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Samsung criticises a test that suggests its Galaxy S6 Edge phone is at least as vulnerable to bending as Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.
An Alva woman charged with murdering her son will not face prosecution, as doctors conclude she was insane at the time of his death.
Chris Gayle, Martin Guptill and Kumar Sangakkara are among the World Cup stars set to light up county cricket this summer.
The NBA becomes the first US professional sports league to visit Cuba since the two countries announced a thaw in their relations.
The iconic name Brontosaurus, which was once used to describe a titanic family of dinosaurs, is being revived after it was killed off more than a century ago.
One person has been seriously injured in an accident at Newtownards Airfield
The United Nations Security Council has demanded urgent humanitarian access to the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus.
The trial of former Daily Mirror journalist Greig Box Turnbull is delayed pending a review by the Crown Prosecution Service.
Cornelius Lysaght looks at where the big talking points will come from in this year's Grand National at Aintree.
Turkish police have detained two people suspected of being involved in a gun attack on Fenerbahce's team coach.
Prime Minister David Cameron arrives in Northern Ireland for a pre-election visit as part of his 24-hour visit to each part of the UK.
A man released from prison after nearly 30 years on death row in Alabama says he blames his conviction on being black and poor.
Police say there is "no need for further action" against Jeremy Clarkson in their Top Gear "fracas" inquiry.
About 2,500 people march in Kenya's Garissa town in a show of defiance against al-Shabab following its deadly assault on a university.
Turkey threatened to ban Google unless it removed links to controversial images of a prosecutor being held at gunpoint.
The Duke of Kent - the Queen's cousin - is expected to leave hospital later following successful treatment for a dislocated hip, Buckingham Palace says.
An 11-year-old Australian boy who went missing during a family camping trip five days ago has been found alive.
China's Olympic gold medal-winning 110m hurdler Liu Xiang announces his retirement from athletics.
Athens says Germany owes Greece nearly 279bn euros in war reparations for the Nazi occupation in World War Two.
Banks owned by African-Americans which serve the black community in the US have been closing down at a rapid pace.