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
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Thousands flocking to Cheltenham
One of the biggest events in the horse racing calendar gets under way today as thousands of Irish punters descend on Cheltenham for Gold Cup week.
World powers discuss Russia action
World powers will meet in London today to thrash out details of sanctions to be levelled against senior Russian officials if Moscow fails to reduce tensions in Ukraine.
Father defies court order over sons
A Russian academic embroiled in an international tug-of-love dispute with his British-based former wife has gone into hiding with their two sons in defiance of a court order, lawyers say.
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.