The sister of a former British soldier fighting against the Islamic State in Syria has told Sky News he is there to help others and his family are proud of him.
British driver Lewis Hamilton has won his second Formula 1 world title after victory at the Abu Dhabi grand prix.
The brother of a woman jailed in Iran for attending a men's volleyball match has told Sky News her family are "over the moon" she has been freed on bail.
A newborn baby has been found 2.5 metres down a drain in Sydney after cyclists passing by heard crying.
At least 45 people have been killed after a suicide bombing at a volleyball tournament in Afghanistan.
A round-up of the latest stories from the world of sport - brought to you from the Sky Sports News HQ.
Lewis Hamilton claimed a second Formula One world championship with victory at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Liverpool's season went from bad to worse as they let an early lead slip to lose 3-1 at struggling Crystal Palace on Sunday afternoon.
Christian Eriksen snatched a late winner as Tottenham fought back to claim a 2-1 victory over 10-man Hull at the KC Stadium.
A Roger Federer masterclass helped Switzerland clinch their first Davis Cup title as the 17-time grand slam champion defeated Richard Gasquet to hand them an unassailable 3-1 lead over hosts France.
Band Aid 30's single "Do They Know It's Christmas?" has gone straight to number one in the UK charts.
Oscar winner Nicole Kidman, who stars as a villain in the new Paddington Bear film, has said she is happy to play "the bad girl".
Bill Cosby's shows at casinos in Las Vegas and Arizona have been cancelled as more women come forward to allege he sexually assaulted them years ago.
Crime novelist Patricia Cornwell has reiterated to Sky News her claim to know the true identity of Jack the Ripper.
Hollywood director Mike Nichols, who won an Oscar for The Graduate, has died aged 83.
A price war has broken out among taxi booking apps, forcing firms to slash fares in half in the run-up to Christmas.
Aviva has agreed to buy Friends Life Group in a £5bn-plus deal that will create a pensions provider with 16 million UK customers.
A non-binding resolution that would separate Google's search engine operations in Europe from the rest of its business is being prepared by the EU Parliament.
Italy's finance minister has said he expects the European Central Bank (ECB) to embark on the purchase of government bonds in a bid to pep up demand in the eurozone.
The software supplier at the centre of a catastrophic IT failure at Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in 2012 has paid millions of pounds to the taxpayer-backed lender under a confidential settlement.
A naked man fell through the ceiling of a women's toilets at an airport terminal before violently assaulting an 84-year-old man, say police.
Winnie the Pooh could be banned from a Polish playground, after politicians labelled the character as a half-naked hermaphrodite who is an inappropriate role model to children.
Venice has banned noisy suitcase wheels from its cobbled streets.
A rare tapeworm lived in a man's brain for four years before being removed by scientists.
A Bio-Bus which runs entirely on gas generated by human and food waste has carried its first passengers.
The news from Iran on Sunday morning was that a deal with Western powers by Monday’s midnight deadline was "impossible".
Israeli forces have killed a Palestinian farmer in the northern Gaza Strip - the first such death since the 50-day Gaza conflict ended, officials have said.