Thousands of people are gathering at events worldwide to remember the Holocaust - exactly 70 years after the liberation of the Nazis' Auschwitz death camp. The UK government is to contribute £50m towards a new Holocaust memorial and an education centre.
The Football Association are set to throw their support behind Jordanian Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein in the Fifa presidency race.
Greg Dyke is understood to have offered support to the reformist Prince Ali, who will aim to oust Sepp Blatter.
It is expected that the FA will formally announce the decision after an upcoming board meeting.
Dutch FA president Michael van Praag - a strong Blatter critic - will also stand, but as he already has the minimum five supporting votes, the FA feel the more reformist candidates who run, the better.
Health is still seen as the top priority for political parties in the forthcoming general election, according to the results of a ComRes roll for ITV News.
Half of all respondents said health is the most important issue, closely followed by controlling immigration (49%).
Labour (32%) is the party most trusted on the NHS, while Ukip (33%) is the party most trusted to control immigration.
Two in five people (21%) said they trust the Conservative Party most to control immigration - a five percentage point increase since the last poll.
More than half (55%) of Britons would prefer to see David Cameron carry on as prime minister after the general election.
When faced with having to choose either Cameron or Ed Miliband as the next prime minister, only 45% opted for the Labour leader.
The Com Res/ITV News poll found that a slim majority (51%) would prefer to see a Labour majority in the House of Commons, while almost three-quarters (72%) would rather one-party rule over another coalition.
The Big Six energy provider EDF is to cut gas prices by 1.3%, the firm has announced.
Sir John Chilcot is to give evidence to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee on 4th February about his delayed report into the Iraq war, the committee said.
Earlier, this month he said it was unlikely that his long-awaited report would be published before the general election.
Just under half (49%) of Britons think that election debates involving seven political parties will make for a more interesting debate, a poll has found.
Only around one in five (22%) respondents to the ComRes/ITV News poll said it would make the debates less interesting.
However, only two in five (39%) said that the televised debates will be important in helping them decide who to vote for. This proportion rose to over half (51%) among respondents between the ages of 18 and 24.
Almost two-thirds (64%) said the debates should go ahead even if David Cameron does not take part.
An online message purportedly from the Islamic State group has warned that a Japanese hostage and a Jordanian pilot it is holding have less than '24 hours left to live'.
Senior Japanese officials are trying to authenticate the video, which like a previous message over the weekend does not bear the logo of the Islamic State group's al-Furqan media arm.
Freelance journalist Kenji Goto was seized in late October in Syria, apparently while trying to rescue another hostage, 42-year-old Haruna Yukawa, who was captured by the militants last summer.
The message also mentioned Jordanian pilot Mu'ath al-Kaseasbeh, who who has been held by the extremist Islamic State group after crashing in December.
A video over the weekend showed a still photo of Kenji Goto holding what appears to be a photo of the body of murdered Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa.
Today's message repeated demands for the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, an Iraqi woman who has been sentenced to death in Jordan for involvement in a 2005 terror attack that killed 60 people.
The death of Alexander Litvinenko was an "act of nuclear terrorism on the streets of a major city", the barrister representing his widow Marina Litvinenko has told a public inquiry.
Giving an opening statement to the inquiry on its first day, Ben Emmerson QC said: