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Solar Impulse, the fuel-free aeroplane, heads out of Myanmar and on to China on leg five of its attempt to fly around the world.
Counting is under way in Nigeria's presidential election, which has been praised by the UN despite technical problems and violence.
Luis Suarez says Liverpool are the only team he would play for in England if he ever returned to the Premier League.
Executives at the Dutch bank ABN Amro have renounced a €100,000 allowance after a public outcry over the extra pay.
Malaysian journalist's satirical video prompts threats
Asking Indian men a question they are not used to hearing
Three days on from a massive gas blast in New York that flattened three buildings, a body is found in rubble.
Italian legend Valentino Rossi wins the opening race of the 2015 MotoGP season in a thrilling finish in Qatar.
Visually impaired cyclists Neil Fachie and Sophie Thornhill win para-cycling world sprint titles as Britain top the medals table.
Swiss firm Dufry buys a controlling stake in World Duty Free from the Benetton family, creating the world's largest travel retailer.
Jess Glynne tops the UK singles chart for the first time as a solo artist with her track Hold My Hand.
Kyle Lafferty continues his hot goalscoring streak as Northern Ireland beat Finland to boost their chances of making Euro 2016.
Steven Fletcher scores Scotland's first hat-trick for 46 years as they record an emphatic 6-1 victory over Gibraltar.
Football fans are being given the chance to vote for the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2015 from a five-player shortlist.
As forensics teams say they have isolated 78 strands of DNA at the Germanwings Alps crash site, more details of the plane's final moments have reportedly been leaked to German media.
A family whose five-year-old daughter was raped - and whose 12-year old rapist was let off with a caution - has called on the police to re-examine the case.
Ferrari's victory in Malaysia was just what Formula 1 needed, just don't expect Fernando Alonso to agree with you.
Britain's Andy Murray beats Colombian Santiago Giraldo to claim his 499th career win and reach round four at the Miami Open.
Police trace the grandparents of a young girl taken to hospital after being found wandering alone in Grangemouth.
Leaving the European Union would be an act of economic "self harm" and could risk the UK recovery, Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says.