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A car is destroyed in overnight trouble in east Belfast.
Forensic examination of land in County Meath for an IRA victim whose body has been missing for almost 40 years will begin later.
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra announces its intention to take a 20% stake in one of China's biggest milk processors, Beingmate.
Two Chinese military aircraft violated Taiwan's airspace on Monday causing jets to scramble, officials say, but Beijing rejects the claim.
One of Colombia's most notorious killers, known as Popeye, who admitted to 300 murders for drug lord Pablo Escobar is freed from prison.
Did Kate Bush's comeback concert wow her fans?
Western Europe would struggle to defend itself against Russia because it has dismantled its military, a former Nato supreme commander warns.
Why so many of us are developing allergies
Candidates in Brazil's presidential election are taking part in the first televised debate of the campaign.
When China's children forget how to write
The Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire faces calls to resign in light of the damning report into child abuse in Rotherham.
The homeless man who picked up Miley Cyrus' video of the year award at MTV's VMAs is wanted by police, it has emerged.
A quarter of guide dogs working in London have been involved in a collision with a bike, a survey finds.
A farmer explains his relationship with his sheepdog, after researchers help unravel the mystery of how the animals do their job.
Panorama follows students in the run-up to exams to see if one school can honour its pledge and keep disruptive pupils in school as well as get them five GCSEs.
Scientists produce a simple mathematical model that explains how a single sheepdog can herd a large number of sheep.
Delighted fans took to their feet at London's Hammersmith Apollo to applaud Kate Bush, as she closed her first concert in 35 years on Tuesday night.
New rules mean nurses and midwives who have completed their training outside Europe will face shorter tests to check they are fit to work in the UK.
Sanjoy Majumder reports on the passing of one of India's best known and trusted icons, the Ambassador.
A report from children's charity Barnardo's says up to a third of victims of child sexual exploitation are male, much higher than previously thought.