22 January 2015
A typical day in a typical force has been calculated - and an increasing amount of time is being spent on public safety and welfare work.
All front-line police officers should be offered a Taser to protect them against the increased terrorism threat, the head of the Police Federation says.
Clarence House is fraught with rivalries that have led to it being compared to the court of Henry VIII, according to a new biography of the Prince of Wales.
Well-wishers donate more than £90,000 in two days to help a disabled pensioner who was mugged outside his Gateshead home.
The Army is setting up a new unit that will use psychological operations and social media to help fight wars "in the information age".
A man who was shot in the head in north Belfast is in a critical condition in hospital, police say.
Growing numbers of migrants are descending on Calais in northern France in the hope of reaching Britain - but they end up in makeshift camps with little hope of a better life.
Do dairy farmers really make a loss on milk?
How a mill town gave Winston his political start
Mark Lawrenson takes on musician Mark Ronson BBC Sport
How a painting revealed the story of a rare terrier breed
The words to avoid for a politician visiting Northern Ireland
Why do so many people care about a fake dinosaur?
'Torture' on British-owned island, and Tasers plea
Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.
This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.