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Batsman Jonathan Trott retires from international cricket, ending an eight-year England career.
France's National Front suspends founder Jean-Marie Le Pen over a series of inflammatory remarks and a feud with his daughter Marine.
The family of a man whose body was found in a flat in Fife last week have paid tribute to him.
Italy's parliament approves a far-reaching electoral reform that aims to give the country greater political stability.
Two gunmen have been shot dead after they opened fire outside a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a suburb of Dallas, US police say.
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder after a prisoner is found dead in a London jail.
The daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has been named as Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.
Will Ross, reports from Adamawa State where the freed civilians are being housed and given help before they can be resettled back home.
A large fire rips through a derelict former hotel in Hull, which was being prepared for demolition amid fears over its safety.
US networks force clips of the Mayweather v Pacquiao boxing match offline, but failed to prevent a new app showing live streams of the bout.
A girl who died in a speedboat accident was trapped under the vessel after her buoyancy aid snagged on part of the boat, say police.
Senior Labour figures are considering the option of forming a minority coalition with the Liberal Democrats, reports the BBC's deputy political editor James Landale.
Chancellor Angela Merkel comes under pressure inside her government to disclose a list of spying targets handed to German intelligence by the US.
A partially severed diamond-studded ear is found on a pavement after it was bitten off a man during a fight.
On day 35 of the UK election campaign, Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy and comedian Eddie Izzard were heckled by opponents in Glasgow.
A firefighter says he has been humbled by the resilience of people in areas of Nepal where villages were wiped out by a devastating earthquake.
Stuart Bingham wins six frames in Monday's first session to take a 14-11 lead over Shaun Murphy in the World Championship final.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station celebrate Star Wars Day with a movie pick that may surprise some fans.
Chelsea face Notts County in the first ever FA Women's Cup final to be held at Wembley after a 1-0 semi-final win over Manchester City.
A Londonderry woman who was caught up in the Nepal earthquake describes how she narrowly escaped injury.