Ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko was murdered for trying to "expose the corruption" at the heart of Russia's "mafia state", his family's lawyer claims.
Lib Dem MP Tessa Munt resigns as a parliamentary aide to Business Secretary Vince Cable after voting against the government on fracking,
A new Holocaust memorial and education centre is announced as the UK commemorates the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
Former rock star Gary Glitter tells a jury he did not carry out sexual assaults against three girls in the 1970s.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9 is recorded in Hampshire, the British Geological Survey confirms.
The winner of the Costa Book Award 2014 is announced at a ceremony in London.
Unison calls off a planned strike for its NHS members in England which was scheduled for 29 January.
Labour sets out details of a "10-year plan" for the NHS and the Conservatives outline plans to lower the benefits cap as they step up campaigning 100 days from the general election.
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The UK's economy grew by 2.6% last year, the fastest pace since 2007, but there was a slowdown in the last three months, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.
EDF says it will cut gas prices by 1.3%, the last of the "big six" energy firms to reduce prices in the wake of a fall in the wholesale price of gas.
The head of the Iraq Inquiry is to be questioned by MPs next month about why its report is to be delayed until after the election.
Two men are charged with abducting and murdering 18-year-old Nicola Payne who went missing from Coventry in 1991.
Hundreds of schools and colleges in England do not send any students on to the UK's top universities, data shows.
An attempt to bring back the controversial measures is dropped, but peers demand to see the government's private draft of new legislation instead.
A survey of 27,000 rail passengers found 81% were satisfied with the service last year, compared with 83% in 2013.
A typical day in a typical force has been calculated - and an increasing amount of time is being spent on public safety and welfare work.
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