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An expelled member of Zimbabwe's ruling party says a new party will be formed to challenge President Mugabe for power at the next election.
A man and his seven children have been found dead at home, apparently overcome from carbon monoxide poisoning, says a relative.
The latest instalment in the Fast and Furious franchise leaves the competition trailing at the UK and Ireland box office, making more than four times as much as its nearest rival.
Alastair Cook hits his first century in England colours since November 2013 on day two of their warm-up match.
Images from the campaign trail: 7 April
What is it like to stand on Mount Everest's summit?
Dutch horsemeat trader Willy Selten is found guilty of falsifying documents and sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison.
A man dies in an air crash at Newtownards airfield, County Down.
Fierce fighting is continuing around the port city of Aden in Yemen, where a coalition of forces, led by Saudi Arabia, is trying to stop the advance of Houthi rebel forces.
The original manuscript of Don McLean's American Pie sells for $1.2m at a New York auction.
Microsoft is to hire more people with autism in full-time roles.
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul officially announces he is launching a 2016 presidential election campaign on the Republican ticket.
A French Socialist senator is found dead on the day he was due to stand trial for corruption over Chinese wedding tours in the Loire valley.
After only the first quarter, this year is shaping up to beat last year's frenzied deal-making.
A Russian nuclear submarine is ablaze at an Arctic naval shipyard, but damage appears limited, media report.
Engineers unveil a flexible aluminium battery which they say could offer a cheap, fast-charging and safe alternative to current designs.
Two West Yorkshire teenagers are feared to have travelled to Syria, police have said.
The head of the ICRC in the Yemeni city of Aden tells the BBC medical supplies are urgently needed there as the death toll continues to rise.
Samsung criticises a test that suggests its Galaxy S6 Edge phone is at least as vulnerable to bending as Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.
The iconic name Brontosaurus, which was once used to describe a titanic family of dinosaurs, is being revived after it was killed off more than a century ago.