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House of Fraser in 'record' Christmas

Mon, 2015-01-05 23:27
House of Fraser, the department store chain, has reported "record" sales over the key Christmas trading period.

More stressed NHS staff signed off

Mon, 2015-01-05 23:22
Thousands of NHS staff in Scotland have been signed off work with mental health problems in the past two years, figures show.

NI missionary stable after shooting

Mon, 2015-01-05 23:03
A missionary from County Tyrone who was shot and wounded in the Democratic Republic of Congo is now stable in hospital.

VIDEO: Syrian war horrors on show in US

Mon, 2015-01-05 23:02
Graphic pictures of atrocities in Syria are on display at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. Kim Ghattas reports.

Gerrard 'impossible to replace'

Mon, 2015-01-05 22:56
Steven Gerrard’s match-winning performance against AFC Wimbledon shows his importance to Liverpool, writes Phil McNulty.

Driver dies after M4 wild boar crash

Mon, 2015-01-05 22:50
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 reject Sarver's £18m approach

Mon, 2015-01-05 22:18
Rangers tell Robert Sarver his £18m takeover approach undervalues the club but invite the American to invest.

BBC Sound Of 2015: Raury

Mon, 2015-01-05 22:16
Number four: Musical prodigy Raury, who hails from Atlanta

Rolls-Royce breaks sales record

Mon, 2015-01-05 22:15
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.

VIDEO: Deadlock over Afghan government

Mon, 2015-01-05 22:10
Ashraf Ghani was sworn in as the new Afghan president in September 2014 but he has still not formed a cabinet.

Hotel murder manhunt continues

Mon, 2015-01-05 22:09
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.

Women's lung cancer rates rocket

Mon, 2015-01-05 21:45
The number of women in Wales being diagnosed with lung cancer sees a 35% rise over a decade.

Prince Ali to run for Fifa president

Mon, 2015-01-05 21:34
Fifa vice president Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein says he will challenge Sepp Blatter for the leadership of football's governing body.

AirAsia sea search area expanded

Mon, 2015-01-05 21:27
The area being searched for a missing AirAsia plane is extended, as poor weather continues to hamper efforts to find bodies and flight recorders.

Man killed in Ballymoney shooting

Mon, 2015-01-05 21:06
A man aged in his 40s is shot dead in Ballymoney, County Antrim.

Australians warned to avoid Bali

Mon, 2015-01-05 21:01
Australians are warned to be careful in Indonesia, including Bali, because of a “high threat of terrorist attack”.

Record numbers diagnosed with cancer

Mon, 2015-01-05 20:57
A record number of people living in Northern Ireland have been diagnosed with cancer, according to figures released by Macmillan Cancer Support.

VIDEO: Should planes be tracked in real time?

Mon, 2015-01-05 20:54
The difficulties in finding wreckage of AirAsia flight QZ8501 has raised questions about whether we should be able to track airliners in real time.

Kashmir border clashes kill five

Mon, 2015-01-05 20:32
Four civilians and a soldier die as India and Pakistan continue to exchange fire in the disputed Kashmir region, officials say.

Kurds 'seize key Kobane district'

Mon, 2015-01-05 20:32
Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State in Kobane, northern Syria, have seized a key district and now control 80% of the town, activists say.