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The Royal Shakespeare Company announces that 14 amateur theatre groups will join a company of professionals on a national tour of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
People not knowing how to seek advice or report cases of child neglect is a "scandal", according to a charity.
The body that oversees police services across the UK say they are concerned about the accountability of the PSNI's new Legacy Investigations Branch.
Police are investigating claims that a number of people in Northern Ireland are being targeted by international crime gangs in the same way as schoolboy Ronan Hughes.
The Welsh culture and sports minister urges the UK Government to protect rugby's Six Nations as a free-to-air TV event.
Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, arrest a man who supplied the toxic alcohol which killed more than 100 people in the city of Mumbai.
Reigning Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton's brother Nicolas Hamilton has cerebral palsy and will become the first disabled driver to compete in the British Touring Car Championships this weekend.
The creator of the pink plastic flamingo Donald Featherstone has died aged 79.
The Queen may have to move out of Buckingham Palace temporarily to allow maintenance work costing £150m to be carried out, royal officials say.
A mushroom used for centuries in Chinese medicine reduces weight gain in animals, say researchers in Taiwan.
Police raid the offices of Toyota Motor after the arrest of Julie Hamp, a senior American executive, on alleged drug offences.
Hopes are rising that a deal can be struck to stop Greece defaulting on its debt, but would so-called "Grexit" be a disaster for the country?
Can EU leaders achieve a breakthrough on Greece or the migrant crisis? Laurence Peter examines this week's high-stakes summit in Brussels.
A Sydney rock formation made famous by social media photographs has been closed because of fears it could collapse.
From indie musician to Britain's brightest film director
The Ebola epidemic in Guinea that began early last year has set back the country's fight against malaria, say experts.
A female from the first wild beaver colony in England for hundreds of years has given birth to at least two young.
Racehorses are continuing to get quicker, a study of winning times spanning 165 years of racing indicates.
The United States and China currently have the world's biggest economies but which country does the rest of the world think will dominate in future?
French telecoms group Bouygues rejects unanimously a near €10bn takeover offer by rival group Altice.