The expansion of Ulster University's Magee campus in Londonderry would be an economic "game-changer" for the area, a leading Derry businessman says.
A 880-passenger cruise ship which was travelling between Spain and Lanzarote is without power off the coast of Morocco after a fire in the engine room.
Fighters from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram launch an attack on the key city of Maiduguri in north-eastern Nigeria, reports say.
An investigation is launched into allegations of fraud and overspending at the trust which runs Broadmoor high security hospital.
A missing dog whose owner hired a helicopter to look for her is found drowned a few miles from where she disappeared on Anglesey.
Police in Kosovo have fired teargas to disperse thousands of ethnic Albanians after violence at the end of an anti-government protest in the capital Pristina on Saturday.
Michael Keaton's film Birdman emerges as a strong contender for the Academy Awards after being given the Producers Guild of America's top prize.
US President Barack Obama calls Japan's PM to offer condolences after the apparent murder of a Japanese hostage by Islamic State.
The US space agency's mission to Pluto is about to take its first pictures of the mysterious icy world.
Nasa's mission to Pluto gets under way in earnest as the New Horizons probe starts taking the pictures needed for July's close fly-by.
Scientists at the University of Rochester in New York have developed "self-cleaning" metal that enables water droplets to gather dust particles, then bounce and slide away.
US President Barack Obama arrives in India for a three-day visit, protected by one of the country's biggest-ever security operations.
Billions of pounds owed in child maintenance may never be recovered, government accounts show - though ministers say the debts are not "forgotten".
Maria Sharapova will face Eugenie Bouchard, while Rafael Nadal is also through to the Australian Open quarter-finals.
The defection of a UKIP MEP to the Conservatives, and a policy to provide some prisoners with keys to their own cells, are two of the topics covered in Sunday's press.
An MEP who defected from UKIP to the Conservatives has branded his old party a "vanity project" for its leader Nigel Farage, who runs it "like a dictator".
A council says it has "started work" on bringing 11 or more prosecutions over a "mile-long" fly-tipping site in Essex.
Libya's Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia confirms its leader Mohammad al-Zahawi has died, after apparently being wounded in October.
People in Bolivia have been holding a fair with a difference. Everything is in miniature.
Greater efforts are being put into ridding US baseball of the tradition of chewing tobacco which has been linked to cancer deaths.