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Actor Omar Sharif, who starred Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago in the 1960s, is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
Residents are moved out of homes while small pipe bomb is made safe in the back garden of a house in east Belfast.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is giving a speech in Edinburgh in which she is expected to attack the "scale and speed" of spending cuts planned by the UK government.
Golfer Melissa Reid reveals how she has grown up, both on and off the course, since her mother's death in 2012.
No action is to be taken against a former Formula 1 team after test driver Maria de Villota suffered a severe crash in Cambridgeshire in 2012.
Welsh choir Cor Glanaethwy wins public vote to become the first act in the final of the Britain's Got Talent show.
The Spaniard could become the first man to win the same Grand Slam 10 times. Why is he so dominant on clay? And how do you beat him?
Phone provider O2 says its service is "back to normal" after customers complained of problems with reception in several parts of the UK.
The largest ever tiramisu is under construction in the northern Italian town of Gemona.
Irish airline Ryanair reports a 66% rise in net profit as falling oil prices and rising passenger numbers give the company a boost.
As many as 50 Australians fighting overseas with terror groups could lose their citizenship under new government rules.
Parts of the iconic Great Orme headland in north Wales are safeguarded for the future after being bought by the National Trust.
The BBC's Andrew Bomford finds out where the millions of tonnes of earth go that have been excavated during the cross rail project.
The preferred bidder is named to carry out a £200m contract for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon.
A highly decorated soldier accuses the government of abandoning Northern Ireland military veterans who need help for serious physical and mental injuries.
The scale of financial difficulty facing Northern Ireland's five health trusts was so severe in 2013 and 2014 that despite receiving additional funding, four of them failed to break even.
Northern Ireland assembly members are due to debate the final stage of the controversial welfare reform bill later, despite NI first minister Peter Robinson's admission to hospital with a suspected heart attack.
The trial of a Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for almost 10 months on charges that include alleged espionage is due to open.
Margaret Atwood becomes the first of 100 authors to enter a manuscript into the Future Library, a project collecting works not to be published until 2114.