Demis Roussos dies at age of 68
Renowned Greek singer Demis Roussos, a household name in the 1970s and 1980s across Europe and beyond, has died at the age of 68, a hospital has confirmed.
Indian cartoonist RK Laxman dies
Acclaimed Indian cartoonist RK Laxman, who created the innocuous character the "Common Man" who held up a mirror to the absurdity and silliness of Indian...
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Video: Australian PM defends Prince Philip knighthood
The Australian prime minister has defended his decision to honour the Duke of Edinburgh with a...
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Spain plane crash death toll rises
The death toll from the crash of a Greek F-16 at a Spanish military base rose to 11 after one of the French airmen who suffered serious burns died at a Madrid hospital.
Five held in French terrorism raids
French security forces have detained five people and broke up a jihadi recruiting network in a small southern town that has sent several French youths to fight in Syria and...
US snowstorm forecast downgraded
Tens of millions of people along the US East Coast hunkered down for a storm which for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they had ever seen.
Minister hopes for hostage release
Japan's deputy foreign minister has expressed hope that his fellow countryman and a Jordanian pilot held by Islamic militants will return home "with a smile on their faces" as criticisms mounted over the government's handling of the crisis.
Castro ends silence on Cuba-US thaw
Former president Fidel Castro has broken his silence over Cuba and the United States' move to restore full diplomatic relations, saying that although he does not trust Washington's politics, differences between the nations should be resolved through co-operation.
Secret service 'must be disbanded'
Argentina's president has called for an overhaul of the country's intelligence services, using her first public comments since the mysterious death of a prosecutor to reject accusations against her .
Throats cut 'to keep tots quiet'
A woman accused of trying to kill her three small children has told detectives she cut their throats with a kitchen knife to keep them quiet for her soldier husband.
City attacks 'could be war crime'
Deadly rocket attacks on the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol that "knowingly targeted civilians" broke international humanitarian law and could amount to war crimes, the United Nations' political chief has said.
US charges 'Cold War spy ring' trio
Three men have been charged in the US over a Cold War-style Russian spy ring that spoke in code, passed information hidden in bags and magazines, and tried to recruit people with ties to an unnamed New York City university.
Boy, 15, shoots his brother dead
A 15-year-old boy has accidentally shot his 13-year-old brother dead while playing "cops and robbers".
Joan Rivers' daughter sues clinic
The daughter of chat show host Joan Rivers is suing the New York clinic where her mother had an endoscopy and later died.
First beheading for new Saudi king
Saudi Arabia has executed a man convicted of raping several girls in a case that has captured the kingdom's attention and marks the first beheading carried out under newly-enthroned King Salman.
Jews 'facing demons of intolerance'
Film director Steven Spielberg has warned a group of Holocaust survivors that Jews are again facing the "perennial demons of intolerance" from anti-Semites who are provoking hate crimes and trying to strip survivors of their identify.
'At least' 10 dead as jet crashes
A Greek F-16 fighter jet crashed into other planes on the ground during Nato training in Spain, killing at least 10 people.
Merkel in call against intolerance
Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germans today have a responsibility to speak out against intolerance, with the guilt and shame of the Holocaust still strong even 70 years after the end of World War II.
Prison cells of radicals raided
The Paris prosecutor's office says authorities have found phones, USB flash drives and other equipment during searches of about 80 prison cells of Islamic radicals after terrorist attacks earlier this month.
IS forces pushed out of Syrian town
Kurdish fighters backed by intense US-led air strikes pushed Islamic State entirely out of a key Syrian town today.
Google-owned app Waze could help cop killers find police, say US officers
Police are pressuring Google to turn off a feature in its Waze maps service that allows people to see when police are nearby. The...
Yemen US Embassy closes to public
The State Department says that the US Embassy in Yemen has closed to the public over security concerns amid street violence and turmoil that is roiling the impoverished Arab country.
US state Wyoming may allow firing squads in executions
With numerous questions swirling around lethal injections as a method of execution in the US, one state has voted to revert to the use of a...
Greece elections: Who are Syriza?
Greece has a new government today as election victors Syriza thrash out a coalition deal with the right-wing Independent Greeks.
French parents banned from naming their child Nutella or Fraise
A French court has ruled against babies being called Nutella or Fraise.
Northern Ireland Nightlife: The Eg, Alibi, Parlour, Roxy, Belfast -2015
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Northern Ireland Nightlife: The Eg, Alibi, Parlour, Roxy, Belfast - December 2014
Northern Ireland Nightlife: The Eg, Alibi, Parlour, Roxy, Belfast-Nov, Dec 2014
Northern Ireland Nightlife: Sixty6, Cathedral Quarter, Belfast - December 2014
Filthy McNasty's - November 2014
Northern Ireland Nightlife: Shiro
Northern Ireland Nightlife: The Eg, Alibi, Parlour, Roxy, Belfast - November 2014
The Bot, Belfast - November 2014
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Saudi King Abdullah dead: Who is King Salman?
Man 'trapped in a time loop'
Edward Snowden 'shuns iPhones due to secret software'
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