Man jailed for acid attack on teen
Man jailed for acid attack on teen
An 80-year-old man is jailed for 18 years for masterminding an acid revenge attack on his teenage ex-girlfriend.
Deal reached on welfare, sources say
Deal reached on welfare, sources say
The five executive parties at Stormont reach agreement on proposals to break the deadlock over welfare reform, the BBC learns.
Mandy Rice-Davies dies aged 70
Mandy Rice-Davies dies aged 70
Former model Mandy Rice-Davies, one of the main figures in the 1960s Profumo affair, has died from cancer at the age of 70, her publicist says.
Microsoft takes on tech scammers
Microsoft takes on tech scammers
The US software giant takes legal action against firms it alleges have been offering bogus tech support in its name to unwitting consumers.
Stem cell scandal scientist resigns
Stem cell scandal scientist resigns
A Japanese stem cell scientist at the heart of a scandal over false claims and fabricated research has resigned.
Mayor approves £175m garden bridge
Mayor approves £175m garden bridge
A controversial garden bridge is to be built across the River Thames as the Mayor of London approves the scheme.
Police Scotland face cost challenges
Police Scotland face cost challenges
Councils are urged to hold Police Scotland to account on the way national decisions impact on their own areas
Terror arrest men appear in court
Terror arrest men appear in court
Two men accused of helping a 17-year-old Cardiff boy leave the UK to join fighters in Syria will stand trial in London in June.
Fifa agrees to release Garcia report
Fifa agrees to release Garcia report
Fifa agrees to publish a 'legally appropriate version' of a disputed report into allegations of World Cup bidding corruption.
'Step change' in NI political talks
'Step change' in NI political talks
There has been a "step change" in the cross-party talks going on at Stormont, according to Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness.