France elections: Macron and Le Pen through to run-off
The pair will contest the second round on 7 May with the centrist Emmanuel Macron as favourite.
North Korean university names detained US citizen
Kim Sang-duk, also known as Tony Kim, was teaching at a Pyongyang institution before his arrest.
Venezuela's President Maduro calls for talks with opposition
Nicolas Maduro seeks dialogue with the opposition ahead of the latest in a series of protest rallies.
A night at a French Front National election party
Marine Le Pen's supporters in Marseille watch the results come in with great anticipation.
Aurora photographers find new night sky lights and call them Steve
Steve is a "remarkably common" gas ribbon in the upper atmosphere.
Messi scores last-second winner
Lionel Messi scores his 500th Barcelona goal to send them top of La Liga with a last-minute winner against Real Madrid.
Colombia's ELN loses kidnap victim in jungle escape
Colombia's ELN guerrillas say a Russian-Armenian wildlife trafficker they held hostage has escaped.
Parents' mobile use harms family life, say secondary pupils
More than a third of pupils have felt the need to ask adults to put down their phones, suggests a poll.
North Korea 'ready to sink' US aircraft carrier Vinson
The USS Carl Vinson is expected off the peninsula soon, amid rising regional tension.
Italy migrant crisis: Charities 'colluding' with smugglers
An Italian prosecutor tells a newspaper there is evidence of direct contact between the two.
General election 2017: Tony Blair says Brexit stance more important than party
The former prime minister urges voters not to elect candidates who "back Brexit at any cost".
Germany AfD: Right-wing party picks election leaders
Facing a slump in popularity, the AfD is seeking to enter national parliament for the first time.
Bomb left outside Ardoyne school was designed to kill officers, say police
Police say bomb left outside gates of Belfast primary school could have killed or seriously injured.
Australian girl, 8, escaped a sinking car but family drowned
Chloe Kabealo, who got out and raised the alarm, says she tried to go up for air and kept rising.
Bend It Like Granny
The 98-year-old grandmother from India's Tamil Nadu state who leads a yoga dynasty.
Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg on grief: It does get better
Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg speaks movingly about her grief after the sudden death of her husband.
A study of London youth
After the London 2011 riots, photographer Julian Mahrlein set out to capture the faces of inner-city teenagers.
'We’re doing something nobody has ever done before'
Steph is an international cheerleader. She’s also blind.
Gunshot survivors bare all for photographer
Photographer Kathy Shorr has photographed 101 gun shooting survivors throughout the US in a powerful new photography project.
Your pictures: Street food
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "Street food".
Africa's top shots: 13-20 April 2017
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Around the world in seven years... on a bike
Leigh Timmis left Derby in 2010 to cycle round the world. He returns today, several years late.
The Holocaust: Who are the missing million?
Researchers have named nearly five million victims of the Holocaust, but they are in a race against time to identify the rest, reports Raffi Berg.
Trump's America: Are voters impressed?
We asked 100 Americans what they think about President Trump's first 100 days.
Warning over fake celebrity accounts targeting children
Law enforcement agencies around the world are concerned about an increase in fake celebrity social media accounts.
DR Congo's Kasai conflict: Voodoo rebels take on Kabila
Mass graves, child soldiers and police decapitations are all features of a little known Congolese conflict, as the BBC's Catherine Byaruhanga reports.
Geeks v government: The battle over public key cryptography
The technology which underpins the internet's security has always been disputed.
Why Rome sends trains filled with rubbish to Austria
Austria is providing an ingenious solution to the desperate problem of overflowing rubbish in Rome.
Film points finger at South Korean government for Sewol disaster
A new film about the Sewol ferry sinking criticises the South Korean government for the tragedy.
Target Somalia: The new scramble for Africa?
Many different countries are trying to get a toehold in Somalia as it slowly emerges from chaos.
Arsenal 2-1 Manchester City
Alexis Sanchez's extra-time winner sees Arsenal beat Manchester City at Wembley to reach a third FA Cup final in four seasons.
PFA Player of the Year: Chelsea's N'Golo Kante wins top award for 2016-17
Chelsea's N'Golo Kante is voted the PFA Player of the Year for 2016-17, with Tottenham's Dele Alli picking up the young player award.
Celtic 2-0 Rangers
Celtic beat Rangers to set up a Scottish Cup final meeting with Aberdeen and the chance to complete a domestic treble.
Fed Cup: GB beaten in Romania as Johanna Konta and Heather Watson lose
Great Britain are consigned back to the Europe/Africa Zone group after losing their Fed Cup World Group II play-off in Romania.
Guardiola must improve Man City's mood quickly after Arsenal defeat - Jermaine Jenas
Pep Guardiola must lift his players quickly to ensure they qualify for next season's Champions League, argues Jermaine Jenas,
London Marathon: An inspirational end to the race for two runners
Swansea Harriers' Matthew Rees helps fellow runner David Wyeth through a painful final 200 metres at the end of the 2017 London Marathon.
Liverpool 1-2 Crystal Palace
Christian Benteke returns to haunt his former club as Crystal Palace beat Liverpool to take a giant stride towards survival.