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Residents in the foothills of the Calbuco volcano in Chile survey the damage caused by its eruption.
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.
Tigist Tufa of Ethiopia wins the women's London Marathon, with two-time victory Mary Keitany of Kenya finishing second.
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.
England's David Howell finishes second at the China Open as Wu Ashun wins his first European Tour title.
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.
Protesters clash with police in Burundi's capital Bujumbura a day after President Pierre Nkurunziza announces he will seek a third tem in office.
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.
Humanitarian experts from the UK will begin to assess the damage caused by an earthquake in Nepal after travelling to the country overnight.
Kazakhstan is holding an early presidential election, with the state of the economy posing a major challenge to the incumbent, Nursultan Nazarbayev.
The Castro encounter which led to death threats