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A Mexican army helicopter is shot at in the western state of Jalisco, killing three soldiers, with a total of seven people killed in incidents across the state.
Labour and Plaid Cymru clash on working together if there is a hung parliament next week, during the final televised election debate in Wales.
Justin Rowlatt travels with an Indian Air Force rescue mission taking aid supplies to one of the most remote areas of Nepal cut off by the earthquake.
An ex-aide to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie pleads guilty to conspiracy over traffic chaos on the George Washington Bridge in 2013.
Police charge four men as part of an investigation into modern day slavery.
Alastair Cook scores his first Test century since May 2013 on the opening day of the third Test against West Indies in Barbados.
Robert Opie, founder of the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising, outlines three reasons behind our changing consumer tastes in this interactive video.
Gloucester resist a spirited Edinburgh comeback with 14 men to win the European Challenge Cup at Twickenham Stoop.
Celtic are one game away from being crowned league champions after an emphatic victory at home to Dundee.
Two women are charged with murder following the death of a 59-year-old man in the Leith area of Edinburgh.
'Bap' McGreevy killer escapes from prison service staff during a hospital visit on Friday afternoon.
Two circus performers tie the knot while balanced on a high-wire 25m (80ft) in the air.
A four-year-old girl died at the hands of her father after she suffered one huge bruise from her stomach to her ankles, a court hears.
The Chinese government publishes 21 pictures of scenic tourist spots where civil servants are banned from meeting.
England's Adil Rashid and Mark Wood return from the West Indies early and are in the squad for the ODI against Ireland.
For the first time in its history the Royal Opera House in London is staging a production sung in Polish.
A man who killed a minicab dispatcher in a "ferocious" attack in a row over a woman in east London is jailed for 28 years.
A "full file" of further allegations against entertainer Rolf Harris is being considered by prosecutors, the BBC understands.
Telsa Motors, the US company which makes electric cars, has unveiled a new battery it says can power homes using solar panels.
Jonathan Trott should be replaced as an England opener after another duck, says Geoffrey Boycott.