A debut novel about a female bee is one of six titles to be shortlisted for the £30,000 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.
England and Saracens back row Billy Vunipola faces a ban for striking Leicester's Mathew Tait with his head.
A woman in Nigeria claims that she saw some of the missing Chibok schoolgirls as recently as three weeks ago, a year since their alleged abduction.
On day 15 of the campaign, Labour launches its manifesto, promising no extra borrowing to fund policies
A teenager from Birmingham has died while on holiday in Lanzarote, his school confirms.
Former Manchester City players, pundits and fans discuss the uncertain future of the club and Manuel Pellegrini.
Nasa's Curiosity rover has found that water can exist as a liquid near the Martian surface.
A former Premier League footballer searched for players to help "fix" lower league matches, a court hears.
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg tells the BBC he would not enter into another coalition with the Conservatives if they insist on their proposal of £12bn welfare cuts.
For almost three weeks a Saudi-led coalition has been pummelling Houthi rebels across Yemen, but Frank Gardner says there have so far been no clear winners or losers.
More than 50 of the girls abducted by militant Islamists in Nigeria last year were seen alive three weeks ago, a woman tells the BBC.
Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano has died in Montevideo aged 74 after suffering from lung cancer.
Three men accused of gang-raping a teenage girl in western Kenya before dumping her in an open latrine last year are sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Northern Ireland's chief electoral officer has upheld his decision to stop using a school as a polling station because of loyalist intimidation.
BBC Sport reviews Jordan Spieth's Masters win at Augusta, a victory that saw the 21-year-old break several scoring records along the way.
The authority that decides which letters a web address is allowed to finish with is concerned at the high charges for the new '.sucks' name.
A homeless man who knocked over a frail London pensioner to steal just £5 is jailed for 30 months.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio has told donors that he will run for the Republican nomination for US president in 2016, US media report.
Real Madrid might be favourites to reach the Champions League semi-finals, but Atletico hold the upper hand this season.
As Labour shifts its critique to the supply side of the economy, Duncan Weldon considers the pitfalls of "reshaping" the UK's business model.