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European champion Gemma Steel shares her tips to cross-country success, while also looking ahead to the World Championships.
The Supreme Court is set to rule on whether Prince Charles's letters to government should be made public.
A man is in police custody following an armed standoff in a north Wales village.
The general manager of the County Antrim bakery involved in Northern Ireland's "gay cake" legal dispute has said he wished it had not resulted in a court case.
Fernando Alonso says his pre-season test crash was caused by a steering problem and rejects reports he woke up thinking he was 15.
Ross Hawkins explains the formats of the leaders' joint television appearances before the general election.
David Cameron and Ed Miliband will each be interviewed by Jeremy Paxman and face audience questions in the first general election TV special.
Sam Taylor-Johnson, the director of adult drama Fifty Shades of Grey, will not direct its planned two sequels.
Tories and Labour have in effect made it impossible for a new government to boost the tax rates for taxes that raise 75% of all Treasury revenue. Is this reckless?
The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service apologises to a 93-year-old woman who had to wait 10 hours for an ambulance to take her to Altnagelvin hospital.
Only about 400 well-off pensioners have returned their winter fuel allowance, despite a minister's appeal.
Lance Armstrong should avoid "ambushing" the Tour de France by taking part in a charity ride, says a Wada chief.
Indian police make their first arrest in connection with the rape of an elderly nun in West Bengal, a case which sparked national outrage.
A new study by the Royal Society for Public Health lists the healthiest and unhealthiest high streets in the UK, putting Shrewsbury at the top and Preston at the bottom.
Bale to remain in Spain, Liverpool and Manchester United target Barca defender, plus more.
Can anyone stop Marc Marquez? How will the British riders fare? Azi Farni looks at the new MotoGP season which starts this weekend.
A new £250m taxi plant is to be built outside Coventry, with the creation of up to 1,000 jobs.
Oil prices rise by as much as 6% after Saudi Arabia and its allies launched airstrikes on rebel targets in Yemen.
A former Premier League footballer who attempted to kill himself says that sporting bodies need to accept responsibility for dealing with mental health issues.
Fans watching music videos on YouTube and Vevo will be presented with cinema-style age certificates from Thursday.