Anti-nuclear activists are taking part in a blockade of the Faslane naval base on the Clyde.
Four koalas being loaned to Singapore by Australia to mark the city state's 50th independence anniversary are given star treatment by Qantas airline.
BBC News looks at some of the facts and figures about the UK economy.
Watch as cyclists in Paris-Roubaix go through a crossing despite the barriers being lowered, only a few seconds before a train passes through.
Veep creator and executive creator Armando Iannucci is leaving the HBO political satire after four seasons.
Searches continue for a Cardiff woman who has gone missing while on a boat in Laos, Asia.
A picture book about two male penguins raising a baby penguin again features on a list of books to have received the most complaints from library users.
Rival airports Heathrow and Gatwick - both vying to be the site of a new runway - report record passenger numbers for March.
A luxury Lamborghini sports car is destroyed and a Ferrari badly damaged when they crash in a tunnel under Beijing, China.
Suicide claims thousands of lives every year - but figures show that men are around four times more likely to kill themselves than women.
A French rail company wants police action taken against Paris-Roubaix cyclists who raced over a level crossing as a train approached.
Alain Robert, the man known as the French "Spiderman", has successfully climbed the highest twisted tower in the world.
The founder of French National Front, Jean-Marie Le Pen, says he is pulling out of regional elections amid a row with his daughter.
All the key stories, quotes and newspaper headlines from the general election campaign.
Mancini eyes Man City trio, Chelsea move for defender Miranda, West Ham want Arsenal's Jenkinson, plus more.
BBC Political Editor Nick Robinson takes another step back to reporting after his recent operation.
Rapper Kanye West is mobbed by fans after jumping into a lake during a gig in Armenia.
Steve Davis and CBBC's Hacker T Dog give different interpretations of the rules before the World Snooker Championship.
Fault in Our Stars is the big winner at the MTV Movie Awards and Marvel's latest film gets a preview.
University of Bolton assistant vice-chancellor Patrick McGhee examines the shifting tastes in choice of degree subjects.