Irish airline Aer Lingus says it is "willing" to accept a €1.36bn takeover offer from British Airways owner IAG if the interests of "relevant parties" are satisfied.
David Cameron says a deal could be done for TV debates to go ahead with his inclusion if Northern Ireland's parties are represented on the panel.
Ambulance workers in Northern Ireland are preparing to strike on Thursday in a protest over pay.
Having even slightly raised cholesterol in midlife significantly increases a person's risk of heart disease, research reveals.
Rangers agree a £10m loan from Mike Ashley's Sports Direct to relieve the club's "perilous" financial state.
The eastern seaboard of the United States and Canada is bracing for a massive storm, with winds of up to 80 mph (130km/h) expected to bring up to 3ft (1m) of snow.
The standards of primary schools inspected in Wales declined in 2014 compared to previous years, according to education watchdog Estyn.
Nigel Edwards, chief executive of health research body, Nuffield Trust, looks at the challenges facing the NHS in Wales - and comparisons with England.
The Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has announced she plans to disband the country's intelligence agency.
Arsenal need an 89th-minute winner from Alan Sunderland to beat Manchester United 3-2 in the 1979 FA Cup final.
The planned takeover of Aer Lingus is to be discussed by the Irish government at a cabinet meeting later.
A major review into how Northern Ireland's health service is being run is due to be published later.
England's natural environment is in decline and its deterioration is harming the economy, an independent advisory group warns.
Tomas Berdych ends a 17-match losing streak against Rafael Nadal as he beats the Spaniard to reach the Australian Open semi-finals.
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro appears to have given tacit approval to recent moves by Cuba and the US to restore diplomatic relations.
New York City and other areas in the north-east US have shut down ahead of a snowstorm that could dump as much as 90cm (36ins) of snow.
Australia's national carrier Qantas will axe fuel surcharges on international ticket prices, but will raise base air fares to compensate for the cut.
Dramatic footage has been released of the moment a pilot, whose plane was running out of fuel, survived ditching in the ocean off Hawaii on Sunday.
Australian media express scorn and bewilderment over PM Tony Abbott's decision to award a knighthood to Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.
Maria Sharapova beats seventh seed Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets to set up an all-Russian Australian Open semi-final.