The United States has rejected North Korea's suggestion of a joint investigation into the hacking of Sony Pictures, saying Pyongyang can help by admitting their "culpability" and compensating the company for the damage caused by the cyber attack.
TV presenter Caroline Flack and her partner Pasha Kovalev have delivered a set of unbeatable performances to win BBC's Strictly Come Dancing 2014.
Flack and Kovalev secured three perfect 40 scores for dances which included the cha cha cha and Charleston.
The former Xtra Factor host jumped for joy upon lifting the glitterball trophy and said winning was the "best feeling in the whole world".
"This has been the best experience of my whole life," she added.
Nigel Farage's personal approval rating has slipped markedly in a new poll that puts the Ukip leader's popularity below David Cameron.
His net approval rating - the percentage of voters who approve of his performance minus those who disapprove - fell to -17%, eight points lower than a fortnight ago.
The Prime Minister was on -11%, with Ed Miliband on -28% and Nick Clegg on -48%.
Since the last Opinium poll Mr Farage has faced criticism for comments about breastfeeding in which he suggested that mothers could "sit in the corner" in restaurants while feeding babies to avoid offending people.
The party has also been hit by the resignation of would-be MP Kerry Smith over a leaked recording of him making derogatory comments.
The Opinium poll for the Observer also had bad news for the Liberal Democrats, who slipped to just 6% support, compared to 16% for Ukip.
The survey put Labour on 36% support, seven points ahead of the Conservatives.
A second man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering off-duty police constable Neil Doyle in Liverpool city centre, Merseyside Police has said.
A 30-year-old man from Huyton has been arrested and taken to a police station to be interviewed by detectives.
A 28-year-old man, also from Huyton, who was arrested last night after handing himself into police is still being questioned.
The newlywed wife of a police officer who was killed in an assault in Liverpool city centre while off duty has issued a tribute to him.
The couple got married in July and were due to go on their honeymoon next month.
Police believe three men were involved in the attack on PC Neil Doyle and two of his colleagues in the early hours of Friday and have appealed for witnesses.
A 28-year-old man from Huyton has been arrested on suspicion of murder after handing himself in to a police station.
The father of one of the victims of the Lockerbie bombing has hit out at comments from Scotland's leading prosecutor that suggested there were no problems with the conviction of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi.
Jim Swire, whose 23-year-old daughter Flora died in the attack, has campaigned for the case to be re-examined, claiming there is evidence that Megrahi was not responsible.
Dr Swire told Sky News:
The United States has dismissed North Korea's offer to help with a joint investigation into hacking of Sony Pictures.
"If the North Korean government wants to help, they can admit their culpability and compensate Sony for the damages this attack caused," National Security Council spokesman Mark Stroh said.
"As the FBI made clear, we are confident the North Korean government is responsible for this destructive attack. We stand by this conclusion."
"The Government of North Korea has a long history of denying responsibility for destructive and provocative actions," he said.
French police have said they are investigating the potential terror links of a man who was shot dead after launching a knife attack at a police station that left two officers seriously injured.
A police spokeswoman said the man was killed after he attacked the policemen in a station in Joue-les-Tours, a suburb of the central French city of Tours.
The Paris Prosecutor's office confirmed a counter-terror investigation has opened for "attempted murder and criminal conspiracy in connection with a terrorist organisation".
The Russian government has dismissed the latest round of US sanctions aimed at the country as "useless".
On Friday President Obama approved new restrictions on Crimea, the area that Russia annexed from Ukraine in a move widely condemned as illegal.
In a statement today the Kremlin compared the White House's move to the severing of US diplomatic ties with Cuba, a move which has recently been reversed by Mr Obama.
"The White House took half a century to admit that blockading Cuba with sanctions was useless: well, we can wait too," the Russian foreign ministry said.
Hartlepool's Labour MP has said Hartlepool United's potential signing of Ched Evans is "entirely wrong", describing the player as "a pariah".
Iain Wright said he was outraged at the prospect of Evans signing for the League Two club.
The boss of League Two club Hartlepool United has reportedly said he wants to sign convicted rapist Ched Evans.
Ronnie Moore said there was a "possibility" of Evans signing, saying he has "served his time" after his release from jail in October.
Speaking after his side's game against Oxford today, Moore said: