Hacker took over BBC server, tried to `sell` access on Christmas day

A hacker secretly took over a computer server at the BBC, Britain`s public broadcaster, and then launched a Christmas Day campaign to convince other cyber criminals to pay him for access to the system.

Harrison, once world`s most expensive teenager, dies, 46

Wayne Harrison, who once signed for Liverpool for £250,000 (299,000 euros), making him the world`s most expensive teenage footballer before his career spiralled into decline, has died at the age of 46, local media said.

Liverpool`s Lucas plays down title talk

The Brazilian is just concentrating on securing a top-four finish for the first time since 2009 despite the Reds topping the Premier League table on Christmas Day

Storms leave 50,000 UK homes without power

Some 50,000 homes in Britain were without power on Christmas Day following recent storms, while hundreds of people were evacuated Wednesday due to flooding.

Christmas in mud as rain pelts Philippine disaster zone

Survivors of the Philippines` deadliest typhoon spent a gloomy Christmas Day surrounded by mud today as heavy rain drove many inside their flimsy shelters.

Beyonce, Jay Z turn vegan

Beyonce Knowles and husband Jay Z have embarked on a 22-day vegan challenge until Christmas Day.

Christmas Day storms blamed for 3 deaths in US

An enormous storm system that dumped snow and sleet on the US.

Queen Elizabeth II goes 3D for Christmas message

She made her acting debut at the London Olympics. Now Queen Elizabeth II is hitting the screen again in 3D.

Authorities identify victims in Texas shooting

Marital and financial problems may
be the cause of a Christmas Day massacre in Texas by a man dressed as Santa Claus, police has said.

Zimbabwe: 11 drown in holiday boating accident

The children were on a holiday outing at the lake 20 miles (30 kilometers) west of Harare.

Christmas day stroll could help fight festive fat

Going for a walk after a heavy Christmas dinner could be a great healthy tradition for families, researchers say.

Celebs who just couldn’t stop twittering even on Christmas Day

Celebrities seem to be addicted to social networking site Twitter, as some even twittered on Christmas Day.

Miley Cyrus joins sister for Christmas Day karaoke

Cyrus entertained her family with a karaoke rendition of `Can`t Be Tamed`.

Prince William busy with military on Christmas Day

Home for the holidays? Not Prince
William.

New York a potential terror target on Christmas Day: Report

Terror attacks on New York city
may have been planned on Christmas Day 2009, according to an
FBI report on the failed bombing aboard a plane bound for
Detroit on that day.