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Northern Ireland Water is putting up charges to its 80,000 non-domestic customers from April - the first price rise in three years.
Hindsight is the main tool for legal review of critical events, says Danny Shaw - but is it always the best technique?
German police seize possessions of a co-pilot who apparently crashed his plane in the Alps killing all 150 people on board, as they investigate possible motives.
Watch highlights as Fernando Alonso returns to F1 action in first practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Annual core consumer inflation in Japan, the world's third-largest economy, stopped rising for the first time in nearly two years in February.
Muslim scholars launch a digital magazine to fight radicalisation on the web by extremist groups such as Islamic state.
Heavy rains have brought torrential floods and mudslides to parts of Peru and Chile - including the Atacama desert, one of the driest regions of the world.
A building has collapsed and another is on fire in New York City after an apparent explosion.
There is concern the Criminal Cases Review Commission is too cautious in referring suspected miscarriages of justice for appeal, says Joshua Rozenberg.
Nico Rosberg sets the pace in first practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton hits car trouble.
The public will be able to view King Richard III's sealed tomb for the first time later when Leicester Cathedral is reopened.
The typical city home in Scotland has become less affordable in the past year, according to a new report.
Politicians are urged to ensure human rights protections are stronger following the General Election.
Convicted criminals in England and Wales will have to pay up to £1,200 towards the cost of their court case under new rules, it is revealed.
Diarrhoea kills more than half a million children every year - with Pakistan, Nigeria and India having the highest death rates.
BBC News looks back at the highlights of David Cameron and Ed Miliband being questioned ahead of the general election.
A study suggests too many children are starting school unable to communicate well enough or control their behaviour.
North Korea says it has arrested two South Korean men for spying, amid ongoing tensions between the two Koreas.
Office workers need to get off their backsides and move around more, according to a new campaign.
A national body to investigate medical accidents in England should be established immediately, MPs say.