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A virtuoso performance - at a bomb site
England is set for more record-breaking warm years like 2014, say scientists.
GP out-of-hours services provided by commercial companies perform slightly worse than NHS or not-for-profit equivalents, an analysis shows.
Asian markets head lower despite a slew of economic data from the world's third largest economy, Japan, showing signs of a recovery.
Factory activity in the world's second largest economy, China, steadied in April, coming in slightly above market expectations.
A judge in Austria turns down a US bid to extradite Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash, ruling that not enough evidence has been presented.
David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg have faced tough questions from a Question Time audience in the final TV event of the campaign.
President Barack Obama has chosen his hometown of Chicago as the location for his presidential library, ahead of New York City and Hawaii, US media report.
Towns and villages near the epicentre of Saturday's earthquake in Nepal have suffered "almost total devastation", the Red Cross says.
The Church of England will sell investments worth £12m in companies where more than 10% of revenue comes from the "worst-polluting" of fossil fuels.
China has banned individuals and organisations from issuing unofficial weather forecasts from 1 May.
The press examines Thursday's televised grilling of the three main party leaders, with some saying Ed Miliband "stumbled" over Labour's economic record and others focusing on his rejection of a pact with the SNP.
Egyptian Bassem Youssef - hailed as the Middle East's answer to popular US TV satirist Jon Stewart - presents his own take on the state of his country and the turmoil engulfing the wider region.
Russian websites that help people download pirated movies, music and software are being warned by the authorities to mend their ways.
Labour leader Ed Miliband will urge Scots to reconnect with their Labour-supporting history as campaigning prepares to enter the final weekend.
Opening up football careers to more than just men
Home-owners wanting to take advantage of tumbling mortgage rates are being warned to look out for high fees attached to them.
What's Batman about to reveal?
Highlights of the 90 minute Question Time special in 90 seconds.
Riders prepare for the start of the first Tour de Yorkshire, inspired by the success of last year's Grand Depart.