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The permanent headquarters of the Square Kilometre Array - the world's biggest radio telescope - will be based in Britain.
Thirteen members of a loyalist flute band have been convicted of provocatively playing a sectarian tune outside a Catholic Church.
A Texas judge whose Facebook posts led to a mistrial is appealing against a ruling that she take social-media classes.
David Cameron talked about taxes, Nigel Farage talked about immigration and Ed Miliband talked to Russell Brand.
Ronnie O'Sullivan recovers from 6-3 down and is level at 8-8 against Stuart Bingham in the World Championship quarter-finals.
A court in Egypt sentences 69 Islamists to life in prison for looting and setting fire to a church in a town near Cairo in August 2013.
Hillary Clinton says Freddie Gray's death 'demands answers', while Republican candidates tread lightly - and sometimes unsuccessfully
The European Parliament adopts a resolution calling for the EU to take bolder action to deal with the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe expresses "deep repentance" over Japan's role in WW2 during a historic address to the US Congress.
A teenager who groomed his friend to kill soldiers is found guilty of preparing to commit acts of terrorism.
A mother filmed berating her son for his involvement in the Baltimore riots has spoken about the incident to US TV programme CBS This Morning.
Nasa jointly develops a plane wing that can change shape during flight, reducing drag and improving fuel efficiency.
A more radical approach to cutting teachers' workload needs to be investigated, such as sending marking overseas, researchers suggest.
Former two-weight world champion Ricky Hatton speaks to BBC Sport ahead of this weekend's super-fight in Las Vegas between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.
The BP Portrait Award reveals its 2015 shortlist, with artists from the UK, Israel and Spain in the running.
Images from the campaign trail: 29 April
Graca Machel, widow of Nelson Mandela, appeals for African unity at a memorial service for a Mozambican victim of South African xenophobic violence.
A woman has denied deliberately setting fire to a petrol pump on a Jerusalem forecourt, after being refused a cigarette by a motorist, according to local police.
Footage showing an unmanned Russian spacecraft spinning above the earth has been released by Nasa.
A British drug smuggler on death row in Indonesia calls the executions of two fellow prisoners "senseless and brutal" as her lawyer says she could be next.