Meteorologists have recorded the hottest day in April since 1949, with temperatures reaching 29.1C (84.4F) in the capital.
A new super hospital left in limbo by the collapse of Carillion is up to £125m over budget and patient care is being "jeopardised" by Government indecision.
Two people have died after a light aircraft crashed near Belfast International Airport, sources have said.
Plastic straws, drink stirrers and plastic-stemmed cotton buds could soon be banned from sale in England under a Government plan.
Everton boss Sam Allardyce says he has received an apology from club chairman Bill Kenwright after a survey was sent to supporters asking them how much they trust the manager, players and coaching staff.
Mauricio Pochettino believes Jose Mourinho is doing a "fantastic job" at Manchester United and says the Portuguese manager is still one of the best in the business.
A radical 100-balls-a-side competition is at the heart of plans to transform English domestic cricket in 2020.
The England and Wales Cricket Board want the new 100-balls-a-side competition to have a player draft with the organisation “confident” it can attract the world’s best players.