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Thirty-seven people were jailed for their part in the loyalist flag protests in Northern Ireland, according to figures in a new report.
Health Minister Jim Wells says he plans to introduce minimum pricing per unit of alcohol for Northern Ireland.
The Chancellor George Osborne is expected to use the Autumn Statement to say the economy is growing at its fastest rate since 2006. But is that the full story, asks BBC economics editor Robert Peston? In 90 seconds.
It has been 30 years since a lethal gas leak from a Union Carbide India's pesticide factory in the central Indian city of Bhopal killed thousands of people.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is "not sure" when Steven Gerrard will sign a new deal but believes his captain still has more to offer.
If blood is tested, why are donors asked about who they have sex with?
Nigel Pearson says Leicester fans can "stay at home" and admits to a spat with a supporter during the loss to Liverpool.
US President Barack Obama renews calls for Congress to approve $6bn (£3.8bn) in emergency aid to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak.
Fergal Keane reports from Donetsk in eastern Ukraine where bombing continues despite a peace deal signed in September.
Yael Farber's sell-out production of Arthur Miller's The Crucible transfers from stage to screen.
West Ham defender James Tomkins sends West Brom to a fourth straight defeat and increases the pressure on boss Alan Irvine.
US police investigate the stepfather of black shooting victim MIchael Brown for inciting illegal activity during protests in Ferguson last week.
Hundreds of mourners from the Gypsy and traveller community have attended a funeral for a man from Cardiff who died after 22 years in a coma.
More than 180 supporters of the banned Muslim Brotherhood have been sentenced to death over a 2013 attack on a police station near Cairo.
Steven Gerrard marks his return to the Liverpool side by scoring as the Reds win at bottom club Leicester.
Aston Villa end nine-match winless league run with narrow victory at wasteful Crystal Palace.
BBC News presenter Philippa Thomas had a conversation with Cleverbot, and its creator Rollo Carpenter.
Manchester United's revival continues with a fourth straight win which strengthens their top-four place in the Premier League.
A video showing three SNP councillors burning a copy of the Smith Commission report is condemned as "silly and offensive".
The Rolling Stones say they're devastated over the death of Bobby Keys who played saxophone with them.