00:28Cancer caused by environmental factors such as smoking, radiation and toxic chemicals, not 'bad luck', study reveals
07:20Man sentenced to eight years in prison after plotting to build a 'death ray to kill Muslims'
07:37Mexico drug cartel killer murders 30 people in 9 years in Costa Grande of Guerrero - but has no regrets
07:49Beethoven: Five facts you probably didn't know about the composer behind today's Google Doodle
07:50House of Lords veto powers could be reined in under UK Government plans
07:57Parents warned to avoid counterfeit popular Christmas toys linked to cancer and infertility toxins
08:07David Cameron's EU renegotiation will change nothing, Nigel Farage says
08:19Crystal Palace in £100m takeover deal as American consortium agrees to take share of ownership
08:25Jordan Jacobs: British man missing in Thailand after telling parents 'man won’t let him leave the island'
08:31Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy punched in face at campaign event in Galicia
08:34Marine Le Pen criticised by James Foley’s parents over uncensored images of Isis execution victims
08:38Men with moustaches outnumber women in senior US medical positions
08:46The 10 biggest business stories on Thursday December 17
09:00Triple H reveals he supports West Ham, Andy Carroll responds with tag team match challenge with UFC champion Conor McGregor
09:00Boy tortured to death over song found on his phone ridiculing Assad regime
09:02Quentin Tarantino claims Disney forced The Hateful Eight out of theatres after Star Wars: The Force Awakens threat
09:03Jose Mourinho orders Chelsea players to 'rethink' their lifestyles off the pitch in open admission of frustration
09:04Star Wars London premiere: Carrie Fisher's French bulldog walked the red carpet
09:05Beethoven Google Doodle: How to solve the sheet music puzzle
09:07Safyre Terry: The arson survivor who was sent 300,000 Christmas cards after appeal
09:10Daily catch-up: The EU referendum isn't really 'on a knife-edge'
09:10EE Power Bar recall: Over one million customers told to return battery packs in case they blow up
09:14Swedish student travels to Ireland to find her doppelgänger after tracking her down online
09:17Leishmaniasis: What is the 'flesh-eating' disease that's spreading across Syria?
09:17Rates won't be rising in the UK as long as growth in wages keeps on slowing
09:23Gold nugget worth £1.78 million found in box Australian civil servants used as hallway cricket stump
09:277 stereotypes about British people that everyone believes
09:28Star Wars spoilers should be a crime, says Philadelphia Police Department
09:28Pearson upgraded by Exane
09:28Toxic smog and ‘blood rain’ health warnings issued as Saharan dust cloud arrives in UK
09:31Star Wars: The Force Awakens cast flies to UK premiere in incredible R2-D2 plane
09:35Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea squad has a 'mole' after Porto knew Cesc Fabregas had been dropped
09:40A degree isn’t just a piece of paper, it’s an opportunity to develop
09:41Jennifer Lawrence claims women impose ‘gender bias’ on themselves
09:46Sheryl Sandberg reveals what she’s looking for in Facebook employees on Quora
09:51Leonardo DiCaprio shares graphic detail about eating raw bison for The Revenant
09:58Lionel Messi injury: Barcelona forward out of Club World Cup semi-final with kidney condition
10:01Transgender couple who plan to marry and have children tell others 'don't give up'
10:06Nestle responds to 'shrinking Quality Street tin sizes' after backlash from outraged customers
