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Former Conservative Prime Minister John Major joined the campaign and weighed into the row over the SNP.
Why is the Iraq War inquiry taking so long to report?
Two Saudi-led coalition air strikes in Yemen kill almost 30 people, as the UN warns that the country's health system is on the brink of collapse.
All of Northern Ireland's health unions are to engage in some form of either strike or industrial action over pay over the next fortnight.
Ronnie O'Sullivan is forced to briefly play in his socks during his first-round match against Craig Steadman at the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.
Spain's Guardia Civil has issued video footage which shows police officers swooping on the Alicante villa of one of Britain's most wanted fugitives, and placing him under arrest.
Ronnie O'Sullivan risks being fined for playing with no shoes on, and goes close to a 147 break in his Crucible opener.
Ethiopia starts three days of national mourning following the killing by Islamic State of more than 20 migrant workers in Libya.
Sienna Miller, Jake Gyllenhaal and Guillermo del Toro will join chairmen, the Coen Brothers, on the Cannes Film Festival jury, organisers say.
The tussle between the parties over the billions of pounds they are pledging for the NHS in England
Iraqi security forces battling Islamic State (IS) militants retake key areas in the western city of Ramadi, including a hospital, officials say.
Inverness Caledonian Thistle will appeal against the decision to ban defender Josh Meekings for the Scottish Cup final.
The taxi app firm Uber is being taken to court over allegations that its drivers are discriminating against people with visual impairment
A record breaking 469,000 people registered to vote online in one day for the 2015 general election - as the deadline closed on 20 April.
One of the people on board the migrant boat which ran aground off the Greek island of Rhodes on Monday has been speaking to the BBC.
A man hit by a Tube train while apparently bending down to pick up his bag dies, British Transport Police confirm.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a Missouri bishop, Robert Finn, who pleaded guilty three years ago to not reporting child abuse by a priest.
A Glyndwr University student who died after taking diet pills she bought online wanted to start a campaign warning others of the dangers.
The lives of six boys with a deadly genetic disease have been transformed by a pioneering treatment to correct errors in their DNA, say doctors.
NZ council takes on marsupial 'pest'