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A Sinn Féin councillor is among five people arrested by police investigating paramilitary activity in County Londonderry.
A Belfast school has apologised after complaints were made about a worksheet on religious views on homosexuality.
Gwent Police is failing on all levels of policing, North Wales Police on some while Dyfed-Powys and South Wales are doing well, according to inspectors.
Tanzania's prime minister is under parliamentary pressure to resign over alleged fraudulent payments worth $120m (£76m) to an energy firm.
ABC commentator Jim Maxwell plays tribute to the "phlegmatic, laconic and affable" Phillip Hughes, who has died aged 25.
More than 70% of fresh chickens being sold in the UK are contaminated with the Campylobacter bug, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) reveals.
Two Indian teenagers found hanged in May took their own lives, investigators say, contradicting reports they were gang-raped and murdered.
Cross-code signing Sam Burgess is named on Bath's bench for Friday's Premiership game against Harlequins.
US and Yemeni troops who freed eight people held by al-Qaeda in a raid in eastern Yemen this week were looking for Western hostages who had been moved.
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A coroner breaks down in tears while summing up the inquest in to the death of a soldier killed in Afghanistan.
Spanish leader Mariano Rajoy tells MPs that most politicians are not corrupt, a day after his health minister stepped down over a kick-back scandal.
A landmark vote at the European Parliament has called for Google's search business to be separated from its other businesses.
Possibly the most important economic decisions relating to Scotland's new powers, on the size of the grant Scotland will receive in future and how much it can borrow, are yet to be taken.
Well-known Australians and cricket figures pay tribute to Phillip Hughes, who has died aged 25 after being hit by a ball.
A teacher who banned the word banter in classes leaves his job after saying "speaking up" came with a "hefty cost".
It started out with an impromptu gig performance and led to a UK tour that sold out within minutes - it's been a busy year for McBusted.
A report published on Thursday challenges received wisdom about the nature of schizophrenia.