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London Marathon latecomer gets her own private start to the race.
Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, and Ed Miliband, the Labour leader, go head-to-head on The Andrew Marr Show.
Nepal's devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake on Saturday was primed over 80 years ago by its last massive earthquake in 1934, geologists working in the region say.
David Weir loses out in a sprint finish to American Joshua George in the T53/54 wheelchair race at the London Marathon.
Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes is to adapt Anthony Trollope's Doctor Thorne - one of his favourite novels - for TV.
A UK couple on their honeymoon are among a number of Britons caught up in the Nepal earthquake and subsequent avalanches in the Everest region.
England's win over West Indies in the second Test will transform the mood after a poor World Cup, says Jonathan Agnew.
There has been another night of protests in the US city of Baltimore - following the death last weekend of a black man while in police custody.
Wladimir Klitschko says Tyson Fury is set to be his next challenger after the latest successful defence of his world titles.
Wales has three billionaires, with Cardiff-born investor Sir Michael Moritz the wealthiest, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.
The owner of Warner Music has been named Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, according to The 2015 Sunday Times Rich List.
The Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner launches a poll on whether officers should carry guns for everyday duties.
A director of Hatton Garden Safety Deposit Ltd tells the BBC he has still not been contacted by police investigating a raid on its vault - three weeks after the incident.
Police are given more time to question a man on suspicion of murder after the dismembered body of a woman was found in a flat in Pontypridd.
President Obama has been poking fun at himself and his political friends and enemies at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Scotland's political parties continue to put their key messages to voters ahead of the general election.
Britain has a "moral responsibility" to help refugees from conflicts in which it has participated, the Bishop of Manchester says.
More than 51,000 runners are preparing to take part in the London Marathon.
Rescue efforts in Nepal intensify after more than 1,800 people were killed in the country's worst earthquake in more than 80 years.
Researchers develop a technique to edit out bits of mitochondrial DNA that could otherwise pass on incurable diseases, a study in mice shows.