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The BBC's Joe Lynam asks Australian senator James McGrath, who used to advise the Conservative Party, how he feels the campaign is going for the Tories.
Detectives from the West Midlands are using 3D technology to provide juries with microscopic evidence, previously beyond the reach of forensic testing.
A 59-year-old man has died in a car accident in Rasharkin, County Antrim.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spend the first night with their new baby daughter at Kensington Palace, as news of the princess's name is awaited.
The BBC's David Cowling examines the latest opinion polls, saying he's never been more uncertain about the outcome of a general election.
The Royal Mint is to gift 2,015 babies with a "lucky" silver penny to celebrate the arrival of the new royal baby.
The Conservatives accuse Labour and Plaid Cymru of being involved in an "unedifying squabble" over who to support if there is a hung parliament.
A plainclothes policeman is seriously injured by a shot to the head while attempting to question a man in New York's Queens borough.
Eight Britons stranded in a monastery after the Nepal earthquake have been rescued, as donations to the Disasters Emergency Committee appeal reaches £33 million.
Floyd Mayweather beats Manny Pacquiao on points to maintain his unbeaten record and win the richest fight in boxing history.
Sunday's newspaper front pages are a riot of pink, with many using the same picture of the new princess. Only the Observer and the Independent on Sunday stick to a political lead.
The UN urges Nepal to relax customs controls, which it says are holding up deliveries of aid to survivors of last week's devastating earthquake.
A group of nearly 300 women and girls, which the Nigerian army says were freed from Boko Haram militants earlier this week, have been taken to a refugee camp in north-eastern Nigeria.
A commission set up by the Scottish government to look at the future of local taxation in Scotland is calling for evidence.
Scotland's four main party leaders prepare for a live televised debate four days before the general election.
A collection of tiny islands in the South China Sea are at the centre of a major international dispute with potentially far-reaching consequences.
Why Cuba is drawing more and more tourists
Artefacts from a bloody chapter in British history
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Taking on the pontiff's cricket team at the Vatican