18 December 2014
David Cameron promised to give local government more power, but local councils continue to shrink, relative to central government.
The parents of Levi-Blu Cassin are cleared of his murder at Birmingham Crown Court - but convicted of causing or allowing his death.
An off-duty PC who died after being attacked in Liverpool city centre might have been recognised as an officer, the chief constable says.
Former Liverpool player Kenny Dalglish - and the club's manager at the time of the Hillsborough disaster - begins giving evidence at the inquests.
The five main parties at Stormont have asked the government for about £2bn over a 10-year period, the BBC understands.
Pressures in A&E units in England have hit record levels while Wales and Northern Ireland also perform poorly, figures show.
There will be a fresh wave of strikes across the NHS in England in new year, it has been announced.
How we used to decorate our streets
Research throws new light on birds’ stress levels
How is your local A&E coping with winter pressures?
Mandy Rice-Davies, Christine Keeler and political infighting
Do you remember who said what from 2014?
How is your local authority affected?
The bus that deals with drunk people on the worst days of the year
Exhibition marks the 1914 Christmas football truce
Why are the EU-US trade talks proving to be so controversial?
The West's struggle against Islamic State on front pages
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