School debt 'has increased sharply' :: State school debt in England and Wales has increased sharply over the last three years, it is reported.
Facebook rolls out live streaming :: Facebook is the latest to jump on the craze for live mobile video streaming and is starting to roll the feature out to its users.
VIDEO: African art scene flourishes in UK :: A growing interest in African art means that pieces are increasingly fetching high prices at auction.
Go Figure: The week in numbers :: The week in numbers with our news graphics
Weekend Edition: The week's best reads :: Features to enjoy, including your comments
Sharpest images of Pluto's surface :: The New Horizons probe has at last returned some of the super-sharp pictures it took of Pluto during its historic flyby in July.
VIDEO: Blair: Anti-IS action in Syria 'inevitable' :: Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair says British action in Syria to tackle so-called Islamic State is "inevitable".
New drugs 'should prevent disease' :: Leading doctors say the NHS must prepare for much greater use of medicines to prevent rather than just treat disease.
Shrinking distances for school admissions :: Families have to live within 300m to get a place in almost one hundred schools, according to an analysis of school admissions.
The photographer who charmed Picasso and Muhammad Ali :: Hugh Schofield meets John Stewart, the artist who photographed Muhammad Ali, Matisse and Picasso, and survived a Japanese PoW camp.
'How I was tortured in a Syrian jail' :: "Farah" was born in Britain but grew up in Syria. Last year, she was arrested by the Syrian government security forces and tortured. This is her disturbing story.
Week in pictures :: A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.
Shoppers urged to back small traders :: Shoppers are being encouraged to buy from independent stores on Saturday as part of a campaign to boost UK high streets.
Climate delegates agree draft deal text :: Delegates at a UN climate conference in Paris have approved a new draft text that they hope will form the basis of a global agreement.
Author William McIlvanney dies aged 79 :: First Minister Nicola Sturgeon leads the tributes to novelist William McIlvanney, who has died aged 79.
Tesco bag use 'down 80%' since 5p levy :: The number of plastic carrier bags taken home by Tesco shoppers in England has dropped by 80% since the 5p charge was introduced, data suggests.
Russia says U.S. refused guarantees for Ukraine's liabilities :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CZr5DzPP-PE/story01.htm
Iraq summons Turkey's ambassador over troop deployment near Mosul :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/gspoWVY-aqM/story01.htm
Islamic State says California killers of 14 were their followers :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/aP-o1Zb9pN0/story01.htm
Exclusive - Investigators piece together portrait of Pakistani woman in shooting massacre :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/VsUkiRnD_2w/story01.htm
Taliban says will issue audio message from Mullah Mansour soon :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/pE3h1DrEjrM/story01.htm
Myanmar's ex-dictator sees Suu Kyi as country's 'future leader' - relative - Reuters :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg�QjCNF2XJzdsvJi_FnN0dT16bjMW-wVCw&clid�a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cidR779003363891&ei=YHRkVqifDcKqyAONppH4Bw&url=http://in.reuters.com/article/myanmar-politics-idINKBN0TO0LT20151206
Pakistani in California shooting became hardline in S.Arabia - relatives :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/sezBhLv_kOg/story01.htm
One worker killed, 30 missing after Azeri oil rig fire: government :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/IxGynDgAZy8/story01.htm
Police say shooting, hostage scene in Wisconsin now safe :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/1oOTYwy2jCY/story01.htm
Chad says suicide blasts kill at least 15 in Lake Chad :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HfQeaMEVKUg/story01.htm
Kerry warns Israel of possible 'chaos' if Palestinian Authority collapses - Washington Post :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg�QjCNHVBBQ6RoDTBIiLwXWS1Mv7O2w-jg&clid�a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cidR779004001112&ei=YHRkVqifDcKqyAONppH4Bw&url=https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/kerry-warns-israel-of-possible-chaos-if-palestinian-authority-collapsed/2015/12/05/59576a62-9b91-11e5-8917-653b65c809eb_story.html
Islamic State says California mass killers were their followers :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/gNULGzLwG2c/story01.htm
Hard times on Kabul's Chicken Street :: How Kabul's Chicken Street fell on hard times
Mourning the death of the 'messiah of Africa' :: The country where many still mourn the 'messiah of Africa'