VIDEO: Weather bomb: Why the new exotic name? :: Had you heard the phrase "weather bomb" until this week? Newsnight's Stephen Smith has been looking into weather's new exotic language
How is Islamic State funded? :: Islamic State is 'probably the best-funded terrorist organisation' the US has ever confronted, according to officials in Washington. Watch this interactive video for details on how the group makes money.
US needs to show it's still top dog :: Could the new defence secretary help to transform the global public image of the Obama administration, asks John Simpson?
What LA can teach Beijing :: For years China has been the envy of the world, hailed as the great 'economic miracle' thanks to its sustained double-digit growth.
Burqa ban in Chinese city :: Legislators in the capital of China's restive far-western Xinjiang province passed a law Wednesday to prohibit residents from wearing burqas in public, state media reported Thursday, highlighting the government's continued campaign against religious extremism.
Hospitals struggling as winter hits :: A&E units across the UK are struggling to hit their waiting time target as winter hits, latest figures show.
VIDEO: Surfer rides 'weather bomb' wave :: Surfer Garrett MacNamara has tried to repeat his performance of 2011 when he surfed the world's biggest wave at 30 meters high.
Man Utd v Liverpool: Best of enemies :: Their rivalry is rich in rancour, but do the Premier League's two great North-West clubs need each other more than they might think?
Facebook ponders 'dislike' function :: Facebook is thinking about adding a way to "dislike" posts on its site, something users have requested in their droves.
What is Europe's best festival? :: What is Europe's best music festival?
Day in pictures: 12 December 2014 :: News images from around the world: 12 December
Exclusive: India to reap $12 billion-plus budget windfall from oil slide - sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/94cYiSOPy2Y/story01.htm
India on alert after oil spill in Sundarbans :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/BdreN_ayo_Q/story01.htm
Women's safety in focus as Uber rivals race across Southeast Asia :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/7wJIZWSZgGM/story01.htm
VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines :: A look at some of the week's tech headlines including the mail service trialling 3D printing
VIDEO: Burnham: Worst week on record in A&E :: The NHS in England has suffered its "worst week on record in A&E" says shadow health secretary Andy Burnham.
Picture power: Royal tour :: Press Association photographer Jonathan Brady explains the story behind his photographs of the US royal tour.
More grades changed after challenges :: There has been a steep rise in the number of GCSE and A-Level grades changed after schools challenged the results.
Watch this year's most insane ski run :: Need a rush? Watch this! Jeanne Moos has the year's most insane ski run. It's not a ski slope, it's a ski NOPE.
Torture report :: The British government asked the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee to redact small parts of the panel's report that criticized the CIA's harsh interrogation program, a representative for Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday.
Sports Personality 2014 contenders :: Who will follow Murray as BBC Sports Personality of the Year?
Week in pictures: 6-12 December 2014 :: News photos from around the world
A 'Cereal Killer' idea :: If you miss cereal from your childhood, you can now order up memories at London's Cereal Killer Cafe. Jim Boulden reports.
Lowriders of Brazil :: CNN's Shasta Darlington takes a look at the lowrider car culture in Brazil.
Questions for elves... :: 'The Hobbit' elves, Evangeline Lilly, Orlando Bloom and Lee Pace sit down with CNN.
Go Figure: The week in numbers :: The week's big numbers visualised
The strangely enduring power of kitsch :: Why kitsch is impossible to escape
Can U.S. produce equal to Messi? :: If you're an American kid thinking of fame and fortune you have a new path to help you achieve your dreams.
FIFA at 'historic crossroad' :: Bedevilled by a series of corruption scandals, football's world governing body FIFA has come to an "historical crossroad."
The ultimate rags to riches story? :: His is the ultimate rags to riches tale.