Fed raises interest rates, citing ongoing U.S. recovery :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/gHWgCb9eJkA/story01.htm
Wall Street rallies on gradual Fed tightening, improving economy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/8GLEPb3hHZ8/story01.htm
U.S. tax, spending deal meets resistance from lawmakers :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GNT4qqGsRRU/story01.htm
Quiz of the Year: 52 weeks 52 questions, part two :: The Magazine's quiz of the year - 52 weeks 52 questions.
Travel Photographer of the Year 2015 :: Some of the winning entries in this year's competition
US wild bees decline as biofuels boom :: A new study says that wild bees in the US are declining in many areas because of increases in the amount of corn being grown for biofuel.
US rocket in historic upright landing :: US company SpaceX lands an unmanned rocket upright after putting satellites into orbit - the first time such a feat has been accomplished.
Pupils' internet use to be monitored :: Schools in England will have to monitor students' internet use under plans to protect them from radicalisation, education secretary Nicky Morgan says.
Apple criticises British plans to extend online surveillance :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/hL1stErtBbQ/story01.htm
Private equity set to extend India surge in 2016 as debt-laden firms offload assets :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/erZdcOvTtqY/story01.htm
BSE Sensex ends lower, IT stocks lead fall :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/_f-aa4mm3Hs/story01.htm
Aircraft crashes in Delhi's Dwarka, 10 dead :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/5ME7IZ4O7-k/story01.htm
Boko Haram forces '1m out of school' :: An Islamist-led insurgency has kept about one million children out of school in Nigeria and three neighbouring states, the UN children's agency says.
Djokovic and Serena Williams named ITF players of the year :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/7A6UiMtipHE/story01.htm
Reliance Comm and Aircel in talks to merge Indian mobile businesses :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WESrlhD2MhE/story01.htm
India lowers crime trial age to 16 after Delhi gang rape furore :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/z7T9UQLVpDk/story01.htm
Nepal's Madhesis decide to press on with protests on India border :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/GQM39JGTAm4/story01.htm
India approves conversion of ONGC loan to unit into equity :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/g1pyfPq8Hos/story01.htm
Depp 'most overpaid actor' of 2015 :: Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp is named Hollywood's most overpaid actor in a list compiled by Forbes magazine.
VIDEO: Stair-climbing reindeer spreads cheer :: Meet Cupid the stair-climbing reindeer who has visited a care home in Wiltshire to spread Christmas cheer.
£800m health contract collapse reviewed :: The collapse of an £800m NHS out-sourcing contract is to reviewed by independent experts.
VIDEO: Bagpipes amid the bustle in Tokyo :: One of Japan's few pipers, amid the bright lights of Tokyo
U.S. lawmakers scramble for spending deal amid oil, clean energy disputes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KSm64kNTNmQ/story01.htm
FDA approves Merck drug to reverse effects of muscle relaxants :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ILD0P7NsYi4/story01.htm
Islamic State eyeing oil targets beyond Syria stronghold: U.S. official :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/oyyZyHVxze8/story01.htm
Iran's October missile test violated U.N. ban - expert panel :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jMEPMf7uC-Y/story01.htm
Potter's world is back in 'Fantastic Beasts' trailer :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jxnGdh0lL98/story01.htm
Congress negotiators get tax, spending deal: lawmakers :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_M6DhueUd5Q/story01.htm
Los Angeles schools set to reopen after threat prompted closure :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/IIYhNY1dFk4/story01.htm
Iran's October missile test violated U.N. ban: expert panel :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nQNoROmNeUE/story01.htm