Congress approves Keystone pipelineThe US Senate passes a bill to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, sending it to President Barack Obama's desk for a likely veto.
Amazon posts modest holiday profitsThe online retail giant Amazon reports weaker profits for the busy Christmas period, but a 15% rise in sales cheers investors.
Man missed lottery jackpot by seven secondsCanada's Supreme Court says it will not hear the appeal of a Quebec man who missed a C$27m (£18m) lottery jackpot by seven seconds.
Suge Knight arrested for US murderDeath Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight is being held on a murder charge by police after a fatal hit-and-run.
Cliff Richard raid on RTS shortlistThe coverage of a controversial police raid on the home of Sir Cliff Richard is nominated for a Royal Television Society award.
Robbie Coltrane taken ill on flightHarry Potter actor Robbie Coltrane is admitted to hospital in Florida with flu-like symptoms after falling ill during a flight from London.
Office puts chips under staff's skinRory Cellan-Jones visits a building where microchipped workers gain entry and use photocopiers by holding up their hands - and trials the tech himself.
Uber sued over India rape allegationAn Indian woman who says she was raped by a Delhi driver of web-based taxi firm Uber files a lawsuit against the service in a US court.
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