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Passionate, obsessive, humble; schoolteacher, Guinness drinker, litter monitor: How Joe Schmidt inspired Ireland to new heights.
A hand-reared deer called Bambi is believed to have been mauled to death by dogs at a Powys wildlife park.
A 31-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of planning acts of terrorism as police search five addresses on Merseyside.
The fuel gauge of a plane which nosedived at a Flintshire airport killing two people must have been faulty, an inquest hears.
Former German President Richard von Weizsaecker is laid to rest in a state funeral in Berlin.
Police in Queensland, Australia arrest a 28-year-old man after finding 3D-printed knuckle dusters and suspected gun parts.
A High Court judge orders a charity to hand over the coffee shop it runs in the grounds of Hillsborough Castle to the government.
England lose their last World Cup warm-up game by four wickets as Pakistan prevail in a tense finish in Sydney.
The UN withdraws support for a planned offensive against rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after the government refuses to sack two generals.
The US, UK and France are closing their embassies in Yemen due to the deteriorating security situation and political crisis in the country.
Leaders meeting in Minsk know the bitter consequences of failing to find a way to de-escalate the Ukraine conflict, the BBC's Lyse Doucet reports.
Readers' photographs on the theme of shadows
Recovering Wales wing George North is out of the team to face Scotland in the Six Nations and replaced by Liam Williams.
Unlawful excavations along Hadrian's Wall are having a "damaging effect" on North East culture and archaeology, heritage groups warn.
First reviews of mummy-porn romance Fifty Shades of Grey say the film is better than the book it is based on.
Is the Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis talking nonsense when he claims he offers a solution for the whole eurozone?
The first minister says a decision to intervene at a hospital that failed to meet accident and emergency waiting times targets was a "responsible move".
Harriet Harman insists Labour's pink campaign van will help it reach women voters as social media users attack it as "patronising".
Glasgow and Birmingham will share the hosting of the Indoor Grand Prix between 2016 and 2020.
Sky shares open down more than 4% after it agrees to pay £4.1bn to show live Premier League football between 2016 and 2019.