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The Prince of Wales tells the oldest surviving member of the Welsh Guards of his hopes for a granddaughter.
Why a US ambassador dyed his hair
Nepal appeals for more helicopters for its quake relief operations, as survivors complain they are getting little help from only 20 in operation.
A man admits starting a series of fires in Oxfordshire, including one that caused major damage to council offices.
African music giants Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Salif Keita release a song in response to xenophobic violence in South Africa.
Satish Appleby speaks about the death of her overweight son.
A review into how Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall abused people while at the BBC is delayed amid fears it could prejudice police investigations into sexual abuse.
Three babies have been saved from a life-threatening condition by using 3D printed windpipe splints to help them breathe, a pilot study reveals.
Up to 130 jobs are at risk at a Swansea factory which was destroyed by fire after the firm which owns it decided not to replace the unit.
Shaun Murphy is on course to reach his third World Championship final after extending his lead over Barry Hawkins to 13-3.
Facebook faced a backlash from users who found some posts disappeared while others couldn't link to content outside the social network.
The week's big numbers, visualised.
A man who was pushed out to sea in a dinghy for a joke by his friends and then carried off by strong winds is rescued by lifeboat crews.
A police officer who had sex with vulnerable women while on duty is jailed for three years.
DJ Neil Fox will stand trial on sex charges on 5 November, a court in London decides.
An inmate at Cardiff prison who stabbed his cellmate in the neck 100 times with a ballpoint pen is handed a life sentence.
A major global commercial fair - Milan Expo 2015 - opens in northern Italy with feeding the planet as its theme.
Music-streaming service Grooveshark has announced that it is shutting down.
A British woman captures the moment she and her fellow climbers were engulfed in an avalanche following Saturday's earthquake in Nepal.
Political leaders continue to argue over the possibility of post-election deals in the wake of Labour's Ed Miliband ruling out any formal deal with the SNP on BBC Question Time.