who has died aged 95.
Bristol Academy boss Mark Sampson is appointed new England women head coach by the Football Association.
If the Ashes is a tale of two skippers, Michael Clarke is playing the leading role, says chief sports writer Tom Fordyce.
BBC Sport will give readers the chance to have their say on the 2014 Fifa World Cup in a series of online votes.
Michael Clarke's latest Ashes hundred underlines his status as the world's best batsman, says Australia team-mate Brad Haddin.
House builder Berkeley Group reports a jump in half-year profits and says it is now delivering more new homes than before the 2008 financial crisis.
The Chancellor George Osborne says there is "no quick fix", and that Britain must "stick to the plan".
Prime Minister David Cameron leads politicians in tributes to the former South African President Nelson Mandela, who has died aged 95, saying he was a "hero".
Labour leader Ed Miliband has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela, stating that the world "owes him an extraordinary debt".
Scientists have cast doubt on the value of vitamin D supplements to protect against diseases like cancers and diabetes.