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Former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner says in a televised address that he fears for his life in the wake of the US corruption investigation.
Ali Smith on winning the Baileys Prize and her next book
A dog that slipped the lead of its blind owner, sparking a search, finds his own way home.
A museum launches a fundraising campaign to keep the "greatest" ever painting of Oxford on show in the city.
The question of how an Irish tricolour flag was flown at Stormont is the focus of an Assembly briefing later.
Price of Azerbaijan hosting first European Games
A woman dies after her car leaves the road and hits a tree in Powys.
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood applies to stand for two seats in next year's Assembly election, her party confirms.
For the first time, a Virgin Galactic pilot speaks to the media about the day one of its ships crashed last October.
An man is suing NHS Grampian for amputating both his legs in what it is claimed was an unnecessary operation.
Ali Smith has won the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction for her time-shifting novel How to Be Both.
With tensions over Ukraine rising, and western sanctions beginning to bite, some of Russia's educated middle-class are opting to move abroad.
A £30m work programme is launched to help thousands of long-term unemployed people find jobs.
Eight months after Virgin Galactic's space plane crashed in the Californian desert killing one of the pilots, his British colleague has talked exclusively to the BBC about the accident.
Images of five people who were at the 1989 Hillsborough disaster have been released by police as part of their witness appeal.
Smoking and the use of e-cigarettes could be banned on a Pembrokeshire beach as part of a pilot scheme.
The first four refugees to be moved from an Australian detention centre on Nauru to Cambodia under a controversial deal arrive in Phnom Penh.
Former German foreign minister Joschka Fischer warns David Cameron not to be too sure of German support in his drive to reform the EU.
Patients in mental health care units smoke more than three times as much as the general population, Public Health England figures suggests.
If you want an example of how much energy security officials are putting into the question of possible threats from Syria, have a look at the case of a man known by the cypher "AZ".