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Justice Minister David Ford says a bomb attack in County Armagh was a "cynical" bid to lure police into a trap.
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.
A maze of World War Two tunnels under Dover's famous white cliffs is to be opened to the public for the first time.
The number of patients receiving organ transplants in Scotland has fallen by 9% to 360.
Ashley Madison, an online dating website for married people who wish to cheat on their spouse, suffers a loss of customer data.
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.
The owners of Travelodge are reportedly preparing a £1bn sale or stock market float of the hotel chain.
The abundance of raw opium in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan has led to a huge problem with drug abuse.
The granddaughter of veteran republican Peggy O'Hara defends the use of paramilitary displays at her wake and funeral.
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.
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.
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.
Andy Murray on Great Britain's Davis Cup win over France, frustration, emotion - and getting away from tennis.
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.
Inquiries are continuing into the unexplained death of a man whose body was found on the side of a road in Neath Port Talbot.
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.
The firm developing Belfast's Titanic Quarter accuses Belfast Harbour of being an "impediment" to new projects in the area.
The number of people donating their organs has increased, figures released five months before a new presumed consent scheme begins show.
A police force attends the equivalent of almost 15 mental health incidents a day, figures show.
The BBC's Mark Lowen reports from a traditional taverna in Greece on the likely impact of VAT rising from 13% to 23%.