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VIDEO: First time buyers return to market

Sat, 2014-01-04 05:10
The number of people buying their first home is thought to have risen by more than a fifth last year.

Two A&E units closed at weekends

Sat, 2014-01-04 04:49
Accident and emergency units at two Northern Ireland hospitals are to close at weekends "until further notice".

Baby birth at Sports Direct probed

Sat, 2014-01-04 04:41
Police investigate the "unusual circumstances" of the birth of a baby at a sports retail warehouse.

Schumacher health reports irk family

Sat, 2014-01-04 04:38
F1 legend Michael Schumacher's manager warns about "invalid" reports of his health, after one was quoted as saying his life was no longer in danger.

Boy, four, killed by horse on farm

Sat, 2014-01-04 04:23
A four-year-old boy has died, after apparently being crushed by a horse at his family's farm.

Man charged over multiple stabbings

Sat, 2014-01-04 04:02
A man appears in court charged with attempting to murder four people in County Antrim.

More arrests over crossbow shooting

Sat, 2014-01-04 03:43
Three more people are arrested by police in connection with a crossbow shooting in Liverpool in which a man lost part of his ear and finger.

Man arrested following death in flat

Sat, 2014-01-04 03:36
A 27-year-old man is arrested in connection with the death of Derek Moore at a flat in the Govan area of Glasgow.

England's disaster movie turns into farce

Sat, 2014-01-04 02:59
England managed the impossible, writes Tom Fordyce, by conjuring up a new low in a feeble Ashes surrender

Tube work to disrupt busy station

Sat, 2014-01-04 02:58
Tube passengers will have to contend with disruption for almost a year as two main lines will not stop at central London's Embankment station.

England a distant second - Gooch

Sat, 2014-01-04 02:57
England have been "outskilled and outcompeted" by Australia in the Ashes, says batting coach Graham Gooch.

England's tired top order has no fight - Agnew

Sat, 2014-01-04 02:06
England can now expect to suffer a 5-0 Ashes whitewash after another disastrous day in Sydney, says Jonathan Agnew

Driver killed in car crash

Sat, 2014-01-04 01:26
A 65-year-old man dies in a road accident involving three cars in County Tyrone.

Ashes catch-up: Shattered in Sydney

Sat, 2014-01-04 00:25
Catch up on the second day of the fifth Ashes Test as Australia close in on a 5-0 series whitewash against England.

Strike on eve of Bangladesh election

Fri, 2014-01-03 23:18
Bangladesh's opposition begins a two-day strike in protest at what it calls Sunday's "scandalous farce" of a general election.

Australia pile agony on England

Fri, 2014-01-03 23:14
England stagger to 23-5 and then 155 all out before Australia build an intimidating lead of 311 in the final Ashes Test.

WRU sends letter to clubs about row

Fri, 2014-01-03 22:16
The WRU sends a letter to its rank and file member clubs explaining its position in the row with the four Welsh regions.

Wild weather and Only Fools return

Fri, 2014-01-03 20:59
Narrow escapes from huge waves and news of a sitcom comeback feature on some of Saturday's front pages.

Antarctic rescue ship stuck in ice

Fri, 2014-01-03 19:56
The Chinese ship Xue Long that helped rescue passengers stranded on a research vessel in Antarctica confirms it is itself stuck in the ice.

VIDEO: Battle for western Iraq cities

Fri, 2014-01-03 19:06
Two cities in western Iraq are reportedly still partly under the control of Sunni militants linked to al-Qaeda.

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