Ireland's richest man has obtained a high court injunction to prevent the country's media from reporting on details of his personal finances that were discussed in parliament.
Scottish artist Jack Vettriano announces he is giving up painting for the foreseeable future due to a recent accident.
Irish vote inspires German gay marriage cause
Rory McIlroy is unable to undo the damage of his opening 80 as a 71 leads to his third straight Irish Open missed cut.
A ban on women driving their children to school issued by a Jewish education institution is "unacceptable", Education Secretary Nicky Morgan says.
At least four people die in a bomb attack outside a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, only a week after more than 20 people were killed in a similar bombing.
Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova reach the French Open fourth round, Britwatch, Murray latest, plus quotes of the day.
Everest Sherpas say they are witnessing potentially dangerous changes in the landscape after Nepal's 7.8-magnitude earthquake and aftershocks.
The two co-champions of Thursday night's annual Scripps National Spelling Bee are sharing a trophy, marking the second year in a row the contest ended in a tie.
The rivals for the Fifa leadership, Sepp Blatter and Prince Ali, deliver final appeals to electors in a vote overshadowed by corruption allegations.
A study says Germany's birth rate has slumped to the lowest in the world, prompting fears labour market shortages will damage the economy.
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The United States has removed Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terror, allowing the country to conduct banking in the United States, among other activities.
Angela Merkel says she does not rule out future treaty changes as she promises to work "constructively" with the UK on EU reform.
Islamic State militants in Libya say they have seized the airport in Sirte, as the group continues to make advances in the country.
Turkish prosecutors launch an investigation after a newspaper releases footage it says proves the security services sent arms to Syrian rebels.
Brazil's economy shrinks 0.2% in the first quarter of the year as droughts hold back growth.
The 209 members of Fifa are voting for their new president at a congress in Zurich.
More than 100 Croatian war veterans take refuge inside a church after police disrupt their anti-government sit-in in central Zagreb.
A former Fifa vice-president, Jack Warner, who is one of those accused of accepting bribes in a corruption scandal, has told the BBC that he has never taken a bribe.