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Through the stories behind five iconic images, BBC Radio 4 reveals how running for office at a general election has changed in the UK since 1945.
Zayn Malik pays tribute to his former bandmates at an award ceremony, where he made his first solo appearance since leaving One Direction.
Jeremy Clarkson says he will miss hosting Top Gear in his first comment since he was dropped from the BBC show.
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes Raheem Sterling's behaviour has become an unwanted distraction.
At least 22 people are killed and 50 injured in an explosion in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, officials say.
A gun battle leaves three dead on the streets of Reynosa, a Mexican city on the border with the US that has been plagued by drug cartel violence.
The former director of public prosecutions, Lord Macdonald QC, expresses "great regret" that he was not told of historical child abuse allegations against former Labour MP Lord Janner.
A senior rebel leader in eastern Ukraine says the Minsk peace deal will fail unless Kiev recognises the independence of rebel-held territory.
Can frames transform mundane signs into art?
Australian police say they have broken up an Islamic State-inspired plot to attack a World War One centenary event, arresting five teenagers.
A group calling itself the Ukrainian Insurgent Army says it was behind the deaths of two anti-government figures in Kiev this week.
Can big data reveal the mood of the electorate?
A Luton rugby player who died after crashing while racing his car raises £60,000 for a children's charity via a fundraising page he set up before he died.
The Scottish Liberal Democrats will unveil their strategy on mental health services for young people as the election campaign continues.
A coroner criticises a young offenders' institution for failing to identify the risk to an 18-year-old remand prisoner who hanged himself.
President Obama says Gulf nations should use their "influence" to help resolve the instability in Libya, warning that military action is not enough.
The reverberations of the Bangladeshi war of independence in 1971 are still creating big Islamic turmoil in the world’s third-most populous Muslim nation.
The United Arab Emirates you've probably never heard of
How a blind man and a double amputee became each other’s arms and legs
The filter bubble effect is limiting what news users of social media see about the General Election