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A teenager who groomed his friend to kill soldiers is found guilty of preparing to commit acts of terrorism.
A mother filmed berating her son for his involvement in the Baltimore riots has spoken about the incident to US TV programme CBS This Morning.
Nasa jointly develops a plane wing that can change shape during flight, reducing drag and improving fuel efficiency.
A more radical approach to cutting teachers' workload needs to be investigated, such as sending marking overseas, researchers suggest.
Former two-weight world champion Ricky Hatton speaks to BBC Sport ahead of this weekend's super-fight in Las Vegas between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.
The BP Portrait Award reveals its 2015 shortlist, with artists from the UK, Israel and Spain in the running.
Images from the campaign trail: 29 April
Graca Machel, widow of Nelson Mandela, appeals for African unity at a memorial service for a Mozambican victim of South African xenophobic violence.
A woman has denied deliberately setting fire to a petrol pump on a Jerusalem forecourt, after being refused a cigarette by a motorist, according to local police.
Footage showing an unmanned Russian spacecraft spinning above the earth has been released by Nasa.
A British drug smuggler on death row in Indonesia calls the executions of two fellow prisoners "senseless and brutal" as her lawyer says she could be next.
The US Supreme Court is hearing arguments over whether states can use midazolam as a lethal injection drug.
UKIP says it "backs entirely" one of its general election candidates, despite him having a criminal record.
An inmate who stabbed his cellmate to death with a pen at Cardiff prison was suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, a court hears.
Two leading Lib Dem women will run negotiations for their party in any post-election coalition - after a senior member said her leader's "love-in" with David Cameron in 2010 was "wrong".
UFC fighter Jon Jones suspended and stripped of his light heavyweight belt after hit-and-run incident with a pregnant woman.
A teenager from Cornwall "saves the life" of a baby girl after her pram rolled on to a busy road.
Ed Miliband tells Russell Brand there should be "no euphoria" if Labour wins the election, in a 15-minute interview published on the web.
The closeness of the election race is forcing the largest parties to be dull rather than bold and to avoid risks at all costs.
The government is ordered by Supreme Court judges to take action on air pollution by the end of the year.