00:00Marian Keyes: The author on her pre-approved Christmas, true love's parking implications and living in the moment
00:00Megrahi was innocent of Lockerbie bombing, insists victim's father
00:00Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit
00:00Diaries of Evelyn Waugh, Virginia Woolf and Noël Coward reveal how they coped with the December blues
00:00From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?
00:00Who needs special advisers? We all do
00:00Parents' mental health helpline loses its grant
00:00For once, Kerry Katona had the right idea
00:00A Christmas ghost story by Alison Moore: A prodigal daughter has a breakthrough
00:00Sexual abuse inquiry: Investigation into Jimmy Savile's years of abuse at the BBC delayed for a third time
00:00Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best,' says founder of JustGiving
00:00Bill Granger recipes: Our chef creates an Italian-inspired fish feast for Christmas Eve
00:00Documentary evidence of discrimination? Clare Balding and Davina McCall among those overlooked for Grierson awards
00:00Cairns stabbings: Eight child victims formally identified by police
00:00Tribunal fees deter four out of five employees pursuing claims
00:00Tory MP is told to stop pestering his constituents
00:00Birdwatching men have a lot in common with their feathered friends, new study shows
00:00IoS letters, emails & online postings (21 December 2014)
00:00The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit
00:00Christmas Details Competition: Who is beneath the hats in these well-known paintings?
00:00Wine: The best red for turkey, white for chicken and sparkler for celebrations
00:00Ebola outbreak: Sierra Leone's guardian of the dead is at work again
00:00Romania's new president declares radical plans for his country, saying 'a lot needs to change'
00:00Britain's GP black holes: The North is running out of family doctors, figures show
00:00From noble to narky, the fall of the open letter
00:00The botanist who hunts for giant trees at Kew Gardens
00:00Local government shake-up: British cities seek to raise own taxes and go it alone
00:00The Wintershall Nativity: Born in a stable bare, just off Oxford Circus
00:00Hold your temperance: New life for the first Christmas card
00:00Macau still part of 'one China', says President Xi Jinping
00:00Dentists prepare for costly complaints by patients
00:00'Dave's dinners' fund a third of Tory target seats
00:00Introducing ethical dining that leaves a good taste in the mouth
00:00Floating arsenals designed to protect shipping from pirates deemed unsafe
00:00Channel 4 to continue filming 'slanderous farce' about North Korea despite threats from Pyongyang
00:00Passengers avoid connections at busy London airports in favour of continental rivals
00:00Minister's pension promise to firefighters challenged
00:00Banda Aceh ten years on: A decade after the tsunami, the province is slowly rebuilding itself
00:00Peer pressure: The nobles in the Lords should know when to go
00:00The 12 ways of Christmas: Spare a thought for those who will be working to keep others safe during the festive season
00:00Britain's atomic power plants 'could be attacked by drones'
00:00Most pundits are wrong. The oil price fall is good news at last
00:00Ghosts of Christmas past: What effect could posting pictures of nativity plays have on the next generation?
00:00The best winter accessories for men: Even the hardiest need a little comforting sometimes
00:00Merry, sustainable, Christmas
00:00A happy ending for celebrity memoirs
00:00Middle Class Problems: The round-robin letter is a relentless pass-the-parcel of familial festive cheer
00:00DJ Taylor: The Huntley family would not dream of contriving excuses to stop Auntie Carol visiting
01:08Winter Solstice 2014: Why Google has given the shortest day of the year a doodle
06:0011 best boozy Christmas gifts
09:23Theresa May to 'kick out foreign graduates' in new immigration plans
09:33Winter Solstice 2014: What is it – and why are mornings still getting darker?
09:34Muhammad Ali in hospital with mild pneumonia spokesman confirms
09:35Archbishop of Canterbury on the 'grim' childhood Christmas he spent alone as his alcoholic father lay bedridden
09:49New York Police shootings: Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu named as two officers 'assassinated' in their patrol car
10:07Cairns Australia deaths: Mersane Warria charged with murder of eight children found dead at her home
10:15Elton John and David Furnish wedding: Everyone's invited as couple post Instagram photos throughout big day
10:55New York police shooting: Union chief says murdered officers' blood is 'on the hands' of Michael Brown and Eric Garner protesters
11:00Chris Martin: Angelina Jolie 'kidnapped me, hit me over the head and sprayed me with Mace' to make me write Unbroken song
11:27UK weather: Flood warnings issued over last few shopping days before Christmas
11:31Strictly Come Dancing final: Claudia Winkleman leads standing ovation for doctors who cared for her daughter
11:38Disabled men from ethnic minority background significantly more likely to do 'women's work' than women
11:42Romania's PM gives up doctorate after plagiarism allegations
11:48Manchester United transfer news: Gareth Bale gives £90m Old Trafford move 'green light' - reports
12:13Jeremy Clarkson: Footage of Top Gear team under attack is real, insists presenter
12:16Friends star David Schwimmer to play Kim Kardashian's late father in OJ Simpson TV series
12:20Liverpool vs Arsenal: Bandaged Martin Skrtel secures the draw with 97th-minute header - Premier League LIVE!
