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The Red Cross calls for a 24-hour ceasefire in Yemen to bring in desperately needed medical supplies and personnel.
A major search is under way after contact with a light aircraft was lost at Loch Etive near Oban.
The wife of a plane spotter held in a United Arab Emirates (UAE) jail says her husband has lost two stone in weight since his detention.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta vows a tough response to the "existential threat" from al-Shabab militants after the Garissa university massacre.
A young Kenyan student has described how she drank body lotion because she was so thirsty while she hid from al-Shabab attackers for two days.
Ander Herrera scores twice as Manchester United beat Aston Villa to move up into third in the Premier League table.
Bottom club Leicester revive their Premier League survival hopes with a dramatic late victory over West Ham.
Leinster keep on track to become champions of European for the fourth time in seven years as they edge past error-strewn Bath.
Footage is released of Prince Harry flying a Spitfire upside down in a stunt to promote a charity that offers in-the-air training for wounded service personnel.
A Galatasaray player apologises for endorsing knives as Leeds United paid tribute to fans fatally stabbed before a match against his side.
A problem with an electricity conductor has left up to 850 people without electricity in County Down, NIE confirms.
Britain's Geraint Thomas says it is "pretty special" to be one of the favourites for Sunday's Tour of Flanders in Belgium.
Improved living standards and a growth in jobs would be at risk under Labour, former Tory leader William Hague says.
Two men die in separate road incidents in Ceredigion and a third is in a serious condition in hospital.
Sixteen people are charged with plotting to steal millions of pounds worth of duty free cigarettes from a company at Gatwick Airport.
Relatives of the victims of the Sewol ferry disaster march to press the South Korean government for a truly independent inquiry.
Aljaz Bedene makes a winning start to life as the British number two in Casablanca after becoming a UK citizen last week.
Arsenal tighten their grip on a Champions League place with a comfortable win over Liverpool at Emirates Stadium.
Newport Gwent Dragons win a thrilling European Challenge Cup tie against Cardiff Blues to reach semi-finals.
Labour's Tristram Hunt says he wants to put "trust back in the relationship" between education ministers and teachers.