Scotland's former first minister Alex Salmond has appeared in court charged with 14 counts of sexual assault against 10 women, including an attempted rape inside his official residence.
The Duke of York has resigned from another position as part of his decision to step back from royal duties.
It's been a bad year for the monarchy.
Marks & Spencer has scooped the prize every supermarket wants when December rolls around.
Two metal detectorists have been convicted of stealing a £3m hoard of Viking coins and priceless jewellery - much of which is still missing.
The mother of murder victim Helen McCourt says she is "horrified" her daughter's killer is to be released having never revealed where he hid her body.
Guidelines for directing nudity and simulated sex in British television and film have been released for the first time.
Jose Mourinho promised Tottenham Hotspur fans he "won't make the same mistakes" as in previous jobs as he faced the media for the first time since replacing the sacked Mauricio Pochettino.
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to increase public sector pay by 5% if Labour wins the election.
Rail commuters are to be hit by almost a month of strikes across the Christmas period after talks to avert them broke down.