An Alabama man is freed after spending nearly three decades on death row, following new tests on bullets that did not link him to the crime scene.
Four-time winner Tiger Woods confirms he will play in next week's Masters at Augusta, his first tournament since February.
Five men and one woman have been arrested in Dover on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences, West Midlands Police says.
A rescued sailor who was adrift in the Atlantic Ocean for two months says he survived on rainwater he collected and fish he caught.
An indigenous tribe in the Amazon jungle succeeds after decades of campaigning in getting back blood samples taken by US researchers in the 1960s.
Fire brigades are battling a massive fire at a GE factory in Louisville, Kentucky.
Zimbabwe's former vice-president, Joyce Mujuru, is expelled from the ruling party over allegations she plotted to remove President Mugabe.
The Conservatives and Labour fight off claims they could enter into a post-election deal with UKIP or the SNP, respectively.
In a rare move, the Chinese navy evacuates 225 foreigners and almost 600 of its own citizens from Yemen's southern port of Aden, amid fierce fighting there.
A girl with a rare genetic condition which made her body age eight times faster than normal dies at the age of 17.
Two people were injured on Thursday after a window cleaning cradle swung violently, crashing into a skyscraper in Shanghai.
Police have been searching the family home of one of nine Britons who allegedly tried to cross illegally from Turkey into Syria.
Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini is in such good form he cannot be dropped, says boss Louis van Gaal.
A plane carrying 176 Pakistani passengers who were evacuated from Yemen on a Chinese Naval vessel has arrived in the capital Islamabad.
Tunisia says it plans to re-establish diplomatic ties with Syria in order to track its citizens who have gone to fight alongside Islamist militants.
Employers in the United States added just 126,000 jobs in March after severe winter weather, lagging factory production and lacklustre construction started to take their toll on the job market.
The bodies of many of the 147 victims of an al-Shabab massacre at a university in Kenya are being moved to the capital Nairobi for identification.
A huge fire has engulfed a General Electric warehouse in Louisville, Kentucky.
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The Conservatives and Labour both claim victory in the aftermath of Thursday's seven-way TV election debate, but concede other party leaders made an impact too.