Defending champion Maria Sharapova's good form continues as she beats Colombian Mariana Duque-Marino at the Madrid Open.
The US's trade deficit rose 43.1% to $51.4bn in March, its highest level since October 2008.
Each day more bodies of victims of last week's earthquake are being recovered and brought to Kathmandu's central morgue.
There is a risk of serious outbreaks of disease such as cholera and dysentery in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake, UK aid agencies warn.
There's been a wave of admiration from around the world for Singapore's PM after he revealed he had coded a program that solves Sudoku puzzles.
German businesses criticise rail union leaders after drivers for the country's Deutsche Bahn rail operator begin a week-long strike in an increasingly bitter row over pay.
England captain Alastair Cook believes he is "untouchable", according to former Test skipper Geoffrey Boycott.
A judge puts a friend of singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell in charge of her medical decisions, after the musician was placed in intensive care last month.
Civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo are suffering unthinkable atrocities, with war crimes committed on a daily basis, Amnesty International says.
A journalist living near the site of a barrel bomb strike in Aleppo tells how she heard children's screams and witnessed a desperate search through rubble.
Brazilian prosecutors confirm a preliminary investigation into former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva over alleged influence peddling.
Armed groups in the CAR agree to free all the children working for them and end the recruitment of child soldiers, the UN says.
Former England striker Jimmy Greaves faces a "long and slow road to recovery" after a severe stroke, says his wife.
Top Gear's use of the word "pikey" is being investigated by watchdog Ofcom, after a complaint was rejected by the BBC Trust.
Eurozone economic growth will be slightly stronger this year than previously forecast, according to the European Commission's latest quarterly forecast.
Derby's Steve McClaren turns down the chance to become Newcastle boss for the final three matches of the season.
The view from China on the Met ball extravaganza
Stuart Bingham says holding aloft the world championship trophy means more to him than the £300,000 prize money.
Avengers: Age of Ultron tops the US and Canada box office with $191.3m (£126.5m) in its opening weekend, but fails to beat the debut of 2012's Avengers film.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman sacks the head of royal protocol after he was filmed slapping a photojournalist covering the arrival of Morocco's king in Riyadh.