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Nepal's devastating Magnitude 7.8 earthquake on Saturday was primed over 80 years ago by its last massive earthquake in 1934, geologists working in the region say.
David Weir loses out in a sprint finish to American Joshua George in the T53/54 wheelchair race at the London Marathon.
Protesters clash with police in Burundi's capital Bujumbura a day after President Pierre Nkurunziza announces he will seek a third tem in office.
Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes is to adapt Anthony Trollope's Doctor Thorne - one of his favourite novels - for TV.
England's win over West Indies in the second Test will transform the mood after a poor World Cup, says Jonathan Agnew.
There has been another night of protests in the US city of Baltimore - following the death last weekend of a black man while in police custody.
Wladimir Klitschko says Tyson Fury is set to be his next challenger after the latest successful defence of his world titles.
A UK couple on their honeymoon are among the Britons who have told of being caught up in the Nepal earthquake and subsequent avalanches in the Everest region.
Wales has three billionaires, with Cardiff-born investor Sir Michael Moritz the wealthiest, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.
The owner of Warner Music has been named Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, according to The 2015 Sunday Times Rich List.
The Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner launches a poll on whether officers should carry guns for everyday duties.
A director of Hatton Garden Safety Deposit Ltd tells the BBC he has still not been contacted by police investigating a raid on its vault - three weeks after the incident.
Police are given more time to question a man on suspicion of murder after the dismembered body of a woman was found in a flat in Pontypridd.
President Obama has been poking fun at himself and his political friends and enemies at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Scotland's political parties continue to put their key messages to voters ahead of the general election.
Britain has a "moral responsibility" to help refugees from conflicts in which it has participated, the Bishop of Manchester says.
More than 51,000 runners are preparing to take part in the London Marathon.
Researchers develop a technique to edit out bits of mitochondrial DNA that could otherwise pass on incurable diseases, a study in mice shows.
David Cameron says wages, welfare, housing and childcare will be at the heart of the Conservatives' programme for government in its first 100 days if it wins an outright victory.
Russian hackers who gained access to the White House computer system last year were able to read President Obama's unclassified emails, reports say.