Sony Pictures says it is looking at alternative ways to release film satire The Interview, cancelled in the wake of a cyber-attack.
A 28-year-old man is detained on suspicion of the murder of an off-duty PC who died after being attacked in Liverpool city centre.
UK experts are using aerial photographs from the 1940s and 1950s to probe the climate history of the Antarctic Peninsula.
Police arrest the mother of seven of the eight children found dead in a home in Cairns, Australia.
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.
Israel launches an air strike on an alleged Hamas site in Gaza, in the first such action since the declaration of a truce in August.
A parliamentary committee warns ministers over UK exit controls, record-keeping and the use of a net migration target.
Details are revealed of a network which attempted to defraud thousands of customers of the online travel agent Booking.com.
Liberia votes in a senate election that was postponed because of the Ebola outbreak, with ex-footballer George Weah facing the president's son.
President Barack Obama orders a trade ban with Crimea, to show the US "will not accept Russia's occupation" of the Ukrainian region.
Charities warn patients are not being taught how to use potentially life-saving asthma inhalers and allergy auto-injectors correctly.
The timing of Alastair Cook's removal as England one-day captain was "naughty", according to Steve Harmison.
Cheerleading is usually seen as a young person's sport, but the Japan Senior Cheer Association is for women in their 60s and 70s.
Millions of monarch butterflies have arrived in Mexico's forests as part of their annual migration from Canada and the United States.
Cathedral conservators film themselves scaling Britain's highest spire to repair weather meter.
It's almost Christmas, and Sula's new ear implants mean she will be able to hear carols and jingle bells this year.
Why are people flocking to Hungary in order to try and escape from locked rooms?
For 2014, there is evidence to suggest more people than ever have shopped online, especially in rural areas where 9 out of 10 people shop online.
Fish have been filmed more than 8km down in the Mariana Trench - the deepest place on Earth.
Microsoft has launched a test version of the Skype Translator which decodes conversations in Spanish and English in near real time.
President Obama's vow to hit back at North Korea over an apparent cyber attack that stopped the release of a film, and consumer frenzy in the shops, are the papers' two big stories for Saturday.
Martin Luther King had a dream of freedom. Can his biopic save Hollywood from censorship, asks the BBC's arts editor Will Gompertz
It is beginning to dawn on MPs and peers quite how difficult it is likely to be to govern after the next election.
As 2014 draws to a close, the BBC's Carrie Gracie looks back on China's year and asks if the country has achieved its "dream".
Mandy Rice-Davies and a classic Westminster scandal that mortally wounded a prime minister.
The BBC explains the significance of Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq, where Kurdish Peshmerga forces say they have broken the hold of Islamic State.
With a report into World Cup corruption to - eventually - be released, president Sepp Blatter says Fifa's crisis is over. Is he right?
Could a period of relative stability in Chechnya be coming to an end, asks Dr Galina Yemelianova.
The winner of this year's Strictly Come Dancing is set to be decided later, with four couples competing for the glitterball trophy.
Scores of people are expected to compete in Worthing to become the 2014 Scalextric World Champion.