Indonesian authorities have raised the danger alert level for the Anak Krakatau volcano and ordered all flights to steer clear - days after it triggered a tsunami that killed more than 420 people.
It was fleeting and minus his defence secretary, but at least Donald Trump has finally visited US troops in a conflict zone for the first time as president.
Chinese state sometimes acts in a "malign way", Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson is reported as saying.
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An online service pairs homeworkers together to encourage them not to slack off.
A Syrian teenager left paralysed and in a wheelchair after being caught in an airstrike has undergone spinal reconstructive surgery in the UK.
A research group says Britain's black and ethnic minority staff are paid less than white counterparts.
The American pop star confirms her marriage to the Australian actor on social media.
The government wants to double the charge and extend it to all shops in England, to cut plastic use.
The Dow Jones is up by nearly 5% and the technology-focused Nasdaq rises by nearly 6%.
Donald Trump has visited Iraq for an unannounced first meeting with US troops serving in the region.
The US coastguard is searching for a British crew member who went overboard from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship about 300 miles off Puerto Rico on Christmas Day.
Vladimir Putin has overseen the launch of Russia's new nuclear-capable missile system, comparing it to "a fireball".
Nun became unlikely star in the 1990s, hosting shows for the BBC from galleries around the world.
Three suspected drug smugglers have been arrested after failing to escape the police in a high-speed water chase on the Costa del Sol.
Iain Lee says the caller who rang his show has been "blown away" by people's "support and love".
Analysts say footfall has dropped for the third year, although London appears to have bucked the trend.
After two children died in a month while in the care of the US border protection, medical checks will be carried out on every child in its custody.
An audience of 6.4 million watched the Queen's Christmas Broadcast but figures are down on last year.