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A suicide bomber blows himself up in the centre of the Syrian capital, Damascus, in an attack apparently aimed at the army's logistics division.
Green Party leader Natalie Bennett claims migrants are being blamed "for failures" in government policy to stave off 'the perceived threat from UKIP'.
India's PM Narendra Modi joins China's main microblogging service Weibo, gaining thousands of followers by the hour and plenty of comments.
The name of a 59-year-old man killed in a car crash in County Antrim is released.
Somalia bans journalists from using the name al-Shabab - instead they have to refer to it as Ugus "the Group that Massacres the Somali People".
The BBC's Neha Sharma met a couple who explained how they were coping after the deadly Nepal earthquake
Eurozone factory activity has slowed after manufacturers raise prices for the first time in eight months, figures show.
A man is stabbed in a fight between two rival families at a pub in Manchester, police say.
Playwright James Graham talks about The Vote, a real-time play for theatre and TV that takes place in the last 90 minutes before polls close on election night.
Politicians from Wales' biggest parties clash over immigration and accuse UKIP of scaremongering.
A video of a little known waterfall in the Republic of Ireland makes an unlikely soundtrack for insomnia sufferers
Ed Miliband defends his decision to carve Labour promises in stone - insisting he wants to show the public his pledges will not expire on 8 May.
Former England and Tottenham striker Jimmy Greaves is in intensive care after suffering a severe stroke on Sunday.
Police in Colombia are investigating the theft from a Bogota book fair of a signed first edition of One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
A search is continuing for a convicted murderer who escaped from prison staff.
Australia's PM Tony Abbott says there has been "contact" between Australia and officials in Europe over the Mediterranean migrant crisis.
Tributes are paid to Welsh rugby league player Danny Jones, who died after suffering a suspected cardiac arrest during a game.
France's former National Front leader Jean-Marie Le Pen will hear if he is to lose his post of honorary president after a series of inflammatory remarks.
A specialist team is being set up in north Wales to combat sex crimes against children, the police and crime commissioner's office says.
Tony Miles from Modern Railway Magazine explains how train companies decide when a train is late and why some trains cannot run on time.