Prime Minister David Cameron says he is "really proud" that the G8 summit is being held in Northern Ireland.
Inspectors say they have "significant concerns" about the way domestic violence victims are supported by Essex Police.
Patients at a Manchester hospital are to become the first in the country to be able to pick their preferred consultant based on their previous results.
A report into the death of a trawler skipper off Devon reveals that his boat was overloaded and safety equipment did not function.
Ireland wing Simon Zebo will make his British and Irish Lions debut against New South Wales Waratahs on Saturday.
North Korea blames South Korea for "arrogant obstructions" that it says led to high-level talks planned for Wednesday being cancelled.
A jellyfish sting forces Australian athlete Chloe McCardel to abandon her attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida without a protective shark cage.
The World Bank cuts its forecast for China as it warns that global economy is transitioning towards a period of more stable, but slower growth.
Complaints by students in England and Wales against universities rose by a quarter last year to record levels, a report by a higher education watchdog says.
A severely ill 10-year-old girl to whom a US judge granted a prime spot on the adult transplant list despite her youth receives a new set of lungs.
Thousands of children have been killed in unrest in Syria since March 2011, according to a new UN report on children and armed conflict.
An accused Boston mobster who spent 17 years on the run from US authorities was a "hands-on killer", a prosecutor says at the start of his trial.
Police in Indonesia say contact has been made with kidnapped Briton Malcolm Primrose.
The authorities in Mexico say they have found the body of mayoral candidate Jaime Orozco, who had been missing since Monday.
Doctors in England and Wales see a four-fold increase in the number of children and teenagers admitted to hospital for conditions linked to obesity.
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The Treasury Committee launches an inquiry into the planned sale of more than 600 bank branches by Lloyds Banking Group.
The head of the US electronic spying agency says newly revealed telephone and internet surveillance programmes have disrupted dozens of terror plots.
Over a third of honey bee colonies were lost over the winter, according to a survey by the British Beekeepers Association
Care minister Norman Lamb is holding talks to discuss what he says is a crisis in care of the elderly and disabled at home.