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A review of school bus provision must be published after an eight-year-old boy was knocked down and killed in County Antrim, the chairman of Stormont's education committee says.
Events in the last week show why budget forecasting is so hard.
A man suffers serious head injuries after falling from a balcony during a concert in Portsmouth during a gig by US rock group A Day To Remember.
The robot probe Philae that made a historic landing on a comet is now stable after failing to attach to surface, scientists say.
Coaches across the UK "have probably been neglected," says new LTA director of player development Bob Brett.
World number one Novak Djokovic wants the ATP World Tour Finals to move from London in order to "promote" tennis in other areas of the world.
Though he only needs to finish second in Abu Dhabi, Lewis Hamilton should avoid being cautious, writes Alan McNish.
Children as young as four could have the chance to join savings clubs in an attempt to prevent them getting into debt later in life.
Pakistan take the final two New Zealand wickets on the final morning to seal a 231-run first Test victory in Abu Dhabi.
Hundreds of people visit a health centre for screening after 22,000 patients of Nottinghamshire dentist Desmond D'Mello are recalled.
Pupils' maths skills were "at best, average" in over half of schools inspected in Wales last year, watchdog Estyn says.
Thirteen people are arrested over a trafficking ring which saw a pregnant woman almost tricked into an abortion following a sham marriage.
Virgin Money, the UK bank part-owned by entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, says its shares will be priced at 283p each.
India and US reach a breakthrough in resolving food security, an issue which had been stalling the implementation of a global trade pact.
Earlier this year astronauts on the International Space Station shot a video showing what happens to water surface tension in microgravity
Crime in Wales has gone up by 17% over the past four years, official figures seen by BBC Wales suggest.
Chelsea target Bale move, Manchester United line up £20m bid for Miranda, Tottenham want Schneiderlin and Rodriguez, plus more.
The charity MSF says it is to host clinical trials of new Ebola treatments in West Africa, targeting patients in the first 14 days of illness.
An air and sea search is launched to find a woman missing from a ferry in the English Channel.
A delegation of families seeking justice for their deceased relatives visit Stormont Castle to meet senior politicians.