On the election campaign trail, the three main political parties trade claims about tax.
Officials say at least 70 hostages have been killed at a university in Kenya.
Jobs and the economy dominate on day three of the election campaign.
Goodluck Jonathan is defeated in the presidential elections in Nigeria.
The general election campaign is officially underway as Parliament is dissolved.
Evidence shows the co-pilot who brought down a plane in the French Alps hid an illness.
Investigators say the plane crash in France could have been a deliberate act.
At least three Britons are named as victims of a plane crash in the French Alps.
A German plane carrying 150 people crashes in the French Alps.
A man is arrested on suspicion of murdering Claudia Lawrence, who disappeared in 2009.
Four Sun journalists are cleared of corruption, Ukip suspends an MEP, and the eclipse.
A British woman is among 23 victims killed in shootings yesterday at a museum in Tunisia.
The chancellor George Osborne presents his final Budget before the General Election.
The Hillsborough match commander admits his failings caused the death of 96 people.
Labour rules out an SNP coalition and the IPCC investigates the Metropolitan Police.
Veterans attend a ceremony to mark the end of the UK involvement in the war in Afghanistan
The author and campaigner Sir Terry Pratchett dies at the age of 66.
Jeremy Clarkson tells reporters outside his home: 'I'm off to the job centre'.
The BBC suspends Jeremy Clarkson after what was described as a 'fracas' with a producer.
England crash out of the Cricket World Cup at the group stage.
Broadcasters will go ahead with TV election debates whether or not the PM takes part.
David Cameron is accused of 'running scared' over the live election TV debates.
The stepbrother of Bristol teenager Becky Watts is charged with her murder.
Body parts have been found in the search for missing Bristol teenager Becky Watts.
Police arrest two people on suspicion of the murder of Bristol teenager Becky Watts.
Ed Miliband says a Labour government will reduce the cap on tuition fees in England.
The Islamic State militant known as Jihadi John is identified as a man from west London.
Greater Manchester is to become the first region to get control of its health spending.
A round-up of the day's top news and sport with Tony Livesey and Anna Foster.
Two senior MPs are suspended from their parties over cash for access allegations.