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  1. Commonwealth meeting: Queen hopes Prince Charles will succeed her

    She tells leaders it is her "sincere wish" for Prince Charles to be the next head of the Commonwealth.
  2. Hottest April day in UK since 1949

    Temperatures have hit 29.1C in London, making it the warmest April day for nearly 70 years.
  3. Windrush: What is the 'hostile environment' immigration policy?

    This was once Theresa May's answer to illegal immigration- now it's being blamed for the Windrush scandal.
  4. Save the Children chairman Sir Alan Parker resigns

    Sir Alan Parker says a change is needed because of challenges facing the charity and the sector.
  5. Time 100: Millie Bobby Brown is youngest person ever on list

    Millie Bobby Brown is the youngest person ever named in Time's most influential people list.
  6. Frozen star misses Broadway show: 'Even Disney princesses get terrified'

    Patti Murin, star of Broadway's Frozen, is applauded for opening up about her mental health.
  7. David Copperfield forced to reveal magic trick in court

    The American magician was ordered to reveal his trick in a court battle with an injured participant.
  8. Comey: No one around Trump to stop impulsive behaviour

    The ex-FBI chief tells the BBC the US is becoming "numb" to the president's "impulsive behaviour".
  9. Devon rapist who pretended to be ghost jailed for 26 years

    Liam Clarke knew his young victim was terrified of evil spirits and used that exploit her.
  10. Senator Tammy Duckworth makes history by taking baby to work

    Ten-day-old Maile's debut on the august chamber floor comes a day after senators quashed a baby ban.
  11. Swaziland king renames country 'the Kingdom of eSwatini'

    King Mswati III declares a name change at events celebrating independence and his 50th birthday.
  12. Bedford Barber jailed for head-shave 'punishment'

    Abdulrahim Omar shaved a 10-year-old boy's head while others sat and laughed, the court heard.
  13. Cancer: Is it a good move to ditch Dr Google?

    BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew and his wife Emma chose not to look up the disease on the internet
  14. 'I was a contestant on Dale Winton's Supermarket Sweep'

    It was the game show everyone wanted to be on and these people actually made the cut.
  15. Animals lap up April sunny spells as temperatures soar

    It's not just people making the most of the sunshine, as your pictures of animal antics show.
  16. No, the BBC is not reporting the end of the world

    Concerned WhatsApp users have been sharing a video reporting the start of nuclear war. It's not real.
  17. Barrow's 'Russian roulette' drugs problem

    Police in Cumbria say they've seen a disproportionate number of deaths related to drug abuse.
  18. Boracay: Paradise islanders fear tourist shutdown

    The Philippine islanders are worried the tourist ban will destroy their livelihoods.
  19. The helmet which gives firefighters 'X-ray vision'

    The C-Thru lens uses augmented reality to improve firefighters’ sight in poor visibility.
  20. What we learned from Kanye West's philosophy 'book'

    Kanye West is writing a "book" of philosophy on Twitter, and it's pretty weird and wild.
  21. India video reunites man with family after 40 years

    A former Indian soldier who disappeared in 1978 finds his family after they spot him on YouTube.
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  23. Southwest Airlines emergency sparks on-board safety warnings

    Airline staff take to social media to complain about passengers ignoring their advice.
  24. The holiday village run by spies

    An idyllic holiday resort on the banks of the Red Sea was a base for Israeli spies with a secret mission.
  25. Salisbury attack: Scientist Vladimir Uglev 'helped create Novichok'

    Scientist Vladimir Uglev has no doubt the agent that poisoned the Skripals was made in Russia.
  26. Reality Check: Do we use 8.5 billion straws a year in the UK?

    A Defra press release refers to 8.5 billion straws being used per year in the UK - is that likely to be true?
  27. 'My teacher saved me from suicide'

    Now 26, Hati Sparey-South is herself training as a teacher, determined to help today's pupils.
  28. Syria war: The online activists pushing conspiracy theories

    As the investigation into an alleged chemical attack in Syria continues, one group is spreading its unsubstantiated take.
  29. Katie Hopkins musical confronts the age of outrage

    A new musical called The Assassination of Katie Hopkins causes controversy before it's opened.
  30. Elon Musk: Walking out of meetings, and other advice from tech gurus

    What do tech leaders like Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos have to say about meetings?
  31. ECB holds talks to introduce 100-ball format to new competition

    The England and Wales Cricket Board wants to introduce an innovative '100 balls' format into its new city-based tournament.
  32. Sports Minister Tracey Crouch 'declaring war on fans' over safe standing, say FSF

    Sports Minister Tracey Crouch is "declaring war on football fans" by turning a blind eye to safe standing, says the Football Supporters' Federation.
  33. World Championship: What makes the perfect snooker player?

    Who has the best technique? Who is the top break-builder? Snooker's finest on what makes the perfect player.
  34. Bradley Wood: Ex-Lincoln City player banned for six years for match-fixing offences

    Defender Bradley Wood is banned for six years after bets are placed on him getting booked for Lincoln City last season.
  35. Fed Cup: Great Britain captain Anne Keothavong wants parity with Davis Cup

    Great Britain captain Anne Keothavong says the Fed Cup must not be "ignored" while so much "time and energy" is being devoted to Davis Cup reform.
  36. Premier League Show: Michael Carrick 'depressed' on England duty

    Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick reveals he told the Football Association not to pick him any more after finding England duty "depressing".
  37. Obituary: Barbara Bush, social justice campaigner

    The former US First Lady never accepted a passive role, and campaigned for social justice.
  38. ‘I was a teacher for 17 years, but I couldn’t read or write’

    John Corcoran graduated from university and became a teacher for 17 years - but he had an extraordinary secret.
  39. Susan Kigula: The woman who freed herself and hundreds from death row

    How death row prisoner Susan Kigula studied law and changed Uganda's legal system.
  40. Grace is 37 and has never had consensual sex

    When powerful women began talking about their experience of sexual abuse, it had an effect on some of the most powerless women in the UK.
  41. Americans going abroad for illegal heroin treatment

    Opioid addicts are turning to a clinic in Mexico to break their addiction with a treatment that's illegal in the US.