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An unusual theatrical performance is underway on the slopes of Snowdon, where the audience is invited on a 6km hike to see the work of sheep farmers interpreted in music, poetry and dance.
Oscar Pistorius will be allowed to compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games if he is not in jail, the IPC reveals.
Football pundits and journalists give their suggestions on how new striker Radamel Falcao will fit into the Man Utd team.
Ian Paisley: From Dr No to Dr Yes
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide after the judge found he killed his girlfriend by mistake but has remained on bail.
Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie hails his side as worthy winners of the County Championship title.
English Democrats chairman Robin Tilbrook is asked if his party is the closest thing to an English SNP.
News images from around the world: 12 September
Mauritania adopts a Saturday-Sunday weekend to make the most of the European business week.
Cuban health officials say they are deploying 165 health workers to help tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
A discovery about how egg and sperm cells are formed has shed new light on how genes are passed to the next generation.
The Advanced Ligo instrument, a laser "ruler" built to measure the traces of gravitational waves, is progressing at amazing speed, scientists say.
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide after the judge found he killed his girlfriend by mistake.
Three people have been sentenced to death for a deadly mass knife attack in Kunming, with a fourth jailed for life, Chinese state TV says.
Mobile phone consumers in India are being bombarded with low-priced smart devices.
A US teenager who murdered three students is back in police custody after escaping from prison in the state of Ohio on Thursday, officials say.
Former Welsh secretary Ron Davies says he would vote Yes in the forthcoming referendum if he lived in Scotland.
Australia has raised its terrorism threat level from medium to high, PM Tony Abbott announces, amid concern over militant groups in the Middle East.
The assembly standards commissioner is investigating complaints about the Lagan Valley MLA and leader of NI21, Basil McCrea, the BBC understands.
Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns says he will fight to clear his name as he faces perjury charges.