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'Most Nepal troops' in quake effort
Nine out of 10 Nepalese troops are reportedly taking part in search and rescue operations after a massive earthquake that killed 4,000 people.
Police injured in Baltimore protests
Seven officers in the US city of Baltimore are injured and a state of emergency is declared as a store and vehicles are set alight during protests.
Australian weds as execution looms
Convicted Australian drug smuggler Andrew Chan marries his girlfriend in Indonesia's prison, ahead of his expected execution.
New York dims lights to save birds
State of New York to turn off non-essential lights to try and prevent migratory birds becoming confused and fatally crashing into buildings.
Israel struck Gaza shelters - UN
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.
Japan and US unveil defence deal
Japan and the US strike deal on new guidelines on their defence co-operation as Japanese leader Shinzo Abe visits the US for talks.
Colorado cinema gunman 'was sane'
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.
Bosnia gunman 'kills police officer'
A gunman attacks a police station in Bosnia, killing an officer and injuring two others before being shot dead, officials say.
Germany 'failed to warn' before MH17
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.
Pro-Putin bikers blocked at border
Polish border guards block entry to 10 bikers described as members of a pro-Putin group seen as provocative by the Polish government.
Kidnapped Libyan TV crew found dead
Five Libyan TV journalists are found dead eight months after they were kidnapped in territory controlled by extremist militants.
China overtakes France in vineyards
China has become the second-largest wine-growing area in the world after Spain, pushing France into third place, figures show.
VIDEO: Journey to remote quake epicentre
The epicentre of the earthquake which devastated Nepal, in the district of Gorkha, has suffered "terrible destruction".
VIDEO: Video shows moment of Everest avalanche
Footage has emerged from climbers on Mount Everest, showing the moment an avalanche hurtled towards them when Saturday's earthquake struck in Nepal.
VIDEO: Thousands sleep on Nepal streets
Thousands of people are sleeping on the streets in Nepal, either because their homes are destroyed or they are too scared to return.
VIDEO: The earthquake seen through tweets
Here's the story of what journalists around Nepal are seeing, as captured through their tweets.
VIDEO: Kidnapped women speak about ordeal
Gina DeJesus and Amanda Berry have given their first British TV interview to Newsnight's Kirsty Wark.
VIDEO: Thousands march in Burundi protests
People in Burundi are continuing to protest over the president's plan to run for a third term.
VIDEO: 'Constant fighting every single day'
A resident of an apartment block on the edge of Donetsk, which has been heavily shelled, says there is "constant fighting, every single day".
VIDEO: Clean-up after Chile's Calbuco volcano
Clean-up efforts are continuing in Chile, after the Calbuco volcano erupted on Thursday.
Countdown to Iran nuclear deal - but resistance remains
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.
Could Australia's migrant policy work in Europe?
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.
America's place in a multi-polar world
The creation of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a stark reminder that the US is no longer the world's sole superpower.
Does digital mean the end of history?
Has the digital transformation of society put the future of recorded history in jeopardy? Could we be heading for a "digital dark age"?
Why Nepal is so vulnerable to quakes
The Magnitude 7.8 Nepal earthquake has occurred in what is one of the most seismically active regions in the world.
From the carbon bubble to 'dirty energy'
Five questions about keeping fossil fuels in the ground.
VIDEO: Chernobyl fox makes sandwich
A fox in Chernobyl has made a large sandwich using cold meats and bread fed to him by a radio crew in the area.
Woman denied $41.8m jackpot payout
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.
Apple returns more cash to investors
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 end of the 'bank' holiday?
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.
Google offers cash to Europe's media
Google pledges €150m to support news organisations' efforts to earn money from their online coverage.
Smartphones pack huge batteries
New smartphones from Lenovo and Acer feature much bigger batteries than is the norm for a handset.
Rediscovered Bacon portraits unveiled
Two self-portraits by Francis Bacon are going on public display for the first time after being rediscovered in a private collection, before being sold.
