BBC NEWS



The Conservatives are attempting to shift the election battleground to the economy with an attack on Labour's tax and spending plans.























Political parties are taking to the streets in the last day of campaigning ahead of Thursday's local elections.




A Labour government would suspend the planned closures of hospital services across England, the party is promising.

 

 


The family of Guy Hedger, who was murdered after confronting burglars at his Dorset home, have paid tribute to a "caring and compassionate" man.



The level of mortgage debt held by over-65s is expected to double to nearly £40bn by 2030, according to a new report.









William and Kate have reportedly asked for £1.3m (€1.5m) in damages from a French magazine over topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge.

 

 

Sainsbury's has reported lower annual profits and warned of a "challenging" grocery market, though it received a boost to earnings from its takeover of Argos.

The Conservatives appear to be on course to become the largest party in the West Midlands, as Theresa May marches deeper into traditionally Labour territory.



An epic historical fantasy film with spectacular sets and dramatic scenes of war is enthralling India. Widely touted as India's answer to Game of Thrones, the success of Bahubali 2 has also prompted south Indian film fans to troll Bollywood, writes Sudha G Tilak.

It released to perhaps the most hype seen by an Indian movie in a long time, and it did not disappoint. 


Suniel Shetty finds his 'Hera Pheri' co-star Akshay Kumar a deserving winner of the Best Actor National Film Award this year.

Last month, Akshay was named the Best Actor for his performance in the crime thriller 'Rustom', loosely based on the commander K.M. Nanavati case. However, the choice by the jury - led by filmmaker Priyadarshan - was criticised by a cross-section of people.



Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor in a still from Prem Ratan Dhan Payo song Jalte Diye