UK shoppers are expected to spend a record £1.2bn buying Christmas presents and groceries on what researchers are calling "Panic Saturday".
The health board for a west Wales hospital says 'good progress' is being made towards keeping 24-hour A&E cover.
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.
As polling concludes in Indian-administered Kashmir, the BBC's Shalu Yadav meets war widows on opposite sides of the long-standing conflict.
North Korea urges 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.
Jools Holland speaks to BBC Breakfast about his annual New Year's Eve show, Hootenanny.
The most desirable place to live in the UK is named as Hart in Hampshire where residents are found to be the healthiest and live the longest.
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.
Philip Bradbourn, a Conservative MEP for the West Midlands, has died, the party announces.
A 34-year-old man is being treated in hospital following a road traffic accident in Moira, County Down.
Sale say they are not one of the seven clubs claimed to be in favour of getting rid of the current Premiership wage cap.
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.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping visits Macau for the 15th anniversary of the territory's return to Chinese rule, reaffirming it is part of "one China".
Facebook users solve the mystery of a lost memory card in under an hour after an appeal is posted by a police force.
Liberia votes in a senate election that was postponed because of the Ebola outbreak, with ex-footballer George Weah facing the president's son.