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Neither Israel's governing Likud party nor the opposition Zionist Union has a clear lead in Israel's general election, exit polls suggest.
Heather Watson's impressive run at Indian Wells ends with a frustrating defeat by Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro in the last 16.
The mother of the first Briton to be killed fighting against Islamic State says she is proud of her son's courage and humanity.
British Cycling's premier event the Tour of Britain 2015 will start on Anglesey with world-class riders completing the first stage from Beaumaris to Wrexham.
Forensic scientists say they have found the tomb of one of Spain's greatest writers, Miguel de Cervantes, nearly 400 years after his death.
Northern Ireland's two biggest unionist parties agree a general election pact to support a single candidate in four constituencies, including the UK's most tightly contested seat.
Switzerland will return to Nigeria some $380m (£260m) allegedly looted by ex-military ruler Sani Abacha, a Swiss official says.
Tal Danino opens Ted 2015 with a talk about programmable bacteria that can find tumours in the liver.
UK government finances will look £6bn rosier around the Budget when projections of lower oil prices dragging on inflation are taken into account.
Syrian activists accuse government forces of using chlorine in an attack in the country's north-west on Monday, but officials deny the claim.
A new EU police unit aims to get better intelligence on people-smuggling gangs operating in the Mediterranean.
A Dutch UN peacekeeping helicopter crashes near Gao in northern Mali, with two people reported killed.
A north Wales health board urges patients to buy cheaper medicines themselves, rather than use free prescriptions, to save the NHS money.
Prosecutors say Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh, a former US airman, tried to travel to Syria to join Islamic State militants.
England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson has his bail extended following his arrest on suspicion of having sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl.
A 16-year-old boy whose two elder brothers were killed fighting Assad's forces in Syria has been barred by the High Court from travelling abroad.
The former lawyer of the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA in the hunt for Osama Bin Laden is shot and killed in Peshawar.
Dutch journalist Marcel van der Kraan tells the BBC that Dick Advocaat will lay down 'strong foundations' at Sunderland.
Forensic scientists believe they have found the bones of Spanish literary giant, Miguel de Cervantes. But who was Cervantes? BBC News explains.
The boss of German Formula 1 circuit Hockenheim has reportedly said there will be no German Grand Prix this year.