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.
The sole political prisoner to survive a notorious torture centre in Brazil, whose testimony exposed abuses there, dies aged 72.
State of New York to turn off non-essential lights to try and prevent migratory birds becoming confused and fatally crashing into buildings.
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.
Convicted Australian drug smuggler Andrew Chan marries his girlfriend in Indonesia's prison, ahead of his expected execution.
There may be two distinct child obesity epidemics - one among infants and one among adolescents - research suggests.
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.
Thousands of people are sleeping on the streets in Nepal, either because their homes are destroyed or they are too scared to return.
People in Burundi are continuing to protest over the president's plan to run for a third term.
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.
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 epicentre of the earthquake which devastated Nepal, in the district of Gorkha, has suffered "terrible destruction".
Nine out of 10 Nepalese troops are reportedly taking part in search and rescue operations after a massive earthquake that killed 4,000 people.
A gunman attacks a police station in Bosnia, killing an officer and injuring two others before being shot dead, officials say.
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.
Bournemouth all but seal their Premier League place as they go three points and 19 goals clear of Middlesbrough with one game left.
Polish border guards block entry to 10 bikers described as members of a pro-Putin group seen as provocative by the Polish government.
Google pledges €150m to support news organisations' efforts to earn money from their online coverage.
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 fox in Chernobyl has made a large sandwich using cold meats and bread fed to him by a radio crew in the area.