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One of Nigeria's largest banks is closing branches because of the fuel scarcity as the shortage threatens the economy ahead of the presidential inauguration.
Two people die in a four-vehicle crash near Peniel in Carmarthenshire, say Dyfed-Powys Police.
In what will be its greatest challenge yet, the zero-fuel aeroplane Solar Impulse will try to fly non-stop from China to Hawaii - a journey of more than 8,000km across the Pacific Ocean.
Dan Walker is joined by Phil Neville and Mark Lawrenson as they look ahead to the Championship play-off final at Wembley.
A multi-purpose sports venue opens on the site of a former Burberry clothes factory in Rhondda Cynon Taff.
Limited devolution may be harming road safety progress in Wales, the motoring charity RAC Foundation claims.
China will cut import taxes on consumer goods by an average of more than 50%, in a bid to kick-start its economy.
A new exhibition in Coventry has been opened to explore children's television produced in the UK over the last 70 years.
The BBC's Steph McGovern reports on whether there is still a need for banks to have a high street presence, as people can access their account and perform most of their transactions online or over the phone.
Japanese shares close at a 15-year high after data showed the country's trade account fell into a deficit in April, but was still better than expected.
An Australian man who imprisoned a Dutch backpacker in a hotel room for six weeks, repeatedly raping and beating her, is jailed for 17 years.
Air crash investigators are examining the scene of a crash in which two men were killed in the Republic of Ireland.
The former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is sentenced to eight months in prison in a corruption trial.
Three famous ocean liners are meeting in Liverpool on Monday, for a majestic display to mark the 175th anniversary of the shipping line Cunard.
The governing People's Party in Spain has suffered heavy losses in regional and local elections.
The yes result in the same-sex marriage referendum in the Republic of Ireland leads to calls for its introduction in Northern Ireland.
There are no differences in the eyesight of dyslexics and non-dyslexics, say researchers
A rare bird may become extinct in Syria because of the capture of Palmyra by Islamic State, experts say.
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says that the city of Ramadi could be taken back from Islamic State militants "in days".
The hunt for a man suspected of killing his six-year-old sister, his mother and her partner in Oxfordshire enters its second day.