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The vote of those living in the countryside is crucial in this election, but what issues are important to them?
The owners of a pub who "flagrantly disregarded" planners and demolished it without permission are ordered to rebuild it within 18 months.
A twelve-year-old girl who was injured in the earthquake in Nepal and was missing for five days is being treated in a field hospital, with her brother by her side.
UKIP's Paul Nuttall uses a figure to show UKIP does not have the monopoly on activists getting into trouble. Is it true?
Floyd Mayweather says "winners win and losers have excuses" after Manny Pacquiao blamed an injury for his Vegas defeat.
Serving soldiers, veterans and families have marked liberation day in the Netherlands.
The EU's plan for a "digital single market" could result in UK citizens being able to continue using iPlayer across Europe.
A 41-year-old man has been arrested by police investigating the murder of Gerard 'Jock' Davison.
A teenager has been detained for a sex attack on an Oxford University student who went on to publish an open letter about the ordeal.
The writer of The Audience, a play about the Queen's private meetings with her prime ministers, is poised to rework the script to reflect the result of the general election.
Former Scotland and Blackburn Rovers captain Colin Hendry is charged with harassing and assaulting his ex-girlfriend.
Director Joss Whedon denies deleting his Twitter account over feminist criticism of his latest movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron.
Tottenham and Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor has used Facebook to write about his personal family issues.
The UK's services sector saw its fastest growth in eight months during April, a survey indicates.
Why this is the most important election in a generation for the UK's economic and cultural future.
Chancellor Angela Merkel offers to give evidence to MPs amid reports that German intelligence helped the US spy on Germany and its neighbours.
The embattled English National Opera is among the winners at this year's prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society awards
Two Tanzanian peacekeepers with the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been killed in an ambush near the city of Beni, the UN says.
Labour's Ed Miliband goes into the final day of campaigning saying voters have a choice between a prime minister who will put working people first - and one who favours the rich.
Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron says he still believes he can win a majority in Thursday's election and warns of the "danger" of a Labour minority supported by the SNP.