Eight million people were affected by the Nepal earthquake and 1.4m are in need of food aid, the UN says, as the death toll tops 4,000.
A state of emergency is declared in the US city of Baltimore amid violent protests linked to the death of a black man fatally injured in police custody.
There may be two distinct child obesity epidemics - one among infants and one among adolescents - research suggests.
The Conservatives will use fines imposed on Deutsche Bank for its involvement in Libor rate-fixing to fund 50,000 apprenticeships, David Cameron will say.
Distraught family members of two Australian drug smugglers are mobbed by reporters as they arrive in Indonesia ahead of expected executions.
Plans to freeze senior teachers' pay "arbitrarily discriminate" against school leaders, according to the head teachers' union ASCL.
Google pledges €150m to support news organisations' efforts to earn money from their online coverage.
State of New York to turn off non-essential lights to try and prevent migratory birds becoming confused and fatally crashing into buildings.
Technology giant Apple reports profits of $13.6bn for the first three months of 2015, and details plans to return more money to investors.
The Vatican Science Academy will urge Christians to take action on climate change because it threatens the world's poor.
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.
Bournemouth all but seal their Premier League place as they go three points and 19 goals clear of Middlesbrough with one game left.
Images of the destruction wreaked on Nepal's Kathmandu valley landmarks by Saturday's deadly earthquake.
The aftermath of the Nepal earthquake disaster and the latest manoeuvres in the general election campaign are the main stories on the front pages.
As Shinzo Abe sets out on a week-long trip to the US, it will be the progress made by the Japanese PM and US President Barack Obama on a trade deal that is top of the agenda.
Labour Party activists believe they have grounds for optimism in key marginal seats, Laura Kuenssberg writes.
Why are people in Hong Kong protesting against proposed electoral changes?
Has the digital transformation of society put the future of recorded history in jeopardy? Could we be heading for a "digital dark age"?
China has become the second-largest wine-growing area in the world after Spain, pushing France into third place, figures show.
A rare RAF Spitfire once flown by a Great Escape veteran and painstakingly restored over five years could fetch millions of pounds for charity.
Bournemouth will survive in the Premier League after effectively sealing promotion to the top flight, says chairman Jeff Mostyn.
Five-time winner Ronnie O'Sullivan reaches the quarter-finals of the World Championship by beating Matthew Stevens.
Floyd Mayweather says Rocky Balboa-style "throwback training" pushed him to the limit for his fight against Manny Pacquiao.
Bournemouth in the Premier League? We chart the remarkable rise of a club who were minutes from liquidation seven years ago.
Belgian footballer Gregory Mertens is in hospital after collapsing during a development game for his club.
Oil giant BP reports a sharp fall in profit to $2.13bn (£1.39bn) for the first quarter as the dramatic fall in oil prices takes its toll.
They are the very definition of a public holiday. But the 144 year-old tradition of banks closing to guarantee everyone a day off may be on the way out.
A Labour government will set out the action it intends to take on immigration within 100 days of assuming office, Ed Miliband to say.
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.
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.
Almost two-fifths of adults would like to be better cooks or bakers, according to a survey commissioned to launch a festival of learning.
Students will learn about the global financial crisis in a new economics A-level to be taught from September.
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.
An RAF flight carrying UK aid and British army troops, including Gurkhas, is flying to Nepal, where many British and Irish nationals are missing.
A man is charged with the murder of a 20-year-old student found with severe head injuries near Leeds railway station.
A funeral for Irish student Karen Buckley, who was murdered in Glasgow earlier this month, is to be held in County Cork later.
Thousands of pupils are preparing to sit the new look Higher qualifications as the exams period gets under way in Scottish schools.
Police and Army bomb experts are at the scene of an explosion at Crawford Square in Londonderry.
Three people are rescued from a fire at flats in Knocknagoney in east Belfast.
Plaid Cymru pledges to end the postcode lottery that it says patients in Wales can face in getting new medicines on the NHS.
Plans for a country park, lake and resort on an opencast mine site, which have been recommended for approval, are delayed.
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.
An appeals court in South Korea finds the captain of the sunken Sewol ferry guilty of homicide and increases his sentence to life in jail.
Satellite images and maps showing the devastation caused by the earthquake in Nepal that struck on Saturday 25 April.
A gunman attacks a police station in Bosnia, killing an officer and injuring two others before being shot dead, officials say.
Russia shows off a new-generation tank called Armata T-14 ahead of World War Two Victory Day celebrations on 9 May.
The sole political prisoner to survive a notorious torture centre in Brazil, whose testimony exposed abuses there, dies aged 72.
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.
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".
A man who shot and killed 12 people in a cinema in 2012 was found sane by two experts immediately following the attack, prosecutors say.
A controversial artificial sweetener is being removed from Diet Pepsi in the US following consumer concerns about its safety.
Queuing for the journey from Italy to Tunisia
Thousands race to replaster a massive mosque in a day
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
MPs pass the Finance Bill at second reading.
The epicentre of the earthquake which devastated Nepal, in the district of Gorkha, has suffered "terrible destruction".
Hospitals in Nepal are struggling to cope with the huge numbers of victims following the massive earthquake at the weekend.
International aid supplies are being distributed in Nepal after the earthquake struck four days ago.
Statistician Nate Silver tells Panorama reporter Richard Bacon about his prediction for the General Election.
The US city of Baltimore has declared a state of emergency amid violent protests over the death of a black man fatally injured in police custody.
A fox in Chernobyl has made a large sandwich using cold meats and bread fed to him by a radio crew in the area.
A promise for first-time buyers and a boost from small businesses on campaign day 28.
A resident of an apartment block on the edge of Donetsk, which has been heavily shelled, says there is "constant fighting, every single day".
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