The government strips private consortium Nuclear Management Partners (NMP) of a £9bn contract to clean up the nuclear waste site at Sellafield.
Malaysia's highest court reinstates death sentences for two policemen convicted of murdering a Mongolian model linked to senior politicians in 2006.
Sunday's Golden Globe Awards ceremony was watched by 19.3 million people in the US, down 8% on last year's audience of 20.9 million.
The cost of creating places for a predicted 880,000 extra pupils in England by 2023 could push schools to breaking point, council leaders warn.
Morrisons reports a fall in sales and says chief executive Dalton Philips is to leave the troubled supermarket after five years in charge.
A woman dies and 83 people are taken to hospital in Washington DC after a Metro tunnel filled with smoke.
French magazine Charlie Hebdo is to carry a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad, a week after Islamist gunmen killed 12 at its offices.
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Crystal Palace sign striker Yaya Sanogo from fellow Premier League club Arsenal on loan until the end of the season.
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi admits he does not know where he will be next season but wants to stay at the club.
Shares in Tokyo were down on Tuesday, despite fresh figures showing Japan had a current account surplus for the fifth month in a row.
A group claiming to back Islamic State has hacked US Central Command's Twitter and YouTube accounts.
Inspectors say a major young offenders institution is suffering "unpredictable and reckless" violence while prison officers warn about cuts.
Man Utd alerted to Messi and could move for Schneiderlin and Muller, Balotelli might move to Juve on loan, plus more.
There is outrage in India after a minister in Goa says the state government is planning to set up centres to "cure" homosexuals and make them "normal".
Staff at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, where the Paris attacks began, are preparing to print three million copies of their next edition, reports the BBC's Ben Bland.
Pope Francis has arrived in Sri Lanka at the start of a six-day Asian visit.
A deadline for Haiti's parliament to pass an emergency electoral law expires without any news of a vote, continuing a political stalemate.
Australians are to begin paying more to visit a doctor, under discreet changes to the Medicare public healthcare system.
China's December trade figures have beaten expectations with exports up 9.7% and imports down 2.3% from a year earlier.