US former boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, whose wrongful conviction for murder caused an international outcry, has died at the age of 76.
Doctor Natalie Stavas finished last year's Boston Marathon just as the bombs exploded, and now the runner turned first responder prepares to run again.
Russia has expressed outrage after at least three people were killed at a pro-Russian checkpoint in eastern Ukraine.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has highlighted the suffering of people facing conflict around the world during his Easter sermon.
Great Britain's Liam Phillips wins the Supercross title at the first round of the BMX World Cup series in Manchester, adding to his time-trial victory.
The pope has prayed for an end to conflicts around the world including in Syria and Ukraine, in his Easter address.
The UK's largest operator of food banks, the Trussell Trust, revealed this week that it handed out nearly a million food parcels in the past year, but in rural Scotland there is reluctance amongst some people to seek help with poverty.
Orthodox Christians in Ukraine are celebrating Easter although the situation in the country remains unstable.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued their royal tour of Australia with a tour of Taronga Zoo accompanied by their son Prince George.
Rival parishes on the Greek island of Chios have marked the evening before Orthodox Easter - by firing hundreds of rockets at each other's churches.
More bodies have been recovered in the search for missing passengers from a South Korean ferry which capsized and sank with hundreds of people on board.
France has been rediscovering a passion for tea, with a recent boom in sales of high-quality scented and non-scented blends.
A driver has been talking about the moment her car caught fire - while in the middle of the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park.
The Archbishop of York has baptised 16 people by immersing them in a large tank of water outside York Minster.
Illegal off-roading on mountain ranges across Denbighshire is damaging protected wildlife habitats, Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has said.
The search resumes for three missing local guides after an avalanche kills 13 Sherpas on the slopes of Mount Everest.
Tristram Hunt, Labour's shadow education secretary, has warned against religious extremism in schools.
Divers in South Korea have reached the lower deck of the ferry which sank on Wednesday, glimpsing at what appeared to be several bodies.
World Record Store Day is marked on Saturday and BBC Breakfast looks at why so many people still enjoy the old fashioned platform.
A seven-year-old boy who was badly burnt in Aberdeen is in a "critical" condition in hospital, as police appeal for help in finding out what happened.