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For more than 20 years, devotees of the eccentric architect Antoni Gaudi have been campaigning for his beatification - might it actually happen?
A pioneer of modern dentistry mixed showmanship with medical knowledge. James Bartlett remembers the legacy of Painless Parker.
Beyond Bollywood brings the colours and dance styles of India to the UK.
From a title party to the tragic death of 56 people - survivors and witnesses describe the 1985 Bradford fire disaster.
Winners, losers and red carpet stand-outs
The trial begin in Egypt of a policeman accused of killing unarmed female activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh.
Former MP George Galloway announces he has started legal proceedings to overturn his general election defeat.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron will pledge to "renew a sense of fairness" in society, in the wake of his election victory.
Australia tries to balance books as revenues plunge
Andy Murray claims his first Masters title on clay by defeating Rafael Nadal in the final of the Madrid Masters.
Stars have turned out in force for the 2015 Bafta award ceremony in central London.
Some of the small screen's biggest names are arriving for this year's British Academy Television Awards at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London.
Chelsea hold Liverpool to a draw to all but end the Reds' hopes of Champions League qualification.
The Liberal Democrats say a new leader will be elected in July to succeed Nick Clegg but one MP says the party cannot afford to wait that long.
Two-time Olympic champion Haile Gebrselassie retires from competitive running, bringing to an end his 25-year career.
The new leader of the Democratic Alliance, Mmusi Maimane, could shake up South Africa's political scene, writes the BBC's Andrew Harding.
Celtic make it four wins out of four against Aberdeen this season, but are made to fight all the way at Pittodrie.
70th anniversary of the end of World War Two in Europe
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu crosses into Syria on an unauthorised visit to see the tomb of the grandfather of the Ottoman empire's founder.
QPR are relegated from the Premier League as Sergio Aguero scores a hat-trick in an easy victory for Manchester City.