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Finance Minister Simon Hamilton will officially unveil the budget at Stormont later.
Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers is due to appear before the Westminster committee investigating the On the Runs scheme.
EU foreign ministers are meeting to discuss the threat of terrorism in Europe in the wake of recent deadly attacks in France.
Coming-of-age drama Boyhood has added to its haul of film awards by winning the top prize from the London Critics' Circle.
The trade in bees used for honey or to pollinate crops could have a devastating impact on wild bees and other insects, say scientists.
Houthi rebels exchange fire with the army in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, two days after they abducted the president's chief of staff.
Wealth amassed by the richest 1% will soon overtake the amount owned by everyone else in the world, says charity group Oxfam.
Protests continue at Australia's Manus Island asylum detention camp in PNG, with hundreds of detainees reportedly on hunger strike and some barricaded in.
More than 170 people are killed and 200,000 displaced by torrential rain and flooding in Malawi.
Andy Murray makes a solid start to his Australian Open campaign with a straight-sets win over India's Yuki Bhambri in Melbourne.
Pope Francis leaves the Philippines at the end of his six-day tour of Asia.
Pope Francis departs for Rome after drawing huge crowds and spreading a message of alleviating poverty in the Philippines.
Hundreds of people hold a candlelit vigil outside the Acropolis Museum in Athens to call for the return of the Parthenon Marbles.
Executing Australian smugglers will not solve Indonesia's drug problem, FM Julie Bishop says, a day after six traffickers were executed in Indonesia.
Cyberwar could be the defining story for a generation, but journalists face an unprecedented challenge in reporting accurately.
Mainland Chinese shares open almost 6% lower on Monday as brokerages fell on a crackdown by authorities over margin trading.
The Tories are committed to achieving full employment, David Cameron is to say as he announces plans for more loans for new firms.
Police in Florida arrest two teenagers who have been on the run for two weeks after eluding officers in several US states.
The Ukrainian military says it has reclaimed almost all of Donetsk airport from separatist rebels after launching what it described as a "massive operation" overnight.
Ahead of Zambia's presidential election - called after Michael Sata died in office last year - the BBC's Nomsa Maseko looks at five things you need to know about the poll.