A voluntary redundancy scheme for public servants could result in the loss of 6,000 jobs, the union NIPSA has warned.
Lewis Hamilton is in pole with Mercedes team-mate and rival Nico Rosberg second at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix.
A species of mussel blamed for blocking water supplies to Las Vegas has been found near Heathrow Airport, scientists confirm.
Captain Alastair Cook says the England dressing room "wasn't a bullying environment" and that Kevin Pietersen's claims have "tarnished" the team.
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Belgium's new centre-right government, led by its youngest PM since 1841, is sworn in after more than four months of talks.
A record number of pink-footed geese have arrived at a wetland centre in Lancashire as part of their annual migration.
A woman who found a kidney donor after placing an advertisement in her local paper has been speaking about her appeal.
A collection of vintage railway posters is expected to fetch £9,000 at an auction in New York on Tuesday.
Nigel Farage campaigns in Rochester and Strood, as the main political parties consider their response to UKIP's victory in the Clacton by-election.
Iraqi officials make an urgent appeal for military help in the western Anbar province, saying the area could fall to Islamic State militants "in days".
A Chinese court passes sentence on five cult members who beat a woman to death at a McDonald's restaurant in Shandong province in May.
Reaction to UKIP's election gains and the awarding of a peace prize to activist Malala Yousafzai are the main stories for the papers.
Learning magic tricks gives stroke survivors a great opportunity to be more independent and to show off their new talents to relatives and friends.
The executive producer of the BBC's Top Gear defends the show following reports its crew had to flee Argentina because of a number plate "stunt".
New York's JFK is the first of five US airports to screen passengers in an effort to limit the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,000.
In Cuba, young children are learning circus skills with a view to becoming professional performers.
At least nine people die in a boat accident in Guinea, with at least 30 people still missing, officials and residents say.
In Belgium a comics museum, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, is planning an expansion.
Police in a small Alaska town mistakenly tell a couple their son has been killed in a car accident, leading to a joyous scene just hours later.