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The Former Conservative Chancellor, Lord Lawson, tells Newsnight that any change David Cameron is likely to secure from negotiations with the EU will be "inconsequential".
Police are at the scene of the "sudden deaths" of a man and a woman at a house in County Antrim.
Seven years after George W Bush left the White House, the 2016 Republican nomination battle will have an even more distinct - if unexpected - Texas twang.
US government agencies have been hit by a "massive breach" affecting millions of federal workers, officials said.
The singer Charlotte Church hits out at the government's austerity measures saying it is 'not acceptable' that the most vulnerable in society will suffer.
Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond is rebuked by Business Minister Anna Soubry for telling her to "behave yourself, woman".
Toro Rosso's Max Verstappen is taken to task by several drivers for his behaviour during and after his Monaco Grand Prix crash.
US researchers claim to have developed a single test that is able to identify past exposure to every known human virus infection, using a single drop of blood.
US researchers say new evidence casts doubt on the idea that global warming has "slowed" in recent years.
Justin Gatlin beats Usain Bolt's Rome Diamond League record with 9.75 seconds in the 100m as Sally Pearson falls in the hurdles.
Outgoing Fifa president Sepp Blatter says he is working on a "comprehensive programme of reform" for world football's beleaguered governing body.
Milton Nkosi visits Lion Park near Johannesburg, where an American tourist was killed, to see how to view the animals safely.
A young girl dies after she was hit by a vehicle in Bangor, County Down.
An EU-wide campaign to stop laboratory experiments on animals fails to persuade the European Commission to impose a ban.
Prince Harry is made a made a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order by his grandmother, the Queen, for "services to the sovereign".
Andy Murray v Novak Djokovic: the numbers, the weather, the pain, the prize. Can Murray win? All you need to know.
Serena Williams fights back to beat Timea Bacsinszky and reach the French Open final, despite struggling with illness.
Islamic State would like nothing better than to trigger a fully blown sectarian war between Sunni and Shia Muslims in Saudi Arabia, says Frank Gardner.
FAI chief executive John Delaney says Fifa paid to stop a legal case after Thierry Henry's handball against the Republic of Ireland.
A new species of ancient lizard identified by a Bristol University student has been named after a spell cast in the Harry Potter books.