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Heavy drinking remains a major problem which is stretching health services in Wales, a new report warns.
Four men are due to appear at Belfast magistrates court later after the recovery of herbal cannabis worth £618,000.
The Ulster Orchestra will be forced to close by the end of the year unless it receives £500,000 in emergency funding, its chairman warns.
Best-selling author John Grisham criticises the US justice system for handing down harsh prison sentences to people who view child pornography.
President Obama plays down the chance of an Ebola outbreak in the US as a top UN official warns of a looming food crisis in West Africa.
Police and protesters in Hong Kong scuffle for a second night as a group of demonstrators try to re-occupy a main road near government buildings.
Basic mistakes in hospitals in England cost the NHS up to £2.5bn a year, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is to say.
The star of television comedy How I Met Your Mother describes hosting the 87th Academy Awards in 2015 as a "bucket list dream come true".
More child sexual exploitation scandals like the one in Rotherham will emerge in the coming months, a police chief says.
Asian shares opened lower on Thursday after Wall Street tumbled on US economic data, fuelling growth concerns.
The sentencing hearing for South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is due to resume for a fourth day at a court in Pretoria.
In Singapore, both government research agencies and businesses are looking at new ways to use robots for wider commercial purposes.
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A man has a box containing a mystery Star Wars figure X-rayed by university experts in the hope it was worth thousands of pounds.
The only known photograph of a working-class man Oscar Wilde took an interest in is unearthed in a search of Reading Prison archives.
A Dumfries park which recently underwent a £2m overhaul is selected by the public as the best in Scotland.
Citizens Advice Scotland launches a campaign to educate Scots about 'unscrupulous' companies operating private car parks after a rise in complaints.
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who set out the timetable for new powers for Scotland, is to lead a UK Parliament debate later.