Nepal is on a "war footing" as it struggles to meet the overwhelming need following Saturday's earthquake, its prime minister says.
The rate of economic growth halved in the three months to the end of March, official figures show, continuing a slowdown that began six months ago.
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.
The Conservatives will use fines imposed on Deutsche Bank for its involvement in Libor rate-fixing to fund 50,000 apprenticeships, David Cameron says.
The Liberal Democrats will not enter into another coalition government unless an emergency "stability budget" is held within 50 days of the 7 May election, Nick Clegg has said.
A Labour government will set out the action it intends to take on immigration within 100 days of assuming office, Ed Miliband to say.
There may be two distinct child obesity epidemics - one among infants and one among adolescents - research suggests.
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.
Police say they were given an "inadequate" warning before a bomb exploded in Londonderry.
Google pledges €150m to support news organisations' efforts to earn money from their online coverage.
Comedian Sandi Toksvig is to leave BBC Radio 4's comedy show The News Quiz after nine years and 28 series.
Images of the destruction wreaked on Nepal's Kathmandu valley landmarks by Saturday's deadly earthquake.
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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.
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As countries around the world send manpower and resources to Nepal, we look at how an earthquake search and rescue operation is carried out.
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.
Floyd Mayweather says Rocky Balboa-style "throwback training" pushed him to the limit for his fight against Manny Pacquiao.
Belgian defender Gregory Mertens needs a "miracle" after collapsing on the pitch with a heart-related illness.
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Former Manchester United goalkeeper Mark Bosnich appears in a Sydney court to plead guilty to reckless driving.
Oil giant BP has reported a sharp fall in profit for the three months to the end of March as the dramatic fall in oil prices takes its toll.
Technology giant Apple reports profits of $13.6bn for the first three months of 2015, and details plans to return more money to investors.
Labour says leader Ed Miliband was interviewed by Russell Brand - after he was spotted visiting the comedian and political campaigner's home.
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.
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.
Thousands of pupils are preparing to sit the new look Higher qualifications as the exams period gets under way in Scottish schools.
Angry gamers have forced Valve to end an initiative that let people who make modifications or "mods" for games get paid for their work.
A new EU-wide alert system to deal with road accidents, called eCall, is expected to get the go-ahead from Euro MPs.
The Vatican Science Academy will urge Christians to take action on climate change because it threatens the world's poor.
People with lower back problems are more likely to have a spine similar in shape to the chimpanzee, our closest ape ancestor.
Andrew Lesnie, Oscar-winning Australian cinematographer of the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films, has died at the age of 59.
The identity of a replica painting, which was hung at Dulwich Picture Gallery as a challenge to visitors, is revealed.
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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.
A Bo'ness man is celebrating after winning a jackpot of more than £7.8m in Saturday's National Lottery draw.
Three people are rescued from a fire at flats in Knocknagoney in east Belfast after they were trapped on balconies.
An Irishwoman caught up in the Nepal earthquake describes harrowing scenes at Kathmandu airport as thousands struggled to escape.
A general election candidate says he is is sorry if a remark he made about being against gay marriage was misinterpreted.
Delays to approving plans for a country park, lake and resort on an opencast mine site could lead to 70 job losses, bosses warn.
Burundi is hit by a new wave of protests as opposition to President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term spreads beyond the capital.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni orders security agencies to re-introduce military training for civilians to counter the threat from al-Shabab.
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.
Pictures emerge showing Everest Base Camp on the day after Nepal's earthquake triggered an avalanche which swept away many tents, killing 18 people.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says Greece is in the final stretch of talks with the EU and that he believes an interim deal will by in place by 9 May.
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.
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.
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 baseball fan was struck in the face by a flying bat and carried from the stands on a stretcher on Monday night.
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MPs pass the Finance Bill at second reading.
Footage of the moment a massive earthquake struck Nepal and the Himalayas has emerged - filmed by a survivor in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.
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.
The small village of Lukla at the base of Mount Everest has become the centre for the rescue effort, following avalanches after the massive Nepal earthquake.
The state of New York is to turn off non-essential lights in state-run buildings to help migrating birds navigate routes in spring and autumn.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage gives a campaign speech in Hartlepool in which he is expected to make an appeal to Labour voters.
The richest fight in the history of boxing takes place on Saturday in Las Vegas.
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.
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