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Five dead and 40 injured in London attack
Five people die after an attacker stabs a police officer and kills three other people in Westminster in what the PM calls a "sick and depraved" terror act.
Trump team 'incidentally monitored' after election
The president says he feels "somewhat" vindicated over his allegations of wiretapping.
Drop in teacher training recruits revealed
Head teachers' leaders say the reduction in numbers will deepen the teacher recruitment crisis.
State pension age could be raised to 70, says report
Twenty year-olds may have to work till the age of 70, with millions more having to work till 68
Maryland high school rape case sparks immigration row
The rape, which was allegedly committed by undocumented immigrants, has led to community outrage.
Major shake-up suggests dinosaurs may have 'UK origin'
Scientists reclassify dinosaurs, putting British fossils at the base of their family tree.
Bill Clinton to attend Martin McGuinness' funeral
Former US President is among the mourners set to attend Martin McGuinness' funeral on Thursday.
'New' wave-like cloud finally wins official recognition
New edition of International Cloud Atlas includes asperitas cloud after long campaign by skywatchers.
Mother suffered 'forgotten baby syndrome', death inquest told
A woman whose son died in a hot car should not be held responsible, an Australian inquest hears.
IS conflict: US airlift backs new assault near Raqqa stronghold
The US secretary of state says it is "only a matter of time" before the leader of IS is dead.
Podolski stunner helps Germany beat England
Lukas Podolski's stunning long-range effort helps Germany beat England in an international friendly in Dortmund.
Eurovision 2017: Ukraine bars Russian singer Samoilova from contest
The European Broadcasting Union, which founded Eurovision, says it is "deeply disappointed".
Wreckage of crashed helicopter R116 found off Mayo coast
The wreckage of Irish Coast Guard helicopter R116 is found off the Mayo coast, officials say.
London attack: What we know so far
Here is what we know about the incidents in Westminster, which are being treated by police as terrorism.
Woman filmed falling off Westminster Bridge
Footage shows the moment a car sped down Westminster Bridge and a woman fell into the River Thames
'Hero' MP Tobias Ellwood tried to save stabbed officer
The government minister gave mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to the fatally injured police officer.
London attack: Eyewitness describes terror scene aftermath
Martin Pearce broadcasted live on Facebook during the immediate aftermath of the attack.
The daredevils behind Russia's extreme-selfie craze
A number of young Russians are making names for themselves by posting videos of life-threatening stunts online.
How do you draw a creature that humans have never seen?
An award-winning artist brings ancient fossil discoveries to life through illustrations.
Japan's oldest cartoons shown to mark 100 years of anime
The oldest surviving anime was found in an antique shop in Osaka in 2008.
Fighting for peace - over the past century
From World War One to present day: anti-war images from across the UK at London's Imperial War Museum.
UK schoolboy corrects Nasa data error
The A-level student noticed something odd in radiation levels from the International Space Station.
Fanzara: Street art revives divided Spanish village
A Spanish village whose residents were at odds over a planned waste dump have overcome their differences with an art project that transformed it into an open-air gallery.
Piers Morgan to be silenced on Twitter
The presenter promises not to tweet for one whole day - to raise money for Comic Relief.
The 'cool' dog helping kids with vitiligo, and Singapore's selective dating app
Find out what's buzzing in the social media world today.
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BBC coverage of latest developments
Morse's Oxford: The city that inspired Colin Dexter
The death of Morse writer Colin Dexter is the final chapter in a lifelong love affair with the university city.
'What's mum got to be depressed about?'
A son reveals the reality of growing up with a depressed mum who is frequently hospitalised.
Life in the land of 'candle princesses'
Writer Eris Choo describes growing up dark-skinned in Malaysia among "candle princesses".
Spain's female bodyguards who protect abused women
The story of Ana, a victim of domestic violence, and how an organisation of women bodyguards came to her help.
Is it safe to drink Fanta and Sprite in Nigeria?
A recent court case in Nigeria highlights concerns that locally made drinks may be considered unsafe for human consumption.
Reality Check: Why are women working past 70?
The proportion of women working into their 70s has doubled in the past four years, to 11%.
Team Wiggins 'surprised' by Tour de Yorkshire omission
Team Wiggins say they are "surprised" and "disappointed" at their exclusion from next month's Tour de Yorkshire.
World Match Play: Tearful Jason Day pulls out to be with ill mother
An emotional Jason Day withdraws from the WGC Match Play in Texas to be with his mother who has lung cancer.
New Zealand will not face England after All Blacks v Barbarians game is confirmed
England will not face New Zealand until 2018 after the All Blacks are confirmed to face the Barbarians in November
Kell Brook to defend welterweight title against Errol Spence Jr at Bramall Lane
IBF world welterweight champion Kell Brook will defend his title against American Errol Spence Jr at Bramall Lane, Sheffield on 27 May.
London attack: World leaders show solidarity
France, Germany and the US send messages of solidarity after the deadly attack near parliament.
London attack: May condemns 'sick and depraved terrorist attack'
The prime minister says people will go on with their lives as normal and Parliament will continue to meet.
London attack: Students hit by car on Westminster visit
Four students from a Lancashire university named as among those injured by car in Westminster attack.
London attack: Pictures from Westminster terror attack
Five people, including a police officer and an attacker, are dead and 40 others have been injured in a terror attack in Westminster.
Calm and stoic mood on Westminster streets
Westminster's streets - normally teeming with tourists and protesters - are eerily quite after terror attack.
'We immediately dropped to the floor'
A Welsh MP tells of hearing shots outside Parliament after a terrorist attack in which five people died.
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