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The leader of the Wales Green Party has promised to make changes that "Wales will be proud of" as the party launches its manifesto for the general election.
A theatre manager in Belfast questions why the arts in Northern Ireland receives less funding than other parts of the UK.
Action to reduce the number of children with type 1 diabetes from being admitted to hospital is needed as cases continue to rise, experts warn.
A scientific notebook compiled by World War Two codebreaker Alan Turing sells for $1m in New York.
The UN Security Council is to vote later on a resolution imposing an arms embargo on Yemen's Houthi rebels and their allies.
Police in Essex launch a murder inquiry after a man dies and two others are injured, one seriously, in an "altercation" in Clacton.
Phishing emails ensnare their first victim within 82 seconds of the attack messages being sent, suggests a report.
Four former Blackwater guards are jailed over the killing of 14 Iraqi civilians in Baghdad in 2007.
Ceremonies are being staged to mark one year since more than 200 girls were abducted in Nigeria by militant Islamists Boko Haram.
What will new visa restrictions on mainland Chinese visitors mean for Hong Kong's economy?
Russia and Ukraine agree to call for the withdrawal of more types of weapons in Ukraine's east, amid fresh fears for the truce.
A white police officer is charged with manslaughter after shooting a black man when apparently mistaking his gun for his Taser.
Asian markets headed lower on Tuesday, following the losses on Wall Street ahead of US first quarter corporate results.
Is there really such a thing as 'the women's vote'?
Launching his 2016 White House run, Republican Senator Marco Rubio says he's the embodiment of the American Dream and takes aim at leaders he says represent the past.
Two Kazakhs are due to appear in court in Austria in one of the country's most unusual murder trials, after the main suspect died in jail.
A simple breath test could help predict whether people with gut problems are at high risk of developing stomach cancer, a small study suggests.
South Asia has been witnessing an escalation in military and nuclear rivalry, somewhat overshadowed by the understandable fears of a nuclear arms race in the Middle East.
The Green Party launches its general election manifesto with a call to "take back" the NHS and a proposed 60% rate of income tax.
A Conservative government would extend the right-to-buy scheme to housing association tenants in England, David Cameron is to say, as he unveils his party's general election manifesto.