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An 11-year-old boy injured in a crash in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, on Wednesday dies in hospital.
Detectives launch an investigation after the death of a man who was found on fire on a canal towpath in Blackburn.
The Afghan Taliban publish a surprise biography of the reclusive Mullah Mohammed Omar, to mark his 19th year as their supreme leader.
Italy's Elisa Longo Borghini wins the women's Tour of Flanders as Briton Lizzie Armitstead loses her UCI World Cup lead.
A Merthyr Tydfil rugby club is mourning the death of one of its coaches who collapsed during a game.
Families flee intense fighting in the Palestinian Yarmouk refugee camp in the Syrian capital Damascus, say officials.
Marcelo Bosch's last-gasp penalty sends Saracens into the European Champions Cup last four with a dramatic win over Racing Metro.
Daniel Craig has surgery after sustaining a knee injury while filming the new James Bond film, Spectre.
Fenerbahce call for the Turkish Super Lig to be suspended after their team bus was shot at by a gunman.
Ten-man Rangers move into second place in the Scottish Championship as they defeat title winners Hearts at Ibrox.
A north Belfast priest speaks of the "wonderful community effort" shown by people in the Ardoyne area in trying to save a family from a house fire.
Police investigating the deaths of four people in Gibraltar, including two children and a man from Liverpool, identify the victims.
The composure of the survivors of Kenya's al-Shabab attack shows how the massacre can become a unifying force, writes Andrew Harding.
A 16-year-old girl from Manchester is arrested by police on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism.
Two teenage boys are assaulted by a number of men with wooden bats in Cookstown, County Tyrone.
The Pope calls for an end to the persecution of Christians in conflict, particularly in Africa and the Middle East, in his Easter message.
Missing episodes of BBC comedy series Hancock’s Half Hour will be brought back to life at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, more than half a century after their original broadcast.
The UK would have higher debt, higher taxes and weaker defences if the SNP ends up "propping up a weak Ed Miliband government", the chancellor claims.
Four Ukrainian soldiers were killed in the east of the country after they were fired on by pro-Russian separatists, government officials say.
Kenyan authorities say they have identified one of the militants who attacked Garissa University, killing 148 people.