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Footage shows aftermath of bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, that police say left at least 34 people dead.
Champions Atletico Madrid upset Real Madrid's title challenge with an impressive win over their city rivals.
Chelsea move seven points clear at the top of the Premier League with victory at struggling Aston Villa.
A couple escapes injury in a shooting at a house in Pomeroy, County Tyrone.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says England should select Tottenham striker Harry Kane.
Fears in the US over the safety of caramel colouring used by Newcastle Brown Ale has prompted changes to the recipe.
Ireland start slowly but second-half tries from Conor Murray and Tommy O'Donnell help them to a 26-3 Six Nations win in Italy.
Yemen's Houthi rebels offer an 'extended hand' to other political factions after their takeover of Yemen opponents call a coup.
A man who raped a 15-year-old girl at the rubbish tip he ran in Carluke, Lanarkshire, has died in prison, the Scottish Prison Service confirms.
The family of a six-year-old boy in the US state of Missouri staged his kidnapping to "scare" him, because he was too nice to strangers, police say.
The career of retiring 19-time champion jockey AP McCoy
Labour leader Ed Miliband is not anti-business and firms will become "more reassured" about his stance by the election, Lord Mandelson has said.
Taiwan's TransAsia cancels 90 flights as pilots are sent for training, while officials look into why an engine was switched off before Wednesday's crash.
World Rugby asks the WRU if Wales followed "all concussion" protocols with George North's injury against England.
Harry Kane scores two goals as Tottenham come from behind to beat Arsenal in an entertaining north London derby
Nineteen-times champion jump jockey AP McCoy announces he will retire at the end of the 2014-15 season.
A teenage boy is taken to hospital after being assaulted with the chain of a dog lead at football pitches in north Belfast.
A painting of two Tahitian girls by the French artist Paul Gauguin has been sold for $300m (£197m), making it the most expensive work of art ever sold.
Two women are threatened by a man with a large knife during an attempted armed robbery in Belfast.
The recipe for Newcastle Brown Ale is to change amid US fears it contains a potentially cancer-causing colouring.