Political turmoil, terror attacks, the Grenfell tragedy and royal news have been some of the defining themes of 2017.
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian contacts with US President Donald Trump’s campaign has gained access to thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration, according to people familiar with Mr Trump’s transition organisation.
Thibaut Courtois says Chelsea must maintain their winning sequence to be in a position to pounce if Manchester City slip up.
LeBron James recorded the 60th triple-double of his career as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Utah Jazz 109-100.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s new rollercoaster Icon is taking shape and can be seen rising from the ground for the first time as work proceeds on the attraction.
Derek McInnes says his Aberdeen team will go to Ladbrokes Premiership leaders Celtic next week in confident mood after registering three straight wins.
Ross County manager Owen Coyle struggled to contain his emotions after a controversial 3-2 defeat at Hamilton.
Theresa May has condemned threats of violence against politicians after a series of incidents in which MPs received death threats and abuse.
England were left needing a miracle in the middle or help from the elements to pull off a great escape in Perth.
British queuing software firm Qudini is betting on the success of the high street after doubling revenues amid growing demand from retailers and restaurateurs alike.
An amateur baker who created a 6ft nativity scene out of cake has said it took her six months.
Drivers are being urged to avoid travelling on “Frantic Friday” next week when the last of the year’s commuter traffic will clash with the Christmas getaway.
Billy Joe Saunders made a successful defence of his WBO middleweight title as he out-classed David Lemieux in Canada.
Complaints about packages not being delivered on time by Amazon in the lead-up to Christmas are being considered by the advertising watchdog.
A South Korean-born Sydney man has been charged with acting as an economic agent for North Korea in Australia by allegedly attempting to broker sales for Pyongyang that included components used in ballistic missiles.
A bookmaker accused of racism after it posted a picture of a darts fan blacked-up as politician Diane Abbott has apologised.
Argentina has dismissed the head of its navy as part of the investigation into the disappearance of a submarine with 44 crew members on board last month.
Residents piled into cars and fled on Saturday, turning downtown Santa Barbara into “a ghost town” as surging winds drove one of the biggest fires in California’s history toward the city and the nearby wealthy enclave of Montecito.
Russia has not been so hostile to the UK and the West since the end of the Cold War, Boris Johnson has said, as he prepares to meet his counterpart in Moscow.
SNP MPs must “show some backbone” and back an amendment to the Government’s Brexit Bill that would allow for a second referendum to be held, Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable has said.