Leader will not quit over protests
Burkina Faso's veteran leader refused to resign in the face of violent protests that posed the greatest threat to his nearly three-decade rule.
Ukraine and Russia clinch gas deal
Moscow and Kiev have clinched a deal that will guarantee that Russian gas exports flows into Ukraine throughout the winter despite their intense rivalry over the fighting in eastern...
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Clown costumes banned after attacks
A small town in southern France has banned people from wearing clown costumes in the street, especially on Halloween.
North Korea begins Ebola quarantine
North Korean officials have announced they will quarantine all foreigners for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus.
10 years for German autobahn sniper
A court in Germany has sentenced a trucker to over 10 years in prison for shooting at fellow drivers more than 700 times over a five-year period.
Polanski questioned in Poland
Prosecutors in Poland have questioned film-maker Roman Polanski at the request of US prosecutors who are seeking his extradition on charges from 1977 of having sex with a minor.
Lenovo wraps up Motorola purchase
Chinese computer maker Lenovo has completed its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google in a move aimed at developing a global smartphone brand.
Malala donates prize to Gaza school
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has donated 50,000 US dollars (£31,000) to rebuild a United Nations school in Gaza which was damaged during this summer's Israel-Hamas war, the UN said.
Number of billionaires doubles since 2008
The number of dollar billionaires in the world has more than doubled to 1,645 since the financial crisis of 2008, according to a new report which warned that inequality between rich and poor is spiralling out of control.
State of emergency after poll riot
The president of Burkina Faso has declared a state of emergency following violent protests in the capital, a spokesman said.
Sweden recognises Palestinian state
Sweden's new government says it has recognised a Palestinian state, a move declared by the prime minister as a priority for the left-leaning minority coalition.
Villagers defy mudslide orders
Hundreds of desperate Sri Lankan villagers clawed through the wreckage of a deadly landslide, defying police orders after a senior disaster official said there was no chance of finding more survivors.
Ebola nurse takes bike ride
A US nurse who vowed to defy a quarantine order for health care workers who have treated Ebola patients has left her home again.
Bodies found where 3 Texans missing
Four bodies were found near the Mexican border city of Matamaros, close to where where three young Americans went missing more than two weeks ago.
Kurdish fighters arriving in Kobani
Ten Iraqi peshmerga fighters have entered the embattled Syrian border town of Kobani from Turkey, the first from a group of 150 Kurdish troops headed there, activists said.
Military jet crashes killing pilot
A military jet has crashed into a field near a naval base in Southern California, killing the pilot.
Police kill assassination suspect
Israeli police have shot and killed a Palestinian man suspected of trying to kill a hardline Jewish activist in Jerusalem, an incident that threatened to ignite simmering tensions in the city.
North Korean officials 'publicly executed for watching South Korean soap operas'
North Korea has reportedly publicly executed up at least 50 people this year, including several party officials for watching soap operas.
Canadian actor punched in face after 'Islamaphobia' experiment goes wrong in...
A social experiment that ended with an actor posing as an Islamaphobe getting punched in the face has shown that Canadians are prepared...
Isis in Syria: A general reveals the lack of communication with the US - and his...
Phones were ringing through the army headquarters in central Damascus and a veteran of Syria's 1982 war with Israel in Lebanon was...
Army troops 'in central Benghazi'
Libyan government troops have entered central Benghazi after nearly 10 days of fighting Islamic extremist militias, violence that killed dozens of people and forced hundreds of families to flee, military sources said.
Malala awarded 'Children's Nobel'
Children's rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has received the World's Children's Prize - from a global vote involving millions of youngsters.
SodaStream to close West Bank site
Israeli drink maker SodaStream International says its controversial factory in an Israeli settlement in the West Bank will be relocated next year to southern Israel.
250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide
A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains has buried scores of workers' houses at a tea estate in central Sri Lanka, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, officials said.
The National Bar
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The Botanic Inn
The Cloth Ear - Autumn 2014
Northern Ireland Nightlife: Cuckoo - October 2014
The Limelight - Oct 2014
DJ Sneak and Felix da Housecat at Belfast's T13
Toga Party at The Fly, Belfast - Freshers Week 2014
Freshers Pub Crawl - Bar With No Name
Freshers Night at Ollies, Belfast - September 2014
Freshers' Night in The Fly
The National Bar - Sept 2014
Belsonic 2014 pictures: Imagine Dragons, Soul Sister Soul Revolution and The Whereabouts fans
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Northern Ireland Nightlife: The Limelight, Belfast - August 2014
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WW1: Images of the horror, heroism, suffering and anguish
The Troubles gallery - IRA checkpoint, early 1970s
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Old school pictures: When Big Ian Paisley was little Ian
Plea to confront aid corruption
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Firms 'should state drink calories'
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Malaysia Airlines sued over flight
Two Malaysian teenage boys are suing Malaysia Airlines...
Monk to meet with Riley new
Swansea manager Garry Monk will meet referees' chief Mike Riley on Friday having...
Burgess relishing union challenge
Sam Burgess has revealed that his high-profile, six-...
Cheika keen to stop player exodus
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Grupo Corpo preview: This is so much more than samba
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Clarkson beer tweet raises hackles
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Freedom award for Sir Ian McKellen
Sir Ian McKellen has been given the freedom of the...