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It also closes the British Council in Russia - amid tensions over the nerve agent attack on an ex-spy.
- Miami bridge: Meeting over crack held hours before collapse
An engineer told officials there were no safety concerns about the bridge hours before it collapsed.
- Trump campaign data firm accused of harvesting Facebook data
A US attorney general is investigating reports that millions of Facebook profiles were accessed.
- Jared Kushner: What does Trump's son-in-law do now?
Trump's son-in-law prefers staying in the background - what influence does he have on the president?
- Russia goes to the polls in presidential election
Vladimir Putin seeks another six-year term, facing off against seven other candidates.
- Prince Albert II of Monaco: Conmen use fake prince to extract money
The aim of the stings was to obtain money transfers to foreign bank accounts, reports say.
- FBI ex-deputy director Andrew McCabe sacked days before retirement
Andrew McCabe had long been accused by President Trump of bias - claims he has strongly denied.
- Syria war: 'Civilians killed' as thousands flee Turkish air strikes
More than 150,000 people have reportedly fled Afrin in northern Syria as Turkish forces close in.
- Blossom in south-west China captured by drone
Apricot, cherry and azalea blossom create a stunning landscape in south-west China.
- Russia spy poisoning: Czechs angrily reject Russia claims
Moscow said the Czech Republic was one of four nations most likely to have made a deadly nerve agent.
- Mayotte unrest: French island residents round up 'foreigners'
A group of residents from the Indian Ocean French island take suspected illegal migrants to police.
- Children drown as migrant boat sinks
A search for those unaccounted for is under way off the Aegean island of Agathonisi.
- Man Utd reach FA Cup semi-finals
Romelu Lukaku scores his 12th goal in 11 FA Cup games as an uninspired Manchester United beat Brighton to reach the semi-finals.
- Mauritius President Gurib-Fakim to resign - lawyer
The Mauritian president has been attacked for spending large sums on a charity-provided bank card.
- The dancing slum kids tipped for stardom by Rihanna
The Ikorodu Kids are a dance troupe from Nigeria who are getting rave reviews from celebrities.
- The day that Hawking soared like Superman
The day in 2007 when Stephen Hawking became the first quadriplegic to experience weightlessness.
- Everest clean-up campaign aims to airlift 100 tonnes of waste
Piles of rubbish collected by local guides are being shipped to the capital for recycling.
- Swapping the front line for fashion
This former infantry soldier left the British Army to pursue his passion for fashion and is now a designer in London.
- RuPaul is first drag queen to get Hollywood star
The star was overcome with emotion as fans lined Hollywood Boulevard to help celebrate.
- 'It was like WW2 swept through our house'
A man whose father killed his mother is among three writers who tell how poetry has helped them cope.
- Paige Vanzant: UFC gave me an eating disorder
UFC star Paige Vanzant tells Newsbeat the extreme measures she took to reduce her weight.
- The best news photos from the past week
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken during the past week.
- 'Am I OK with my son oinking in Swedish?'
Keith Moore wants his Swedish-born son to be bilingual. But he wasn't prepared for the language barrier in the farmyard.
- Russia spy poisoning: What happens when you expel a diplomat?
Russia has expelled 23 British diplomats. But what happens when you're asked to leave a country?
- The news that made us smile this week
A time-travel stunt, a colourful good Samaritan and a funny sign. All that and more this week.