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New York's theatreland enjoys its best ever season for 2014-2015, breaking box office and attendance records.
Tim Muffett reports as a revival of lidos has revived interest in outdoor swimming.
Amnesty International has accused the Palestinian group, Hamas, of a brutal campaign of abduction, torture and killings against its own people.
Former X Factor judge Louis Walsh says the show has too much singing in it and it's in need of a big shake-up.
Stories of lives changed through brain injury
Repercussions of the war in Iraq will be felt not just there but globally for many years to come, says Nick Bryant.
Ice skating in Havana's waterfront
Rare access - an Indian high court at work
How a US hiking tradition helped hide a fugitive
The plan to send ice from the Alps to Antarctica
How tough will the new voting rules be?
A genetically engineered version of a virus that normally causes cold sores shows real promise for treating skin cancer, say researchers.
A leading literary magazine that claimed to have found an unpublished poem by Philip Larkin admits that it was the work of a different writer.
The number of people falling victim to identity theft in the UK rises by almost a third in the first three months of 2015, figures from fraud prevention agency Cifas show.
Charter Communications agrees to buy media giant Time Warner Cable in a deal which values the company at $78.7bn.
An elderly woman with cancer was too ill to leave her east Belfast home as the Army tackled a pipe bomb close by on Monday night.
The number of people falling victim to identity theft in the UK has risen by almost a third, new figures suggest.
At least three people have died in the Houston area after major flooding and tornadoes swept the area over the weekend.
A Coventry man is convicted of trying to join Islamic State in Syria.