It may surprise football fans to learn that the Maracana - venue for today's Brazil-England friendly - seats just 78,000, when in 1950 the stadium held at least 200,000 spectators.
On Monday the most valuable match in football will take place - a clash between Crystal Palace and Watford for promotion, and the riches that come with it, to the Premier League.
Our Green and Pleasant Land series has exposed worrying declines in the natural world across the UK. But what about in your back garden? Check out the interactive graphic.
Information provided by Operation Yewtree has led to the arrest of Jimmy Tarbuck - bringing the list of celebrity names arrested over sex abuse allegations ever higher.
Ukip leader Nigel Farage is the man of the moment in British politics. But his party didn't get to where it is now without provoking a range of opinions from other politicians.
Net migration into the UK was around 2 million in the decade up to 2012, but a large number were students. Our graphic shows the ebb and flow of movement in and out of the UK since 2003.
Did Margaret Thatcher's government initiate a social revolution? Did poor people become poorer under her? And did government spending as a percentage of GDP decrease? We look at the numbers.
Safety reviews have meant several changes to the Grand National in recent years, but the steeplechase continues to test both horse and jockey. We track the most dangerous jumps on the course.
From hot tramps to diamond dogs, Channel 4 News draws a line - with a jet black eye pencil - from David Bowie to his musical disciples across punk, goth, indie and pop.
Champagne has been replaced by white rum in a "shopping basket" used to determine inflation - so how much does this basket tell us about how austerity is hitting UK consumers?