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A sheep found by police in a block of flats in Dublin's inner city is given the name Bond, Olivia Bond, licensed to lamb.
UK workers could take every Friday off if they were as productive as other nations - so why aren't we?
Eight men appear in court charged in connection with the Hatton Garden jewellery raid.
QPR striker Charlie Austin is named in the England squad to play the Republic of Ireland and Slovenia in June.
A football pitch on the Western Isles is recognised by Fifa as one of eight remarkable places to play the game in the world.
Will Raheem Sterling make a controversial move?
A man who disguised his car as an ambulance by fixing a blue light to it is jailed for 20 months.
BAE Systems confirms it is to retain both of its shipyards in Glasgow and invest £100m in developing the Govan and Scotstoun sites.
Sadie Frost wins £260,000 in phone-hacking damages from Mirror Group Newspapers and speaks of her relief.
The family of a woman killed in a flat fire in Torfaen pays tribute to a "much loved" daughter.
The Rolling Stones play a surprise gig in Los Angeles during which they perform the entire Sticky Fingers album.
An unmanned train ran for over a mile before crashing into coaches on a heritage railway in Leicester, according to a Rail Accident Investigation Branch report.
Wallpaper that can protect soldiers from explosions is being developed by the US Army.
The suburban home where F Scott Fitzgerald is believed to have written The Great Gatsby goes on sale.
Carl Froch could fight middleweight king Gennady Golovkin rather than retire, says Froch's promoter Eddie Hearn.
Ireland's same sex marriage debate in quotes
A third US health insurance company is hacked, with over one million customer records stolen
Rail companies are starting to cancel bank holiday weekend services, as talks continue to try to avert a planned strike by Network Rail workers.
Hackers manage to make a huge video billboard in Atlanta show an obscene image favoured by internet pranksters.
Convicted Bollywood star Salman Khan is to appear at a Dubai awards show, organisers say, despite awaiting court permission to travel.