10:06Bristol double shooting: Man arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder
10:17Han Solo future uncertain, says Harrison Ford
10:21Tottenham stadium: Spurs granted planning permission to build new ground in £400m development
10:23The Forest of Dean plans to make £35m from Star Wars tourism
10:25The most annoying aspects of office Christmas parties
10:28Jeremy Corbyn tells Westminster journalists: I've kept you in a job
10:31Jordan Jacobs: British man missing in Thailand phones parents to say he is 'safe and well'
10:33Jurgen Klopp: West Brom midfielder James McClean labels the German manager 'an idiot'
10:40PDC World Darts Championship day 1 preview: What time does it start, what channel is it on and full order of play
10:46The Children of Ebola: Meet the girls and boys who reveal how courage and kindness helped them endure 2015
10:50Adele to perform at Brit Awards 2016: Remembering her beautiful 2011 'Someone Like You' performance
10:52Alexis Sanchez injury latest: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says forward could return against Manchester City
10:54British Government threatened with legal action to stop it exporting weapons to the Saudi Arabian regime
10:59Star Wars: The Force Awakens: BB-8 was voiced by Bill Hader and Ben Schwartz
10:59Graziano Pelle to Chelsea; Bojan to Manchester United; Michy Batshuahi to Tottenham; Breel Embolo to Liverpool
11:01Suspected bank robber runs past TV reporter live on air
11:02Wolf 1061c: Astronomers spot nearest 'Earth-like' planets capable of supporting life ever seen
11:04Marcus Sedgwick's festive short story - part 1: When the sun stands still
11:07Star Wars has been given the Bad Lip Reading treatment
11:10Eleven ways to become a mentally strong person
11:13Guus Hiddink considered for Chelsea caretaker role should club sack Jose Mourinho
11:15McDonald’s customers step over dying disabled man 'to get to counter'
11:157 ways social media sites like Twitter and Instagram create a platform for positive change
11:15Skirting the issue: the best disco skirts for party season
11:22Stevie Parle's Christmas Eve recipes: Miso sticky toffee pudding; quick fish stew; drop scones
11:22Shakespeare, the way he would have played it: Week in Books column
11:22Pussy Riot to open 'women's-only' museum
11:23Creativity is no longer valued as a skill: Why are we neglecting the arts?
11:30Abdullah al-Zaher: Saudi Arabia is about to behead a teenage boy for attending a protest aged 15
11:32Pep Guardiola: Manchester City ready to out-bid Chelsea and Manchester United to sign Bayern Munich manager
11:33The France Show: 1,000 tickets up for grabs
11:39Dan Schreiber and James Harkin: How we met
11:39Court-ordered injunction blocks WhatsApp for Brazil's 89 million internet users
11:40Donald Trump claims Muslims support his US ban proposal during Jimmy Kimmel appearance
11:41Work-life balance improved by setting and completing goals, study finds
11:42Female fighters are knocking out the critics - but their derisory pay packets are a low blow
11:44Men in England drink twice as much alcohol as women, NHS study reveals
11:45Most toy adverts are 'sexist' and show 'narrow and limiting' gender stereotypes, study warns
11:47Martin Shkreli, the CEO that hiked price of HIV treatment drug, arrested on securities fraud charges
11:50One in eight babies were born in conflict zones this year
11:50Ashley Young unsure why Louis van Gaal isn't selecting him for Manchester United
11:53The Top Ten: Christmas TV episodes - From Morecambe & Wise to 'Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?'
