A Mafia boss who faced extradition to serve a prison sentence in Italy has had his sentence dropped after Italian authorities said it had expired.
Google announces that a range of computer-on-a-sticks and laptops costing as low as $149 (£101) are joining its range of Chrome OS devices.
Parents and teachers are not telling police about children who may try to join Islamic State (IS) for fear of criminalising them, a former senior prosecutor says.
A couple from Scunthorpe wins £1m on the EuroMillions lottery for a second time, Camelot confirms.
Newspapers in the UK have published a variety of far-fetched stories that turned out to be April Fool's Day jokes.
A mother is accused of being not "entirely truthful" when giving evidence at her father's trial for the murder of his granddaughter.
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A South Korean man who attacked the US envoy to Seoul with a knife, slashing his face and arms, is charged with attempted murder.
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The Force - the mysterious energy field used by the Jedi in Star Wars - has been discovered by researchers at the Cern laboratory in an April Fools prank.
Productivity, or output per hour worked, fell again in the last three months of the year. That is sobering after Tuesday's better news on economic growth and living standards
School children are "brainwashed" with pro-EU propaganda and should not be allowed to vote in any future in/out referendum, says UKIP.
A teaching assistant is charged with using a pupil's email account to send a bomb threat to the school where she worked.
Bolivia's Defence Minister Jorge Ledezma is sacked after he travelled to neighbouring Chile wearing a vest with a controversial motto.
British world number one taekwondo fighter Aaron Cook confirms he plans to represent Moldova at the Rio Olympics.
A Mafia boss set to be extradited to serve a jail term in Italy after he lived for more than 20 years in London has his sentence dropped by Italian authorities.
The productivity of the UK workforce remains slightly lower than in 2007, marking an "unprecedented absence" of growth in the post-war era, official figures show.
Adrien Broner tweets a video of himself talking to Amir Khan on the phone, hinting at a possible showdown.
Two Ryanair planes scrape each other on the ground at Dublin airport, the airline confirms.
The Palestinians have formally joined the International Criminal Court (ICC), a key step towards being able to pursue Israelis for alleged war crimes.