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Image caption The bomb - seen in the lower left - was literally uncovered during construction work. A 250kg (550lb) World War Two bomb caused damage in a German city when it exploded on Wednesday under controlled circumstances. It was discovered in the southern city of Regensburg during construction work. The bomb could not be transported or defused, experts found. So they instead evacuated some 4,500 people in a 1.5km (one mile) radius. Despite the planned explosion, nearby buildings were damaged in the blast, their windows shattering. Unexploded bombs from the war are not uncommon in Germany, which was heavily bombed by Britain and, later, the US. Regional newspaper Mittelbayerische Zeit... Full story

24 April