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The governor of Indiana is poised to enact a "religious freedom" law, which opponents say will allow state businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians.
United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III says Tiger Woods is confident of qualifying for the 2016 team.
More than 2,000 people attend a show of support in Belfast for a County Antrim bakery which refused to make a cake bearing a slogan supporting gay marriage.
Chile declares a national alert as wildfires sweep through three national parks and reserves in the middle of a long drought.
Belfast Metropolitan College says it may have to cut its workforce by more than 100, to cope with a budget reduction by the Assembly.
US President Obama says prospects for a Mid-East two-state solution are "dim", but says his relations with the Israeli leader are not a problem.
A memorial mass for students and teachers on a plane that crashed in the French Alps has been taking place in the German town of Haltern, as Katya Adler reports.
Richard Westcott looks at what could have caused the Airbus A320 to lose altitude so suddenly.
The SNP would block a minority Conservative government by voting down its Queen's Speech if it holds the post-election balance of power, its former leader Alex Salmond says.
Will Sim card crackdown thwart Pakistan's militants?
A candlelight vigil has been held in the German town of Haltern for the students and teachers lost in the Germanwings plane crash.
A Detroit mother is arrested after officials find two of her children dead inside her freezer.
Vicki Young find out what voters in Hove make of David Cameron's decision to rule out a third term as prime minister.
BBC Sport considers the likelihood of an England bid for the 2026 World Cup finals.
About 500 children are missing from a Nigerian town recaptured from militant Islamist group Boko Haram, a former resident tells the BBC.
A UKIP election candidate quits the party over comments made by the party's only Scottish MEP about a Scottish government minister.
Four men admit involvement in a major disturbance which broke out as a protest march against the Gaza conflict passed by drinkers in Cardiff.
The United Nations votes to extend staff benefits to same-sex couples working for the UN, defeating Russian-led opposition to the measure.
Three men are jailed after police uncovered a drugs haul worth more than £5.5m.
The BBC's arts editor, Will Gompertz, has been to the design museum to see some of the latest cutting edge designs shortlisted for the Designs of the Year awards.