Belfast man in court accused of throwing dog at former partner The 29-year-old, of Colin Glen Green, faces charges of common assault, criminal damage and theft over the alleged incident on July 16th.

Aidan Magennis, who has two broken legs, appears in court charged with assault

The five key trends in global R&D The traditional image of R&D is of a group of scientists in a lab somewhere working on projects together. This has been overtaken by a model where multiple labs and groups around the world work on projects together. Photograph: iStock

From following the sun to clean meat, here are the latest developments in research and development

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