Quiz of the week's news :: Who has worse teeth - the British or the Americans?
VIDEO: A hundred years of UK coal mining :: The UK's last coal mine in Kellingley, North Yorkshire is closing, bringing the end to coal industry in this country.
Folic acid in flour 'would cut defects' :: UK experts back a call for flour to be fortified with folic acid, which they say would have prevented about 2,000 cases of serious birth defects since 1998.
Why Taliban special forces are fighting Islamic State :: The Afghan Taliban say they have unleashed "special forces" in an increasingly bloody battle with fighters from the rival Islamic State (IS) group. The BBC's Dawood Azami explains why.
The laughing stock that changed the world :: How the much mocked tilting APT shaped today's trains
Waiting 56 years for my sister :: The woman looking for her sister for 56 years
End of deep coal mining :: Miners speak about their final shift Kellingley Colliery, North Yorkshire.
Leading Labour in difficult times :: As Jeremy Corbyn approaches 100 days as Labour leader, Julia Langdon compares the situation facing him with facing Neil Kinnock in 1983.
Seismology of elephants investigated :: Could putting vibrations into the ground be a way to keep elephants from coming into conflict with humans?
India to stick to 2015/16 fiscal deficit target - finance ministry report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/sfcUJRmGEgU/story01.htm
As China's demand wanes, the golden age of coal comes to an end - IEA :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/nR0K99YRUTI/story01.htm
China warns of widespread smog, Beijing issues second 'red alert' :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/QP3gZq7XtYU/story01.htm
India's 2016/17 growth unlikely to be significantly higher - finmin report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ZkYzahxC2JE/story01.htm
RBI deputy Urjit Patel set to get second term - media :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/_KXCb-nSa-w/story01.htm
Govt suggests more flexible timeline to inflation targeting :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/TMijjfSBWXs/story01.htm
Widows worldwide robbed, enslaved, raped and accused of witchcraft :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/3KSrjwRGFxw/story01.htm
VIDEO: 'My son disappeared without a trace' :: Jim Reed, reporting for the Victoria Derbyshire programme, looks at the effects on families after a loved one goes missing.
Npower to pay £26m over billing errors :: Energy firm Npower is to pay £26m "for failing to treat customers fairly" after an investigation by Ofgem into billing errors and complaints handling.
200-year-old fossil mystery resolved :: Scientists have reconstructed how an ancient reptile swam in the oceans at the time of the dinosaurs.
UKIP needs 'fresh face' as leader - MP :: UKIP MP Douglas Carswell says the party needs a "fresh face" as leader - but Nigel Farage says he should "put up or shut up".
Chelsea sack 'Special One' Mourinho after dreadful start :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/LX3Yr-k6AYM/story01.htm
Sensex ends lower but marks biggest weekly gain in over two months :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lKgzgm12pxU/story01.htm
'Check divorce deal', couples told :: A family law specialist who uncovered a glitch in the government's online divorce form advises couples in England and Wales to check their financial settlements.
Driverless car rules 'perplexing' :: Google criticises the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in California for insisting driverless cars must have a fully licensed driver behind the wheel.
Pope Francis Will Make Mother Teresa A Saint - NPR :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg�QjCNGPJgaJ4AaQbkTcc8LPcb_OkVUIcA&clid�a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cidR779010389967&ei=jWx0VrjYFIOKyAOZvD8&url=http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/12/18/460242802/pope-francis-will-make-mother-teresa-a-saint?utm_medium%3DRSS%26utm_campaign%3Dstoriesfromnpr
The Indonesian heroes of Star Wars :: How three Indonesian actors end up in the film
What's up with the world's best country? :: Is the world's best country really that great?
India cuts growth outlook, calls for review of fiscal, monetary targets :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/jfW3Ld3pU5A/story01.htm
A&Es 'not equipped to cope with winter' :: A&E units across the UK are not equipped to cope with the rising demands being seen this winter, emergency care doctors say.
Is it fair to punish prisoners with horrible food? :: Is this the worst meal in America?