A candlelit vigil is to be held in Glasgow's George Square as an act of remembrance for Irish student Karen Buckley, whose body was found by police on Thursday.
Thousands of people, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, will attend a memorial service for the Germanwings plane crash victims.
China jails a prominent journalist for seven years for leaking a confidential Communist Party strategy paper to a foreign website.
Nearly a quarter of Asian voters do not know which party they will support at the general election, according to a BBC survey.
The head of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, says he will work with China's new Asian Infrastructure Bank to help fight poverty.
Satellite images show China is making progress on building an airstrip on a reef in disputed territory in the South China Sea, a report says.
A rare outbreak of Asian dog flu has reached almost epidemic levels in Chicago.
A 10-minute summary of the BBC 2015 General Election debate.
Struggling US toymaker, Mattel, saw its sales drop for a sixth consecutive quarter as the appeal of its iconic Barbie doll continues to wane.
A police and crime commissioner says alleged victims of child sex abuse by Lord Janner have been failed by the decision not to charge him.
Voting in the Sudanese elections ends, with only a third of the electorate casting their ballots, according to African Union observers.
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As Greece's talks with the EU drag on, communes are springing up across the country as people take matters into their own hands.
Interest rates have fallen below zero for a growing number of borrowers, meaning that in effect they are being paid to borrow someone else's money. Why?
A groundswell of Russian patriotism has been triggered by the Ukraine crisis and the response of the West, says Bridget Kendall.
If Greece fails to come to a deal with its eurozone partners on 24 April, how likely is it to default on its loans and perhaps leave the euro?
The funeral of Bristol teenager Becky Watts, who was found dead after going missing earlier this year, is due to take place later.
Brazilian workers remove more than 33 tonnes of dead fish from a lagoon in Rio where Olympic rowing and canoeing events are due to take place in 2016.
A doctor usually deployed for major disasters is sent into Worcestershire Royal Hospital's A and E department.
More than 160 people die every day from rabies, despite it being a preventable disease, says a report by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control.