Day in pictures: 14 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 14 December
Reservoirs 'can affect rainfall' :: Researchers say large man-made reservoirs can increase the intensity of rainfall and can affect the effectiveness of flood defences.
Week in pictures: 8-14 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
IPCC critical of report leak :: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change criticises a blogger who publishes a draft version of its next report.
Rivera crash puts spotlight on safety :: Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera is just one of a long list of celebrities killed in a charter jet crash. Overall, the industry is considered safe but Sunday's tragedy has focused attention on flight safety.
Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
Is the eurozone crisis almost over? :: Is the three-year-old eurozone sovereign debt crisis nearing its end? Dr. Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy believes it just might be.
Venezuela's Chavez: Cancer is back :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to return to Cuba for surgery on malignant cancer cells, he tells the nation in an emotional address from the presidential palace.
VIDEO: Lord Coe given BBC Lifetime award :: London 2012 chief Lord Sebastian Coe picks up the Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC Sports Personality show.
Libya 'to shut southern borders' :: The Libyan parliament orders the closure of the country's southern borders in an attempt to stem the flow of illegal immigrants and goods.
US plans for possibility that Assad could lose control of chemical arms cache - Washington Post :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGjHyUrHJxCNX2vXCgSlnYJHLj3Pw&url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-plans-for-possibility-that-assad-could-lose-control-of-chemical-arms-cache/2012/12/16/f4912be2-4628-11e2-a685-c1fad0d6cd1f_story.html
VIDEO: Newtown mourns shooting victims :: President Obama will attend a memorial service in Newtown, Connecticut, on Sunday evening - after one of the worst mass shootings in US history.
Cyclist Wiggins wins BBC trophy :: Olympic gold medallist and Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins is voted the 2012 BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
Murder, grief :: Photos: Connecticut school shooting
Teen fathers 'feel marginalised' :: Social services should do more to involve teenage fathers in their children's lives, a charity says.
Dad: World 'better' because of victim :: Robbie Parker has a message for the family of the gunman who killed his 6-year-old daughter and 19 of her school mates.
The hackers' seven deadly sins :: How cyber criminals exploit 'the seven deadly sins'
Home buyers 'nervous about 2013' :: One in four first-time buyers believe it will take them at least 10 years to have a deposit in place, a survey suggests.
Syrian VP calls for 'historic settlement' :: Syrian warplanes bombarded a densely populated Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus Sunday amid clashes there, opposition activists said.
Pakistan airport attack suspects killed :: Five militants suspected to be behind an airport attack in Peshawar were killed Sunday morning when police raided a house where they were hiding.
Islamists claim victory in Egypt vote :: With the first round of voting over, Egypt's ruling Freedom and Justice Party declared Sunday that citizens had given their thumbs-up to a controversial draft constitution.
Philippines typhoon deaths top 1,000 :: The grim toll from a typhoon that devastated southern Philippines earlier this month continues to climb, with 1,020 reported dead as of Sunday morning, authorities said.
Attacks across Iraq leave 10 dead :: At least 10 people died and 24 were wounded Sunday in a series of attacks across Iraq, health and police officials told CNN.
Pregnant Duchess attends public event :: The Duchess of Cambridge is set to attend her first public engagement since her pregnancy was announced this month, presenting prizes at a sports awards show Sunday evening in London.
Football: Messi hits 90, as Barca cruise :: It was billed as the battle of the heavyweights.
Who is Shinzo Abe? :: Six years ago, Shinzo Abe started the revolving door of Japanese prime ministers by resigning just one year into the job. The question now whether he is able to stop it.
Football: Juventus strengthens at top :: Juventus strenghtened its position at the top of Serie A with a 3-0 win over Atalanta.
Golf: Garcia triumphs in Malaysia :: Sergio Garcia produced an astonishing round of 11-under-par 61 to claim victory at the $2 million Johor Open in Malaysia.
Put reason back in U.S. gun debate :: Saul Cornell says in light of the tragic shooting in a Connecticut school, we need to look at the original ideals in the Second Amendment.