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In a move likely to be popular with London's black cab drivers, Boris Johnson is backing laws which could restrict growth of the taxi app Uber.
Ireland, Poland, Iceland and Switzerland fail to qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest after the second semi-final in Vienna.
Why is the legal high more dangerous than cannabis?
Nationwide building society reports a 54% rise in annual pre-tax profit to £1.04bn as it regains its position as the UK's second-largest mortgage lender.
Steven Gerrard had the iconic moments but Frank Lampard won more. Phil McNulty grapples with a long-standing question.
It's the Caption Challenge.
Director Danny Boyle takes part in the opening ceremony for a new £25m arts centre named Home in Manchester.
Reporter Simon Jones talks about being woken up by a 4.2 magnitude earthquake which originated near Sandwich in Kent.
The number of babies subject to special guardianship orders in England has tripled in two years, according to data obtained by the BBC.
The Presbyterian Mutual Society (PMS) could only make half of its scheduled bailout loan repayments to the Department of Enterprise (DETI) in 2013 and 2014.
Dogs may have been domesticated much earlier than previously though, Swedish researchers suggest.
A 49-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder following a fatal house fire in Torfaen is released by police.
Jayaram Jayalalitha is set to return as the chief minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu after the governor invites her to form a new ministry.
Former BBC News NI political correspondent Martina Purdy talks about her new life as a nun on Songs of Praise
Prince Charles is to visit Northern Ireland's oldest peace and reconciliation centre on the final day of his cross-border visit to the island of Ireland.
An extra £7.6m a year will be invested to improve mental health services for children and young people.
Islamic State militants have seized the last government-controlled border crossing between Syria and Iraq, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.
Prime Minister David Cameron is to begin discussions with other European leaders on his plans to renegotiate Britain's relationship with the EU.
Six Baltimore police officers accused in the death of US man Freddie Gray have been charged by a grand jury, the state prosecutor confirms.
Film director Danny Boyle expresses concern about the gathering of personal data by companies such as Facebook and Google.