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Why are MPs not allowed to applaud?
A toddlers' car seat is removed from sale by its manufacturer after a boy was thrown out of one into the front of his mother's car.
Tajikistan's special forces chief appears in a video claiming to have joined Islamic State forces in Syria.
European football's governing body, Uefa, holds a news conference, as the Fifa Congress takes place in Zurich amid arrests on corruption charges.
A man appears in court after a quad bike crash left a seven-year-old boy needing an amputation.
Rory McIlroy faces a battle to make the cut at the Irish Open after slumping to a first-round nine-over-par 80 at Royal County Down.
A man is banned from football matches for three years after admitting assaulting Chesterfield captain Ian Evatt after the League One club's play-off defeat at Preston.
Rafael Benitez - favourite to become Real Madrid boss - says he will be leaving Napoli after two years in charge of the club.
Arts and culture should be spared further funding cuts as the government seeks to balance the books, the new head of Arts Council England says.
The number of visitors to Northern Ireland from outside the country increased in 2014, but they spent less money, new statistics show
A malicious worm called moose that targets poorly protected home routers has been uncovered by security researchers.
The chairman of England's Football Association Greg Dyke says Fifa president Sepp Blatter ''must take responsibility'' following the arrests of several senior officials on corruption charges.
Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki loses in straight sets to Julia Goerges in the French Open second round.
Universities should show students' achievement with points scores, as well as the existing degree grades, says a higher education think tank.
Students are increasingly opting to study overseas as part of their undergraduate degrees, research suggests.
The action camera-maker GoPro reveals plans to make its own quadcopter drone, and also unveils kit to aid virtual reality filmmakers.
The donor-conceived siblings connecting across the world
Fifa president Sepp Blatter chairs an emergency meeting as football's world governing body is mired in crisis following the arrest of seven top officials.
How open is the rest of Europe to David Cameron's EU reform plans and can he win their support? The BBC's Laurence Peter examines the diplomatic battle.
A 49-year-old man dies after the cattle lorry he was driving collided with another lorry on the M74 in South Lanarkshire.