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Train companies are being told to do more to publicise the refunds available to passengers if their journey is delayed or cancelled.
A man accused of stabbing a hairdresser to death in the salon where she worked appears before magistrates charged with her murder.
Presenter Graham Norton says Irish broadcaster RTE's decision to pay opponents of gay marriage an 85,000 euros settlement is "moronic".
British singer Paloma Faith talks to BBC Breakfast about hiding in toilets and working with Pharrell Williams
The "condition" that makes you feel pleasure
A Northern Ireland paramedic is struck off for allowing an ambulance to run out of fuel on an emergency call.
Retail sales in the UK fell in January after the pre-Christmas surge in spending, official figures show, but sales remained stronger than a year earlier.
Ukraine's president announces a deal with the opposition, a day after dozens were killed in clashes, but the French foreign minister urges caution.
An Ethiopian woman who says she was gang-raped in Sudan is convicted of "indecent acts" after a video of the alleged attack was distributed on social media.
The parents of a baby found dead on the banks of a river in County Antrim 30 years ago are urged to contact police.
Cancer patient Sonia Wilson and Fran Woodard from Macmillan Cancer Support explain to BBC Breakfast's Naga Munchetty and Charlie Stayt why loneliness is a factor in affecting the recovery of cancer patients.
DJ Roger Johnson looks at the success of Fab 5 Freddy's song Change The Beat, sampled by everyone from Paul Hardcastle to Justin Bieber.
Alison Ingliss-Jones and Robin Aitken debate whether there is sufficient evidence to show that the use of food banks is due to benefit changes.
Fishermen say the severe winter is hitting their business hard amid warnings the industry around the Welsh coastline is on a precipice.
Stuart Broad says a "disaster" of a winter forced the changes that resulted in Kevin Pietersen's England departure.
Nepal decides to deploy a team of security officials at Everest base camp, in a bid to avert brawls between climbers, officials say.
The producers of Oscar-nominated film Wolf of Wall Street face a $25m (£15m) legal action from a former stockbroker who alleges he is depicted as a "depraved" drug-fuelled criminal.
Magistrates should be moved to police stations at peak times to dispense on-the-spot justice, a report by the Policy Exchange think tank says.
Damage during the recent floods could have been prevented if the correct water management techniques had been used, says a group of experts.
The offshore industry's helicopter safety group is set to meet to discuss a raft of recommendations made by aviation regulators.