12:37Newcastle vs Sunderland team news: Rookie goalkeeper Jak Alnwick starts in goal for Alan Pardew's Magpies
12:38Rik Mayall: Lord of Misrule, BBC2, review: Mayall managed to maintain the fizz of youthful energy throughout his career
13:01Poets & The Peacock Dinner: The Literary History of a Meal, Lucy McDiarmid, review
13:03Ched Evans: Hartlepool strongly deny reports they plan to sign convicted rapist
13:08Child abuse inquiry: Three MPs and three peers named in paedophile dossier handed to Scotland Yard
13:14Norovirus closes wards at Southampton Hospital as people are asked to stay away from A&E
13:17The Apprentice final 2014: Mark Wright and Bianca Miller go head to head - who should win?
13:20Be prepared to brave crowds in 'busiest shopping hour' on the eve of Christmas Eve
13:35Obama vows to shut down Guantanamo prison: 'It is wildly expensive'
13:36Facebook takes down Russia page calling for mass protest in support of Putin's biggest critic
13:37Theresa May plans to 'send home foreign graduates' met with anger and condemnation
13:46Mathew Baynton interview: The Right Man for the job
13:50Must watch: Grimsby Town release John Lewis Christmas advert spoof
13:52Isis: The first Western journalist ever to be given access to the 'Islamic State' has just returned – and this is what he discovered
14:09Christmas songs that you may have forgotten, from 'My Christmas Tree' by The Supremes to 'December' by Earth, Wind and Fire
14:12Anti-LGBT preacher Gaylard Williams arrested for 'grabbing and squeezing' man's genitals
14:22Penguins just can't quite catch a break these days
14:24What happens when you pretend to be a ghost on Tinder
14:46Major John Freeman: Soldier who became an MP, diplomat and broadcaster best known for his series of interviews, Face to Face
14:54Secret plans by Jeremy Hunt to lengthen ambulance response times spark outrage
14:59The best and worst in fashion this week: George, Nike and Christian Louboutin
15:05Liverpool vs Arsenal team news: Both managers make one change as Theo Walcott is named on the bench
15:12Liverpool vs Arsenal: 'Arsene Wenger puts the long-term welfare of his club ahead of short-term pressures,' says Brendan Rodgers
15:23Child admits killing dolphin with bow and arrow off Florida coast
15:27US police officer shot and killed in Tarpon Springs, Florida
15:38Newcastle vs Sunderland match report: It's the most wonderful Tyne of the Wear for Sunderland after Adam Johnson winner
15:43Iggy Azalea threatened with leak of alleged sex tape stills by Anonymous for 'insulting Ferguson protesters and black culture'
15:47Gifts used by cyberstalkers and abusers to spy on and track victims, say campaigners
15:50Sleeping beauty: The best men's winter pyjamas
15:58Sony hacking: Barack Obama says he does not consider cyber attack an act of war
16:09Newcastle 0 Sunderland 1 player ratings: Who was man of the match at St James' Park? Costel Pantilimon or Adam Johnson?
16:18New York police shootings: Police to probe whether Ismaaiyl Brinsley had links to the notorious Black Guerrilla Family gang
16:22New York police shooting: James Woods calls Al Sharpton a 'race pimp' and hits out at Bill de Blasio on return to Twitter
16:33Monkey saves dying friend from railway lines
16:41View from the Sofa: 2014 was quite a year of contrasts on TV – just ask the Neville brothers
16:44With Russell Brand and the public on our side, this is how I helped my family and countless others from being evicted this Christmas
16:52Bitcoin trader Charlie Shrem to serve two years for 'aiding Silk Road black market transactions'
16:55Russell Brand hailed by New Era estate protest that saved 93 families from eviction: 'I don't think we'd be here now without his support'
16:56Dylan Hartley hopes for another final England chance
17:07Jordan hangs 11 people after lifting eight-year ban on executions
17:14Stoke City vs Chelsea: Chelsea can wear the Premier League crown if they top the tree at Christmas
17:22Christmas 2014: 6 best novelty onesies
17:29Gastric surgery: Is it really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?
