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Singer songwriter Joni Mitchell is in intensive care in a Los Angeles hospital after being found unconscious at her home.
One of Scotland's most successful businessmen, Jim McColl, has called for Holyrood to have full control over its finances by 2020.
Westminster figures will travel to Scotland on the third day of campaigning in the general election.
More than 100 company leaders declare support for a Conservative-led government as Labour pledges to end "exploitative" zero-hours contracts.
Thousands of workers at a Vietnam shoe factory continue to strike, in a rare anti-government protest over a social insurance law.
Andrew Getty, the grandson of J Paul Getty and one of the heirs to the family fortune, is found dead at home, his parents confirm.
Tributes are paid to an off duty police officer who died after being hit by a bus in Swansea city centre.
Ed Miliband criticises zero hours contracts for the "insecurity" they create for workers.
The winner of Nigeria's presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari, hails a "vote for change" and thanks beaten rival Goodluck Jonathan.
Their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign has been flawless but Roy Hodgson's developing England have still to be tested against top-class opposition.
Business confidence in Japan flounders as last year's sales tax hike continues to hit sentiment.
The scale of China's land reclamation in the South China Sea is leading to "serious questions" on its intentions, a top US official says.
Barbara Plett Usher reports on Saudi Arabia's attempts to stop its citizens joining Islamic State abroad, and asks whether it should be looking closer to home.
A Palestinian man says he was tricked into selling a work by the graffiti artist, Banksy, that is estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
A housing association is told it must revise its proposal to redevelop the former Visteon factory site in west Belfast.
A number of senior nurses in the Belfast Health Trust describe the out-of-hours transfer of frail, elderly patients between hospitals as an abuse of vulnerable adults.
A warning 'not to change course' from senior business leaders, Labours plans for 'zero hours' contracts, and a couple of extremely fecund fathers feature in Wednesday's papers.
A Palestinian man says he was 'tricked' into selling a mural by the artist, Banksy, that is estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Political parties clash over what they are offering the Welsh economy at an election debate in Llanelli.
The political leader of the Palestinian group Hamas, Khaled Meshaal, tells the BBC the results of Israel's elections will diminish hopes for peace.