Singapore is preparing to bid farewell to its founding father Lee Kuan Yew, with a funeral procession followed by a state funeral attended by world leaders.
A Chilean miner who was trapped underground for 69 days in 2010 has lost his home in flash floods in the Atacama desert region.
A Frenchwoman wounded in the attack on Tunisia's national museum dies of her injuries, bringing the total number killed to 22.
A very Singaporean farewell for Lee Kuan Yew
Gareth Bale scores twice to send Wales two points clear at the top of Group B as they beat 10-man Israel 3-0 in Haifa.
It has been an eventful day for Nigeria, as the country votes in long-awaited presidential elections. BBC Africa looks back at the day's key developments.
A spectator is killed in a crash involving British driver Jann Mardenborough during an endurance race at the Nurburgring.
The father of a British man killed in the Alps air crash urges airlines to look after pilots "properly", saying the victims of the disaster should "never be forgotten".
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta suspends four ministers and 12 other high-ranking officials after they were implicated in corrupt deals.
James Corden has talked of the "overwhelming" reaction to his US late night talk show, saying he had feared a "terrible onslaught" of criticism.
Sir Roger Moore, star of seven Bond movies, denies there was any implication of racism towards Idris Elba.
Talks aimed at restricting Iran's nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief enter their final days, ahead of an end of March deadline.
Fabio Capello does not think Russia's qualifier in Montenegro should have restarted after Igor Akinfeev was hit by a flare.
Islamist militants have captured the north-western Syrian city of Idlib for the first time, monitoring groups say.
Canadian Olympic 400m runner Daundre Barnaby dies in a swimming accident on the Caribbean island of St Kitts, aged 24.
A light bulb made from graphene - said by its UK developers to be the first commercially viable consumer product using the super-strong carbon - is to go on sale later this year.
A chocolatier in Lincolnshire has created a seven-foot (2.1-metre) Easter egg, which he will sell in pieces to raise money for charity, the BBC's Jill Archbold reports.
Two Czech women tourists kidnapped two years ago in Pakistan have been released and have returned home, the Czech PM says.
Raheem Sterling, Leighton Baines and James Milner have all been ruled out of England's friendly with Italy on Tuesday.
At least 14 are killed as Somali special forces end the siege of a Mogadishu hotel by the Islamist militant group al-Shabab