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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.
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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.
The migration of the eagle hunters
How Soviet troops took revenge on German women
The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupts for the third time in eight days, sending a large plume of dark grey smoke and ash into the air.
The women flocking to take up Parkour
Mumford and Sons set the record straight on their 'new' sound
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he is not trying to win the inaugural three-day race in Yorkshire but plans to go on the attack.
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood says while a coalition with Labour would be unlikely but she would enter negotiations to get the best deal for Wales.
Nicola Sturgeon tells a live TV audience in Glasgow that the SNP would have 'big influence and big clout' in Westminster.
Lord Gus O'Donnell warns that the general election could throw up a result which puts real strain on the current electoral system, Laura Kuenssberg writes.
A Northern Ireland mountaineer returns home days after witnessing the deadly earthquake in Nepal.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says a referendum resulting in a vote to stay in the EU would not make his party redundant.