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The recovery of Northern Ireland's private sector has slowed down but "remains on track", according to data provided by the Ulster Bank.
England midfielder Jordan Henderson is a doubt for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Switzerland with an ankle injury picked up in training.
More than £900,000 is raised in a month in Scotland for the Disasters Emergency Committee appeal to help those affected by the Gaza crisis.
Five-year-old brain tumour patient Ashya King is being prepared to leave hospital in Spain for proton treatment in the Czech Republic.
The leader of Britain's trade union movement warns of a "Downton Abbey-style" society in which social mobility "has hit reverse".
Supporters of the Union step up their campaign with 10 days to go until the Scottish referendum - after a poll suggested a narrow lead for the Yes campaign.