Former Dynasty star takes to Twitter to say she was not arrested at a protest against water meters in Dublin
Corroboration - the need for evidence to come from two sources in criminal trials - should be retained in some cases, a review recommends.
A drunk man who was driving at 119mph when he crashed into and killed an off-duty police community support officer is jailed for four-and-a-half years.
A judge in New York issues a writ of habeas corpus in a case brought by animal rights activists trying to free two chimpanzees.
Ten-time ladies world champion Reanne Evans' decade-long reign ends with defeat in the World Ladies' Snooker Championship last four.
South Africa to deploy army in parts of Johannesburg to deal with anti-immigrant violence after wave of attacks, defence minister says.
A car bomb explodes outside a popular restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing 11 people near the Central Hotel.
A man is found guilty of the murder of mother-of-five Pennie Davis, who was found stabbed to death in a field in the New Forest last year.
The management of a 999 call made by a woman murdered by a man she met on a dating website is to be reviewed.
Promoter Bob Arum is unable to explain why there are still no tickets on sale for Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao on 2 May.
Every state primary school in the UK is to be sent a copy of Magna Carta to help pupils learn how the document forms the basis of many modern freedoms.
Aston Villa & Reading are charged for pitch invasions at the end of their respective FA Cup quarter-final victories.
Shetland Islands Council loses a £14.2m appeal in a dispute with Highlands and Islands Airports (HIAL).
Two doctors are charged with manslaughter after a woman dies giving birth by emergency caesarean.
Five men are sentenced to prison in Norway for organising an illegal wolf hunt, in the country's first prosecution in such a case.
An Indonesian court sentences a US man to 18 years in jail for killing the mother of his girlfriend and hiding her body in a suitcase.
Saudi Arabia's offensive in Yemen has fuelled patriotic fervour, as the kingdom seeks to counter what it sees as growing threats, says the BBC's Kim Ghattas.
The Prince of Wales is to visit the Republic of Ireland next month for four days of engagements.
Russia's economy shrank by 2% in the first quarter of this year under the pressure of sanctions and a weak oil price, Russian PM Medvedev says.
A couple in their 70s who died in their caravan at in Newcastle, County Down, earlier this year were the victims of carbon monoxide poisoning.