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Saturday Night Live celebrates its 40th birthday with a three-hour special featuring guests including Jack Nicholson and Robert De Niro.
Ahead of Nigeria's presidential election, Nobel-Prize winning author Wole Soyinka tells the BBC's Will Ross that both main candidates have serious flaws.
New Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood says he did not need to think long about the opportunity to replace Paul Lambert.
New rules on drone flights proposed by the US aviation authority would prevent Amazon's drone delivery plans.
The CPS is to review the decision to drop the case against a former president of the Oxford Union, after the alleged victim appeals.
France lock Pascal Pape is cited for allegedly kneeing Jamie Heaslip in the back during Ireland's Six Nations win over France.
Carnival battle in Rio
Rolls-Royce says it does not "tolerate improper business" after the Financial Times reports that the firm has been accused of being involved in the Petrobras bribery scandal.
Schools are reopening in Liberia on Monday following closure due to the epidemic of the deadly Ebola disease.
A convicted rapist, recently released from prison, is believed to have killed his parents in a double murder in central London.
The United States north-east is reeling from the latest in a series of disruptive blizzards, with temperatures up to 17C below normal.
Kevin Pietersen is joined in the 2015 IPL by Eoin Morgan and Ravi Bopara, but Alex Hales and Michael Carberry miss out.
Erotic film adaptation Fifty Shades of Grey sizzles at cinemas, taking an estimated $81.7m (£53m) at North American box offices in its first weekend.
Three women are arrested at a Glasgow cinema following an alleged attack on a man at a showing of the film Fifty Shades of Grey.
Are 51% of people really 'single'?
Schools are too frequently having to exclude pupils so they receive special support such as therapy or counselling, a report says.
Could Greece's debt problems force it out of the eurozone? BBC News takes a snapshot view of the debt crisis.
Prime Minister Manuel Valls urges Jews to stay in France, amid shock at vandalism of Jewish graves and an attack on a Danish synagogue.
A woman is turning heads on the school run by driving her children in a replica American police car from video game Need for Speed.
A university stops using prosthetic masks - designed to help trainee nurses - amid claims they could add to the mental health stigmatisation.