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People gather to see the best solar eclipse in years
Soil from the village where Richard III was born will be placed in his coffin when he is reburied, after a donation from the owner of the former king's birthplace.
In his first interview since being sued for copyright for $7.3m (£4.8m) Pharrell Williams warns other musicians could face similar legal action.
Fighting is continuing around the government-controlled town of Peski in eastern Ukraine despite the ceasefire.
Watch the best moments so far from this year's Six Nations Championship before the weekend's deciding matches.
Allegations of a "serious financial nature" against a UKIP MEP and general election candidate "couldn't look worse", Nigel Farage says.
Police dismiss FOI request from BBC
Britain's defence equipment capability is at "real risk" from cost overruns and potential government spending cuts, say MPs.
Moves to allow fatal accident inquiries to be held into the deaths of Scots abroad are welcomed by relatives of a teenager who died on an oil tanker in 2009.
Jaguar Land Rover is recalling more than 36,000 sport utility vehicles (SUVs) in China after a state television report aired complaints over its gearboxes.
Police say they have "significant concern" over a 14-year-old girl who has gone missing in Dundee.
Andy Murray tells BBC Sport's Russell Fuller he has "no issues" with Novak Djokovic before their semi-final at Indian Wells.
The demand for extra school places should be a "golden moment" to open more "innovative" schools, says Labour's Tristram Hunt.
TSB - the bank formerly owned by Lloyds - has agreed to a £1.7bn takeover by Spanish bank Sabadell.
Liverpool target Walcott, Man City want Sterling, Man Utd fears over De Gea, Chelsea want Koke, plus more.
Northern Ireland's largest teaching union is urging employers to stop using short-term arrangements to cover long-term teaching requirements.
The fire and rescue service has warned of the "havoc" that can be caused by wildland fires, also known as gorse fires, at this time of year.
People across Wales are set to enjoy a good view of the solar eclipse on Friday morning.
Wales will not be able to catch up England economically unless it is more ambitious, an economist warns.
Four men have been charged with the murder of a man who was stabbed at a Coventry nightclub, West Midlands Police say.