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A 14-year-old boy is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed on a bus, police say.
An investigation is continuing into the collapse of a wind turbine near Fintona in County Tyrone.
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder after a 26-year-old is stabbed to death in Manchester city centre.
Northern Ireland's politicians should be "more honest" about the impact budget cuts will have on public services, says Danske Bank's chief economist.
More people will find themselves on the streets due to a lack of options available to them, a charity warns.
Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara scores his 11th Test double century to move one behind Australia legend Don Bradman's all-time record.
Rescuers are expected to resume their search for eight crewmen who went missing after their cargo ship was found upturned in the waters off the north coast of Scotland.
Police continue their manhunt for a murder suspect who they believe killed a woman at a Cardiff hotel before fleeing to Africa.
Rob Sandford of the South Australian Country Fire Service describes how weather conditions and winds are affecting the fight against bushfires.
More than 30 homes are feared destroyed in South Australia as crews continue to battle out-of-control bushfires in the hills around Adelaide.
A team of researchers in the Netherlands has discovered that potatoes can grow in earth fed by salty sea water prompting hopes that previously unusable land could be used for agriculture.
Man charged with drug offences after batch of ecstasy feared responsible for deaths of three men in Suffolk
Tom Brook reports on the influence of gay TV characters in US shows exported worldwide and the possible backlash effect it may have in some societies.
Left-wing extremist Christodoulos Xiros, 56, from the Greek militant group November 17 has been re-arrested after almost a year on the run, police say.
Man City eye Benteke, Steven Gerrard to join LA Galaxy, Raheem Sterling agrees new Liverpool deal, plus more.
Rescuers in New Zealand call off their search for three climbers missing presumed dead on Mount Cook, also known as Aoraki.
Yeovil boss Gary Johnson tells his players not to be star-struck against Manchester United in the FA Cup on Sunday.
North Korea calls new sanctions imposed by the US in response to a cyber-attack against Sony Pictures hostile and repressive.
The search for the main wreckage of AirAsia QZ8501 in the Java Sea enters a second week, with weather still frustrating operations.
The search for eight crew believed to have been on a cargo ship which overturned off the north of Scotland is set to resume on Sunday morning.