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The interior of a flat in Londonderry has been extensively damaged in an arson attack.
Former justice secretary Kenny MacAskill is to stand down as an MSP at next year's Holyrood election.
A helicopter with one person on board crashes in the Isle of Man during high winds.
Ex-motorsport boss Max Mosley says Formula 1 "needs fixing" as the sport continues to wrestle with decisions over its future.
A woman in her 20s escapes injury in a gun attack at a flat in west Belfast.
BBC Sport's Sarah Mulkerrins tests the people of Edmonton on their knowledge of the best players at the Women's World Cup.
A World War Two veteran returns a model Sherman tank he took from an army camp more than 70 years ago.
Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has been demonstrating how to make a meal on board the International Space Station.
Two policemen are injured as participants of a gay pride march in Ukraine's capital Kiev are attacked with smoke bombs and tear gas, local media say.
There were no references to the rumours of the band 'taking a break' as One Direction plays the first UK gig without Zayn Malik.
Charles Kennedy was one of the most popular politicians to appear on the satirical quiz show Have I Got News For You.
Rain and strong winds have impacted on Saturday's schedule of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup at Nevis Range near Fort William, say organisers.
A huge fire that burnt on a Bridgend recycling centre throughout Friday is still being dealt with.
A sinkhole has swallowed a police car in Denver, Colorado, following violent storms.
Britain's most famous ski jumper, Eddie "the Eagle" Edwards, is warned a movie being made about his life is "90% made up".
Derry man Paul McCauley, who was left in a vegetative state after a sectarian attack in 2006, has died.
Many prisoners of war held captive in Eastern Asia suffered with tropical diseases which their bodies had never been exposed to before.
Saudi Arabia shoots down a Scud missile fired from across the border by Yemen's Houthi rebels and its allies, the state news agency says.
A man is taken to hospital after a motorbike mounts a kerb and crashes into a wall in Cardiff.
Drivers are warned to expect major delays on the A55 and A483 on the Chester-Wrexham border as carriageways are closed for ongoing improvement works.