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A man is injured following a shooting on the outskirts of west Belfast.
Reported cases of concussion in English professional rugby rise by 59% in the 2013-14 season, according to an audit.
A US police officer pleads not guilty to charges in the case of the fatal shooting of an unarmed man in a block of flats in New York City.
"American Sniper" Chris Kyle described his killer as "nuts" in a text to a friend moments before they were both shot dead by a former Marine, a court was told.
Two-time world champion Becky James suffers a setback in her recovery from a knee injury, says Shane Sutton.
A last-minute goal from Willian gives Chelsea a victory over Everton that keeps their seven-point Premier League lead intact.
Substitute Chris Smalling scores twice as Manchester United overcome Burnley to climb up to third in the table.
Sergio Aguero scores his first goals since December as Manchester City secure a dominant victory at Stoke.
A mechanical fault caused a British tank to career off a road in Germany and crash into an elderly couple's garden fence, the MoD says.
The wife of the man accused of killing three Muslim students in North Carolina said the attack was due to a parking dispute, not religious hate.
An explosion on an offshore oil and gas platform operated by Brazil's Petrobras kills at least three workers.
The number of new cases of Ebola has risen in West Africa for the second week in a row, the World Health Organization says.
Genome sequences reveal frequent interbreeding between the famous Galapagos finches, as well as discovering one gene strongly linked to their different beak shapes.
Why bicycles are making a comeback in Taiwan
Aston Villa sack manager Paul Lambert after the club dropped into the Premier League relegation zone.
The captain of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia has been found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 16 years in prison.
Former England captain Michael Vaughan picks some stars to look out for in the upcoming Cricket World Cup 2015.
Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino is jailed for 16 years for the manslaughter of 32 people who died when the cruise ship sank in 2012.
Ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn tells his pimping trial in France that he is annoyed with persistent questions about his sexual preferences.
Drilling and engineering contractor KCA Deutag announces proposals to cut up to 500 jobs worldwide, including 230 North Sea posts.