11:56Vladimir Putin believes suspended Fifa boss Sepp Blatter should win Nobel Peace Prize
12:03Makhaya Ntini helps mark historic day for cricket in Rwanda
12:035 extremely successful people who started out as failures
12:05Christmas family photo where women are gagged criticised for 'promoting rape culture'
12:08Dilwale film 2015: The Bollywood movie trying to break into Hollywood
12:10COP21: An international networks of students must pressure governments to ensure they keep meeting climate change commitments
12:10The badger cull will be extended again despite success of vaccine trials, Government announces
12:13Steven Spielberg promises there'll never be a Jaws remake
12:15Madonna's bluff called in front of 15,000 fans at Birmingham Barclaycard Arena
12:20Liverpool transfer news: Marko Grujic hints move to Reds is complete
12:20Dale Everard: Man jailed for sexual assault on woman’s sleeping boyfriend
12:21Manchester United news: Marc Overmars labels criticism of Louis van Gaal is 'crazy'
12:28New Tory bullying scandal breaks out as Conservative MP Lucy Allan 'threatens to sack staff member' for taking sick leave
12:30Christmas 2015: 10 best wooden train sets
12:33The Dazzle, FOUND111, London, review: Remarkable play comes fervently recommended
12:33Chelsea, Manchester United and City to feature three times as Sky Sports and BT Sport announce February TV fixtures
12:34Netflix releases smart wooly 'Netflix Socks' that will pause your favourite show when you fall asleep
12:37Furious 7 tops list of 2015 films with the most mistakes
12:37Faida Hamdy: Why a Tunisian council worker blames herself for the Arab Spring
12:38How to actually achieve your New Year's Resolution
12:42Facebook Year In Review will leave out sad pictures and give people the option to edit their own memories
12:42Why you love bacon and 5 other questions about food and the body answered
12:46Vladimir Putin lashes out at Turkey in crude new attack over downing of Syria warplane
12:53Simon Cowell burglary: CCTV footage of man suspected of breaking into the music mogul’s home released by Metropolitan Police
12:53Jose Mourinho 'isn't special anymore', says Harry Redknapp
12:55Doctor shares the 4 biggest lessons he's learned from patients on their deathbeds
12:55Barcelona vs Guangzhou Evergrande match report: Luis Suarez hat-trick books Club World Cup final berth
13:03Hackney council introduces ‘anti-pee’ walls the repel water soaking the offender in their own urine
13:04Don't tell me that death is a 'tick box exercise' for junior doctors - I should know, I see death every day
13:08Simon Pegg not impressed by the Star Trek Beyond trailer
13:20Phone hacking: Court slams 'disgraceful conduct' of staff as Mirror Group loses damages appeal
13:23Eden Hazard was not faking injury, says Chelsea winger's dad
13:24The 15 most awkward photos of world leaders from 2015
13:25Brazil WhatsApp ban sends millions of users to rival chat app Telegram
13:25'Hedgehog summit' will examine future of endangered mammal
13:26Arsenal vs Manchester City: Arsene Wenger backs Manuel Pellegrini to cope with Pep Guardiola speculation
13:42The one quality all successful people share
13:42More than 1,000 extremist websites taken down every week, London police chief Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe says
13:42Refugee crisis: Dutch meeting on building asylum seeker centre abandoned after rioting breaks out
13:47Jimmy Kimmel mean tweets: Sarah Paulson, Kurt Russell and Michael B. Jordan share 'creative' insults
13:49Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Watch Bill Murray's 'Star Wars' song covered by Oscar Isaac
13:50Google used congress members it funded to fight €6bn EU antitrust case, investigation finds
13:52Star Wars spoilers will get people banned from Reddit, moderators say, as users turn to private messages to ruin The Force Awakens
13:57Sol Campbell: Arsenal have the best chance to win the Premier League title this season since The Invincibles in 2004
14:05Bedroom tax: Almost 80% affected run out of money by the end of the week, DWP study reveals
14:05James Nesbitt to host Fifa Ballon d'Or award ceremony and Twitter has no idea why
14:07Martin Shkreli responds to Wu-Tang Clan: 'f***ing show me some respect'
14:10How freshers should prepare for their second year at university
14:20Facebook partners with Uber to let users order a taxi through Messenger
14:23UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia fuel ongoing Yemen conflict, says Amnesty report
14:25Brian McDermott named Reading manager less than three years after he was sacked as Royals boss
14:32San Bernardino shooters buried in quiet funeral guarded by FBI agents
14:37Vladimir Putin describes Donald Trump as an 'outstanding leader'
14:38Man gives perfect response to those who can't tell the difference between Sikhs and Muslims
14:41Lad culture on-campus aside, universities need to do more to stop students being harassed by locals off-campus
14:43Indiana school districts close over 'threats'
14:4610 best winter beers
14:47UK weather: Met Office forecasts 2016 to be the hottest year on record
14:4819 crazy facts about Bill Gates' $123 million mansion
14:49Jose Mourinho sacked: Chelsea dismiss manager after dreadful defence to Premier League title
14:52David Cameron: Muslim Brotherhood members must be considered potential extremists but group should not be banned
14:58Calais migrants start charging visitors to see Banksy's Steve Jobs mural
14:59Star Wars: The Force Awakens passes the Bechdel Test with flying colours
15:02Jose Mourinho sacked live: Latest updates from Chelsea with Guus Hiddink set to take over
15:02EU referendum: Will students sway the vote having learned lessons from the General Election?
