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The Catholic Primate of all-Ireland says he is praying for Northern Ireland's politicians and calls on them to enter the latest round of talks with open minds.
A huge inflatable sculpture which sparked controversy in Paris has been sabotaged days after it was installed.
A rally driver is killed after his car crashes into a reservoir during a competitive event in County Down.
A man jailed for the murder of honeymooner Anni Dewani in 2010 has died in prison in South Africa, as the trial of her husband Shrien Dewani continues.
Scientists think that a newly discovered species of dinosaur, whose remains were found after 20 years of excavation in Venezuela, maybe related to the Tyrannosaurus Rex.
Tens of thousands of people march in London, Glasgow and Belfast, calling for pay increases and an end to austerity measures.
Iraqi MPs approve new defence and interior ministers after weeks of delay, completing a unity cabinet as the government battles IS militants.
BBC Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson says he will have points on his licence for the first time in 30 years after he was caught speeding.
Australia coach Ewen McKenzie quits after the 29-28 defeat by New Zealand in Brisbane, 11 months before the World Cup.
Hurricane Gonzalo has hit Bermuda with winds of about 205km/h (127mph).
President Obama has told Americans there must not be hysteria in response to the Ebola outbreak.
Sierra Leone's president announces a shake-up of the body in charge of fighting Ebola in the country, putting the defence ministry in charge.
A South Korean man involved in planning a concert in which at least 16 people were killed has been found dead in an apparent suicide, police say.
Rotherham Council's director of children's services was paid £40,000 to leave in the wake of the child sex abuse scandal, it is revealed.
Militants kill at least 20 people, said to be mostly women and children, in the second massacre in two days near the DR Congo town of Beni.
It is a global criminal industry that is invisible to most, but in the UK many people are forced to work without rights and without pay.
HMS Caroline, a warship from World War One, is to be turned into a museum after receiving more than £11 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Learning to drive can be a tricky hurdle to overcome no matter however old you are, but for many young drivers the financial cost can be a particular challenge.
President Barack Obama's credit card was declined at a restaurant in New York City last month, he said.
A unmanned US plane on a top-secret, two-year mission to space has returned to Earth and landed in California.