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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 with three days left before the polls open.
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
The Costa Rican government issues an alert along about 100 km (60 miles) of coast near Puntarenas, after a vessel carrying tons of toxic chemicals sinks.
Drivers for Germany's Deutsche Bahn plan a week-long strike to start on Monday, their eighth walkout in 10 months of wage negotiations.
Rory McIlroy holds off a back-nine fightback from Gary Woodland to win his first WGC Match Play championship.
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.
Shaun Murphy holds a narrow 9-8 lead over Stuart Bingham after a thrilling first day of the World Championship final at the Crucible.
Scotland's political leaders go head-to-head in a live TV debate and clash over public spending cuts in the next UK parliament.
Fu Wenyu is one of few young students trying to stop the old theatrical art of Peking Opera from dying out.
David Cameron says he will "not bargain away" an EU referendum - as leaders lay out deal breakers for coalition talks.