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Somalia's FA president Adbiqani Said hopes his country can compete in the 2019 Nations Cup and end an absence that stretches back to 1974.
Images from the campaign trail: 16 April
A 74-year-old is jailed for 11 years for raping a woman after claiming he was 45 miles away at the time of the attack.
Fiona Trott speaks to Gateshead pensioner Alan Barnes, who has moved in to a new home after he was given given thousands of pounds in online donations.
The leaders of five of Westminster's opposition parties are due to appear in a live election debate on Thursday.
The Alliance Party will bring a "unique" voice to Westminster, ensuring the people of Northern Ireland are heard, the deputy leader says.
Observations from space assist the search for new locations to site geothermal power stations.
Ex-British number one Laura Robson hopes to make her return at the French Open after 15 months out with injury.
The disabled pensioner who had more than £300,000 raised for him after he was attacked picks up the keys to his new house.
Manchester Thunder coach Tracey Neville hopes the domestic Superleague can one day emulate the "stardom" of football.
DJ Neil Fox pleads not guilty to nine sex offences, including three involving girls aged under 16.
Artist Conrad Shawcross uses cheap cast iron for his latest sculpture to deter metal thieves.
The search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will be doubled if nothing is found in the current search zone, officials say.
Ukrainian journalist Oles Buzyna is shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Kiev - the second pro-Russia figure to be killed there in as many days.
Rising demand for primary school places is putting the system under increasing pressure, says Branwen Jeffreys.
A Russian submarine may have been responsible for almost capsizing a UK fishing trawler in the Irish Sea, a UK fishing organisation says.
Lebanese journalist Karma Khayat goes on trial for contempt at the UN-backed tribunal investigating the 2005 assassination of former PM Rafik Hariri.
Roger Federer and defending champion Stan Wawrinka are both beaten in round three of the Monte Carlo Masters.
The skipper of a fishing trawler has said his boat was towed by a submarine 18 miles off the coast of Ardglass, County Down, on Wednesday afternoon.
Snouting around with pigs called Hameron, Swiliband, Forage and Pork Clegg as they race to Number Ten.