South Africa holds a day of "prayer and reflection" for President Nelson Mandela, the first in a week of commemorative events.
MPs are set to get an 11% pay rise of about £7,600 when a parliamentary watchdog publishes its final recommendations on salaries this week.
England take the second Ashes Test to the final day but Australia only need four wickets to take a 2-0 series lead.
Airline passengers are warned there could be further flight disruption because of Saturday's technical fault at the National Air Traffic Service.
Police open a second investigation into match fixing following allegations in a Sunday newspaper that a football player rigged a Championship game for cash.
Thailand's opposition MPs are to resign en masse, officials say, after weeks of protests aimed at forcing out the government.
The majority of the 13 million people classed as living in poverty in the UK are in work, a charity's report suggests.
French troops reach the town of Bossangoa in the Central African Republic, which has been paralysed by communal fighting.
South Korea expands its air defence zone after a similar announcement last month by China in an overlapping area raised regional tensions.
A UK Independence party councillor says comments about immigrants that were attributed to her in a Sunday paper have been taken "out of context".
Members of Falkirk Labour will choose their general election candidate after the row over the party's selection process.
Edouard Molinaro, who directed classic French farce La Cage aux Folles and other much-loved films, dies in Paris at the age of 85.
The downstairs bathroom in the Richards' four-bed converted barn is bigger on the inside than you might expect - with access via a replica Tardis door.
The British Ambassador to Brazil, Alex Ellis, spoke to the BBC's Natalie Pirks about the World Cup draw, England fans and Brazil's welcome to the World Cup.
Spencer Kelly finds out how ultrasound can give virtual objects a tactile sensation.
Jane Knapp, from Walcott, has shared her shock at the devastation caused by the Norfolk tidal floods during a guided tour of her "contaminated" home.
US President Barack Obama presides over the lighting of the national Christmas tree in Washington DC
The first of the funerals for those who died in the Glasgow helicopter crash just over a week ago has taken place.
One month since Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, we look back at the key moments from the areas hit by the storm.
The electric guitar played by Bob Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival has been sold at auction in New York for a record $965,000 (£591,000).
A political comeback for some Blairite "big-hitters", universal support for Nigella Lawson and airport chaos all feature in Sunday's papers.
England play some rash shots - again - but take the second Ashes Test into a fifth and final day in Adelaide.
Manchester United boss David Moyes says his side can still win the Premier League, despite their home loss to Newcastle.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says his side are "in trouble" after surrendering a lead in their dramatic 3-2 loss at Stoke.
Miguel Angel Jimenez breaks his own record as the European Tour's oldest winner, with Hong Kong Open play-off victory.
Mark Selby makes the 100th 147 break in the history of professional snooker in his UK semi-final win against Ricky Walden.
The World Trade Organization agrees a historic global deal aimed at boosting commerce, which could add nearly $1tn to the global economy.
A new campaign to encourage people to spend their money in local, independent shops has been gathering pace.
A special ceremony for people whose lives have been influenced by Nelson Mandela is to be held at Westminster, sources say, as David Cameron signs a book of condolences.
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks to the BBC to share his memories of the late South African president Nelson Mandela, who has died at the age of 95.