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Given the vast sums that the US in particular has spent on counterterrorism operations inside Yemen, why has al-Qaeda continued to grow?
A proposed French law to beef up intelligence-gathering in the face of jihadist violence has provoked outspoken criticism about infringement of civil liberties, says Hugh Schofield
Various scenarios surrounding the outcome of the general election are played out in the papers, and there is plenty of reaction to the birth of the royal baby.
What happens when an anti-Semite finds out he's Jewish?
Call for more homes and businesses to use solar power after figures showed there is enough sunshine to power electricity supplies.
UKIP is to commit to creating a United Kingdom that is "fair to all" as it launches its Scottish manifesto.
Community leaders in central Nigeria accuse government troops of killing civilians and burning villages following the deaths of six soldiers.
The Conservatives focus on tax and Labour on the NHS as campaigning returns to traditional territory on the last bank holiday before polling day.
The BBC meets Johnny Dagami, who makes a living in the Philippines, impersonating the famous boxer. Manny Pacquiao.
What happens after someone stops you from committing suicide?
Are there any similarities between chess and warfare?
When Labour wasn't red and Tories weren't blue
Drivers for Germany's Deutsche Bahn plan a week-long strike to start on Monday, their eighth walkout in 10 months of wage negotiations.
West Indies tie the series with England at 1-1 after reaching a target of 192 to win the final Test in Barbados by five wickets.
The BBC's David Shukman reports on a mission to monitor how ice cover is changing in the far north.
Hundreds of Ethiopian Jews protest against police brutality and racism in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, leading to violent clashes.
Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods and his skiing champion girlfriend Lindsey Vonn have split up, they have announced.
Britain's Tom Daley shows he can still beat the world-leading Chinese divers as he wins 10m platform World Series gold in London.
The very British world of caravanning
Manuel Pellegrini says Chelsea won the league without the attacking flair or goals of his Manchester City side a year ago.