Here's how the BBC's Thomas Martienssen recorded his experiences of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal from Mount Everest.
The father of two children who died on holiday in Corfu "firmly believes" they would be alive had travel operator Thomas Cook inspected a faulty boiler.
Burundi is hit by a new wave of protests as opposition to President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term spreads beyond the capital.
Entertainer Keith Harris, best known for performances with his puppet Orville, has died, his agent says.
A new EU-wide alert system to deal with road accidents, called eCall, is expected to get the go-ahead from Euro MPs.
Oil giant BP has reported a sharp fall in profit for the three months to the end of March as the dramatic fall in oil prices takes its toll.
A group of prisoners due to be executed for drugs offences in Indonesia have spent what are believed to be their final moments with their families.
Microsoft faces phone import ban after it loses first round of long-running patent battle in the US.
The man accused of murdering a woman whose body was found dismembered in a Pontypridd flat appears at crown court via video link.
The rate of economic growth halved in the three months to the end of March, official figures show, continuing a slowdown that began six months ago.
Nepal is on a "war footing" as it struggles to meet the overwhelming need following Saturday's earthquake, its prime minister says.
The city of Salvador in north-eastern Brazil is hit by deadly landslides, leaving 14 people dead and hillside homes swept away.
Labour says leader Ed Miliband was interviewed by Russell Brand - after he was spotted visiting the comedian and political campaigner's home.
A Labour government will set out the action it intends to take on immigration within 100 days of assuming office, Ed Miliband to say.
A general election candidate says he is is sorry if a remark he made about gay marriage was misinterpreted.
Poppy Smart, from Worcester, heckled on her walk to work every day and thinks more women should complain about it.
The Conservatives will use fines imposed on Deutsche Bank for its involvement in Libor rate-fixing to fund 50,000 apprenticeships, David Cameron says.
Footage of the moment a massive earthquake struck Nepal and the Himalayas has emerged - filmed by a survivor in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.
Comedian Sandi Toksvig is to leave BBC Radio 4's comedy show The News Quiz after nine years and 28 series.
Belgian defender Gregory Mertens needs a "miracle" after collapsing on the pitch with a heart-related illness.