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My Twitter battle with people behind beach ready ad
The false rumours spreading online about Nepal disaster
A woman in Kensington is told to remove the red and white stripes she had painted on her house in protest over a rejected planning application.
Take away the towering downtown, the waterfront and other affluent enclaves and Baltimore suddenly looks a lot like Ferguson, Missouri - poor, harassed and angry.
About 1% of all the tree species in the Amazon rainforest account for half of the carbon locked in the region, a study estimates.
British stars Carey Mulligan, Ruth Wilson and Dame Helen Mirren are all in the running for best actress at the Tony Awards.
At least 52 people, mostly women and children, are killed in north-east Afghanistan after a landslide sweeps through a village cut off by winter snow.
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says he wants a "fair deal" for the UK and does not rule out EU treaty change.
A two-week diet swap experiment hints at just how damaging a junk food diet might be to our guts.
Labour is committed to renewing four nuclear submarines after the general election, the party's defence spokesperson tells a BBC debate.
Yahoo Labs develops a way of identifying smartphone owners by their ears, fists and palms.
A Portuguese court awards the parents of missing Madeleine McCann damages of £357,000 after a libel trial.
The Iranian navy seizes a US cargo ship and escorts it to the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas, media reports say.
Carmarthenshire residents are warned about garden bonfires after a fire got out of control in Burry Port on Monday.
Rory McIlroy is drawn against a trio of United States players in the World Golf Championships Matchplay event.
Images from the campaign trail: 28 April
Labour leader Ed Miliband is giving a campaign speech in south Wales in which he is expected to focus on immigration.
Saudi Arabia has arrested 93 people suspected of belonging to Islamic State (IS) and foiled several plots, the interior ministry says.
The defacing of the grave in South Africa of a woman who was exhibited in Europe during the 19th Century causes outrage.
The telephone communication systems used by the police, fire and ambulance services in London failed earlier, it emerges.