Sick absence rates among council staff were at their highest since 1990, the local government auditor for Northern Ireland said.
A review of standards at Birmingham’s Winson Green prison has questioned an “inexplicable” failure to secure funding for scanners to prevent drugs being smuggled into the jail.
Emily Atack said she has done some “soul-searching” as she deals with adulthood.
A 15-year-old Kansas boy got a large knife embedded in his face, and doctors say he is extremely lucky.
Tommy Fury has stolen a kiss from Love Island partner Molly-Mae Hague.
Several people have been arrested after climate change campaigners blocked a main route in the centre of Edinburgh.
Toni Duggan believes Phil Neville’s England are “not far behind” what she sees at Barcelona in terms of playing out from the back.
The Pentagon has released new photos it says show that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard was responsible for attacks last week on two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf, as US officials announced 1,000 additional troops will be sent to the Middle East.
Anne Youngson was among the winners at the Society of Authors’ Awards after publishing her first novel in her 70s.
Four people have been shot and wounded as a victory rally for NBA title winners the Toronto Raptors turned into a stampede.