A plainclothes policeman is seriously injured by a shot to the head while attempting to question a man in New York's Queens borough.
Floyd Mayweather beats Manny Pacquiao on points to maintain his unbeaten record and win the richest fight in boxing history.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spend the first night with their new baby daughter at Kensington Palace, as news of the princess's name is awaited.
A group of nearly 300 women and girls, which the Nigerian army says were freed from Boko Haram militants earlier this week, have been taken to a refugee camp in north-eastern Nigeria.
A commission set up by the Scottish government to look at the future of local taxation in Scotland is calling for evidence.
Scotland's four main party leaders prepare for a live televised debate four days before the general election.
The BBC's Alex South meets the ''ring girls'' who provide an element of glamour in the big fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas.
A baker in Manila has made a life-size edible replica of Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao, as he prepares to fight rival Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas.
A collection of tiny islands in the South China Sea are at the centre of a major international dispute with potentially far-reaching consequences.
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