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The NHS is under too much pressure "rescuing" people from illnesses through smoking, drinking and poor diet, the health minister warns.
Teachers at some schools in north-western Pakistan have been told they can take guns into school to protect students.
Eddie Redmayne and Downton Abbey are among the winners at the Screen Actors Guild awards.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott uses Australia Day to announce a knighthood for Prince Philip, sparking criticism from lawmakers.
The impact of the dramatic general election in Greece, won by the anti-austerity Syriza party, is covered on many of the front pages.
The Newry-based property firm Parker Green International has refinanced its loans that were held by the Cerberus investment fund.
Northern Ireland's education minister is asked to explain why he approved a new Irish language school amid claims the cost is unsustainable.
The country celebrates its official national day
Weather forecasters in the United Sates are warning that more than one metre of snow is predicted to fall and airlines have already cancelled hundreds of flights.
The 2015 general election will be unlike any other - and is close to impossible to predict, says David Cowling.
Despite all the warnings, too many of us are living unhealthy lifestyles. This causes a serious burden - and not just to the individual, but to the NHS and wider society as well.
France's Le Pen family split over controversial anti-Muslim video
How did Nigeria's Boko Haram become so strong?
US Air Force UFO secrets revealed
The 100-year-old camera that has captured readers' lives
The American who changed the look of Sherlock Holmes
At least 18 people are killed in Egypt during street protests marking the fourth anniversary of the start of the 2011 uprising.
BBC Inside Out reveals a 'lost world' with the discovery of a remarkable submerged forest thousands of years old underneath the sea off eastern England.
A table at which Emily Bronte wrote Wuthering Heights and her sister Charlotte wrote Jane Eyre is returned to the family home.
A health campaign is urging people not to ignore heartburn, because it could be a sign of stomach or oesophageal cancer.