The Queen uses her annual Christmas Day broadcast to highlight the importance of reconciliation between opposing sides.
The condition of a 14-year-old girl badly hurt in the Glasgow bin lorry crash improves, as four people remain in hospital.
Severe weather warnings of more than 10cm of snow are issued by the Met Office for 26 December for some parts of the UK.
Laura Trott announces her engagement to fellow British Olympic cycling star Jason Kenny on Twitter.
Two men are arrested in connection with a double shooting in a car that left one victim dead and another seriously injured.
A man and a woman are arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender by police investigating the death of Merseyside officer Neil Doyle.
Fairytale endings do not reflect the true spirit of the festive season, the Archbishop of Canterbury says in his Christmas Day sermon.
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder after the discovery of a woman's body at a flat in Stoke-on-Trent.
A 20-year-old man is accused of causing death by dangerous driving after two people who were hit by a car in Manchester died.
The grandfather of a nine-year-old boy found dead in Lincoln is charged with his murder.
Doctors are warning parents to be vigilant after seeing a spate of young children with loom bands stuck up their noses.
A woman is seriously injured in a crash that forced the closure of the M5 in Gloucestershire for eight hours.
A man and a woman are arrested after holding a protest on the balcony of a former bank in central London.
David Cameron promised to give local government more power, but local councils continue to shrink, relative to central government.
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UK students praise guide who fended off charging elephant
The volunteers cooking hot meals for children at Christmas
Airports busy for Christmas Eve
Couple challenge civil partnerships
Actress Billie Whitelaw dies aged 82
Plan to help over-50s get jobs