A seal found exhausted in a field about 20 miles from the sea is is being treated for pneumonia, the RSPCA says.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will not be able to travel abroad for a month after breaking her ankle on Friday, officials say.
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The wife of former footballer Clarke Carlisle says she is hopeful he will recover fully after his accident last week.
Dottie Channing-Williams' son, Nicholas, is still on a ferry which caught fire off the coast of Greece in the early hours of Sunday morning, she tells the BBC.
A huge deep-sea sponge reef is revealed at the site of an extinct underwater volcano 100 miles north west of the Outer Hebrides.
Two people are arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and neglect after a four-week-old baby boy died in Lancashire.
All remaining passengers have been rescued from an Italian ferry which caught fire off the Greek island of Corfu, officials have said.
Hurricane Fly extends his world record of Grade One victories to 21 by edging out Jezki to win the Ryanair Hurdle at Leopardstown.
All remaining passengers are rescued from the stricken ferry Norman Atlantic, where five people died off the island of Corfu, Italian officials say.
The parents of one of the three al-Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt are optimistic they will be released, on the first anniversary of their arrest.
A woman dies after being knocked down within the grounds of the bus station at Lisburn, County Antrim.
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The oil and gas industry is set for a year of mergers and takeovers as a result of the plummeting oil price, a business consultancy predicts.
Hacker Jan Krissler claims to have cloned the fingerprint of a German politician using standard photographs taken at an event.
A BBC correspondent on board an Indonesian military plane searching the Java sea for any sign of the missing AirAsia airliner says search teams have seen oil slicks in the water.
Former Bank of England governor Mervyn King says the financial system is still not safe from another crisis.
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The alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai militant attacks wins an appeal against his detention in Pakistan, paving the way for his release.
Two men are arrested after the body of a 57-year-old woman was discovered at a property in Cardigan, Ceredigion.