EU migration has "blown off course" the UK's target to cut net migration to the tens of thousands, the home secretary says.
A suicide bomber in east Afghanistan kills at least 45 people at a volleyball match, as Afghan MPs approve security deals with Nato and the US.
Lewis Hamilton clinches his second drivers' world championship with a comfortable victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Claims of historic sexual abuse that have emerged are the "tip of the iceberg", Home Secretary Theresa May says.
A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown is to announce "within days" that he will stand down as an MP at the next election, reports suggest.
Foreign ministers from several countries are in Vienna for talks, in a final bid to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear programme before Monday's deadline.
Band Aid 30's Do They Know It's Christmas? debuts at number one in the UK singles chart.
Computer security firm Symantec discovers what it says is one of the most sophisticated pieces of malicious software ever seen.
London's Charing Cross station reopens after a fire on a train, with some passengers describing panic and fears of a bomb.
England women are comprehensively beaten by clinical Germany in front of a record 45,619 Wembley crowd.
A Christmas attraction designed by TV star Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen temporarily closes after customers brand it a "rip-off".
Andrew North investigates the practice of bride trafficking in India.
Veteran sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston praises the "warm and friendly" reception he received after claiming third place in his class of the singlehanded transatlantic Route du Rhum race.
Actor Hugh Bonneville tells Andrew Marr about the spice of Nicole Kidman, the future of W1A and the past of Downton Abbey.
Formula One racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart hails Lewis Hamilton's world championship win in Abu Dhabi as "a great victory".
The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar has been on a trip across two West African nations affected by Ebola to see how the authorities are dealing with the virus.
The war in Iraq is pitting neighbour against neighbour, and for those who do not want to choose sides life can be even more dangerous.
Shop worker Hayley Bicker wanted to raise awareness on autism after feeling shocked at people's reaction to an autistic child in a supermarket
England's visually-impaired team who are preparing to take part in the fourth blind cricket World Cup later this week.
The nature of war has changed, says Jonathan Marcus, and military might is no longer a guarantee of success.
Will Gompertz looks at whether an "artistic statue" of Kim Karsdashian's bottom would be art or not
President Obama's immigration speech was a long-awaited moments for the United States' large Hispanic community. But it's what comes next that will matter most.
Tunisians go to the polls on 23 November to choose a new leader in what is hoped to be the first genuinely free presidential election in the country's history. The BBC explains the background to the election.
The people of the island kingdom of Bahrain go to the polls on 22 November in the first general election since the Arab Spring protests of 2011.
Human rights group Amnesty International has released software to stop governments learning secrets from your computer.
Protesters and police in Ferguson are all part of a tense waiting game, wondering if a police officer will be indicted for the death of Michael Brown. A look at the events that lead to these circumstances
Eider ducks on Northumberland's coastal areas are being harmed by people feeding them fish and chips and bread, a wildlife expert warns.
A British man is crowned World Scrabble Champion after winning the final of the five-day competition in London.
Watch the moment Lewis Hamilton becomes the 2014 Formula 1 World Champion after the Mercedes driver wins the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.