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Three men are to appear in court charged with murdering a man in east Belfast over the Christmas holidays.
James Hook scores a last-gasp 50-metre penalty as Gloucester beat Saracens in a Premiership thriller at Kingsholm.
A Florida judge has rejected a bid for a new trial by a British businessman serving a life sentence for two murders in the 1980s.
A woman says she left a dog tied up at a railway station with its belongings in a suitcase because she believed it had been stolen.
The 61st London Boat Show sets sail
Police charge two brothers with the murder of a woman, who disappeared on Christmas Eve.
Maryland's first female Episcopal bishop will face charges over a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Baltimore, prosecutors say.
Local residents from Porte de Vincennes in Paris - where an armed man held a number of people in a kosher supermarket - gave their reaction as the siege ended.
Ireland's flagship carrier, Aer Lingus, has rejected a revised offer from British Airways owner IAG.
Glasgow Warriors go top of the Pro12 after a bruising win over Scarlets in driving wind and rain at Scotstoun.
The Cuban government releases more opposition activists, in what is believed to be part of an agreement with the US to have diplomatic links restored.
The US House has passed a bill approving the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
Unions representing hundreds of Northern Ireland Water staff reject proposals aimed at resolving a pensions dispute.
Cyprus' national carrier has ceased operations after an EU decision it must repay more than 65m euros (£50m) in illegal state aid.
Oldham Athletic director Barry Owen resigns as chairman of the club's trust after 12 years.
How much damage has the Ched Evans saga done?
Louis van Gaal admits he signed Victor Valdes knowing the former Barcelona keeper won't settle for a place on Manchester United's bench.
Radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri has been sentenced to life in prison by a court in New York for supporting terrorism.
Chris Mason's tongue-in-cheek take on politicians and the NHS
The partner of Stephane Charbonnier, the editor of Charlie Hebdo who was killed in Wednesday's attack in Paris, has told the BBC how she tried to reach him at the scene and pleaded to be with his body.