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A bomb blast in an upmarket district of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, kills a policeman and wounds several other people.
A number of shots are fired at a house on the outskirts of Ballymena, County Antrim.
A man appears in court charged with the 2013 murder of a 20-year-old at his home in Luton.
Pope Francis calls for peace "above all" in Syria and Iraq during his Easter Sunday message to the faithful in a rain-drenched St Peter's Square.
The three main UK party leaders highlight the oppression of Christians abroad as they take a break from election campaigning to mark Easter Sunday.
Police are granted more time to question six people arrested in Dover on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences.
Bob Burns, a founding member of rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd, dies in a car crash at the age of 64.
Firefighter Stevie McCrorie, from Alva in Clackmannanshire, wins the grand final of the BBC show The Voice.
Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia is granted bail by an anti-corruption court after leaving her office compound for the first time in three months.
The Large Hadron Collider has been re-started after a pause of two years - what will it attempt to find this time?
A former New Zealand rugby player arrested on suspicion of a sexual assault in Cardiff is bailed.
Pop star Beyonce releases a new single, with accompanying video, on the recently relaunched streaming service, Tidal.
What to do when a politician comes calling
The Large Hadron Collider, the world's most powerful particle accelerator, is being restarted, after a two-and-a-half year upgrade.
Countries including Pakistan and China step up efforts to evacuate their citizens from Yemen, as the humanitarian situation there worsens.
Five are rescued in two separate incidents on Wales' highest mountain range, including a woman who fell 50ft and knocked over a couple.
Scottish Firefighter Steve McCrorie wins the fourth series of TV talent show The Voice - and releases his debut single in a bid to crack the charts.
The restart of the Large Hadron Collider is under way, with scientists hoping it will provide answers to fundamental questions about the universe.
A teaching union says there has not been enough investment in Welsh schools, ahead of a debate at its conference in Cardiff Bay.
Fiona Trott reports on new technology giving drivers more information on - and even power to control - traffic lights.