GPs are to have more time to focus on caring for the most vulnerable patients under a new contract with the Welsh government.
An application process opens on Monday for volunteers for redundancy from the Northern Ireland Civil Service.
The Ulster Unionist MLA Tom Elliott hopes to introduce legislation to prevent publically funded facilities from being named after convicted terrorists.
Hong Kong police arrest more than 30 people after protesters gathered for a third time against mainland Chinese tourists.
A coffin-within-a-coffin discovered next to Richard III's remains contained a woman, who could have been an early Church benefactor, experts reveal
A video has captured the moment US police shot and killed a homeless man after an altercation in downtown Los Angeles.
US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet his Russian counterpart ahead of the release of a UN report on human rights violations in Ukraine.
Australia's Senate censures Attorney General George Brandis over his treatment of human rights chief Gillian Triggs amid an asylum row.
Measures to protect children's health should be put at the forefront of the general election, say doctors.
Plans to generate electricity from the world's first series of tidal lagoons are unveiled in the UK, with sites proposed in Wales, Somerset and Cumbria.
The search for missing 16-year-old Becky Watts is set to resume in Bristol with police helicopters and specialist dog teams.
Friends of a murdered schoolgirl whose killer was not convicted until 21 years after she died talk of how their lives changed.
Fergal Keane on the relationship between love and politics
Would it be realistic to renationalise the railways?
New regulations aimed at stamping out drug driving, including the first legal limits on cannabis and cocaine, come into force in England and Wales.
North Korea fires two short-range missiles into the sea as annual US-South Korea military exercises get under way, officials in Seoul say.
The US Army's most senior general says he is "very concerned" about the impact spending cuts will have on the strength of the UK's armed forces.
Are we living through a structural change in the global economy as big as any since WWII without fully realising it?
The Svalbard "Doomsday" seed vault, which protects the world's food crops, accepts its first consignment of seeds from forest tree species.
How an ancient art form is saving troubled lives