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Nigeria voting extended to Sunday
Elections in Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, are extended to Sunday in some parts of the country after delays and a number of attacks.
Alps co-pilot 'predicted notoriety'
The co-pilot of the Germanwings Airbus which crashed in the French Alps predicted "one day everyone will know my name", his ex-girlfriend says.
Jihadists in Syria 'capture Idlib'
Islamist militants capture the north-western Syrian city of Idlib for the first time, monitoring groups and jihadists say.
Yemen leader accuses 'Iran stooges'
Yemen's president accuses Iran of destabilising his country, as Saudi Arabia vows to continue air strikes until Yemen is "stable and safe".
Woman injured in Tunisia attack dies
A Frenchwoman wounded in the attack on Tunisia's national museum dies of her injuries, bringing the total number killed to 22.
Iran nuclear talks 'enter endgame'
Talks aimed at restricting Iran's nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief enter their final days, ahead of an end of March deadline.
Somalia ends al-Shabab hotel siege
At least 14 are killed as Somali special forces end the siege of a Mogadishu hotel by the Islamist militant group al-Shabab
Rescued Chilean miner loses home
A Chilean miner who was trapped underground for 69 days in 2010 has lost his home in flash floods in the Atacama desert region.
Knox and Sollecito cleared of murder
Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito are acquitted by Italy's top appeals court of murdering British student Meredith Kercher in 2007 - the final ruling in the case.
Spectator killed at Nurburgring race
A spectator is killed in a crash involving British driver Jann Mardenborough during an endurance race at the Nurburgring.
VIDEO: Alps rescuer: 'The scene was surreal'
Jean Sebastien Beaud from the mountain police, who arrived at the French Alps site soon after the plane crash, describes the scene as "surreal".
VIDEO: Does your pet have 'separation anxiety'?
Vets are warning that a growing number of dogs and other pets are suffering from separation anxiety as peoples' working habits change.
VIDEO: China warning over global warming
The head of China's weather bureau warns that the country faces serious problems as a result of climate change.
VIDEO: India 'looking strong' in World Cup
India have looked very impressive in the cricket World Cup, and cricket columnist Ayaz Memon has been speaking to the BBC in Mumbai on their chances of winning the tournament.
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VIDEO: Yemen 'on the brink' of civil war
The United Nations envoy to Yemen has warned that the country could slide into prolonged conflict like Iraq, Syria or Libya.
VIDEO: Bringing a giant puppet eagle to life
BBC News meets the makers of the giant puppets of Spanish Theatre Company Carros de Foc.
VIDEO: Londonderry fire temple to peace
A huge temple that overlooked Londonderry for the past week has been burnt down as a gesture of letting go of the past and looking to the future.
VIDEO: New Orleans airport attacker dies
A man who was shot by police as he tried to storm a checkpoint at New Orleans international airport on Friday dies from his injuries.
VIDEO: Can we design for better living?
Will Gompertz looks at some of the latest cutting edge designs shortlisted for the Designs of the Year award.
Putin still in fashion 15 years on
Fifteen years after his election, Vladimir Putin's popularity in Russia is undeniable, says the BBC's Sarah Rainsford in Moscow.
Is it possible to end global poverty?
The UN is expected to adopt the World Bank's ambitious target of ending extreme poverty by 2030. Could we really see the end of poverty within a generation?
VIDEO: Nigeria elections: Key points
It has been an eventful day for Nigeria, as the country votes in long-awaited presidential elections. BBC Africa looks back at the day's key developments.
What is the point of the Large Hadron Collider?
David Shukman explores the justifications for the £4bn 'atom smasher' buried under Geneva.
Germanwings crash: Counting the cost
Is the airline legally obliged to compensate the families of the victims for their loss?
Graphene light bulb set for shops
A light bulb made with graphene - said by its UK developers to be the first commercially viable consumer product using the super-strong carbon - is to go on sale later this year.
VIDEO: Chocolatier creates giant Easter egg
A chocolatier in Lincolnshire has created a seven-foot (2.1-metre) Easter egg, which he will sell in pieces to raise money for charity, the BBC's Jill Archbold reports.
Apple boss criticises 'anti-gay' law
Tim Cook criticises a 'religious freedom law' in the US state of Indiana, which it is argued could allow companies to discriminate against gay and lesbian customers.
Silicon Valley firm wins bias case
A California jury has found that a venture capital firm did not discriminate against a female employee in a closely watched case in Silicon Valley.
