A ship is being searched at Aberdeen harbour after it was boarded in the North Sea on suspicion of carrying drugs.
Commemorations are under way in Armenia to mark the centenary of the start of killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks.
MSPs back a proposed law on human trafficking but say the buying of sex should not be criminalised as part of the new legislation.
Residents and emergency workers in southern Chile clear ash that has rained down on towns near the Calbuco volcano.
Police in Macedonia say at least 14 migrants were killed by an express train as they followed a well-trodden route to western Europe.
A stage at a school in Indiana, US, has collapsed during a musical performance, injuring dozens of people.
HSBC is considering moving its headquarters out of London, the bank says in a statement.
Jamaica's six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt says fellow sprinter Tyson Gay should have been banned for life for doping.
Nobody believes Ronnie O'Sullivan when he says he's going to give up snooker because he says it so often, says Shaun Murphy.
A three-year-old girl is airlifted to hospital after being attacked by a family dog, police say.
Several shots are fired through the living room window of a house in west Belfast.
US cable giant Comcast will abandon its proposed $45bn acquisition of rival Time Warner Cable after failing to convince regulators the deal would not harm competition, reports suggest.
A political row breaks out over remarks made by the Northern Ireland health minister Jim Wells during gay marriage discussion.
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Marlon Samuels should keep having fun at England's expense, says West Indies bowling coach Sir Curtly Ambrose.
The government sells more shares in Lloyds, raising about £586m and taking its stake in the bank to below 21%.
Robbie Savage on why Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger might get the better of Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, at the 13th attempt.
Education is a key priority for many people ahead of the general election, but the issue has not featured prominently on the campaign trail so far.
Joe Root is becoming England's man for all seasons, says Jonathan Agnew, but the tourists missed some opportunities.
A Northern Ireland man who critically injured his brother in Australia is given a 13 month suspended sentence.