Britain's trade deficit with the rest of the world narrowed to a better-than-expected £9.7bn in October - aided by a record monthly high for exports.
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is facing a testing tour of the Middle East after he accused UK ally Saudi Arabia of "puppeteering" proxy wars in the region.
Over 1,000 Russian athletes in 30 summer and winter Olympic and Paralympic sports benefited from a systematic cover-up of doping, including London 2012 medalists.
Amazon has given a clear hint that it intends to expand its cashier-free grocery store into the UK, as the threat to jobs from technology gathers pace.
The first trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming sees the wall crawler team up with Tony Stark to fight Michael Keaton's flying villain.
Sofia Vergara is facing a lawsuit brought on behalf of two frozen embryos she created with an ex-partner.
US actor Judge Reinhold has been arrested at a Dallas airport after a confrontation with security officials.
Rolling Stones frontman Sir Mick Jagger has become a father again at the age of 73.
Over 1,000 Russian athletes in 30 summer and winter Olympic and Paralympic sports benefited from a systematic cover-up of doping including London 2012 medalists.
The head of the airline whose plane crashed in Colombia, killing 19 members of the Brazilian football team Chapecoense, has been detained by prosecutors for questioning.
More than 80 potential suspects have been identified in connection with allegations of historical child sex abuse in football.
Russia and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) face further embarrassment today with the publication of the second part of an independent investigation into state-supported doping.