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Minister warns on welfare default

Mon, 2014-02-10 10:34
Failure to implement welfare changes could cost the Northern Ireland £1bn in fines over five years, Finance Minister Simon Hamilton warns.

VIDEO: Ski chalet 'looked like bonfire'

Mon, 2014-02-10 10:23
A chalet in the popular French ski resort of Val d'Isere had to be evacuated when a fire broke out.

Obama praises gay NFL prospect

Mon, 2014-02-10 10:08
American footballer Michael Sam, who aims to become the NFL's first openly gay player, is "an inspiration", says First Lady Michelle Obama.

Nun 'beat girl black and blue'

Mon, 2014-02-10 10:06
The first female witness to give evidence to the Historical Abuse Inquiry says she was beaten by a nun until she was black and blue.

No FA action following Toure 'kick'

Mon, 2014-02-10 09:56
Manchester City's Yaya Toure will not face disciplinary action over an incident with Norwich City's Ricky van Wolfswinkel.

Miliband in parent power pledge

Mon, 2014-02-10 09:56
Labour leader Ed Miliband will set out plans to give parents the power to call in "interventions" at failing schools as part of wider public service reforms.

Police seize heroin worth millions

Mon, 2014-02-10 09:44
Nine people are charged with drugs supply offences after heroin worth millions of pounds is seized by police.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Mon, 2014-02-10 09:40
Labour accuses Eric Pickles of using the Environment Agency as a "scapegoat".

Spree killer's accomplices guilty

Mon, 2014-02-10 09:34
Gary Stretch and Leslie Layton are found guilty of helping triple killer Joanna Dennehy during her 12-day spree of violence.

Online abuse teacher redeployed

Mon, 2014-02-10 09:32
A teacher who quit her job at a north Belfast school after being targeted by online sectarian abuse has found a job in another education board area.

Where is it illegal to be gay?

Mon, 2014-02-10 09:23
The 77 countries where being gay is a crime

Why did Copenhagen Zoo kill its giraffe?

Mon, 2014-02-10 09:23
Why Copenhagen Zoo ignored calls to save a young giraffe

Prince Harry threats man jailed

Mon, 2014-02-10 09:06
A convicted criminal who plotted to kill Prince Harry because he objected to the work of the armed forces is jailed.

Why figure skaters are drawn to Schindler's List music

Mon, 2014-02-10 09:05
Figure skater Yulia Lipnitskaya used music from Schindler's List in her gold-medal-winning routine but was she guilty of bad taste?

Banks don't trust themselves

Mon, 2014-02-10 09:02
Robert Peston on ideas to raise standards

VIDEO: Robert Redford humbled by award

Mon, 2014-02-10 08:55
Actor Robert Redford thanked his fans as he picked up the American Riviera Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

Yemen to be six-region federation

Mon, 2014-02-10 08:48
Yemen is to become a federation of six regions as part of its political transition, after final approval is given by a presidential committee.

Page Three model beamed on church

Mon, 2014-02-10 08:27
Religious leaders hit out after an image of a semi-naked glamour model is projected on to the front of a church in Northampton.

More chemical weapons 'leave Syria'

Mon, 2014-02-10 08:12
A third shipment of chemical weapons materials leaves Syria - with some destroyed inside the country - the global chemical weapons watchdog says.

DR Congo ex-rebel 'ordered killings'

Mon, 2014-02-10 08:05
Ex-Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda ordered troops to kill and rape civilians, prosecutors tell the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

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