Turkish police say they have detained nearly 140 people following clashes during May Day protests in Istanbul.
Police in Thailand have found dozens of graves in an abandoned jungle camp in southern Thailand, on a route regularly used by people smugglers.
A major global commercial fair - Milan Expo 2015 - opens in northern Italy, but violence breaks out in the city as protesters clash with police.
Team Sky's Lars Petter Nordhaug wins the first stage of the three-day Tour de Yorkshire in a sprint finish in Scarborough.
Sterling has fallen sharply against the US dollar after growth in the UK manufacturing sector slowed markedly in April.
South African musician David Jenkins, who is known as Qasadi and has the nickname "White Zulu", talks about his passion for Zulu culture and music.
Two titans of Asian business and technology battle for the contract to build America's first bullet train.
Ten years ago, Lionel Messi scored the first of his 403 goals for Barcelona. BBC Sport looks back at his goal-den decade.
A former police chief says he was "wrong" to issue a statement saying fans' behaviour at Hillsborough "made the job of the police harder", the inquests hear.
A reliance on sat-navs and smartphone map apps is undermining map-reading skills, the Royal Institute of Navigation says.
Baltimore's top prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby, says she plans to file criminal charges against six police officers over the death of Freddie Gray.
A United Nations spokesman denies allegations of a child abuse cover up in the Central African Republic, calling them "frankly offensive".
R&B and soul singer Ben E King, best known for the classic song Stand By Me, dies at the age of 76.
Shakespeare's Globe reveals Emma Rice from Kneehigh will be its third artistic director, taking over from Dominic Dromgoole in April 2016.
Three people are arrested over claims they traded in details of car insurance customers who had been involved in an accident.
Iceland launches a "human search engine" staffed by seven people called Gudmundur.
Andy Murray could have to play three times on Saturday after rain delays his Munich Open quarter-final against Lukas Rosol.
Lloyds Banking Group sees its share soar by more than 7% after its quarterly underlying profits were at the top end of analysts' expectations.
Manny Pacquiao says his hunger to win has returned for Saturday's super-fight with Floyd Mayweather.
Nepal says 6,204 people are known to have died in Saturday's earthquake and 13,932 were injured, the BBC's Clive Myrie reports from a field hospital where some are being treated.