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Singer Charlotte Church joins a rally in Cardiff, protesting against austerity cuts, after attacking Tory "bogey men" on Twitter.
More than a third of voters were influenced by the TV debates between the political leaders in the run-up to the general election, a survey finds.
More than 40 volunteers are taking part in re-chalking a 232-year-old hill figure in Wiltshire.
England internationals would oppose the inclusion of overseas-based players in the World Cup squad, BBC Sport understands.
Andrew Strauss is appointed director of England cricket, with national coach Peter Moores expected to be sacked.
Danny Graham and Jermain Defoe score as Sunderland drag themselves out of the relegation zone with a vital win at Everton.
Hundreds of Tata Steel workers hold a rally over proposed changes to the firm's pension scheme in Port Talbot.
Lewis Hamilton is beaten in qualifying for the first time this season as Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg takes pole in Spain.
There will be a star-studded concert in London on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day.
East Anglian rivals Ipswich Town and Norwich City draw the first leg of their Championship play-off semi-final at Portman Road.
Fairfield Energy announces plans to decommission its Dunlin Alpha platform in the North Sea.
An 18-year-old man appears in court in connection with a police investigation following the discovery of a bomb in north Belfast.
Spanish military plane with at least eight on board crashes near Seville airport, reports say