Toddler Madison Horn had 65 separate injuries and died from blunt force trauma to her head and abdomen, a murder trial hears.
A 22-year-old man denies claims that he struck the blow that killed a Monaghan teenager.
Egyptian militant group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis pledges allegiance to radical Islamist group Islamic State, saying it offers them a "new dawn".
Open net access should be seen as a basic right that all Americans should enjoy, President Obama says.
Wembley chief says he is "slightly disappointed" by issues with the pitch but promises a "good surface" for England's next game.
Watch Stan Wawrinka's top five shots as he beats Tomas Berdych in his opening match at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
The UK carried out its first drone attack on Islamic State militants in Iraq over the weekend, the Ministry of Defence says.
The first visit to Serbia for 68 years by an Albanian prime minister turns into a diplomatic spat broadcast live on TV.
The hidden web community has started trying to find out how services and identities were compromised after police raids led to 17 arrests.
Stan Wawrinka crushes Tomas Berdych 6-1 6-1 on the second day of the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
Sir Bob Geldoff and Midge Ure are working together to release a new Band Aid single to raise money for victims of Ebola.
The discount supermarket chain Aldi plans to create 35,000 new roles over the next eight years as it opens hundreds of new stores.
The Green Party, Plaid Cymru and the SNP write to the BBC asking to be included in the televised debates ahead of the May's general election.
An agricultural pest that can cause widespread damage to crops could establish itself within the UK, according to a scientist.
A recorded conversation between an apologetic Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher over the invasion of Grenada has been published for the first time.
MPs hear evidence on the managing and removing of foreign national offenders in the UK.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says he will study a UN proposal for "local ceasefires" in the war-ravaged northern city of Aleppo.
A former RAF intelligence officer is sentenced to 13 years in prison after being convicted of a series of sexual assaults on children dating back more than 30 years.
A €1.2bn takeover bid by the Angolan president's daughter has sent shares in Portugal Telecom sharply higher in Lisbon.
The home secretary has downplayed the prime minister's previously stated target of reducing net migration to the tens of thousands by the end of this Parliament.