Furious 7 stays top of US box office
Furious 7 tops the US and Canada's box office for a fourth week, as Avengers: Age of Ultron tops the international chart a week ahead of its US release.
Back pain link to chimpanzee spine
People with lower back problems are more likely to have a spine similar in shape to the chimpanzee, our closest ape ancestor.
Nepal quake 'followed historic pattern'
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.
No life-saving surgery 'for billions'
Two-thirds of the world's population have no access to safe and affordable surgery, according to a new study in The Lancet.
Pepsi to ditch artificial sweetener
A controversial artificial sweetener is being removed from Diet Pepsi in the US following consumer concerns about its safety.
Bournemouth 3-0 Bolton Wanderers
Bournemouth all but seal their Premier League place as they go three points and 19 goals clear of Middlesbrough with one game left.
'My head says Mayweather will win'
Ricky Hatton has fought Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao and says the American will adapt his style and win.
The photographer who captures the horrors of the sea
Photographer Juan Medina explains why he has spent the past 20 years following the stories of migrants trying to reach Europe by sea.
The woman who adopts dead babies
Twelve years ago a dead baby was found at Bernarda Gallardo's local rubbish dump - the only way she could give it a proper funeral was to adopt it.
PM's 'brain fade' over football team
David Cameron comes under fire from Twitter users after saying in a speech that he supported West Ham - when he is an Aston Villa fan.
Belgrade residents in duck protest
Protesters in the Serbian capital adopt a large foam duck as a symbol of their defiance.
Burundi police battle protesters
Police in Burundi clash with thousands of protesters angered by President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to run for a third term in office.
Indonesia condemned over executions
France and Australia have condemned the death penalty "in all circumstances", as executions for three of their nationals loom in Indonesia.
EU won't send armed force to Ukraine
EU leaders tell Ukraine they are worried about ceasefire violations in the country's east but will not send armed peacekeepers there.
Chile town covered by volcanic ash
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.
Israel 'kills militants' in Golan
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.
Russians 'accessed Obama's emails'
Russian hackers who gained access to the White House computer system last year were able to read President Obama's unclassified emails, reports say.
UK aid leaves for Nepal on RAF plane
An RAF flight carrying UK aid and British Army Gurkhas is flying to Nepal, where the search continues for missing people, including many British and Irish nationals.
Child obesity may have 'two phases'
There may be two distinct child obesity epidemics - one among infants and one among adolescents - research suggests.
Bank fines to 'fund apprenticeships'
The Tories will use fines imposed on Deutsche Bank for its involvement in Libor rate-fixing to fund 50,000 apprenticeships, David Cameron will say.
Cooking 'top skill UK adults want'
Almost two-fifths of adults would like to be better cooks or bakers, according to a survey commissioned to launch a festival of learning.
In pictures: Nepal earthquake aftermath
Images from Nepal as it struggles to cope with devastating earthquake
Election 2015 in pictures: 27 April
Images from the campaign trail: 27 April
In pictures: London Marathon runners
Unique fashions at the 35th London Marathon
How Baltimore differs from Ferguson
How do last week's Baltimore protests compare to those in Ferguson?
Week in pictures: 18-24 April 2015
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
In pictures: Sony World Photography Awards 2015
Ebola, Molotov cocktails and prom night feature in winning images
Election 2015 in pictures: 24 April
Images from the campaign trail: 24 April
In pictures: Calbuco volcano eruption
Red alert as Calbuco volcano erupts in Chile
Farkhunda's death - 'turning point' for Afghanistan?
Could woman's brutal death prove to be a watershed?
How Shakespeare learned to love women
How Shakespeare's female characters evolved
Viewpoint: Across China by wheelchair
Backpacking around China in a wheelchair
VIDEO: Australian pair keep book-making alive
The Australian pair keeping traditional printing alive
The best place for a traveller to fall ill?
Could this be the best place for a traveller to fall ill?
In the Hatton Garden raiders' footsteps
Retracing the London safe deposit thieves' footsteps