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A shortlist of 10 contenders is announced for the BBC's Young Sports Personality of the Year 2013 award.
Npower is writing to its 3.4 million domestic customers to apologise for problems with its billing process.
A train that crashed on Sunday in New York City was going 82mph (132 km/h) when it ran off the rails, killing four and injuring 63, investigators say.
Children as young as eight are being used as "mules" to smuggle flares and smoke bombs into Premier League matches.
Human rights campaigners have said David Cameron has sidelined the issue of Tibet - Damian Grammaticas travelled to Tibetan areas to find out what makes people resort to desperate protests.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has rejected protesters' demands that she step down, after a ninth day of clashes in Bangkok.
Installation artist Laure Prouvost has won this year's Turner Prize for her piece Wantee, which takes the audience in search of her fictional grandfather.
Diver's revelation should not matter - but it does
Emergency services issue a warning after a fifth tenement fire in the Portobello area of Edinburgh in the past few days.
Olympic diver Tom Daley has revealed he is in a relationship with a man.
The UN's human rights chief Navi Pillay says there is evidence Syrian President Bashar al-Assad may be responsible for war crimes.
Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a camera that can take 3D photos in the dark.
Boko Haram insurgents attack a military airbase in north-eastern Nigeria, the authorities say, prompting them to impose a 24-hour curfew.
MPs pay tribute to the nine people killed when a helicopter crashed into a pub in Glasgow.
Koalas have a specialised sound-producing organ that has never before been seen in any other land-dwelling mammal, scientists discover.
A South Africa court charges a Czech businessman who has been linked to organised crime in the country with attempted murder, kidnapping and assault.
Koalas have a specialised sound-producing organ that they use to make very low-pitched mating bellows, scientists find.
Conscious eye: three photojournalists in exhibition
24 hours of news photos: 2 December
An eagle snatched a video camera which was recording crocodiles in northwest Australia and captured fascinating footage of its 70 mile (110km) journey across the country's remote landscape.