Nine out of 10 Nepalese troops are reportedly taking part in search and rescue operations after a massive earthquake that killed 4,000 people.
Nick Clegg says education funding guarantees for England will be a "deal breaker" in any coalition negotiations between the Lib Dems and the Conservatives or Labour.
A former nurse is jailed for 18 years for raping and sexually assaulting unconscious women in Oxfordshire.
Northern Ireland health minister Jim Wells, who caused controversy with remarks linking same-sex relationships to child abuse, says he has resigned to help his wife "during her fight for life".
Germany was told of the risk of flying over eastern Ukraine before flight MH17 was shot down, but failed to pass on the alert, reports say.
The case of a notorious child killer who became the first man to be convicted under DNA evidence is being considered by the Parole Board.
Nicola Sturgeon tells the BBC that Labour leader Ed Miliband has been bullied by the Conservatives to rule out a deal with her SNP party after the general election.
Fumes from a "bodged and botched" boiler at a holiday bungalow led to the deaths of two British children in Corfu, an inquest hears.
At least 44 Palestinians were killed by "Israeli actions" while sheltering at seven UN schools during last summer's war in Gaza, a UN inquiry finds.
Six women and four men go on trial accused of abusing five young children and treating them as "sexual playthings".
Lord Sugar announces his replacement for adviser Nick Hewer on BBC One's The Apprentice - Claude Littner, who has grilled candidates during the interview rounds.
A controversial artificial sweetener is being removed from Diet Pepsi in the US following consumer concerns about its safety.
Images of the destruction wreaked on Nepal's Kathmandu valley landmarks by Saturday's deadly earthquake.
A historic Iran nuclear deal is now within reach - but it's still uncertain whether a rare chance to resolve a major security challenge of our time through diplomacy will be grasped, says the BBC's Lyse Doucet.
As thousands of migrants drown trying to make their way to Europe, Owen Bennett-Jones asks if Australia's tough approach to unauthorised migrants could work in the EU.
Has the digital transformation of society put the future of recorded history in jeopardy? Could we be heading for a "digital dark age"?
Five questions about keeping fossil fuels in the ground.
China has become the second-largest wine-growing area in the world after Spain, pushing France into third place, figures show.
The card game Bridge is "arguably" a sport and could qualify for lottery funding, a High Court judge finds.
Five-time winner Ronnie O'Sullivan reaches the quarter-finals of the World Championship by beating Matthew Stevens.
Moeen Ali says his second summer of Test cricket will prove more difficult as England face Australia and New Zealand.
Ricky Hatton has fought both Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao but believes the American will adapt his style and win.
Williams announce a loss of £42.5m in 2014, blaming the deficit on a "hangover" from the team's ninth-placed finish in 2013.
Gloucester are fined and handed a two-point suspended points deduction for using an ineligible player in a Premiership match.
Oil price hovers at a four-and-a-half month high amid concerns over disruption to supplies from the Middle East.
Motorists going abroad after 8 June are being warned they may need to take a code with them if they want to hire a car.
First-time buyers would be exempt from stamp duty when buying homes for less than £300,000 under a Labour government, a move the Tories say is "panicky and unfunded".
David Cameron promises to work "the hardest I've ever worked in my life" to secure victory on 7 May - as 5,000 small businesses give their backing.
The first HIV self-test kit that allows people to get a fast result at home has gone on sale in England, Scotland and Wales.
A former midwife at Furness General Hospital in Cumbria admits "making mistakes" which contributed to the deaths of two babies.
Students will learn about the global financial crisis in a new economics A-level to be taught from September.
More than 20 pupils have been allocated to a Sikh-ethos free school in Leeds that they did not choose, amid a squeeze on places.
New smartphones from Lenovo and Acer feature much bigger batteries than is the norm for a handset.
Valve boss Gabe Newell has defended the company's decision to let developers of some game modifications or 'mods' charge for their creations.
People with lower back problems are more likely to have a spine similar in shape to the chimpanzee, our closest ape ancestor.
Nepal's devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake on Saturday was primed over 80 years ago by its last massive earthquake in 1934, geologists working in the region say.
