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Premier League clubs introduce "mental health first aiders"
The United States has continued to carry out air-strikes against Islamic State positions around the Syrian town of Kobane, on the border with Turkey.
At least 300,000 householders in Northern Ireland will face rate rises as a result of moving into the new so-called super councils, according to figures from the Department of Finance.
Hong Kong's student protest leaders call for a major rally on later on Friday after the government calls off planned talks on democratic reform.
The Northern Ireland Executive agrees to a loan of up to £100m from the Treasury in order to avoid breaking its annual spending limits.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un misses a key political anniversary ceremony, amid speculation over his absence from public view.