17:31Labour notches up a seven-point lead over the Tories as Farage's ratings drop
17:34Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
17:37Liam Williams: welsh rugby international apologises for 'blacking up' as Swansea footballer Wilfried Bony
17:42Aston Villa 1 Manchester United 1: Louis van Gaal hard to please even after Radamel Falcao scores
17:45Ian Burrell: It has been a year of living dangerously for many in the media and the need for courage has rarely been more clear
17:50Man shot dead by police in jihadist attack in Tours
18:23Controlling behaviour in relationships is now outlawed in the UK, and my story of abuse proves why it should be
18:26Liverpool vs Arsenal match report: Bandaged Martin Skrtel heads home in the 97th-minute as 10-man Liverpool secure draw
18:42Humanity: Prepare for the longest night of your lives
18:44Liverpool vs Arsenal player ratings: Did Martin Skrtel's late equaliser make him man of the match at Anfield?
18:55Finished your wrapping? Then spare a thought for the needy this Christmas
18:57Tomas Rosicky to Olympiakos? Reports in Greece link Arsenal midfielder with club
19:00X Factor winner Ben Haenow scores Christmas number one
19:12In Sickness and in Health: Cheers Jacko, the kindness of strangers is a great tonic
19:18Britain, we have a drink problem
19:36Mother appeals to burglars to return stolen laptop with last photos of daughter before she died, aged eight
19:50Theresa May's curbs on foreign students are 'a silly idea', say Liberal Democrats
19:56New prisoners to be asked if they have served in armed forces in attempt to help veterans
20:00The Apprentice final as it happened: Mark Wright wins Lord Sugar's investment
20:02Liverpool 2 Arsenal 2: Arsene Wenger admits his side were scarred by 'bad memories' of last season's 5-1 thrashing
20:02Prince Charles discovers 10 ways to antagonise architects with list of 'geometric principles'
20:15Labour's Simon Danczuk is flirting with Nigel Farage, but will he answer his prayers and defect?
20:25Exclusive: Angela Merkel may back David Cameron's plan to stop child benefits going abroad
20:35The Only Way is Ethics: The paper’s readers and users of our website want different things
20:37Southampton 3 Everton 0: Harrison Reed seizes chance as Saints turn performance into result
20:41Letters: Christmas spirit of gross indulgence
20:45Premier League round-up: Erik Lamela's winner may prove key to unlock 'big talent'
20:50Wasps vs London Irish match report: Records tumble as Wasps settle into new home with style
20:54Aviva Premiership round-up: George Ford stays quiet on salary cap breach allegations
20:58Kevin Pietersen: Door shuts firmly on Pietersen's England return
21:05Lindsey Vonn's World Cup record bid on hold after Super-G crash
21:11Newcastle 0 Sunderland 1 comment: Derby passions break into show of solidarity
21:22Public-sector whistleblowers 'are still seen as snitches', admits Civil Service boss Sir Jeremy Heywood
21:28Ally McCoist leaves Rangers role: Three-and-a-half year reign as Rangers manager officially comes to an end
21:30'Serial' fans have a new murder to unravel as Canadian detective crowd-sources investigation
21:46David Mellor's taxi rant: It was an unfortunate incident – but it didn't ruin my big day, says wife Lady Cobham
22:00Apprentice 2014 final: Mark Wright hired by Lord Sugar
22:00The Apprentice final, BBC1, review: Ambitious Mark Wright impresses Lord Sugar
22:14Israel-Palestine conflict: Four months after the bombardment, Gaza's wounds are yet to heal
22:20Sacking of Islamophobic television presenter provokes free-speech row in France
22:30QPR 3 West Brom 2: 'Charlie Austin is in right place at right time, and going nowhere else,' says Harry Redknapp
22:30West Ham 2 Leicester City 0: Andy Carroll puts Hammers in mood for festive spell
22:30Manchester City 3 Crystal Palace 0: Manuel Pellegrini's 'miracle' rooted in hard work
22:31Florida's Cuban exiles have mixed emotions over US rapprochement
22:35Ten years on from the tsunami – where did all the toxic debris end up?
23:05Billie Whitelaw: Acclaimed actress dies, aged 82
23:50YouTube release of 'The Interview' being considered by Sony chiefs after 'North Korea hack'