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China scraps unlimited Hong Kong entry permits for Shenzhen residents, as repeated shopping trips spark growing anti-mainland sentiment.
Dame Angela Lansbury picked up her first Olivier award last night after a 40 year absence from the West End.
The far-right Jobbik party wins its first ever individual constituency seat in the Hungarian parliament.
China's monthly trade data shows exports fell in March from a year ago by 14.6% in yuan terms compared to expectations for a rise of more than 8%.
A bomb explodes outside Morocco's embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli, hours after two people were shot dead at the South Korean embassy.
Photographer who documents a part of Delhi's ancient heritage
After his dominant Masters victory, Jordan Spieth is eager to emulate Rory McIlroy's four major championship wins.
A 47-year-old man faces 145 charges of rape, child exploitation and grooming offences allegedly committed in three Australian states.
Shares in Asia were mostly up on Monday following gains on Wall Street and a week of highs in Asia.
Supporters of deceased Gabonese opposition figure Andre Mba Obame set fire to the embassy of Benin during unrest in Gabon's capital, Libreville.
A man is arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder a Syrian-born preacher found shot dead in a car in north-west London.
The far-right Jobbik party in Hungary has won its first ever individual constituency seat in parliament after a narrow victory in a by-election.
Australia says it expects the plunging price of iron ore - its biggest export - to slash revenue forecasts by A$25bn (£13bn; $19bn) over the next four years.
Patients could be made to show their passports when they use hospital care in England under new rules introduced by the Department of Health.
Jordan Spieth equals the lowest winning score in Masters history to win his first major at Augusta with Justin Rose tied second.
More than 50 UK university leaders will travel to Brussels on Monday to lobby European policymakers against possible cuts to research funding.
India's main opposition Congress party vice president Rahul Gandhi prepares to return to politics after an absence of nearly two months.