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About 700,000 people turned out for the first two stages of the Tour de Yorkshire, race organisers say.
A 33-year-old man is charged by police investigating the assault of a 19-year-old woman in Carryduff, County Down, last year.
Cunard's three liners gather in Southampton to mark the start of the shipping company's 175th anniversary celebrations.
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg makes an election campaign address in London.
Sanjoy Majumder reports on the problem of aid distribution to those affected by the Nepal earthquake
Human Rights Watch says it has evidence Saudi Arabia used cluster bombs banned by much of the world, including the UK.
Blues guitarist BB King has told fans he is receiving hospice care at his home following a short stay in hospital.
Amir Khan says Floyd Mayweather's manager told him "let's get that fight on" after the American beat Manny Pacquiao.
A man is knocked down and killed by a hit-and-run driver in south London.
UKIP Leader Nigel Farage accuses some pollsters of "voodoo science" and tells the BBC there had been attempts to "talk UKIP down" in the last month.
New radar technology will enable drones to be detected more easily
Floyd Mayweather says he is "10 steps ahead of any fighter" after beating Manny Pacquiao in their super-fight in Las Vegas.
A man dies in hospital four days after he became unconscious while being restrained by police outside a bar in Devon.
Richard Kilty asks why GB sprinters are "sitting at home" as Usain Bolt's Jamaica lose to USA in the World Relays 4x100m.
Manny Pacquiao blames injury for his loss to Floyd Mayweather, claiming it stopped him using his right hand.
The BBC's Joe Lynam asks Australian senator James McGrath, who used to advise the Conservative Party, how he feels the campaign is going for the Tories.
Detectives from the West Midlands are using 3D technology to provide juries with microscopic evidence, previously beyond the reach of forensic testing.
Cheering crowds greet the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
A 59-year-old man has died in a car accident in Rasharkin, County Antrim.
The BBC's David Cowling examines the latest opinion polls, saying he's never been more uncertain about the outcome of a general election.