For the first time, two gay and lesbian organisations are to take part in the St Patrick's Day parade in Boston after the organisers lifted a ban.
'I need you clothes, yours boots and you motor-racing': how F1 2015's season opener was pure box office.
Lewis Hamilton's natural ability and his success is rivalled only by F1's natural ability to shoot itself in the foot.
A specialist police team investigating the most serious and complex cases of online child abuse images has arrested 50 suspects in Northern Ireland in the past year, according to the PSNI.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is preparing to fight his final general election, many of his senior colleagues believe.
US will have to "negotiate in the end" with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Secretary of State John Kerry says.
The amount firms can invest in plants and machinery from pre-tax profits should be frozen at its current limit, a major business group has said.
A dark shadow falls across Syria as a punishing war enters its fifth year, and hope is draining from many Syrians that this nightmare will be over any time soon, writes the BBC's Lyse Doucet.
A Rotherham MP claimed £17 on expenses for the cost of a Remembrance Day poppy wreath, it is revealed.
Lib Dem health minister Norman Lamb thanks people for the support his family has received at a "painful" time due to his son's mental health issues.
A Paris Jewish supermarket reopens two months after a gunman, linked to militants who had attacked a satirical weekly, shot four people there.
A Sunday league footballer in the US has been jailed for killing a referee with a single punch after being booked.
Lord Ashdown says Tim Farron - one of the frontrunners to be a future Lib Dem leader - lacks judgement.
The Greyfairs bus station in Northampton has been reduced to rubble after more than 2,000 explosives were used to collapse the Brutalist building.
A woman who says comedian Bill Cosby assaulted her asks Nevada's lawmakers to remove the statute of limitations on reporting sexual assault.
Labour's Ed Balls and Chancellor George Osborne both refuse to rule out post-election deals with the SNP and UKIP respectively - but dismiss the ideas as "nonsense".
Crimea seems to have accepted its annexation by Russia, reports the BBC's John Simpson in Simferopol, one year on from the takeover.
Crimea's Prime Minister Sergey Aksyonov has said the region will never again be part of Ukraine as it had "returned to its historical homeland".
A South African cabinet minister, Collins Chabane, and two security staff are killed in a car crash - with President Zuma saying it is a "huge loss".
Sir Elton John wants a boycott of fashion brand Dolce and Gabbana after the pair called children born through IVF "synthetic".