15:02Scrap benefits system and bring in universal 'citizens wage' basic income for everyone, think-tank recommends
15:10Jose Mourinho sacked: Possible replacements for the Chelsea manager as Guus Hiddink is made favourite
15:12French mansion Chateau Louis XIV becomes world’s most expensive home after selling for £200m
15:12Jose Mourinho sacked by Chelsea: Twitter reacts to the sensational axing
15:16Christine Lagarde, IMF chief, to face trial over £290m payout to businessman Bernard Tapie - reports
15:23Horror films actually make the blood 'curdle', scientists find
15:25Chelsea next manager: After Jose Mourinho sacking, who is odds on to take over at the Blues?
15:25Jose Mourinho sacked by Chelsea full statement: 'Jose leaves on good terms,' say the club after announcing departure by 'mutual consent'
15:30Man fatally shot inside Dearborn Heights Police Department
15:32Refugee crisis: Denmark wants to seize jewellery and cash from asylum seekers
15:32Snoopy And Charlie Brown: the Peanuts Movie, film review: A Charlie Brown Christmas charmer
15:32Senator Mia McLeod is trying to make it as hard to get erectile dysfunction drugs as it is to have an abortion
15:32Senator Mia McLeod is trying to make it as hard to get erectile dysfunction drugs as it is to have an abortion
15:45Sherpa, film review: stunning imagery of the Himalayan peaks but a depressing story
15:49Jose Mourinho sacked: Chelsea manager's most controversial moments this season
15:51Star Wars: The Force Awakens - George Osborne booed during London premiere
15:52Jose Mourinho sacked: Chelsea leave dig at manager in statement with 'talented squad not reaching potential' jibe
15:55Mercedes GLS 350d, car review: Overhauled big Merc is an SUV reborn
15:59Guus Hiddink: Who is Chelsea's next likely manager?
15:59Ice And The Sky, film review: Oscar-winner Luc Jacquet returns
16:00The government just tried to jump on the Star Wars bandwagon and it was incredibly awkward
16:01Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientists develop app that works out how memorable a face is
16:03Police release CCTV of man suspected of planting 'small incendiary device' at Fishergate shopping centre
16:06The 15 worst mistakes you can make in your 20s in one chart
16:06Sparks & Embers, film review: a very undercharged affair, which never flickers into life
16:07The 41 mistakes in Furious 7
16:08Guus Hiddink set to replace Jose Mourinho at Chelsea after manager is sacked
16:09Chelsea sack Jose Mourinho 'by mutual consent' but former manager would hardly agree
16:11Google's most searched for people in 2015
16:13Christmas on the Poverty Line, Channel 5, TV review: Danni and Darren blew a whole £1,200 on their offspring
16:17Grime isn’t just music - it’s about working-class struggle - and its new middle-class fans need to recognise the genre’s social importance
16:17Can we guess your age based on how easily distracted you are?
