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US soul singer Percy Sledge, famed for his song When a Man Loves a Woman, has died aged 73, his agent says.
As the Green Party launches its manifesto with a call for a "peaceful revolution", Ben Geoghegan examines whether its message cutting through.
One of a handful of deckchairs recovered from the Titanic could fetch more than £80,000 when it goes under the hammer in Wiltshire.
Giant Asian carp were filmed flying at a college rowing team in Missouri, US. Why were they doing it, asks Tom Heyden.
Farooq Chaudhry steps down as chairman of Dance UK, days after joining top choreographers in an attack on the "declining standards" of UK dance training.
A County Durham teacher is struck by a car and killed while on holiday in Mexico.
Some of the weird places people find to sleep in
Images from the campaign trail: 14 April
The Conservatives insist their policy on minimum funding for the Welsh government has not changed, as their manifesto suggests it requires an income tax referendum.
For political parties, they are the key to power. But for social media devotees, manifesto launches present an opportunity to poke fun, as Kerry Alexandra reports.
The former security boss of a US lottery is charged with fraud after allegedly hacking the computer that picks the winning numbers.
It has now been a year since 276 girls were abducted from a secondary school in northern Nigeria, and 219 are still missing. BBC News looks at what we know a year on.
The International Monetary Fund warns that global growth remains moderate, with 'uneven prospects' across the major countries.
Professor Stephen Hawking has lent his voice to Monty Python's famous Galaxy Song as part of Record Store Day 2015.
Japanese display-maker Sharp announces a 4K resolution smartphone screen destined for handsets next year.
A man is charged with the murder of Syrian-born preacher Abdul Hadi Arwani in north-west London
A man arrested in connection with the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence is released from bail without charge.
Girls in French secondary schools are benefiting from an unconscious marking bias by maths teachers, finds research.
Teachers in the UK are selling their own lesson plans to other teachers online.
Author and mathematician Alex Bellos demonstrates how to solve the logic problem given to Singaporean TV students that went viral.