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US Secretary of State John Kerry sends former senator Gary Hart to act as his envoy at the multi-party political talks at Stormont.
A sculpture created in honour of women who served in the Land Army during World War Two - built with £85,000 in donations - is unveiled.
A young girl has had a lucky escape after part of the glass facade of a stadium in Donetsk crashed to the ground, narrowly missing her.
Naval vessels searching Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine are focusing on a bay near the capital, Stockholm.
Manchester City surrender a two-goal lead to draw at CSKA Moscow, leaving their Champions League hopes in the balance.
A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car, killing one of them, had had his passport seized by police for suspected terror ties.
Spy chief's parting warning on online privacy
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers backs misfiring Mario Balotelli to hit form in Wednesday's meeting with Real Madrid.
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.
The bodies of up to four infants "of a very young age" have been found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, say police.
Planes wobble at they come in to land at Manchester Airport, during stormy weather on Tuesday.
A fraudster admits conning a neighbour out of £40,000 by pretending to be a quadriplegic and in a coma for two years.
Jeffrey Fowle, one of three US citizens held in North Korea, has been released and is on his way home, US officials say.
Phil Taylor says he plans to retire from competitive darts in "two or three years", but will stay in the game.
International development secretary Justine Greening travels with soldiers from the Royal Army Medical Corps to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone.
The International Criminal Court warns the Kenyan government against leaking information from President Uhuru Kenyatta's case to the media.
The BBC's Damian Grammaticas speaks to Robert Iwaszkiewicz about joining the UKIP grouping in the European Parliament
The Argentine ambassador to the UK calls for the BBC to make a public apology following the row over an edition of Top Gear filmed in the South American country.
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Sir Alex Ferguson defends himself against suggestions David Moyes inherited an "antiquated" structure at Manchester United.