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A property developer admits making illegal alterations to a Monmouthshire house that is said to have inspired the hymn All Things Bright and Beautiful.
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg tells the BBC's Kamal Ahmed that the party will not enter into any coalition that does not guarantee protection for the education system ''from cradle to college''.
British number one Heather Watson loses 7-5 3-6 7-6 (7-5) to Slovenia's Polona Hercog in the Prague Open first round.
A former senior nurse is jailed for 18 years for raping unconscious women at a hospital in Oxfordshire.
Thousands have gathered in Baltimore to attend the funeral service for Freddie Gray, after a weekend of violent protests over his custody death.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni orders security agencies to re-introduce military training for civilians to counter the threat from al-Shabab.
The case of a notorious child killer who became the first man to be convicted under DNA evidence is being considered by the Parole Board.
Mark Cavendish makes it back-to-back stage wins at the start of the Tour of Turkey with victory in Antalya.
Japan and the US are expected to unveil new guidelines on their defence co-operation ahead as Japanese leader Shinzo Abe visits the US for talks.
Prominent Syrian dissident Louay Hussein evades a travel ban and flees to Spain before the end of his trial for "weakening national sentiment".
Polish border guards block entry to 10 bikers described as members of a pro-Putin group seen as provocative by the Polish government.
Images from the campaign trail: 27 April
Shaun Murphy eases past Joe Perry 13-5 to reach the quarter-finals of the World Championship in Sheffield.
Six women and four men go on trial accused of abusing five young children and treating them as "sexual playthings".
Valve boss Gabe Newell has defended the company's decision to let developers of some game modifications or 'mods' charge for their creations.
How will politicians deal with a future recession, asks Duncan Weldon.
Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer believes the club are "in a mess" as they fight for Premier League survival.
Dozens of British and Irish people are among the missing, as the Disasters Emergency Committee announces an appeal to aid survivors of the Nepal earthquake.
What now for AP McCoy? Former champion jockey Richard Dunwoody gives an insight into life after the winning post.
China has become the second-largest wine-growing area in the world after Spain, pushing France into third place, figures show.