16:19Royal Mint produces last ever round pound coin
16:23My mother's cancer wasn't her fault
16:26Bernie Sanders makes history with 2 million individual campaign contributions
16:27The party season's men's dress code is formal, but can go undone, too
16:31Mandelson's claim 30,000 people have left the Labour party is 'way off', Labour says
16:32Jose Mourinho final interview before being sacked as Chelsea manager - 'sometimes I'm too emotional'
16:39Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2015: Chubby-cheeked hamster on the run wins top prize
16:40Star Wars: Awaken the force in you with a themed wardrobe
16:44David Cameron accused of breaking promise over Britain's beauty spots with raft of fracking licences
16:47Jennifer Lawrence will play Robert De Niro's mother in next David O. Russell movie
16:48EPL news: Jose Mourinho sacked by Chelsea; Alexis Sanchez's Arsenal return; Louis van Gaal criticism 'crazy'; Jurgen Klopp 'an idiot'
16:50Rallies mark International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers - in pictures
16:54Jose Mourinho sacked: David Cameron says its ‘sad’ whenever someone loses a job - then points to 740,000 vacancies
16:54Jose Mourinho expected to be given £12m severance package by Chelsea
17:03Solar panel subsidies face heavy cuts in 'climate change hammer blow'
17:05Charles Dickens' gift to the world was Christmas Carol, but what does it still mean to us?
17:08Brazil WhatsApp ban lifted as judge says it is not fair for users to be punished for company’s ‘inertia’
17:10Neil Young tickets: How to get tickets for 2016 UK tour - London, Leeds, Glasgow
17:14Iain Duncan Smith's Universal Credit scheme is throwing 90 per cent of social tenants into rent arrears
17:16Cesc Fabregas bids farewell to former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho on Twitter
17:17Can we guess your age based on how you respond to danger?
17:22Martin Shkreli ran companies 'like a Ponzi scheme', US attorney says
17:24Russian inventor creates nightmarish earthquake-proof bed that seals its occupants in a metal box
17:25Star Wars European premiere: Forget Nelson's Column, Dublin's Spire actually looks like a lightsaber
17:26Erik De Vlaeminck: the greatest ever cyclo-cross racer, with seven world championships to his name
17:29University of South Wales students petition against decision to cancel reading weeks
17:34Citroën e-Mehari: New French it-car resurrects an iconic name
17:37Ian Bell: Scottish journalist whose nationalist writing won him the George Orwell Prize
17:40BBC Sports Personality of the Year: 'This is not just a vote for Kevin Sinfield'
17:43Until Corbyn led the Labour party, we were all wonderfully polite
17:45Anthony Joshua should be free of the curse that turns Olympic gold into a heavyweight millstone
17:47Crispr-Cas9: Revolutionary gene editing technique named scientific breakthrough of the year
17:49South Africa is a failed state under Zuma the illiterate clansman
17:49Weekly Money: the stories that we noticed 14 to 18 December
17:54Tuberculosis is South Africa's biggest killer, but doctors are fighting for its research
17:55Junior Dala reignites England’s middle-order meltdowns
18:00Kenneth Johnson: Inspirational lecturer and researcher who wrote the definitive text on contact mechanics
18:06Cash machine hands out 'free money' in Manchester
18:06It’s a work of art, with or without the offensive name
18:10Alan Gross interview: US worker imprisoned in Cuba tells why he used humour in the face of torture threats
18:11Kuwait Airways drops New York to London route after being criticised for refusing to take Israeli passengers
18:15Jose Mourinho: Best quotes from the former Chelsea manager this season
18:17Oldest tattoo ever found: Marks on ‘Iceman Otzi’ proved to be first known body art
18:17Lie or lose? Deception has become a political survival technique
18:20After Gogglebox comes Gogglesprogs - let's hope kids really do say the funniest things
18:21From fracking to the bedroom tax: The 7 pieces of bad news the Government tried to bury
18:21Fathers are too often mistaken for paedophiles
18:24Christine Lagarde to go on trial for failing to prevent '€400m fraud'
18:27England on alert over Manchester United teen Axel Tuanzebe's dual nationality
18:30Evangelical Christian College suspends Professor who wore hijab in solidarity with ‘Muslim neighbour’
18:30Letters: Fracking deal is breathtaking, cynical and idiotic
18:31Jose Mourinho liked to pick fights but ended up battling his Chelsea team
18:32Christmas travel: Holidaymakers heading for Canary Islands may be delayed by space rocket launch
18:32Illinois teacher suspended after claiming Muslims and Christians worship the same God
18:38Christmas means business as usual for the patients and staff of Great Ormond Street Hospital
18:39Guus Hiddink heads to Chelsea after Jose Mourinho is sacked
18:404 quick money-saving tips for students this Christmas
18:41Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says we should not draw political conclusions after he was punched in the face at rally
18:42Guus Hiddink: History says ‘Lucky Guus’ should not be coming back to Chelsea
18:44CERN's Large Hadron Collider might have discovered a new particle
18:45Where are all the female cab drivers?
