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European leaders commit extra ships, planes and helicopters to save the lives of migrants in the Mediterranean, as Katya Adler reports.
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon says she would prop up a Labour government, even if the Tories finished the election as the largest party by up to 40 seats.
New CCTV footage of a man wanted for the rape and attempted murder of a woman in Leeds is released in a fresh appeal.
A £20,000 reward is offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the gang responsible for the Hatton Garden heist.
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao's fight sells out in minutes and tickets immediately appear on websites for £94,000.
US technology giant Google reports a 4% increase in profits in the first quarter to $3.59bn helped by strong advertising sales.
David Petraeus, a retired US four-star general and former CIA director, is put on probation and fined for leaking classified materials to his mistress.
A police investigation is under way into the suspicious death of a 49-year-old man in Perthshire.
Amazon reports a loss of $57m in the first quarter and also said its web services business generated sales of $1.57bn.
The tech-heavy Nasdaq index closes at a record high, surpassing a level it last reached in 2000 at the height of the dot com bubble.
Two people die after a collision between a car and a coach in Wrexham, North Wales Police says.
Nicola Adams withdraws from this weekend's England Boxing Elite National Championships after her house was burgled.
The toddlers who have to pass interviews to get into pre-school
The US Senate confirms the nomination of Loretta Lynch as the next US Attorney General, making her the first black woman to take up the post.
World leaders gather to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign, one of the bloodiest of World War One, in which 141,000 soldiers died.
As thousands march in South Africa to protest against xenophobic violence, the BBC's Karen Allen looks at what is fuelling the mistrust of foreigners.
Is George Osborne right to say a Labour SNP government would mean higher borrowing?
A woman with a shopping trolley had to be rescued after she "disappeared" into a hole which had opened up in the pavement.
Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman quits the BBC show in wake of Jeremy Clarkson departure
The Armenian Church canonises 1.5 million victims of what it calls "genocide" by the Ottoman Empire during World War One.