Angelina Jolie
Sun 28 Dec 2014, AT 08:25
It was the year that Russell Brand wrote a political manifesto and Ed Miliband had a disastrous encounter with a bacon sandwich

2014: It was a good year for…

Summary Sat 27 Dec, AT 08:31

From feminists to cannabis smokers – the groups that have had cause for celebration this year

American journalist James Foley

2014: It was a bad year for…

Summary Sat 27 Dec, AT 08:30

From journalists to breastfeeding mums - the groups that have experienced a year of loss and disappointment

Twiggy Garcia

Fleeting stars of 2014: from a 'hot felon' to a dancing teacake

Summary Fri 26 Dec, AT 08:20

Ten people who dominated the media spotlight this year before fading away from the news

Christmas Quiz 2014: a fiendish festive puzzle

Wit and wisdom Thu 25 Dec, AT 08:00

Test your grasp of current affairs and general knowledge with our Christmas quiz

Pope Francis

Christmas messages from world leaders – 2014

Summary Wed 24 Dec, AT 12:52

Pope Francis launches 'blistering attack' on Vatican bureaucrats, while others honour victims of disaster

Mario Balotelli

Rodgers hints that Balotelli is not wanted at Liverpool

One-Minute Read Wed 24 Dec, AT 11:40

Manager's comments come a day after striker is described as 'sincere and honest' by the FA

Dmitri Medvedev

Ukraine rekindles Nato aspirations, angering Russia

One-Minute Read Wed 24 Dec, AT 10:31

Dmitry Medvedev warns of 'extremely negative consequences' after Kiev drops non-aligned status

Netflix: what to watch over Christmas and New Year

One-Minute Read Wed 24 Dec, AT 09:51

Seven films and television programmes you will want to watch on Netflix over the festive holidays

People pay tribute to the victims in Glasgow

Glasgow bin lorry crash: service held to remember six victims

One-Minute Read Wed 24 Dec, AT 09:25

Teenager and her grandparents among the six killed by bin lorry as it ploughed into Christmas shoppers

Diego Costa of Chelsea

Christmas football: injury-free Chelsea have a big advantage

Preview Wed 24 Dec, AT 09:14

With a full squad to choose from the Blues are in pole position ahead of the hectic festive programme

Paulo Dybala

Arsenal put strikers Dybala and Cavani on Christmas wish list

Transfer Talk Wed 24 Dec, AT 08:51

The Gunners may need a centre back but Arsene Wenger is still eyeing forwards next month

The Business: Black Friday hangover at John Lewis

Business Digest Wed 24 Dec, AT 08:00

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