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McDonald's faces €1bn EU tax probe
US fast-food giant McDonald's could be facing a European Commission (EU) investigation into its tax affairs over an alleged €1bn of unpaid tax.
Former leading IRA figure shot dead
Police say they do not believe dissident republicans are to blame for the "cold-blooded murder" of a former senior IRA figure in Belfast.
Mental health spending cuts forecast
Mental health trusts in England are forecasting significant cuts to their funding over the next four years, figures seen by the BBC suggest.
Queen meets Princess Charlotte
The Queen has met her new great-granddaughter Princess Charlotte for the first time at Kensington Palace.
Nationwide tours for party leaders
Party leaders are criss-crossing the UK appealing to undecided voters in key seats as the general election campaign enters its final two days.
'Dozens die' as migrant boat sinks
Dozens of migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean after a boat deflated south of Sicily, Save the Children says.
Army sergeant guilty of sex attacks
Army sergeant Edwin Mee is found guilty at Southwark Crown Court of 13 sex attacks on seven female recruits.
France expands spy agency powers
Controversial rules to strengthen French intelligence services, with the aim of preventing Islamist attacks, are approved by parliament.
Pregnancy op blunder woman given £8m
A pregnant woman left brain damaged after her heart was accidentally punctured during an NHS operation is awarded an £8m compensation pay-out.
UK enjoys sunniest April on record
The UK has experienced the sunniest April on record, with an average of 212 hours of sunshine, the Met Office says.
IS claims US Prophet cartoon attack
Islamic State says it was responsible for the attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon exhibition in the US state of Texas in which two gunmen died.
Is the NHS lagging behind other health systems?
As the campaign debate on the state of the NHS in England reaches fever pitch, there is an interesting perspective on how the health service compares with systems in other...
Man leaves holiday cash in will
A man leaves a group of his friends £3,500 in his will, with the condition they spend it on a holiday.
Profile: Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi
Police in Texas kill two gunmen after they opened fire outside an event featuring cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. What do we know about the suspects?
Top Gear pun investigated by Ofcom
Top Gear's use of the word "pikey" is being investigated by watchdog Ofcom, after a complaint was rejected by the BBC Trust.
How vulnerable would new UK government be to Grexit?
The first job of a new Chancellor of the Exchequer may be to witness Greece saying its goodbyes to the euro.
How prepared are we for the next health crisis?
It is over a year since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa was first reported, but how prepared are we for the next global health crisis?
Nepal's treasures: Before and after
Images of the destruction wreaked on Nepal's Kathmandu valley landmarks by Saturday's deadly earthquake.

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