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The independent unionist Northern Ireland Assembly member David McClarty has died after an illness.
British Paralympic champion Danielle Brown fears athletes with 'invisible' disabilities will suffer after rule changes.
Former politician Ann Widdecombe has defended women MPs participating during Prime Minister's Questions.
Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine refuse to leave official buildings, just hours after an international deal was reached to defuse the crisis.
Lewis Hamilton heads Ferrari's Fernando Alonso as the Mercedes driver sets the pace in Friday practice at the Chinese GP.
A 4x4 vehicle is destroyed in a petrol bomb attack in County Antrim.
Holidaymakers are urged to take care over the holiday weekend, as good weather is expected to attract crowds to resorts and attractions in Wales.
An 18-year-old British man has died in Syria, the Foreign Office confirms.
The North East town of South Shields is commemorating the Passion of Christ on Good Friday in a different way.
A stack of 12 bars of gold were recovered from the stomach of a businessman in the Indian capital, Delhi, a surgeon treating him tells the BBC.
The Irish Dancing Commission has recently stopped children under the age of 10 from wearing make-up during competitions.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have made an appearance at Sydney's Royal Easter Show, during their tour of Australia.
How zoos plan for a lion escape
Around the world Christians are marking Holy Week in the run up to Easter, but for Syria's Christians, it is also an anxious time as the country's war drags on into a fourth year.
China jails four more activists linked to the Xu Zhiyong-founded New Citizens' Movement, which seeks government transparency.
Six people are reported to have been killed after an early-morning avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest.
Female insects with 'penises' have been discovered in Brazil - the first example of an animal with sex-reversed genitalia.
Channel Tunnel rail services are expected to return to normal on Good Friday morning after being hit by severe disruption.
President Obama says it remains to be seen whether Russia will honour a deal to calm tensions in Ukraine, reached at multi-party talks in Geneva.
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso welcomes his new team principal to Formula 1 by setting the pace in first practice at the Chinese Grand Prix.