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Sim Bhullar becomes the first player of Indian descent in the NBA, playing 16 seconds for Sacramento Kings.
One of Australia's biggest lenders, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), wins an appeal against a landmark court ruling that some of its late fees were unfair.
The man who died when his light aircraft crash landed at Newtownards Airfield in County Down on Tuesday has been named locally as Stephen McKnight.
England full-back Sam Tomkins will leave New Zealand and return to Super League because of homesickness.
The Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, has arrived in Moscow for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a critical time for Athens.
Ryanair, Aer Lingus and Easyjet cancel flights on Wednesday as a result of planned industrial action by French air traffic controllers.
A North Korean defector to the South says he has flown thousands of copies of controversial comedy The Interview over the border by balloon.
Classroom standards could be hit if more attention is not given to keeping supply teachers up to date with the latest training, warns a union.
The care given to an 86-year-old woman who waited six hours to see a doctor after having a stroke in hospital was inadequate, an ombudsman rules.