The latest figures for the third quarter show that the UK economy grew by 1% between July and September this year. This follows last month's figures from the Office for National Statistics' which showed surprisingly strong growth, bringing to an end
Widespread violence and protests are on Cairo's streets as opponents of President Mohamed Mursi demand that he scrap a decree extending his powers that prevents any legal challenges to any decision he takes, until a new parliament is elected.
Scientists have published a worrying report in the journal Age and ageing that shows smoking "rots" the brain by damaging memory, learning and reasoning, according to researchers at King's College London.
Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak announces retirement from political life, and that he won't be running in the January 22 national election, thus ending a decades-long career in service of the Jewish state.
UK flooding and storms has claimed the life of a second person - a 21 year old woman who was killed and two other people injured by a falling tree in Exeter, as strong winds raged across the west of the country.
Separatist voters in Spain's Catalonia region won regional elections on Sunday but failed to get a resounding mandate for a referendum on independence, which had threatened to pile political uncertainty on top of Spain's economic woes.
Clashes have continued in the early hours of Monday as unrest continues in Cairo over President Mohamed Mursi's decree granting himself sweeping powers which puts him above legal challenge until parliamentary elections.
Egypt is in chaos with fires burning in Alexandria. Protestors, seen here, storm the Brotherhood headquarters of the Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, following his decree that presidential decisions cannot be rebuked by any authority.
Tata Steel which employs 19,000 people in its UK steel business has announced it is cutting 900 jobs around the UK, including almost 584 jobs at plants in south Wales, as a result of a four year downturn in demand for steel bar products and pipeline
While the Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi can be congratulated for his role in brokering the Israel Gaza ceasefire on home turf he was triggered controversy from both sides for his decision passing a decree giving himself sweeping new powers.
The two Spurs football fans who were stabbed, one critically, by Italian football hooligans in Rome ahead of tonight's Tottenham's Europa League match against Lazio, are believed to have been the victims of anti-Semitism.
A Taliban suicide bomber has blown himself up, killing at least 23 people at a Shia Muslim procession in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi. The bomber targeted marchers as they approached a mosque near the city centre.