The bodies of at least 17 people have washed ashore in northern Haiti amid fears they were the victims of a shipwreck.
Former Metropolitan Police commissioner Lord Stevens is to be investigated by the IPCC over allegations regarding the 1998 Stephen Lawrence public inquiry.
US markets close higher on Thursday, buoyed by energy shares which rose along with the oil price.
Acidic oceans helped fuel the biggest mass extinction in the history of life on Earth, a study says.
England's Justin Rose holds a share of the clubhouse lead on the first day of the Masters with Rory McIlroy four shots back.
When China hosted its first Western pop concert
Singer Cheng Fangyuan remembers the day that British band Wham! became the first western pop act to play a concert in China.
Oklahoma is set to become the first state in the US to allow the use of nitrogen gas as a method of execution.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is benefitting from the crisis in Yemen, but will it turn its attention once again to Western targets, asks Frank Gardner.
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on The Vaccines singer Justin Young in the weekend Premier League games.
UKIP's candidate in a key general election seat is forced to apologise after she appeared to question the cost to the NHS of treating British people who are HIV positive.
Simon Cowell reveals he didn't try to talk Zayn Malik out of leaving One Direction and he knew for a while that Zayn was thinking about his future.
A union is considering industrial action over a Translink consultation on railway changes.
Somalia's government offers rewards for information leading to the capture of the top 11 commanders of the militant Islamist al-Shabab group.
Easyjet cancels hundreds of flights as a strike by French air traffic controllers continues.
A total of 138 candidates are contesting 18 Northern Ireland seats at Westminster in the general election on 7 May.
Kim and Khloe Kardashian have arrived in Armenia, where their ancestors on their father's side hail from.
Trident, name-calling and VAT on sanitary products dominated day 11 of campaigning.
The people with a passion for pylons
India freezes the bank accounts of Greenpeace, accusing it of breaking the country's tax laws and working against its economic interests.