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Apple CEO Tim Cook says he will give away most of his $800m (£537m) fortune to good causes before he dies.
A 78-year-old pedestrian dies after being struck by a BMW 3 series car on the Gallowgate in the east end of Glasgow.
Before Sunday's Cricket World Cup final, BBC Sport rounds up the best quotes, stats and video to preview the MCG showcase.
Weapons, drugs and cash are seized following police raids on a bar and a home in Cardiff.
A restricted timetable is in place at the weekend on the Cardiff and valleys network.
Britain's Gemma Steel and Rhona Auckland finish inside the top 20 at the World Cross Country Championships in China.
Nico Rosberg edges out Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to set the pace in final practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
As prosecutors release more information about the co-pilot of the Germanwings airliner that crashed into the French Alps, papers once again examine his character.
As the general election campaign officially begins, here's a handy guide for would-be MPs on the pitfalls to avoid while on the campaign trail.
The youngest brother of Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena dies after being attacked with an axe.
The Conservatives are considering options for scrapping some benefits, the BBC learns - but the Tories say they are not party policy.
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft has docked at the International Space Station carrying three astronauts, two of whom are due to spend a record 12 months there.
Australia captain Michael Clarke says he will retire from one-day international cricket after Sunday's World Cup final against New Zealand.
Amanda Knox has been speaking after she and her Italian ex-boyfriend were again cleared of the murder of her former flatmate, Meredith Kercher in the final ruling of a long-running case.
Italy's highest court has acquitted American Amanda Knox, and her Italian former boyfriend Rafael Sollecito, of murdering the British student Merdith Kercher eight years ago.
The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner into the French Alps knew the region from gliding holidays, people who knew him say.
A look at the challenges facing pollsters during the 2015 general election.
Children try out some 1980s games at the new National Videogame Arcade in Nottingham and see how they compare to their modern equivalents.
Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bomb Yemen for a third night, targeting Shia Houthi rebels as they advance in and around the port of Aden.
Why do disabled people feel excluded from the voting process?