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French President Francois Hollande orders tighter security for the embassy in the Central African Republic (CAR), after an attack by protesters.
Passengers in London face disruption as Tube drivers who are members of the Aslef union go on strike over bank holiday pay.
President Mohammed Morsi congratulates Egyptians for endorsing a new constitution and calls on the people to work for stability and security.
A number of people are moved from their homes as a result of a security alert in the Toberhewny Hall area of Lurgan, County Armagh.
Two brothers and a woman who died in a crash on the M6 on Christmas Day are named by the police.
Manchester United extend their Premier League lead to seven points with a thrilling win over Newcastle.
Juan Mata's winner moves Chelsea to within four points of second-placed Manchester City and ends Norwich's fine home run.
Adam Johnson scores against his former club as Sunderland shock Manchester City with a hard-fought victory.
Shoppers queue overnight and flock to stores across the UK, and are predicted to spend almost £3bn at the Boxing Day sales.
Gerry Anderson, creator of the Thunderbirds and Joe 90 puppet superhero TV shows, has died at the age of 83, his son announces.
Passengers on an Easyjet flight to Madeira end up spending Christmas Eve and Christmas Day nights in a hotel near Bristol Airport after their plane had to turn around.
Ministers are pursuing the "wrong policy" on gay marriage, says a High Court judge, after the Archbishop of Westminster denounced the move.
The United Arab Emirates says it has arrested members of what it called a terror cell which was planning attacks, according to an official statement.
The government does not have the parliamentary majority to overturn a ban on hunting with dogs in England and Wales, the Tory Party chairman says.
Flood warnings remain in place across England and Wales, amid continuing weather warnings and icy roads in northern Scotland.
The National Audit Office is to probe BBC severance packages in the wake of the departure of director general George Entwistle, who received twice his entitled pay-off.
Retail analysts are expecting almost £3billion to be spent in the Boxing Day sales.
A 23-year-old man from Cambridgeshire died on Christmas Day following a multi-vehicle accident on the A14 in Suffolk, say police.
The Prince of Wales has paid tribute to British forces fighting in Afghanistan in a Christmas radio broadcast to troops serving overseas.
Two women injured in a fatal crash on the M6 on Christmas Day are to be discharged, the hospital treating them has said.