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BBC Sport picks out five great shots from the BBL play-off final in London.
Steven Gerrard reflects on a standing ovation from Chelsea fans, Jose Mourinho and a possible return to Liverpool.
As VE Day is marked in Britain, 89-year-old Barbara Weatherill from Selby, who was just 17 when she joined the army, tells her story to the BBC's Daniela Relph.
Mumford & Sons top the UK album chart, recording an impressive 81,300 chart sales with third studio album Wilder Mind.
UKIP's only MP, Douglas Carswell, rules himself out of the running to replace Nigel Farage as leader.
Some of the small screen's biggest names are arriving for this year's British Academy Television Awards at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London.
James Corden tells the BBC of his delight at his Bafta nomination
Premier League champions Chelsea hold Liverpool to a draw to all but end the Reds' hopes of Champions League qualification.
The Liberal Democrats say a new leader will be elected in July to succeed Nick Clegg but one MP says the party cannot afford to wait that long.
Two-time Olympic champion Haile Gebrselassie retires from competitive running, bringing to an end his 25-year career.
World War Two veteran Michael McGrory speaks to the BBC's Tim Muffett about his memories of the end of the conflict, as he pays tribute to the comrades who lost their lives.
Memphis Depay scores a stunning free-kick as PSV beat Heracles 2-0 in their last home match of the season.
The front jackman on the Lotus pit crew does his best to stop Romain Grosjean's car when the French driver overshoots his pitbox.
The new leader of the Democratic Alliance, Mmusi Maimane, could shake up South Africa's political scene, writes the BBC's Andrew Harding.
Captain Ian Evatt says he was "punched, kicked and spat on" after Chesterfield's League One play-off defeat at Preston.
Celtic make it four wins out of four against Aberdeen this season, but are made to fight all the way at Pittodrie.
Former Scottish Labour leader Jack McConnell heavily critical of plan for further devolution
Britain's William Fox-Pitt wins his second Badminton Horse Trials title after a clear show jumping round on board Chilli Morning.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu crosses into Syria on an unauthorised visit to see the tomb of the grandfather of the Ottoman empire's founder.
70th anniversary of the end of World War Two in Europe