Retail sales in December saw the biggest monthly fall for more than four and a half years.
Welshman Alex Thomson completed the 2016-17 Vendee Globe round the world race in second place.
A bystander films the driver of a car arrested in Melbourne in connection with the death of three pedestrians struck by a vehicle.
When children in Shanghai took part in the Pisa tests of educational attainment, the world was shocked by their maths results. Should the rest of the world be teaching maths the same way?
World number one Andy Murray on Novak Djokovic's Australian Open exit and coming up against an old friend at the Australian Open.
Dozens of Labour MPs might oppose the party's leadership if there is a vote on Article 50, the BBC understands.
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In France, some students are snapping up cheap rents in exchange for helping old people out in their homes
The editor-in-chief of Russia's state broadcaster RT has defended its coverage of the US election campaign.
IS militants are said to have ruined part of the Roman amphitheatre's facade and a nearby monument.
A 40-year old British man has died while working at a 2022 World Cup venue in Qatar, organisers say.
People say they heard an "explosion" on board the ship as it docked at Felixstowe.
Defending champions England name three uncapped players in their Six Nations squad, and also recall Maro Itoje and James Haskell after injury.
Woody Harrelson says he has no intention of making another live movie like Lost in London.
Ashley and Tyson Gardner had two sets of identical twins by IVF.
People at a festival in Piornal in Spain throw turnips at a character called Jarramplas, who represents a cattle thief in folklore.
Tottenham Hotspur have revealed images of the club's new stadium which is being built in north London.
Top seed Andy Murray makes short work of American Sam Querrey to reach the fourth round at the Australian Open.
A groundbreaking rally driver is having to crowdfund her next race after losing her sponsors.
The Talladega Marching Tornadoes are a historically black college marching band that agreed to play for Donald Trump's inauguration.