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Liverpool open up a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League after a hard-fought win over relegation-battling Norwich.
The search for three Sherpa guides, missing after an avalanche on Mount Everest killed 13 of their colleagues, is called off.
The Archbishop of Canterbury highlights the suffering of people in conflicts around the world during his Easter Sunday sermon.
Pope Francis celebrates Easter in front of thousands in St Peter's Square, praying for peace in Syria and Ukraine and "an end to all war".
Newsreader George Alagiah says he has been "strengthened" by people's messages after revealing he has bowel cancer.
Jack White records and cuts a single in four hours, and claims a world record has been broken.
A businessman appointed by the prime minister to head a multibillion-pound quango steps down after it was revealed that he was bankrupt.
Islamist militants have killed 11 Algerian soldiers in an ambush on a patrol in mountains east of the capital Algiers, security sources say.
Samuel L Jackson, Bruce Dern and Michael Madsen join Quentin Tarantino for a live reading of a leaked, unproduced film script.
Russian media is reporting that up to 5 people were killed after gunmen attacked a checkpoint manned by pro-Russian activists near Sloviansk.
The Russian foreign ministry expresses outrage at a fatal shooting incident in eastern Ukraine which it blames on Ukrainian nationalists.
The pope has prayed for an end to conflicts around the world including in Syria and Ukraine, in his Easter address.
Families of passengers on a sunken South Korean ferry protest angrily over the rescue operation, scuffling with police on Jindo island.
Comedian Miranda Hart is in "early talks" with the BBC about a revival of game show The Generation Game.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend an Easter Sunday church service in Sydney and take Prince George to the zoo as part of their overseas tour.
Four French journalists who spent 10 months in captivity in Syria were chained to each other and kept in basements without light, one recounts.
Orthodox Easter messages from patriarchs in Kiev and Moscow reflect Ukraine's deep divide, as a tense stand-off continues in the east.
Lewis Hamilton takes a dominant victory in the Chinese GP to win three consecutive races for the first time in his career.
Four French journalists released after 10 months in captivity in Syria arrive back in France.
Scottish government agencies Scottish Enterprise and Visit Scotland have quit business lobby organisation CBI after it formally backed the campaign against Scottish independence.