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Stegosaurs may have had sported quite different shaped bony plates on their backs, depending on whether they were male or female.
A financial trader is arrested in the UK after US authorities accused him of contributing to the 2010 Wall Street "flash crash" that wiped billons of dollars off the value of shares.
There are conflicting reports about the fate of Islamic State head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, with some officials saying he was badly injured in an air strike.
Harlequins' England full-back Mike Brown might not play again this season because of concussion, says Quins boss Conor O'Shea.
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.