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Ford condemns 'cynical' bomb plot

20 July 2015 - 9:31am
Justice Minister David Ford says a bomb attack in County Armagh was a "cynical" bid to lure police into a trap.

May defends water cannon statement

20 July 2015 - 9:30am
Theresa May defends her announcement not to authorise water cannon in England and Wales, after reports Boris Johnson said she made "a song and dance" about it.

VIDEO: WW2 tunnels under Dover's white cliffs

20 July 2015 - 9:18am
A maze of World War Two tunnels under Dover's famous white cliffs is to be opened to the public for the first time.

Organ transplants fall in Scotland

20 July 2015 - 9:07am
The number of patients receiving organ transplants in Scotland has fallen by 9% to 360.

Infidelity site customer data stolen

20 July 2015 - 9:02am
Ashley Madison, an online dating website for married people who wish to cheat on their spouse, suffers a loss of customer data.

Surfer's mother watched shark attack

20 July 2015 - 8:47am
Surf champion Mick Fanning's mum says she was "terrified" to see live TV footage of her son attacked by a shark in South African waters.

Travelodge owners preparing £1bn sale

20 July 2015 - 8:37am
The owners of Travelodge are reportedly preparing a £1bn sale or stock market float of the hotel chain.

VIDEO: Helmand's drug abuse problem

20 July 2015 - 8:04am
The abundance of raw opium in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan has led to a huge problem with drug abuse.

Family defends paramilitary funeral

20 July 2015 - 8:02am
The granddaughter of veteran republican Peggy O'Hara defends the use of paramilitary displays at her wake and funeral.

'US friendly fire' kills Afghans

20 July 2015 - 7:37am
At least eight Afghan soldiers have been killed in a US air strike on an army checkpoint in Logar province south of Kabul, Afghan officials say.

Gold price falls to five-year low

20 July 2015 - 7:23am
The price of gold falls 4% to its lowest in more than five years as talk of a rise in US interest rates this year leads investors to sell the precious metal.

50 Cent sex tape case 'can proceed'

20 July 2015 - 6:50am
A US judge rules that a court case over a sex tape can go ahead against rapper 50 Cent, despite his bankruptcy filing last week.

'One-man teams don't win Davis Cup'

20 July 2015 - 6:35am
Andy Murray on Great Britain's Davis Cup win over France, frustration, emotion - and getting away from tennis.

VIDEO: Horn's-eye view from Rhino-cam

20 July 2015 - 6:31am
A British team has developed a system to help protect wild rhinos, which could be extinct within the next ten years, because they are hunted by poachers for their lucrative ivory tusks.

Body on side of road probe on going

20 July 2015 - 6:20am
Inquiries are continuing into the unexplained death of a man whose body was found on the side of a road in Neath Port Talbot.

VIDEO: Dover's 'atmospheric' WW2 tunnels

20 July 2015 - 6:16am
John Maguire reports from the World War Two tunnels built beneath the white cliffs of Dover, which are opening to the public for the first time.

Harbour 'impediment to new projects'

20 July 2015 - 6:16am
The firm developing Belfast's Titanic Quarter accuses Belfast Harbour of being an "impediment" to new projects in the area.

Organ donations up as new law looms

20 July 2015 - 6:11am
The number of people donating their organs has increased, figures released five months before a new presumed consent scheme begins show.

Mental health callouts 'at 15 a day'

20 July 2015 - 6:05am
A police force attends the equivalent of almost 15 mental health incidents a day, figures show.

VIDEO: Greek restaurants to feel the pinch

20 July 2015 - 6:05am
The BBC's Mark Lowen reports from a traditional taverna in Greece on the likely impact of VAT rising from 13% to 23%.

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