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Two US climbers - who spent more than two weeks scaling the sheer face of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park - have finally reached the summit of the 3,000ft (914m) rock.
Tom Esslemont went to Notre Dame cathedral to see if recent events had worried tourists
The case against 13 footballers investigated over alleged spot-fixing in matches is dropped due to "insufficient evidence".
The opening concert of the 22nd Celtic Connections music festival will pay homage to a Scottish musical visionary who died a decade ago.
An award-winning beauty parlour is named as one of several Scottish businesses which failed to pay workers the minimum wage.
The women giving vim to Greece's anti-austerity movement
USS Carl Vinson is an aircraft carrier at the centre of air operations against IS militants in Syria and Iraq.
Indianapolis Colts linebacker Josh McNary, 26, faces charges of rape and battery resulting in bodily injury, prosecutors say.
Staff in BP's North Sea operation, which employs 4,000 people, are to be briefed on potential job losses in response to falling oil prices.
The number of properties for sale are close to historic lows, says the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
A Latin American immigrant businessman tries play it straight in the crime-ridden 1980s New York of A Most Violent Year.
Retail giant H&M and service station operator Welcome Break are among 37 firms "named and shamed" for failing to pay the minimum wage.
Amid headlines about the fight against terror, Thursday's papers also spotlight a case in which a judge said a pupil "groomed" a teacher for sex, and the Sun meets Britain's "most professional beggar"
Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama is set to be sidelined for up to five weeks with a hamstring injury.
Severe flooding in Malawi and Mozambique kills at least 42 people and leaves thousands homeless.
Talks over a long-awaited fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have moved "in a positive direction", agent says.
French President Francois Hollande insists satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo will grow stronger after the new edition sold out in hours.
The Republican-controlled House of Representatives votes to torpedo President Obama's immigration plan aimed at shielding four million undocumented people from deportation.
Northampton General Hospital confirms it is treating a woman who is suspected of having Ebola.
The health minister Jim Wells says he believes there was no need for political interference during the recent hospital pressures in Northern Ireland.