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Nick Clegg says no party will win an outright election victory and claims only the Lib Dems can stop a "lurch to the extremes".
Woolworths takes down an online Anzac Day campaign in Australia after it attracts strong government and social media criticism.
A confetti-throwing protester disrupts the European Central Bank's news conference, jumping on stage and screaming "end ECB dictatorship".
The deepest salvage operation in history rescues a treasure trove of silver rupee coins, sunk by a German U-boat in 1942 while en route from Bombay to England.
Palestinian groups have advanced in clashes with Islamic State militants in the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, Palestinian officials say.
The UN says not enough is being done to save the lives of migrants in the Mediterranean, with 400 feared drowned after their boat capsized.
Malawi becomes the first African state to announce the repatriation of its nationals from South Africa, following an upsurge in xenophobic violence.
A play set in complete darkness is among the highlights of this summer's Enniskillen International Beckett Festival.
Preliminary murder charges are filed against police in India's Andhra Pradesh state after the killing of at least 20 suspected red sandalwood smugglers.
Wireless systems used by passengers on planes in the US could be hacked to access flight controls, a federal watchdog agency warns.
The risks to global financial stability have risen, says the International Monetary Fund, partly because of lower oil prices.
Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp will leave at the end of the season, but says he has no plans to take a year off.
Eight former managers of the Soma mine in western Turkey where 301 people died last year appear in court on murder charges.
Bank of America has reported a return to profit for the first three months of the year.
The Mean Girls musical, by Tina Fey and her husband, composer Jeff Richmond, will be finished "by the end of the summer".
The European Union's competition commissioner says Google has abused its dominance of search to promote its Shopping service.
Indonesia's government summons Saudi Arabia's ambassador in Jakarta to protest against the execution of an Indonesian domestic worker.
Venus Williams withdraws from the United States Fed Cup team to face Italy on Saturday and Sunday for personal reasons.
Europe told to guard against lobbying risks
A group of former teachers and school administrators in Atlanta, Georgia are jailed for up to seven years for their involvement in a test cheating scandal.