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UK government borrowing was £7.4bn in March, figures show, taking the total for the financial year to £87.3bn - below the forecast made in the Budget
The number of murders and manslaughter cases in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest level for 38 years, police figures suggest.
W1A, the "mockumentary" which satirises the BBC. returns for a second series tonight
UK retail sales fall 0.5% in March month-on-month, dragged down by a 6.2% fall in sales at petrol stations, official figures show.
Bees prefer food containing neonicotinoid pesticides, according to research.
Red alert as Calbuco volcano erupts in Chile
"Major concerns" are voiced over a fire service's decision to hire a £1,250-a-day consultant to review its "culture".
The BBC's Steph McGovern reports on the events which brought the British financial system close to collapse.
Youth channel BBC Three will not move online before 2016, the channel's controller tells Broadcast magazine.
Police apologise to the principal of a County Londonderry school after three pipe bombs are found nearby.
A pilot killed during an airshow launch was a two-time winner of the British advanced aerobatics championship, it emerges.
Ex-Wales full-back Lee Byrne is forced into retirement after failing to overcome a shoulder injury, say Newport Gwent Dragons.
French police have foiled five recent terror plots, Prime Minister Manuel Valls says, amid tightened security in the wake of attacks in January.
An agreement to take down old, tattered flags in a County Armagh town leads to the removal of up to 150 union and loyalist flags within a two-day period.
A newborn baby, who lived for less than two hours, became the UK's youngest ever organ donor a year ago, it has been revealed.
Stuart Broad produces his best spell for a long time, says Jonathan Agnew, while Alastair Cook builds the perfect platform.
A helicopter is to be used to tackle a large mountain fire near homes in south Wales.
Police are investigating the discovery of a body on Calton Hill in Edinburgh.
England football and rugby union internationals Gary Cahill, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, George Ford & Jack Nowell take part in a crossbar challenge.
Northern Ireland was the only part of the UK where public sector construction work declined in the first three months of this year, a survey suggests.