Man shot in central Dublin
A man has been shot in central Dublin.
A man has been shot in central Dublin.
Civil, religious and military commemorations have been staged across Northern Ireland to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.
Conditions at a prison branded the UK's most dangerous have stabilised but there are still concerns about safety.
Hundreds of children aged 13 and under have shotgun certificates in England and Wales, new figures reveal.
A Polish shopkeeper collapsed after being told to "leave this country" in an attack his wife believes is linked to the Brexit vote.
A same-sex couple who made arrangements with three surrogate mothers when trying to build a family have come under fire from a High Court judge.
Britons lost almost £12.6 billion on gambling last year, a rise of more than a third on five years ago.
A high-ranking MI5 officer has rejected claims that child abuse at an infamous Belfast boys' home was exploited as part of an intelligence operation.
A coroner has told a jury that evidence given at the inquest into the killing of schoolgirl Alice Gross - who is believed to have died at the hands of a foreign criminal - does not support conclusions that would "imply that any actions or inactions" of the Home Office or police...
GPs must be given direct access to tests for cancer in a bid to speed up diagnosis, a health watchdog has said.
Vandalism and graffiti on two Orange Order halls are being treated as hate crimes, police have said.
One year ago the UK was basking in the hottest July temperatures on record, but summer 2016 has fared less well with an overwhelmingly grey, drizzly and damp start.
A retired sergeant major from Co Armagh has said talking is better than war after he travelled to the Somme on a personal pilgrimage of remembrance.
EasyJet is drawing up plans to potentially move its legal headquarters out of the UK and into Europe as the business fallout from the EU referendum continues.
The Duchess of Cambridge told schoolchildren she was finding her visit to the Somme "emotional," as she toured a new museum dedicated to those lost in the bloody battle.
Five stray or unwanted dogs were put down in pounds every day last year, official figures have revealed.
Violent scenes in the James Bond movie Spectre triggered the highest number of complaints to film censors in 2015.
Three water cannon bought for Britain's largest police force for hundreds of thousands of pounds are set to be sold off - without ever being used.
Three detectives who received complaints about paedophile rocker Ian Watkins four years before his arrest will face disciplinary proceedings, a police watchdog has said.
Safety fears have been raised over the development of driverless cars in the UK after the first known fatal crash involving a self-driving vehicle in the US.
British Gas is to offer more than two million smart meter customers free electricity for eight-hour periods at weekends.
A member of the Paedophile Information Exchange, a group which campaigned for sex with children to be decriminalised, has been jailed for 24 years.
Dan Evans will be the second British player to take on Roger Federer at Wimbledon this week when he faces the Swiss star on Centre Court.
A landscape gardener who raped and brutally murdered a 15-year-old schoolgirl after she was lured to a flat by an online groomer has been told he must serve at least 35 years in prison.
Apple is reportedly considering a potential takeover bid for Jay Z's music-streaming service Tidal.
Future generations should be proud of what was achieved by Ulster men at the Battle of the Somme, a commemorative service was told.
Senior royals and politicians have led tributes to the dead of the Battle of the Somme on the 100th anniversary of the bloodiest day in British military history.
The Chancellor has abandoned his target for cleaning up the nation's finances by the end of the parliament after warning that Britain will no longer achieve a budget surplus by 2020.
Jeremy Corbyn is likely to face a leadership challenge in "the next few days", his ally and shadow chancellor John McDonnell said.
Wales fans are urging their team to "make history" as they take on Belgium in their Euro 2016 quarter-final clash.
Health professionals caring for terminally ill children must never "assume" there is a "do not resuscitate" order in place, a watchdog has said.
Prostitution laws should be urgently rewritten so sex workers are no longer criminalised for soliciting, a major new Commons report has argued.
Michael Gove declared himself "the candidate for change" as he set out his pitch to take the keys to No 10 with a speech protesting he had never wanted to become prime minister.
Police investigating the stabbing death of an elderly man in a Glasgow street have made an arrest.
Nicola Sturgeon has called for reflection on the "horrors of the Great War" as Scotland marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.
Members of Open Championship venue Royal Troon will vote on admitting women to the club today.
The "sun, sea and sangria" generation of older people is being diagnosed with deadly skin cancer at an alarming rate, a charity has warned.
Investment scam victims are losing £20,000 on average to frauds which may involve fake diamonds, bogus stocks and shares and fine wines that do not really exist, Citizens Advice is warning.
A teenager has become one of the UK's youngest ever airline pilots.
Nearly one in three health professionals have refused to be named over payments they received from drug firms.
The hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica appears to be healing, say scientists.
British tennis player Heather Watson has said she looked at Twitter abuse to "punish" herself after losing in the first round at Wimbledon.
Gardai are focusing attention on tackling the increasing number of assaults at night, a watchdog has been told.
Manchester has been hit by an earthquake - though not too many people seem to have felt it.
London's FTSE 100 Index powered ahead to its highest level for nearly a year as Bank of England boss Mark Carney signalled interest rates could be slashed over the summer.
Troops have been making final preparations at the Ulster Memorial Tower for the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.
Calls have been made to open Irish passport offices in Belfast and Londonderry after the Brexit vote sparked a surge in demand.
A major tobacco firm is to shut one of its factories in the Midlands.
Welsh fans have been praised for their "exemplary" behaviour at Euro 2016 ahead of Friday's quarter-final clash with Belgium.
The BBC has led tributes to Gordon Murray, creator and puppeteer of the Trumptonshire series, who has died at the age of 95.
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