The amazing survival of the Baltic Muslims :: The amazing 600-year survival of the Baltic Muslims.
Dementia loved ones benefit from visits :: Spending time with loved ones with dementia is important even after they fail to recognise the faces of friends and family, a dementia charity says.
2015 Edition: The year's best Magazine reads :: The most compelling Magazine pieces of the year.
Seal pup drop 'good news' for reserve :: The number of pups born at England's largest seal colony drops for the first time after nine years of rapid growth.
Suicide bombing hits restaurant in Afghan capital Kabul :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/hpK9by3mGww/story01.htm
Syrian, Iraqi militants said to have planned New Year attack in Munich :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/cKpssxrCJao/story01.htm
An election battle for the identity of Taiwan :: The BBC's Cindy Sui explains why this might just be one of its most significant elections for one of the world's feistiest democracies.
CES 2016: Vegas tech show preview :: A preview of some of the new technologies that will be unveiled at next week's giant CES tech show in Las Vegas.
Skywriters over Rose Parade plead: 'Anybody but Trump' :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/dFOnQHot9DQ/story01.htm
Advance 'can help find other worlds' :: The pull of gravity on a distant star can now be measured more accurately, shedding light on other worlds, say astronomers.
Cost of rail fares increases by 1.1% :: The price of rail tickets in England, Scotland and Wales goes up by 1.1%, the lowest rise for six years.
Terrified families emerge from rubble after battle of Ramadi :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/X-fqOa_zVAs/story01.htm
'Unforgettable' singer Natalie Cole dead at 65 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/F_GfryfLWUs/story01.htm
Rival Taliban factions agree on ceasefire; leader Mansour absent :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/O0A069sTu94/story01.htm
Fitzwilliam Museum marks 200 years :: The Fitzwilliam Museum celebrates 200 years
Littering fines could rise to £150 :: Penalties for people who drop litter could reach as much as £150 under plans set out by the Department for Communities and Local Government.
LGA calls for calorie counts on alcohol :: Makers of alcoholic drinks are being urged by the Local Government Association to display the calorie count on bottles and cans.
Defiant Iran pledges to ramp up missile program, in challenge for Obama :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/L13OBt3DWYQ/story01.htm
US Gulf oil spill 'nearly ruined BP' :: The giant oil spill from a BP rig off the US coast in 2010 nearly ruined the company, its chief executive tells the BBC.
Next parliament session can break tax deadlock: Arun Jaitley :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/vun7OV3Lj8g/story01.htm
ITV beats Channel 4 to racing deal :: Television coverage of racing is set tor a big change next year with ITV to replace Channel 4 as the free-to-air broadcaster.
VIDEO: Do you know your pub calories? :: People in a bar are asked to rank several drinks, and a bag of crisps, in order of calorific content.
Afghan forces free 59 prisoners from Taliban jail in south :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/akVil9zqWMQ/story01.htm
Putin names United States among threats in new Russian security strategy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/9d82SFXLrUc/story01.htm
Putin names United States among threats in new Russian security strategy - Reuters :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg�QjCNGw5SVBjvmL9-isemOYaJMhmPWTCA&clid�a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cidR779020215353&ei=V_qIVoCFKKGCyAPC6LrICQ&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/russia-security-strategy-idUSKBN0UG09Q20160102
Saudi-led coalition ending Yemen ceasefire, state news agency says - Reuters :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg�QjCNG0GTjEAlaez0-qWg3h1wDxyoOGfw&clid�a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cidR779020296012&ei=V_qIVoCFKKGCyAPC6LrICQ&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-yemen-secusecurity-idUSKBN0UG09820160102
Putin names United States among threats in new Russian security strategy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ffbAFAIQaZY/story01.htm
India raises excise duties on diesel, petrol :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/_ZdIls6f-vU/story01.htm
'Anti-IS group' claims BBC site attack :: A group that says it targets online activity linked to so-called Islamic State claims it was behind an attack on the BBC's website.
VIDEO: Inside Dubai's fire-damaged hotel :: Footage showing the damaged insides of a Dubai hotel which caught fire on New Year's Eve is released by the authorities.