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A fire at a shed in Clabby, County Fermanagh, that resulted in the death of seven dogs and six pups is being investigated by police.
Labour leader Ed Miliband poses for selfies with a group of women on a hen do in Chester.
AP McCoy's wife says she would "trade every winner" of his career to get the 19-time champion jockey "out in one piece".
Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr is joined by Sir Paul McCartney as he is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The 16-year-old daughter of a woman killed in an alleged attack two months ago dies after being hit by a train.
A family of six who have been reported missing may be travelling to a part of Syria controlled by Islamic State militants, police say.
China's Central Bank is to cut its bank reserve requirement ratio by one percentage point, as it aims to stimulate a cooling economy.
Prime Minister David Cameron and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon speak to Andrew Marr about the future of the United Kingdom.
Nicola Sturgeon rejects David Cameron's claim her party would seek to "break up our country" at Westminster - and Labour says the Tories and SNP are "in bed with each other".
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he could be sacked if his team fail to finish in the top four.
A man has been found dead by firefighters who were tackling a blaze at a house in Peterhead.
A campaigner who was assaulted by a UKIP councillor receives homophobic abuse on Twitter.
Prime Minister David Cameron has said that he has not been foxhunting for "years" after being asked if it was his favourite sport.
Two men are charged over the alleged attack of a 31-year-old man in Tredegar, as the victim remains in a serious condition.
About 60 cars built before World War Two take part in a rally to prove that Lincolnshire is not flat.
A woman is seriously hurt when she falls up to 11ft from one of the bronze lion sculptures in Trafalgar Square.
Former Member of the Scottish Parliament and Labour minister Tom McCabe has died at the age of 60.
Working with either the Conservatives or Labour would be "difficult" for the Liberal Democrats, Business Secretary Vince Cable says.
Saudi Arabian manufacturing and chemicals giant Sabic posts a 39% drop in net profits in the first quarter of the year.
A man police want to question over the deaths of his mother and sister in Merseyside could be in London, detectives say.