Manchester Thunder coach Tracey Neville hopes the domestic Superleague can one day emulate the "stardom" of football.
A 74-year-old is jailed for 11 years for raping a woman after claiming he was 45 miles away at the time of the attack.
Artist Conrad Shawcross uses cheap cast iron for his latest sculpture so it won't be attractive to metal thieves.
Mounting fears of a Greek debt default have seen the country's borrowing costs in the markets soar.
Renault offers no guarantees to Red Bull that early-season engine problems will not resurface at Sunday's race in Bahrain.
Rising demand for primary school places is putting the system under increasing pressure, says Branwen Jeffreys.
The Irish Football Association has been advised to demolish the damaged west stand at Windsor Park, the BBC understands.
According to survivors, the capsizing of a boat in which about 400 migrants are feared to have died off Libya this week was caused by excitement at the sight of rescuers.
Roger Federer and defending champion Stan Wawrinka are both beaten in round three of the Monte Carlo Masters.
The skipper of a fishing trawler has said his boat was towed by a submarine 18 miles off the coast of Ardglass, County Down, on Wednesday afternoon.
Snouting around with pigs called Hameron, Swiliband, Forage and Pork Clegg as they race to Number Ten.
Cate Blanchett, Matthew McConaughey, Rachel Weisz and Sir Michael Caine are among those with films competing at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
Islamic State militants step up their assault on the western Iraqi city of Ramadi, launching suicide bomb attacks on a government compound.
A police officer in Inverness is photographed carrying a firearm despite assurances that sidearms would only be deployed under special circumstances.
South Korea plans to raise the wreck of the Sewol ferry from the sea bed. Can it be done? And how difficult would the salvage operation be?
US banking giant Goldman Sachs reports a sharp rise in profits thanks in part to an improvement in trading activity at its investment banking arm.
A Russian submarine may have been responsible for almost capsizing a UK fishing trawler in the Irish Sea, a UK fishing organisation says.
A group of Indian technology and internet firms pull out of Facebook's Internet.org initiative, fearing it threatens "net neutrality".
Leading pro-Russian journalist Oles Buzyna, shot dead in Ukrainian capital Kiev, officials say.
Any attempts to engineer the climate are likely to result in "different" climate change, rather than its elimination, new results suggest.