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Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Ó hOisín speaks about what it is like to lose a baby due to a fatal foetal abnormality.
The judge in the inquest into the deaths of seven British men killed in the 2013 Algerian hostage crisis begins giving his verdicts.
The older brother of Jimmy Savile was implicated in seven sex attacks at south London's Springfield Hospital, a report finds.
Nigeria's main presidential challenger Muhammadu Buhari rules out negotiating with Boko Haram militants if he wins elections next month.
Loans from China to Latin America rose by 71% to $22bn in 2014, new figures from the China-Latin America Finance Database suggest.
Five ways to force a mystery drone to land
Newcastle midfielder Jonas Gutierrez could make his first league appearance on Saturday since overcoming cancer.
Many of the firm's smart TVs were unable to connect to servers for two days after a problem emerged as the firm carried out a security update.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she has "full confidence" in police boss Sir Stephen House who has come under fire over stop-search figures.
Jimmy Savile's brother, Johnny, was also abusing patients an investigation reveals.
Scotland are still searching for their first World Cup win after suffering a shock one-wicket defeat by Afghanistan in Dunedin.
Exercise passports, proper rest, compulsory head-guards for juniors, return to rucking? Tom Fordyce gauges opinion across the sport.
A devastating disease that has wiped out amphibians around the world has been discovered in Madagascar, scientists report.
There are growing fears that the war in the Gaza strip could start again.
A German former nurse, who admits killing more than 30 patients with lethal drug overdoses, has been jailed for life by a court in Lower Saxony.
Anti-nuclear campaigners greet the former Prime Minister of Japan to fight plans for the £8bn Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant on Anglesey.
Council orders Dumbarton lollipop man to stop "high-fiving" children as they cross the road, due to safety fears.
A judge rules that airline Jet2.com cannot delay the payment of compensation due to passengers for delayed flights, setting a precedent for thousands of similar claims.
Chickens are growing resistant to antibiotics used to treat bugs which cause food poisoning, according to a new report covering 28 EU countries.
Pope Francis has been widely praised for his no-nonsense approach, but his off-the-cuff remarks have sparked criticism in recent months, as BBC News explains