From the man who hiked up the price of a HIV treating drug by 5,000 per cent to a 14-year old Muslim schoolboy who’s homework was suspected of being a bomb.
Politicians are usually painfully predictable creatures who fail to surprise and often disappoint. But this year's cohort proved they still have the ability to shock when some names appeared in headlines no-one could have anticipated (except perhaps for Charlie Brooker).
Sir David made an emotional return to Australia's north-east coast to re-explore some of the 1,400-mile long coral system
Some of our news nuggets from 2015 advance the sum total of human knowledge - but not too many, you'll be pleased to hear
Editor Jason Cowley says Jeremy Corbyn is as much a career politician as Ed Miliband or George Osborne
The comedian and broadcaster is best known for his appearances in 'Black Books' and as a panel show regular on 'QI', 'Have I Got News For You' and 'Never Mind the Buzzcocks'
The former Labour leader said in some ways his successor had strengthened the party
Former leader understood to have told one of the party's MPs: 'I bet you didn’t think things would actually get worse'
Exclusive: Labour focus groups reveal public hostility towards the party
In his first conference address as party leader, Jeremy Corbyn recycled lines that had been published by Richard Heller, a former adviser to Denis Healey. In an age of jobbing speechwriters, does it matter? Blair's biographer, John Rentoul, considers the question
At least five chunks of the speech were extracts offered to Ed Miliband and four other former Labour leaders
The architect of Blue Labour also said the party must stop 'demonising' Tony Blair
David said it was particularly 'tough' to lose 'when it's your brother...'
I do not believe that the Labour Party, with the exception of Ed Balls, is ready to govern
Labour’s lead over the Conservatives has dropped to just one point amid signs that the Tories are making headway in the crucial political battle over living standards, according to an opinion poll for The Independent.
Shadow Chancellor would shift the burden of the deficit to the rich, raising £10bn in three years