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The Alps crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz informed Lufthansa's flight school in 2009 of a "serious depressive episode", the airline says.
A row over Castlereagh's Robinson leisure centre has led to a court battle between two councils on their last day of business.
Security researchers say "innocent" internet users are unwittingly carrying out the attack, most likely hijacked by the Chinese government.
A Turkish prosecutor is badly wounded and two gunmen who took him hostage are killed after a shootout in Istanbul, officials say.
An election candidate is criticised for telling a woman in a gay marriage that he did not want to hear from her again.
The governor of Indiana has said that he wants state lawmakers to "fix" a religious freedom law that has created a national outcry by the end of this week.
Muhammadu Buhari wins Nigeria's presidential poll, in the country's first ever election victory by the opposition.
The RSPCA says it is looking after so many abandoned horses, donkeys and ponies that it cannot take in any more.
MPs remove Omar al-Hassi as head of Libya's Islamist-backed alternative government in Tripoli amid allegations of financial irregularities.
£135,000 was spent relocating water voles so work could begin dredging two Somerset rivers in 2014.
Nuclear talks between world powers and Iran could go on past a midnight deadline, US officials say, as delegates prepare to issue a general statement.
A large amount of cash is stolen in a daylight bank robbery in Cardiff as police search for a suspect caught on CCTV cameras.
Leeds Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott says there is no player to rival union-bound Kevin Sinfield in the modern era.
The findings of an inquiry into the killings of 34 workers at the Marikana mine in South Africa are given to President Jacob Zuma.
Tottenham Hotspur says it has struck a private deal to buy disputed land for a proposed £400m football stadium.
Incoming England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Colin Graves confirms his preference for Test matches to last four days.
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Jeremy Clarkson is to appear on planned live dates with his former Top Gear co-stars Richard Hammond and James May, BBC Worldwide announces.
Depression and heart disease drugs are to be tested in a new trial to find treatments for Multiple Sclerosis (MS).