Searches are continuing in Strabane, County Tyrone, following reports that a device had been left in the town.
There will be disruption at six of Wales' national museums this weekend as staff strike in a dispute over planned changes to weekend and bank holiday pay.
Cardiff bus station will shut on Saturday night ahead of a major redevelopment of the site, with services instead operating from nearby streets.
The Afghan Taliban's Supreme Council was not consulted over the election of a new leader following the death of founder Mullah Omar, the BBC learns.
The former professional wrestler 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper, known for wearing a kilt in the ring, dies aged 61.
Australia captain Michael Clarke has lost his confidence and could be playing his last Test series, says Jim Maxwell.
Charities could face criminal sanctions unless they stop aggressive fundraising tactics, the Charity Commission chairman warns.
A plane that crashed in Hampshire killing four people is believed to have belonged to Osama Bin Laden's family.
Twelve Pacific nations fail to agree a regional trade deal which would cover 40% of the world economy, despite talk of "significant progress".
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The founder of MtGox - once the world's biggest Bitcoin exchange - is arrested by Japanese police investigating loss of nearly $400m.
There has been a rare opportunity to witness a unique lunar event in the night sky; a so-called "blue moon".
Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls attacks Labour's approach to business under Ed Miliband.
US country singer Lynn Anderson, best known for her 1971 hit (I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden, dies, aged 67.
A new record for the largest ever vertical skydiving formation has been set in Ottawa, Illinois, by 164 flyers who formed the shape of a flower in the sky.
Landowners should prepare for a future in which ash trees have disappeared, the Woodland Trust warns.
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It has been a bruising few months for the German chancellor, but she is still popular with the public, says Jenny Hill.
David Thomas, a former police officer and expert in police ethics takes a look at the body camera footage of the death of Samuel DuBose. He explains how officers reacted to the scene they found.