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Public sector pay, childcare and the NHS were all hot topics on day 23 of the UK General Election campaign.
English National Opera announces it is slashing ticket prices for its new season as it attempts to secure its financial future.
A threat to behead a UKIP candidate in Newcastle is being investigated by the police.
Environment minister to distribute a share of £2m raised by the carrier bag levy among groups which suffered budget cuts
More than 4,000 candidates are standing at the general election. Who are those fighting to be MPs?
Images of the hole drilled by burglars to access the vault at a Hatton Garden safe deposit company are released by police.
Ten-time world snooker champion Reanne Evans says she would accept another wildcard to play on the men's tour again.
With the number of British children abducted by their parents and taken abroad rising, one woman explains why she took her son without her husband's permission.
Saudi Arabia's claim that it won its air campaign in Yemen won't be credible if it cannot achieve its main goal of restoring President Hadi to power, says the BBC's Jeremy Bowen.
The oldest motor race in France is underway with at least 200 vintage cars taking part.
The FBI issues guidelines on how airlines should protect their wi-fi systems from hack attacks.
Two Challenge Cup sixth-round ties - Leeds v Huddersfield and Wakefield v Leigh - will be broadcast live by BBC Sport.
To celebrate Earth Day, Nasa releases some of its best pictures
BBC Arabic's Feras Kilani gets exclusive access to the fight against so-called Islamic State in the Libyan city of Derna.
In the wake of the latest Wikipedia row, we recap on the editorial rules governing the popular online encyclopaedia.
Up to 700 staff at University of Salford are expected to go on strike on Thursday in support of two sacked colleagues.
Former England cricketer Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff causes chaos at the launch of the NatWest T20 Blast competition.
Heavy rain and strong winds have continued to batter New South Wales in Australia.
The maker of a browser plug-in that prevents ads from being seen on websites defeats an attempt to have its tool blocked.
A man in a motorised wheelchair has been rescued by commuters after he slid off a subway platform in Washington DC.