The team was dominated by Arsenal and Leicester City stars.
Apple has called for changes to the UK government’s investigatory powers bill, over fears it would weaken the security of “personal data of millions of law-abiding citizens”.
Alastair Cook is 31 on Christmas Day and, while his double dose of festivities will be tempered by the tedium of a training session and a press conference before the first Test with South Africa in Durban, the England captain will at least be free of any anxiety over his own form and that of his fellow batsmen.
The IAAF president, Sebastian Coe, is facing a fresh crisis after an email was leaked showing that his right-hand man knew about a number of Russian doping cases in 2013, and discussed a secret plan to delay naming those involved before the World Championships in Moscow that year.
Of all the things NFL players can do to each other on the field the one most forbidden in today’s climate is to intentionally hit another player in the head.
Forget delivery. Drones may soon have a bigger role in social media.
Some of the largest shareholders in Royal Dutch Shell, the giant petroleum and energy group, are expected to publicly back the company’s $53bn (£35bn) takeover of BG amid concern the deal could be sabotaged by those who want it scrapped.
The price of oil has fallen to its lowest level in 11 years as commodity markets responded to signs that the global glut of oil will deepen in 2016.
Barclays’s $150m fine has inspired the chief of one foreign-exchange platform to change its rule book, a sign of how regulatory action is reshaping the world’s biggest market.
House prices in some parts of the UK could increase by as much as 8% in 2016 as the recovery that has taken hold in London ripples out across the country.
Ed Miliband’s feelings about Jeremy Corbyn, his successor as Labour leader, have been revealed after he suggested that the party was in direr straits than when he was at the helm.
The chancellor, George Osborne, is expected to fund the softening of the blow of controversial tax credits reductions by taking away housing benefit from many of the same people who will lose out.
Jim Slater, who has died aged 86, was so successful for a few years during the 1960s financial bubble that he was nicknamed “the Master” by the financial press.