The DUP and Sinn Féin reach agreement over Stormont's quarterly budget after weeks of deadlock, the BBC understands.
Russian investigators to visit MH17 crash site as Ukraine suspends military operations in the east for a day
Profit at Lloyds Banking Group falls after it is hit by PPI mis-selling charges and a Libor rate-rigging settlement.
West Ham footballer Ravel Morrison is charged with assaulting two women.
At least 20 bathers celebrating the Muslim Eid festival drown in rough seas off the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, officials say.
Sierra Leone's president declares a public health emergency to curb the deadly Ebola outbreak and order epicentres of the disease to be quarantined.
British Gas and owner Centrica report a sharp drop in profits for the first half of the year due to warmer weather.
An Australian weightlifter has been detained by police following an assault on a Welsh athlete in the Commonwealth Games athletes' village.
A British Airways pilot accused of sexually abusing children in Africa took his own life, a coroner rules.
Prince Harry says organising a Paralympic-style sporting competition for injured members of the armed forces has been a "real struggle".
Nato is poorly prepared for an attack on a member state by Russia, a group of MPs warns in a report.
A man has died after falling at least 200ft (60m) while walking just below the summit of Snowdon.
Over a quarter of Welsh children starting primary school are overweight - with more than one in 10 classed as obese, say public health officials.
Firefighters save a "huge amount" of Eastbourne Pier after a devastating fire ripped through the Victorian structure leaving only its metal skeleton.
Call it something else, says Argentina's president
French iron grill work can be found outside NOLA
“People liked the style and even though the French did not put an outpost here ... in the 1800s people looked to that as a civilization and so you find these really beautiful buildings that are part of another place and another time,” said local ...
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At the new Peninsula Paris Hotel, not far from the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe, workers are frantically hanging paintings and placing umbrellas on the rooftop terrace in preparation for this Friday's grand opening. The Peninsula combines two ...
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Argentina has defaulted on its debt - for the second time in 13 years - after last-minute talks in New York with a group of bond-holders end in failure.
Businessman David Hoare is set to be announced by the government as the new chairman of schools regulator Ofsted, the BBC understands.
Health officials in England are urging people to measure and monitor their waistlines, to help avoid type 2 diabetes.