Blindfolds and threats were used, says Al-Sweady inquiry, but allegations of murder and torture were 'deliberate lies'
Analysts estimate sanctions have cost Russia $140bn this year and Moscow's ultra-rich $51.4bn
At least some parts of the UK could see snow if colder spells return at the end of next week
There's a few classics in the Christmas canon, but plenty of ho-ho-horrible songs too
The most serious gaffes and controversial comments from Ukip on gender, sexuality, race and religion
Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is a celebration that teaches the importance of religious freedom
Weather warnings in place as rapidly developing 'weather bomb' reaches the UK, bringing strong winds and rain
Loan of priceless river god Ilissos is likely to reignite long-running Elgin Marbles dispute between London and Athens
The decision not to indict two police officers has prompted widespread criticism of the grand jury system
Ten milestones in PlayStation’s history that took Sony from rank outsider to gaming kingpin
DNA screening devices that profile health risks are banned in the US – but now legal in the UK
Scientists have observed an 'incremental change' in HIV which could lead to the virus gradually becoming 'watered down'
Diplomats hopeful of a global agreement after more than two decades of failed attempts
Also saint of sore throats, fishmongers and old maids, St Andrew has a colourful and eccentric history
Police have been called to stores across the UK as US bargain-hunting frenzy Black Friday catches on
Batsman was struck in the neck by bouncer, in an area helmets 'cannot protect'
West Africa's Ebola epidemic is by far the most serious outbreak of the deadly virus
Man United provide the spine with Spurs, Newcastle and Crystal Palace heroes also in the side
Republicans say Obama's immigration rules are illegal and should be overturned, but executive orders have a long history
News of stricken drivers' conditions emerges ahead of season finale in Abu Dhabi this weekend
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