1909 – Ernest Shackleton's expedition finds the magnetic South Pole.
2010 – Glen Bell, American businessman, founded Taco Bell (b. 1923)
1981 – Bernard Lee, English actor (b. 1908)
1972 – Ross Bagdasarian, Sr., American singer-songwriter, pianist, producer, and actor, created Alvin and the Chipmunks (b. 1919)
Low-level letterboxes should be banned to prevent postal workers straining their backs or being bitten by dogs, a Conservative MP has said.
Juventus 1-0 AC Milan: Cristiano Ronaldo header wins Supercoppa for Juve
Sheffield Wednesday owner Dejphon Chansiri has said the club could be placed under a transfer embargo for the second time in less than a year.
Doris Grau (October 12, 1924 – December 30, 1995) was an American script supervisor, actress, and voice artist from Brooklyn. Shortly after moving to Hollywood in 1940, she began her career with supervising film and television scripts. She continued to do this until the 1990s and worked on films such as Point Blank and King Kong and television shows such as Cheers and The Tracey Ullman Show. In addition, Grau did some acting in her later years, playing both live-action and animated roles. On the sitcom The Simpsons, she both worked as a script supervisor and provided the voice of Lunchlady Doris and other minor characters. Grau died from respiratory failure.
Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams beats Eugenie Bouchard in second round
Mousa Dembele: Tottenham agree £11m deal with Guangzhou R&F
Ant McPartlin returning to work with Dec on Friday
Ant pulled out of hosting Saturday Night Takeaway in March after he was arrested for drink driving.
Jo Pavey, 45, targets record sixth Olympic Games at Tokyo 2020
That would match javelin thrower Tessa Sanderson's six Olympic appearances by a British track and field athlete.
Derby County manager Frank Lampard called his side's FA Cup win at Southampton "magical" after the Championship side came from 2-0 down to win on penalties.
Hitachi has said it will suspend work on a multi-billion-pound UK nuclear project because of rising costs.
The decision puts thousands of jobs at risk if the £13bn plant at Wylfa Newydd in Anglesey, north Wales, is scrapped.
Cricket World Cup 2019 tickets being resold for more than £12,000
Roxanne Pallett will return to the small screen next Wednesday for E4’s Celebrity Coach Trip - five months after her punch-gate scandal.
Britain's Johanna Konta was knocked out of the Australian Open in a second-round match against Garbine Muguruza which finished at 3:12am local time.
Jose Mourinho says he is "too young" to consider retirement as he spoke for the first time since he was sacked by Manchester United.
Martin O'Neill says the timing is finally right for him to manage Nottingham Forest and he hopes fellow former Reds midfielder Roy Keane will join as assistant boss.
Non-league Aylesbury FC say relegation is "unavoidable" as they cannot make their changing rooms bigger in time to meet new Football Association regulations.
Jess Varnish says she has 'no regrets' over failed tribunal against British Cycling and UK Sport
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2007 – The Doomsday Clock is set to five minutes to midnight in response to North Korea's nuclear testing.