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A bomb alert that has caused a number of homes in a Londonderry housing estate to be evacuated is likely to continue overnight.
Afghanistan veteran Ben Parkinson is learning to walk again after a pioneering course of treatment using pure oxygen to repair damaged tissue.
Orla Guerin reports from the village Al-Our, in Minya, which was home to 13 of the 21 Coptic Christians murdered by Islamic State
A woman is rescued from the bottom of a cliff after plunging 100ft (30m) while out walking her dogs.
The ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is looking increasingly fragile a day after it was meant to start.
A 31-year-old man from Liverpool has been charged with attempting to have a chemical weapon in his possession, police say.
Some internet radio devices, including models aimed at blind and partially sighted listeners, have been left unable to receive BBC radio.
Channel 4 News is censured by media regulator Ofcom for misleading viewers in a report about policing.
The Novorossiya (New Russia) movement helps the rebels in eastern Ukraine and is now on the EU sanctions list. The BBC's Dina Newman explains what Novorossiya stands for.
British athlete Jenny Meadows says that if proven, the claims of Russian doping could "kill" athletics.
Can the US and UK reverse de-industrialisation?
Egypt calls for international military intervention in Libya, as it strikes Islamic State targets on its troubled neighbour's territory.
The gunman who attacked a free speech debate and a synagogue in Denmark does not seem to be part of a wider cell, the Danish PM says.
Liaquat Zaman, a former skunk user who now helps people who have drug addictions, said that smoking skunk had lead to the break up of his marriage.
Fresh measurements show the iconic obelisk honouring the first US President actually stands 554ft, 7.34ins, which is 10 inches shorter than was thought.
BBC One's adaptation of JK Rowling's The Casual Vacancy beats Channel 4's Indian Summers in a head-to-head battle for Sunday night drama ratings.
Nigerian troops, backed by air strikes, have reclaimed the town of Monguno in north-eastern Borno state from Boko Haram, the country's military says.
Lance Armstrong must pay a record $10m in damages after losing a lawsuit with Dallas-based SCA Promotions, Inc.
World athletics chief Lamine Diack tells BBC Sport athletics is facing "a crisis" following allegations of doping by Russian competitors.
Researchers in California have developed the most powerful X-ray laser in the world, as Pallab Ghosh reports