Rory McIlroy makes his first professional hole-in-one and is only two behind leader Martin Kaymer after day two in Abu Dhabi.
Saudi Arabia postpones the second round of its public flogging of activist and blogger Raif Badawi on medical grounds.
A Londonderry judge describes the controversial US rapper, Snoop Dogg, as a "misogynist wretch" during a court case.
A cyclist who filmed an incident in which he appears to have been knocked off his bike by a van and assaulted has been urged to contact police.
The festival, launched in 2012, to promote smaller, independent films, will not take place this year.
A UK man has been arrested in connection with the attacks on the PlayStation and Xbox platforms over Christmas.
Eoin Morgan says losing to Australia in the tri-series is not a setback in England's World Cup preparations.
A family say they were left traumatised after they were shown the wrong body in hospital when they went to pay their respects to their late father.
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Prosecutors are to investigate whether any criminal offences have been committed in regards to identifying the woman raped by footballer Ched Evans.
A tracking study reveals the secrets of the Himalayan flight of the bar-headed goose, the world's highest bird migration.
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says on loan striker Radamel Falcao still needs to prove himself at Old Trafford.
The Department for Education "has in the past lacked inquisitiveness", on extremism in schools, an internal review by the department has found.
A cyclist who filmed an argument with a van driver in which he appears to have been knocked off his bike and assaulted is urged to contact police.
A Malian Muslim, who is being fast-tracked for French nationality, tells the BBC how he hid Jewish shoppers during last week's Paris attacks.
Homeowners living near the proposed HS2 rail line between London and Birmingham are to get extra financial compensation.
The cost of the new V&A Dundee museum of design has almost doubled to £80m, it emerges.
Equatorial Guinea kick off the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday, two months after they replaced Morocco as hosts.
Many schools have yet to decide what sixth-form courses they will teach later this year as exam changes loom, Ucas says.
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