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Farmers fear that thousands of sheep and cattle have died in the thick snow that has hit the UK in recent days.
Mark Simpson went to try to find a woman in Dundrod, County Antrim, who contacted BBC Newsline looking for help.
Hill farmers in County Antrim in Northern Ireland have been trying to dig out pregnant ewes buried up to four feet deep in snowdrifts.
A makeshift ski slope has appeared in Ukraine's capital Kiev after record snowfall.
A woman who lost three family members at Stafford Hospital describes how her husband, Tom, had to resort to drinking from a vase when he was a patient.
Several species of British butterflies face extinction in some areas because of last year's extremely wet weather.
North Korea says it has ordered artillery and rocket units into "combat posture" to prepare to target US bases in Hawaii, Guam and the US mainland.
A former BBC producer released without charge yesterday after being arrested by detectives investigating the Savile abuse scandal says the police operation has "gone too far".
With mobile phones part of everyday life, the city of New York holds a competition to reinvent the payphone and ensure it will remain relevant in the future.
The BBC's Home Editor, Mark Easton, was a teenager during the punk rock era and he reflects on whether today's youth has lost some of the rebelliousness of that time.
The BBC's World Affairs Editor John Simpson has covered events in Iraq for 28 years and looks at what sort of future the country faces.
Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie and Foreign Secretary William Hague have teamed up in the Democratic Republic of Congo to highlight concerns over sexual violence used during war.
The mayor of London Boris Johnson has defended BBC presenter Eddie Mair's right to ask tough questions. Mr Mair described Mr Johnson as "a nasty piece of work" during an interview.
The increased price of gas and improved drilling techniques has led to new areas being explored and extracted.
Singer Michael Buble has been speaking to the BBC's Tim Muffett about the idea for his new song, It's a Beautiful Day - a break-up song with a difference.
Wintry conditions are continuing to cause problems across the UK, with thousands of people facing a fourth day without power.
Islamist rebels have attacked Gao in northern Mali, officials say.
Eurozone finance ministers have agreed a deal on a 10bn-euro bailout for Cyprus to prevent its banking system collapsing and keep the country in the eurozone.
Muslims in Sri Lanka have voiced concerns about a growing number of anti-Muslim protests and attacks, carried out by hardline Buddhist groups.
Irish fisherman James McCarthy has described the moment he nearly died after falling into near freezing waters in the Gulf of Alaska.