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Sam Burgess has a quiet international Union debut as England Saxons beat Ireland Wolfhounds 18-9 in Cork.
A man is shot in both legs in what police describe as a paramilitary-style attack in north Belfast.
Bayern Munich suffer a first meaningful Bundesliga defeat in over two years as they lose to second-placed Wolfsburg.
The funeral is held of Sussex war veteran Bernard Jordan, who left his care home to attend D-Day commemorations in France.
Teacher Jeremy Forrest who ran off with pupil 'cried to her mother'
The mother of a girl who was abducted and taken to France by teacher Jeremy Forrest denies she is exploiting her daughter by writing a book on the case.
A Russian contract for building a $3bn bridge to Crimea goes to a firm controlled by a close friend of Vladimir Putin who is under Western sanctions.
Tiger Woods records the worst round of his professional career with an 11-over-par 82 in the second round of the Phoenix Open.
A top British diplomat engaged in "sexual perversion" in the 1960s and was vulnerable to blackmail by foreign powers, previously secret papers reveal.
Sri Lanka's president appoints a Tamil judge as the new chief justice - the first member of the country's minority community to hold the post in decades.
Mitt Romney certainly looked the part of president, but despite his success in business, he could never pull it off.
A man is taken to hospital following a gun attack at a fast food outlet in north Belfast.
Detectives investigating money laundering and illegal gambling seize machines and cash worth more than £500,000 in Belfast and Lisburn.
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Scottish League Cup semi-final between Celtic and Rangers.
A man accused of murdering a hotelier sent a text message to a friend saying he had killed a woman, a court is told.
World number two Maria Sharapova aims to end a losing streak against Serena Williams in the Australian Open final.
Greece's new finance minister snubs his main eurozone counterpart, saying Athens will not negotiate over debts with the EU-IMF troika.
A lane of the M4 is closed and traffic is queuing for 13 miles between Cardiff and Newport because of a hydraulic oil spill.
Senior church figures call on the government to block the creation of so-called three-person babies, but scientists urge MPs to back a law change.
Ex-Premier League player David Ginola is out of the Fifa presidential election race after failing to secure nominations.