18:45British teenager dies in French Alps skiing accident
18:52How Britain and France laid the groundwork for Isis’s reign of terror in the Middle East
18:56Women who choose to have an abortion have 'positive future outlook'
18:57Communist Party banned in Ukraine by Kiev court
19:10Jacob Zuma: How South Africa turned on its President
19:10As another activist is murdered, the least we owe 'Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently' is our attention
19:12Andy McSmith's Diary: A good day to bury inflated HS2 executives’ salaries
19:19EU leaders struggle to agree on 1,500-strong border force to manage refugee crisis
19:25The Lampedusa Cross: British Museum makes last acquisition under departing director Neil MacGregor
19:36Muslim Brotherhoood to launch legal challenge against UK Government after 'extremism' claims
19:40Jermaine Baker: Police officer arrested in connection with fatal shooting in Wood Green
20:07Ethiopia security forces kill up to 50 people in crackdown on peaceful protests
20:10San Bernardino shooter’s friend charged on counts of terrorism for 'buying assault rifles'
20:13Clarence Moses-EL: Man jailed for 28 years after woman dreamed he raped her to stand trial
20:17Ministers refuse to reveal number of EU workers in the UK
20:22Britain’s Supreme Court says targeting young black men for stop-and-search ‘benefits them’
20:35David Cameron must crusade against inequality to prevent 'existential crisis' in UK, warns child poverty watchdog
20:51Arlene Foster formally elected new DUP leader and future First Minister of Northern Ireland
20:52David Cameron assures 'good progress' at EU talks despite fellow leaders calling migrant benefit reforms 'unworkable'
21:00David Cameron faces Tory rebellion over move to curb power of House of Lords
21:06UK weather: Daffodils bloom in December as London temperatures reach June average
21:11Bonus time: when is it worth challenging your payout?
21:13Bloody Sunday: 'No reasonable grounds' for arrest and transfer of paratroopers
21:14REDIRECT Christmas means business as usual for the patients and staff of Great Ormond Street Hospital
21:22Police funding reforms were halted after Home Office mixed up two files
21:30Texas Sikh boy arrested after 'bully accused him of having a bomb'
21:52Martin Shkreli: CEO no longer merely vilified in press following arrest
22:00Bill Kenwright Ltd accused of 'cheating' Before the Party audiences after using quotes from previous production's reviews for publicity
22:09Man convicted of killing his unborn baby by kicking pregnant ex-girlfriend in stomach
22:10Poet Allen Prowle returns prestigious award amid plagiarism allegations
22:16Legal highs in prison so widespread 'ambulance services struggle to cope'
22:17Martin Shkreli pleads not guilty to security fraud, released on $5 million bail
22:27Scientists reveal what our long-lost ‘virtual ancestor’ looked like before evolutionary split 700,000 years ago
22:32Alan Milburn is right to be outraged at the failure of successive governments to confront inequality
22:36The House of Lords should not be punished for opposing tax credits
22:43Cancer: Scientists split over role of lifestyle in causing disease
22:50Liverpool Waterfront voted 'most attractive' place in England
23:00Sepp Blatter calls for Fifa inquiry closure
23:04Wolves v Leeds match report: Steve Evans strengthens hold as recalled Sam Byram delivers victory
23:11Jose Mourinho sacked: Chelsea told him they no longer wanted to be the Nasty Party
23:21City regulator criticised after RBS investigation is pushed back
23:26George Osborne gave his image adviser a 42% pay rise - while asking public-sector workers to accept pay freeze
23:33Will high street retailers survive the post-Christmas shopping comedown?