A new world record is achieved at the 100th Mullahead ploughing match in County Armagh.
One of Turkey's best-known writers, Yasar Kemal, 92, dies in an Istanbul hospital following respiratory and organ failure.
Jeb Bush didn't just survive his journey into the conservative bear pit. By the end, he actually seemed to be enjoying it.
Wales hold their nerve in Paris to win a tight contest against France 20-13 and keep their Six Nations title hopes alive.
An Egyptian court has ruled that Hamas is a terrorist organization, according to an Egyptian state-run media organization.
People who knew the man featured in a series of ISIS execution video say he was polite and popular when growing up in the UK. Some also recall a head injury he sustained on the playground. FULL STORY
Polling ends and counting is under way in Lesotho, in a snap election aimed at resolving political tensions after an attempted coup last year.
Wayne Rooney scores a brace to beat Sunderland after Wes Brown sees red an in apparent case of mistaken identity.
In an interview taped two days before Leonard Nimoy's death, William Shatner reflects on Nimoy's legacy.
A 15-year-old boy was fatally stabbed when three men attacked him while he was cycling with friends, police say.
Eight men are jailed over a double heist on the Harry Winston jewellery shop in Paris that netted watches and jewels worth more than $100m.
A Canadian man shoveled a giant snow tunnel from his house to his car. The tunnel has been seen around the world. CNN affiliate CBC News has the story.
Two Florida law enforcement officers are under fire after video surfaced of a Fort Lauderdale officer slapping a man and a Broward Sheriff's Office deputy dragging a handcuffed woman down a hallway.
About 2,000 protesters demonstrate against the first rally in Britain by a group opposed to what it calls the "Islamisation of Europe".
Russia's President Putin vows to bring the killers of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov to justice, as world leaders demand a transparent inquiry.