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Two common drugs - one for treating athlete's foot and another for alleviating eczema - might be useful therapies for multiple sclerosis, scientists believe.
A convicted fraudster who used an "ingenious" escape plot to trick prison officers into releasing him is jailed for seven years.
An air strike on an arms depot in Yemen's capital Sanaa causes a huge explosion, flattening nearby buildings and shattering windows in far away neighbourhoods.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini holds news conference after a meeting on the growing migrant crisis.
Former Liverpool players, an ex-manager, pundits and fans discuss boss Brendan Rodgers' future after another trophy-less season.
The draw for the qualifiers for the 2017 Women's European Championship sees England in a group with Belgium and Serbia.
James Oatway, a South African photojournalist, witnessed the killing of a Mozambican man. He tells the BBC's Southern Africa Correspondent Karen Allen how he tried to save the man.
Images from the campaign trail: 20 April
A seven-year-old girl who was found dead in her bed had more than 50 injuries to her face and body, a murder trial hears.
Europe's Rosetta probe catches its comet quarry in the act of producing a huge jet of gas and dust.
Delhi's first woman bus driver takes the wheel - with messages of support and malfunctioning doors.
What are the current pressures on Europe from non-EU migrants fleeing war and poverty? The BBC's Laurence Peter explains.
Another boat packed with migrants has run aground - this time off the Greek Island of Rhodes.
A leading UK English language school, called Isis, is having to change its name because of the associations with the extremist group.
Former Labour MP Lord Mason of Barnsley has died at the age of 91, it is announced.
A 25-year-old man dies after he was taken to hospital with spinal injuries after being arrested by police.
BBC News looks at the number of migrants trying to reach Europe.
Fire fighters are tackling a 100 hectare mountain fire in Caerphilly county, which has seen hundreds of calls to the emergency services.
The FBI admits "errors" over many years in evidence provided by its forensics lab to US courts to secure convictions, including in death penalty cases.
Six men are to stand trial later this year over a £229,000 jewellery raid at the Argyll Arcade in Glasgow.