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A light-up children's Spider-Man costume is recalled by Asda after a battery fault is discovered.
Rangers overcame a disjointed Hibernian 2-0 to reenergise their season and secure Hearts the Championship title.
England coach Stuart Lancaster is proud of his side despite their win over France failing to deny Ireland the Six Nations title.
The burning of a 70-foot carved tower called Temple in Londonderry is taking place on Saturday evening.
A knife-wielding man who tried to storm a checkpoint at New Orleans airport was also carrying six homemade molotov cocktails, officials say.
Managers should be given the chance to challenge a referee's decision during matches, says West Brom boss Tony Pulis.
Celebrated Mexican "lucha libre" wrestler Pedro Aguayo Ramirez dies after taking a heavy blow to the neck in the ring in Tijuana.
World number one Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray 6-2 6-3 to reach the final of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.
The Foreign Office is investigating reports that a British man has died at a shooting range in southern Thailand.
Ireland's Six Nations title success on a "tumultuous" and "exhausting" final day leaves coach Joe Schmidt "delighted and relieved".
England come up just short of the 26-point margin needed to win the Six Nations in a 55-35 win over France at Twickenham.
Hundreds of people in Chile try to stop the ordination of Catholic Bishop Juan Barros, accusing him of covering up a sex abuse scandal.
Ireland retain the Six Nations title after an extraordinary final day ends with England falling six points short of glory.
The Democratic Unionist Party says it is "outrageous" that Northern Ireland parties are omitted from the latest plan for a TV election debate between UK political leaders.
Northern Ireland's Green Party leader claims Sinn Féin's withdrawal of support for the welfare reform bill was prompted by his examination of the figures.
Mickael Thomson has been charged after being stabbed in a fight with his brother.
The US military is evacuating its remaining special operations forces from Yemen, security officials say, after al-Qaeda fighters stormed a nearby city.
A woman has died following a crash between two vans on the Gretna to Stranraer road, police say.
Hundreds of anti-racism campaigners march through the centre of Glasgow as a planned rally by a right-wing group in Edinburgh is called off.
Harry Kane's first league hat-trick gets Tottenham's challenge for a top-four spot back on track with a win over Leicester.