Central banks raising rates, China's slowing economic growth and falling oil prices set to dominate 2016?
National Archives Thatcher files: From napalm in London to 'explicit and distasteful' Aids awareness
Secret government files from mid-1980s reveal bizarre discussions in Margaret Thatcher's administration.
David Cameron's policy chief accused of racism over advice to Margaret Thatcher after 1985 riots.
Will 2016 – and maybe even Barack Obama – bring about End Times? These guys think so.
From climate change to obesity, these have a bigger impact on humankind than Daesh.
Islamic State, Syria, Ukraine, the Nepal earthquake and more – it has been a big year for news.
House price growth set to slow as London market plateaus amid affordability problems.
Battle for Sangin rages as UK military personnel redeployed to Helmand Province.
Podemos is a left-wing political party in Spain, led by Pablo Iglesias Turrión, and is on the up.
Housing minister Brandon Lewis proposes end to 'home for life' council housing.
Call Me Dave biography offers insider perspective on Cameron's rise to the top.
MPs on health committee propose a new tax on sugary to fight rising obesity in children
Larkin to get memorial in Westminster Abbey among other great British poets.
Osborne extends Help to Buy to London and promises hundreds of thousands more homes.
McDonnell read from Chinese communist Mao's Little Red Book in reply to Osborne.
Russia's President Putin accused Nato member Turkey of stabbing him in the back over Isis.
Chancellor George Osborne will deliver his first Autumn Statement under a majority Conservative government.
Vast majority of climate change science shows humans contributing to global warming.
Trump is frontrunner for Republican presidential candidacy in 2016 US election.
Peter Cummings, Lord Stevenson, James Crosby and Andy Hornby all criticised over HBOS failings.
European unity on display after Paris attacks by Isis, but immigration concerns intensify.
Livingstone, a former London mayor, attracts controversy with outbursts and political associations.
Jeremy Corbyn criticised for saying he is uncomfortable with a shoot to kill policy in Britain.
US, UK and others face Syria war negotiations on Russia's terms after Paris attacks by Islamic State.
Isis "executioner" killed in US airstrike on Raqqa, Syria, with UK support.
Emwazi is latest British jihadist targeted in air strikes on Syria by UK and US forces.
Conservative government marks first six months of majority with a number of policy U-turns.
Republican presidential frontrunner follows Seventh Day Adventism, a Christian sect with 18.5 million members.
British forces were involved in the first major conflict to break out after the end of the Second World War
Smith's new book Love Among The Ruins retells his meeting of wife Friede in post-war Hamburg.