England women are comprehensively beaten by clinical Germany in front of a record 45,619 Wembley crowd.
Lewis Hamilton clinches his second drivers' World Championship with a comfortable victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Roger Federer beats Richard Gasquet to seal Switzerland's first Davis Cup triumph, then dedicates the victory to his team.
Tunisians are voting in the country's first presidential election since the 2011 "Arab Spring"
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.
A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.
Liverpool endure another miserable trip to Crystal Palace, who record their third win of the season thanks to two late goals.
Workers at a tea plantation in eastern India beat and stab the owner to death in a row over pay arrears.
Australia beat South Africa by two wickets to win the one-day international series 4-1 and go top of the world rankings.
Four or five terror plots have been stopped this year, compared with an average one a year in recent years, Britain's most senior police officer says.
Islamist militants from Nigeria's Boko Haram kill 48 fishermen in an attack near the border with Chad, reports from the area say.
Sweden's Henrik Stenson retains his DP World Tour Championship title in Dubai, finishing two shots ahead of Rory McIlroy.
US entertainer Bill Cosby defends his silence over allegations of sexual assault, describing accusations he drugged and raped women as "innuendo".
King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand attends a ceremony to confirm two government ministers in Bangkok, quashing speculation about his health.
Chinese-French film Blind Massage picks up six awards at Taiwan's 51st Golden Horse awards.
Red Bull were disqualified from Abu Dhabi qualifying because their front wing was deemed to have been designed deliberately to break the rules.
Messi record: 204 left, 40 right, 8 headers, 1 other
A Palestinian man in Gaza is shot and killed by Israeli troops, local health officials say, the first such death since a 50-day summer conflict.
Kick It Out is willing to help Wigan owner Dave Whelan after his alleged racist comments after the appointment of Malky Mackay.