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Tributes are paid in Nepal and climbing is suspended to mark the anniversary of an avalanche on Everest that killed 16 sherpas.
The shooting of free-running badgers in culls should end, the British Veterinary Association says, explaining it is more humane to capture them first.
Stalin and storytellers haunt Russian town
A man in his 70s is robbed by an armed man in west Belfast.
An exact replica of an 18th Century French frigate has set sail on its maiden voyage - recreating a transatlantic journey to America.
Two teenage boys were arrested after trouble broke out in the Galliagh estate in Londonderry.
A schoolboy found hanged in his bedroom by father did not intend to kill himself, a coroner rules.
A sperm whale surprises scientists carrying our research in the Gulf of Mexico as it circulates their equipment.
Saudi Arabia, which is leading an air campaign against rebels in Yemen, has pledged the $274m (£183m; €255m) in aid to the country called for by the UN.
A teenager has been arrested by police in connection with the attempted murder of two brothers in Edinburgh.
The funeral of Kyle Neil whose body was found in the boot of a car in south Belfast takes place.
Zayn Malik makes his first solo appearance since quitting One Direction at the annual Asian Awards.
Fire crews remain at the scene of a blaze at a five-star hotel in the centre of Oxford.
A remembrance ceremony is held at Everest's base camp, a year after 16 Sherpas were killed in an avalanche.
Human remains discovered off the coast of Arbroath on Monday have been identified as missing Aberdeen woman Kelli Ferris.
Chester Cathedral embarks on a four-year project to build a scale model of the landmark in Lego.
A murder investigation is under way in Birmingham after a teenager was stabbed to death in the street.
A 21-year-old student from Eritrea talks about his hopes for the future after being rescued from migrant boat bound for Italy.
The search continues for a suspected killer following an unsuccessful raid on a house by armed police in Wolverhampton.
The family of a soldier found dead at a Surrey army barracks says police are stalling a second inquest into her death.