At least 10 Hindu pilgrims are killed in a stampede during a bathing ritual at a holy site in Narayanganj, Bangladesh, police say.
Millions of eels have been arriving in the south-west of England having travelled thousands of miles from the Sargasso Sea near Bermuda.
Influential folk guitarist John Renbourn dies in his home in the Scottish Borders at the age of 70.
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The former One Direction star Zayn Malik reveals in his first interview since quitting the boyband that "I've let the fans down".
US energy giant Chevron is to sell its 50% stake in Caltex Australia, the petrol station operator, for a reported 4.6bn Australian dollars ($3.6bn; £2.4bn).
Convicted criminals in England and Wales will have to pay up to £1,200 towards the cost of their court case under new rules, it is revealed.
Mercedes' world champion Lewis Hamilton sets fastest time in second practice despite a series of technical problems.
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Maria Sharapova suffers a surprise second-round defeat at the Miami Open but Caroline Wozniacki goes through.
North Korea says it has arrested two South Korean men for spying, amid ongoing tensions between the two Koreas.
Annual core consumer inflation in Japan, the world's third-largest economy, stopped rising for the first time in nearly two years in February.
Malcolm Fraser, prime minister from 1975-1983, is hailed as a "unique and great" Australian at his state funeral in Melbourne.
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Nico Rosberg sets the pace in first practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton hits car trouble.
Yemen's President Hadi arrives in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh, as a Saudi-led coalition continues air strikes against Shia Houthi rebels.
The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight, named as Andreas Lubitz, intentionally started the plane's descent before it crashed into the French Alps, officials say.
A team of experts says a mixture that included organic cat litter forced the closure of the only underground nuclear waste repository in the US.
Tensions remain six months after Mexico students vanished
A new report alleges that US drug enforcement agents attended sex parties funded by drug cartels while stationed overseas.