Safari users win right to sue
Google loses Court of Appeal bid to stop consumers having right to sue in UK over alleged misuse of privacy settings.
Children on screens six hours a day
A market research firm which has been collating the media habits of children for 20 years has published a comprehensive report on children's media habits.
Corden hails US chat show reaction
James Corden has talked of the "overwhelming" reaction to his US late night talk show, saying he had feared a "terrible onslaught" of criticism.
Top Gear: Tymon 'won't press charges'
Oisin Tymon, the Top Gear producer physically and verbally attacked by Jeremy Clarkson, tells police he does not want to press charges.
Duo begin year-long space trip
US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko arrive for a 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station.
Greens ‘want 1% of GDP for science’
A pledge by the Greens to double science funding contrasts with the statements offered by five other party leaders, answering a call to set out their policies on science.
Office workers 'too sedentary'
Office workers need to get up and move around more, according to a new campaign.
Sierra Leone in Ebola lockdown
The authorities in Sierra Leone enforce a three-day national lockdown to curb the spread of Ebola, except for short windows to pray.
Israel 0-3 Wales
Gareth Bale scores twice to send Wales two points clear at the top of Group B as they beat 10-man Israel 3-0 in Haifa.
New Zealand 'start as underdogs'
Before Sunday's Cricket World Cup final, BBC Sport rounds up the best quotes, stats and video to preview the MCG showcase.
The beast of the Danube
The Danube salmon's last hunting grounds in Europe can be found in the Balkans - but a rash of dam-building poses a risk to its habitat.
The men who uncovered Assyria
Islamic State is destroying ancient cities excavated by three remarkable men in the middle of the 19th Century - among them the first Iraqi archaeologist.
Couple marry in supermarket aisle
A couple marry in the Easter egg aisle of the Cambridgeshire supermarket where they shared their first date.
Nappy-wearing goat back with mum
A nappy-wearing sickly kid goat nursed back to health is now behaving "like a proper goat, not a dog" her owner says.
Kenya ministers suspended over graft
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta suspends four ministers and 12 other high-ranking officials after they were implicated in corrupt deals.
Singapore advises against Lee queues
Singapore urges people not to join the queue to view Lee Kuan Yew lying in state, while India declares a day of national mourning for the statesman.
Czech tourists freed in Pakistan
Two Czech women tourists kidnapped two years ago in Pakistan have been released and have returned home, the Czech PM says.
Brazil's economy grew 0.1% in 2014
Brazil, the world's seventh largest economy, narrowly avoided contracting in 2014 with a growth rate of just 0.1% for the year.
Israel to resume tax transfers to PA
Israel is to stop withholding tax revenues collected on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, a move that has crippled the Palestinian economy.
Apple boss 'to donate $800m fortune'
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he will give away most of his $800m (£537m) fortune to good causes before he dies.
Briton's father in plea to airlines
The father of a British man killed in the Alps air crash urges airlines to look after pilots "properly", saying the victims of the disaster should "never be forgotten".
Cameron promises 'seven-day NHS'
All hospitals in England will provide "a truly seven-day NHS" by 2020 under a future Conservative government, David Cameron says.
SNP will make change 'for all UK'
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon says her party will reform the "discredited Westminster system" for ordinary people, wherever they are in the UK.
Policeman charged with wife's murder
A police constable appears in court charged with murdering his wife in Northamptonshire.
Week in pictures: 21-27 March 2015
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Kathmandu graffiti
The walls of the Nepali capital come to life
Day in pictures: 27 March 2015
Images from around the world: 27 March
In pictures: I'm not voting because...
Denise Felkin's MA project
Photos give insight into 1960s life
A collection of 18,000 negatives of Wales
In pictures: Alps plane search operation resumes
A search and recovery operation resumes in the southern French Alps
Day in pictures: 26 March 2015
Images from around the world: 26 March
In pictures: Indian soldiers during World War One
Rare photographs chronicling the lives of Indian soldiers
A very Singaporean send-off
A very Singaporean farewell for Lee Kuan Yew
From Liverpool to Bollywood
British teenager who became an unlikely Indian movie star
What drives people to murder-suicide?
What drives people to murder-suicide?
10 things we didn't know last week
What kitchen strategy makes rice less fattening?
The best thing about Nigeria is...
And nine other great things about Nigeria
Singapore in a post-LKY future
Where will Singapore go after Lee Kuan Yew?

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