Great white shark 'Lydia' on course for Ireland
Crufts Live: Video and pics world's greatest dog show
A poodle named Ricky has landed the world's most prestigious dog show prize after being judged this year's Best-in-Show at Crufts.
Rio Carnival: Millions enjoy world's biggest party
Streets across Brazil have been swamped with carnival revellers, with the largest parties attracting more than one million merrymakers.
Northern Ireland Nightlife - pubs, clubs and parties 2014
The top 50 things we hate most about modern life
The Troubles gallery - John Hume detained in 1971
Favourite Ulster beauty spots - send us your pics
US author Joe McGinniss dies
Joe McGinniss, a US author and reporter who skewered the marketing of Richard Nixon in The Selling Of the President 1968 has died at the age of 71.
Caribbean seeks slavery reparations
Leaders of Caribbean nations have adopted a plan on seeking reparations for what they say are the lingering ill-effects of the Atlantic slave trade.
New Zealand plans flag change vote
New Zealand prime minister John Key has announced plans for a referendum on whether to change the national flag.
Kelly Gallagher: Interview with Co Down skier who won gold at Winter Paralympics
As a young girl growing up in a generally snow-free Northern Ireland, Kelly Gallagher's favourite toy was a skiing Barbie.
Spurs set to appeal Kaboul red card
Tottenham will appeal Younes Kaboul's red card at Chelsea on Saturday, Press Assocation Sport understands.
Sexton: Schmidt is the best coach
Joe Schmidt can spearhead an RBS Six Nations title drive against France to "eclipse" Ireland's only win in Paris for 42 years, according to Johnny Sexton.
Van Morrison's song lyrics go from stage to page
Van Morrison's classic song lyrics are to be immortalised in a new book spanning his half-century in the music business.
Ulster Orchestra chief Dr Rosa Solinas quits post
The chief executive of the Ulster Orchestra has departed after just over a year in the job.
Beckham's nerves over Only Fools
David Beckham has described how he struggled to sleep the night before making his Only Fools And Horses debut because he was so nervous.