The death toll from Nepal's deadliest earthquake for more than 80 years has risen above 1,000, as foreign governments offer aid.
The UK has deployed a team of humanitarian experts to Nepal to provide urgent support for people affected by the earthquake.
Services are taking place around the world to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign, one of the bloodiest battles of World War One.
More than 1,000 people are believed to have died in a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal, wrecking many historic buildings.
The US Olympic gold medallist and reality TV personality, Bruce Jenner, has said he is transgender and identifies as a woman.
Fernandinho scores a last-minute winner as Manchester City beat Aston Villa to go second in the Premier League.
Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik is Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, taking top spot from the Hinduja brothers, according to the Sunday Times.
A Russian biker group, famed for their patriotism, have set off from Moscow hoping to recreate the route taken by the Red Army 70 years ago and travel to Berlin.
Ferdinand Piech, the chairman of VW, Europe's biggest carmaker, resigns after a power struggle with his chief executive.
Liverpool's hopes of securing a top-four finish were dealt a blow as they are held to a goalless draw at West Brom.
Twenty-time champion jockey AP McCoy says he has been 'so lucky all my life' as his career comes to an end at Sandown.
Sabeen Mehmud, the Pakistani human rights activist who was shot dead in Karachi, told the BBC she felt "you have to take some risks" in her line of work.
Islamist rebels have captured much of the north-western Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughur from government forces, activists say.
A man who flew a drone carrying radioactive sand on to the roof of the Japanese prime minister's office has been arrested, Tokyo police say.
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza is nominated as a candidate for a third term in office, a move his opponents say is unconstitutional.
The Queen attends UK ceremonies for the centenary of the WW1 Gallipoli landings, as services are held in Turkey, Australia and New Zealand.
At least three of 10 people on death row in Indonesia for drug smuggling are given formal notice of their imminent execution.
Australia and New Zealand hold ceremonies to mark the centenary of the military landings at Gallipoli during the First World War.
The reality TV star says he still has male body parts but considers himself female.
People living close to the Calbuco volcano in the south of Chile have been warned that it might erupt again at some point soon.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemns the shooting of human rights activist Sabeen Mehmud and orders an investigation.
Venezuela's President Maduro allocates a woman a flat, after she hits him on the head with a mango.
The NBA becomes the first American sports organisation to visit Cuba since the two countries began to restore diplomatic ties.
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Yemen's former president calls on his Houthi rebel allies to withdraw from territory they have seized in return for a halt to Saudi air strikes.
California doctors have removed what they call an embryologic twin living deep inside the brain of a student who had health problems.
A Canadian court grants bail to a former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr until he completes his appeal against his US conviction.
Quentin Sommerville reports on Libya's struggle for stability, four years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi.
The Nasdaq and S&P 500 close at new record highs after US tech firms report strong first quarter profits.
Islamic State appears to have released a promotional video for its own health service featuring NHS-style branding and an Australian doctor.
Ceremonies are held in Armenia and around the world to mark the centenary of the start of mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks.
Officials in the Swiss mountain resort Zermatt say they are ending the practice of allowing tourists to pose for photos with the iconic St Bernard dogs.
The Somali Islamist movement al-Shabab has killed a man for "insulting the prophet Muhammed", witnesses tell the BBC.
Pierre Claude Nolin, the speaker of the Canadian Senate, dies at the age of 64 after a long battle with cancer.
South African-owned shops in Malawi stay closed after calls for a boycott from activists angered at recent xenophobic attacks.
US cable giant Comcast abandons its planned $45bn purchase of Time Warner Cable after failing to convince regulators the deal would not harm competition.
The eruption of the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile is causing many international flights to be delayed or cancelled.
Saudi Arabia says a young man arrested for the murders of two police officers has confessed to acting on orders from the Islamic State jihadist group.
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A Chinese court gives a two-year reprieve to a woman sentenced to death for murdering her abusive husband.
Several Native American actors walk off the set of an Adam Sandler comedy, claiming the film is "totally disrespectful" of Apache culture.
Sawyer Sweeten, the child star of hit US show Everybody Loves Raymond, takes his own life at his family home in Texas.
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao's fight sells out in minutes and tickets immediately appear on websites for £94,000.
A former assistant to US artist Jasper Johns has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after admitting he stole artworks from Johns' Connecticut studio.
Argentina and Russia sign a series of framework agreements on economic and energy co-operation following talks in Moscow.
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