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Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has maintained a stoic demeanour throughout the court proceedings, cries as an aunt testifies.
South Asia Correspondent Justin Rowlatt is the first reporter to visit what is thought to be the worst-affected village of Langtang.
Stuart Bingham beats Shaun Murphy 18-15 in a gripping final to win his first World Championship at the Crucible in Sheffield.
Two bombs, which partially exploded overnight, are found outside an Army Reserve base in Londonderry.
Two goals from Alexis Sanchez help Arsenal to a comfortable and impressive victory against relegation-threatened Hull City.
Fast-food chain McDonald's announces plans to restructure its business and increase its number of franchised restaurants globally.
France's National Front suspends founder Jean-Marie Le Pen over a series of inflammatory remarks and a feud with his daughter Marine.
Party leaders set out rival versions of the "choice" facing voters as a row breaks out between the Conservatives and Lib Dems.
Relegated Blackpool's abandoned Championship match against Huddersfield will not be replayed, the Football League announces.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace says.
Senior Labour figures are considering the option of forming a minority coalition with the Liberal Democrats, reports the BBC's deputy political editor James Landale.
A convicted murderer who escaped from prison staff on Friday is arrested in Belfast after four days on the run.
US officials reportedly identify the gunmen who are said to have attacked a Texas event exhibiting cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
Batsman Jonathan Trott retires from international cricket, ending an eight-year England career.
The family of a man whose body was found in a flat in Fife last week have paid tribute to him.
Italy's parliament approves a far-reaching electoral reform that aims to give the country greater political stability.
Two gunmen have been shot dead after they opened fire outside a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a suburb of Dallas, US police say.
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder after a prisoner is found dead in a London jail.
A large fire rips through a derelict former hotel in Hull, which was being prepared for demolition amid fears over its safety.