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Two men are injured after being shot in the legs in Poleglass on the outskirts of west Belfast.
A toilet that could revolutionise sanitation facilities in refugee camps has been developed by a group of researchers at the University of the West of England.
With just weeks until the general election, Labour finds itself in a row over candidate selection in George Galloway's seat, writes Laura Kuenssberg.
The interesting things you hear in a women-only carriage
With increasing concerns about sexist abuse at football matches, the organisation Women In Football are set to launch a campaign to try to curb the abuse, as Natalie Pirks reports.
A banker who claims he lost his job after raising concerns about his employer will have his case heard at a full employment tribunal hearing after losing a preliminary hearing.
The military commander of Syria's al-Nusra Front militant group, Abu Homam al-Shami, is reportedly killed in a suspected air strike.
The 'Eric Cantona' of racing and a 'little tank' - retiring jockey AP McCoy lists his 10 favourite horses he has ridden.
Rangers shareholder Dave King believes more than £20m will be required to stabilise the club in the near future.
Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse accepts a Football Association charge of spitting at Manchester United's Jonny Evans.
Police have released CCTV footage of a ram raid car theft in Surrey
DUP weigh up their options after TV election debate decision
A British film-maker defends her documentary about the 2012 gang rape in Delhi, hours after Indian authorities launch a slew of legal action.
Nathan Matthews, stepbrother of Bristol teenager Becky Watts, has appeared in court charged with her murder.
The leader of Wales' biggest local authority survives a vote of no confidence insisting he is proud of his achievements in office.
BBC pundits pick the British athletes they think will win medals at the European Indoor Championships in Prague.
A man is in a critical condition in hospital after a workplace incident at a fuel company in Belfast's Harbour estate.
Football star Roy Keane is summonsed to appear in court over an alleged road rage confrontation with a Greater Manchester taxi driver.
The leader of the Beer, Baccy and Crumpet political party leader brands a decision to ban its "offensive" name from ballot papers "political correctness gone mad".
One of the biggest circus companies in the United States has said it will stop using elephants in its shows by 2018.