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House of Fraser, the department store chain, has reported "record" sales over the key Christmas trading period.
Thousands of NHS staff in Scotland have been signed off work with mental health problems in the past two years, figures show.
A missionary from County Tyrone who was shot and wounded in the Democratic Republic of Congo is now stable in hospital.
Graphic pictures of atrocities in Syria are on display at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. Kim Ghattas reports.
Steven Gerrard’s match-winning performance against AFC Wimbledon shows his importance to Liverpool, writes Phil McNulty.
A driver is killed when a car crashes into a wild boar on the M4 in Wiltshire and is then hit by a lorry.
Rangers tell Robert Sarver his £18m takeover approach undervalues the club but invite the American to invest.
Number four: Musical prodigy Raury, who hails from Atlanta
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars sold a record number of cars last year, breaking through the 4,000 mark for the first time in its 111-year history.
Ashraf Ghani was sworn in as the new Afghan president in September 2014 but he has still not formed a cabinet.
An international hunt for a man wanted in connection with the murder of a woman at a hotel continues following an emotional appeal by her mother.
The number of women in Wales being diagnosed with lung cancer sees a 35% rise over a decade.
Fifa vice president Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein says he will challenge Sepp Blatter for the leadership of football's governing body.
The area being searched for a missing AirAsia plane is extended, as poor weather continues to hamper efforts to find bodies and flight recorders.
A man aged in his 40s is shot dead in Ballymoney, County Antrim.
Australians are warned to be careful in Indonesia, including Bali, because of a “high threat of terrorist attack”.
A record number of people living in Northern Ireland have been diagnosed with cancer, according to figures released by Macmillan Cancer Support.
The difficulties in finding wreckage of AirAsia flight QZ8501 has raised questions about whether we should be able to track airliners in real time.
Four civilians and a soldier die as India and Pakistan continue to exchange fire in the disputed Kashmir region, officials say.
Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State in Kobane, northern Syria, have seized a key district and now control 80% of the town, activists say.