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A vet investigating the alleged poisoning of a Crufts dog reportedly says it is "unlikely" to have happened during the competition.
Test driver Giedo van der Garde could drive for Sauber in the Australian Grand Prix after winning a court case.
The BBC's Europe Correspondent Gavin Lee has spent the day with Nato on one of the ships, as their training mission takes place.
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Health Minister Jim Wells announces a complete smoking ban in the grounds of any hospital from March 2016.
The DUP will use parliamentary time in Westminster later to call for an independent body to be put in charge of television election debates.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, a car industry group, launches a campaign to combat the 'demonisation' of diesel in the wake of a Paris ban on the cars.
An elderly woman dies in a house fire at Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan, fire crews confirm.
Will personal and professional instability derail Lewis Hamilton as another intense battle with Nico Rosberg commences?
Paramilitary troops in Pakistan raid and seal off the headquarters of the MQM party, the biggest political party in Karachi.
There are no plans to cut the speed on the section of the A470 which saw four people die in a crash.
Most Scots think job recruiters should give priority to British people over immigrants, a poll for the BBC suggests.
A 14-year-old girl who was the subject of a national alert after she went missing from home is found safe and well.
The father desperately searching for his little boy
Laws aimed at boosting Iran's population reduce women to "baby-making machines", the rights group Amnesty International warns.
Broadcasters are breaching impartiality rules and "playing politics" in the row over TV election debates, ex-BBC, ITV and Channel 4 boss Lord Grade says.
The EastEnders actor dedicates his latest award win to Katie Hopkins after they had a Twitter row about his engagement.
Fears are growing for a 14-year-old girl missing from her home after police ruled out a possible sighting.
A flight attendant involved in the Korean Air "nut rage" incident sues the airline and jailed former executive Heather Cho in New York.
The BBC is expected to scrap the remainder of the current Top Gear TV series after allegations that presenter Jeremy Clarkson punched a producer.