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Rescue efforts in Nepal intensify after nearly 2,000 died in the country's worst quake in more than 80 years, as a powerful aftershock hits the region.
A UK couple on their honeymoon, who are among Britons caught up in the Nepal quake, tell of seeing an "avalanche coming straight" for them on Everest.
Ghana is told by an international tribunal not to begin any new offshore drilling for oil in disputed waters with the Ivory Coast.
Thousands of Nepalese citizens have spent the night outdoors following a devastating earthquake which killed at least 1,900 people.
Private landlords would not be able to increase rents by more than inflation for three years under Labour plans to give tenants more security.
Thousands of people in Peru have attempted to break the Guinness World Record for the largest cajon ensemble.
David Weir loses out in a sprint finish to American Joshua George in the T53/54 wheelchair race at the London Marathon.
Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes is to adapt Anthony Trollope's Doctor Thorne - one of his favourite novels - for TV.
Ferdinand Piech, the chairman of VW, Europe's biggest carmaker, resigns after a power struggle with his chief executive.
Wladimir Klitschko says Tyson Fury is set to be his next challenger after the latest successful defence of his world titles.
Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik is Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, but the Queen has dropped out of the top 300 for the first time, according to the Sunday Times.
A protest march in Baltimore a week after Freddie Gray, a black man, died in police custody, turns violent with at least a dozen arrests.
President Obama has been poking fun at himself and his political friends and enemies at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Britain has a "moral responsibility" to help refugees from conflicts in which it has participated, the Bishop of Manchester says.
The Castro encounter which led to death threats
Researchers develop a technique to edit out bits of mitochondrial DNA that could otherwise pass on incurable diseases, a study in mice shows.
Russian hackers who gained access to the White House computer system last year were able to read President Obama's unclassified emails, reports say.