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The prime minister shares a name with a social media superstar - and his Twitter stats show it.
Officials in Stoke-on-Trent are fighting to get the HS2 route through their city. So does the transport infrastructure affect people's politics?
Argentina and Russia sign a series of framework agreements on economic and energy co-operation following talks in Moscow.
A fire at Northern Ireland's high security prison leads to the evacuation of part of the jail while firefighters dealt with the blaze.
The draws for the semi-finals of the Champions League and Europa League take place on Friday.
A sparkling hundred from Joe Root puts England in a strong position to push for victory in the second Test against West Indies.
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.
Holders Sevilla survive a scare to book a place in the Europa League semi-finals after edging past Zenit St Petersburg.
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 £47,000.
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