Supernatural horror Penny Dreadful wins three Bafta Television Craft Awards, while BBC One's Sherlock wins two and Mackenzie Crook wins his first Bafta.
Watchdog Ofcom reveals changes to charges for phone-in competitions and votes on TV and radio shows in "biggest overhaul of phone calls in more than a decade".
The taste of shipwrecked champagne, and other news nuggets.
The week's big numbers, visualised.
A Conservative local election candidate who said she could never support "the Jew" Ed Miliband is suspended.
Dozens of British and Irish people are among the missing, as the Disasters Emergency Committee announces an appeal to aid survivors of the Nepal earthquake.
Fife-based paper maker Tullis Russell goes into administration with the loss of 325 jobs, and putting a further 149 at risk.
Most of the Scots who were reported as missing following the massive earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday have now been traced.
One person dies and another is seriously injured in a motorway crash in County Tyrone.
An Armagh-based pharmacist has been sentenced to one year in jail for illegally supplying almost 875,000 prescription drugs.
A large gorse fire close to homes in Carmarthenshire which led to a road being closed is put out.
A Welsh charity says it was wrongly included as a signatory to a letter supporting the Conservative Party.
Police in Burundi clash with thousands of protesters angered by President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to run for a third term in office.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni orders security agencies to re-introduce military training for civilians to counter the threat from al-Shabab.
Japan and the US strike deal on new guidelines on their defence co-operation as Japanese leader Shinzo Abe visits the US for talks.
France and Australia have condemned the death penalty "in all circumstances", as executions for three of their nationals loom in Indonesia.
EU leaders tell Ukraine they are worried about ceasefire violations in the country's east but will not send armed peacekeepers there.
Polish border guards block entry to 10 bikers described as members of a pro-Putin group seen as provocative by the Polish government.
Residents of the Chilean town of Ensenada are trying to save their livestock and their homes after tonnes of ash from the Calbuco volcano rained down.
James Anderson inspires England to a nine-wicket win over West Indies on the final day of the second Test.
An Israeli air strike has killed four militants armed with a bomb along the Israeli-Syrian frontier in the Golan Heights, the Israeli military says.
Prominent Syrian dissident Louay Hussein evades a travel ban and flees to Spain before the end of his trial for "weakening national sentiment".
Baltimore police say rival gangs have formed alliances to "take-out" officers, as thousands pay tribute to a man who died in police custody.
A 90-year-old woman is denied a $41.8m (£27.6m) penny slot machine bonus after the casino blames it on a computer error.
Images from Nepal as it struggles to cope with devastating earthquake
Images from the campaign trail: 27 April
Unique fashions at the 35th London Marathon
How do last week's Baltimore protests compare to those in Ferguson?
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Ebola, Molotov cocktails and prom night feature in winning images
Images from the campaign trail: 24 April
Red alert as Calbuco volcano erupts in Chile
MPs pass the Finance Bill at second reading.
Footage has emerged from climbers on Mount Everest, showing the moment an avalanche hurtled towards them when Saturday's earthquake struck in Nepal.
The epicentre of the earthquake which devastated Nepal, in the district of Gorkha, has suffered "terrible destruction".
New footage has emerged of the moment the devastating earthquake struck Nepal, after several Chinese photographers arrived home on Sunday.
Statistician Nate Silver tells Panorama reporter Richard Bacon about his prediction for the General Election.
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon tells the BBC's Evan Davis that Labour leader Ed Miliband is ruling out a coalition with the SNP because he is being ''bullied by the Tories to rule these things out''.
A fox in Chernobyl has made a large sandwich using cold meats and bread fed to him by a radio crew in the area.
Gina DeJesus and Amanda Berry have given their first British TV interview to Newsnight's Kirsty Wark.
Two amateur astronomers have launched a model of a Star Wars 'X-wing' vehicle into the stratosphere.
The photographer who shows the horrors of the sea
Why can't everyone vote online for their MP?
The woman who adopts dead babies found in the rubbish
The firm that can hire pop stars to sing for you
What is next for racing's AP McCoy?
How people are coming out in support of transgender Bruce Jenner
Could this be the best place for a traveller to fall ill?
The Afghan shrine killing that could be a watershed