The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank this week leaving hundreds of people missing is arrested, along with two crew members.
The US threatens tougher economic sanctions if Russia fails to abide by a new international deal to help de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.
Pope Francis highlights the plight of the poor, elderly and abandoned during the Way of the Cross procession in Rome to mark Good Friday.
A prominent dissident republican, Tommy Crossan, has been shot dead in west Belfast.
A seven-year-old boy is taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after an incident involving petrol left him with severe burns.
President Barack Obama signs into law a measure that would bar entry to any UN ambassador whom the US says has engaged in "terrorist activity".
People convicted of commercial crimes overseas could be banned from running UK firms in an attempt to tackle "rogue directors", Business Secretary Vince Cable says.
Labour's Tristram Hunt is to issue a tough warning against religious extremism in schools.
The UN expresses outrage at a deadly attack on one of its bases in South Sudan, saying it could "constitute a war crime".
The Archbishop of Canterbury speaks of the Church of England's struggle to do "what is right" over the divisive issue of same-sex marriage.
Teachers' union conferences are demanding that schools in England should only employ qualified teachers.
A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits states in south and west Mexico, shaking buildings in the capital, but there are no reports of casualties or damage.
The Daily Express says people are releasing equity from homes to "top up" their pensions, while other papers are concerned about state intrusion into privacy.
A Slavic community museum in Germany is keeping alive the traditional craft of Easter egg painting.
Pop star Prince signs a major deal with Warner Bros Records, the label he famously fell out with nearly 20 years ago.
Peter Moores is to be named England coach for a second time, BBC Sport understands.
Ronnie O'Sullivan believes he would need to win two more world titles to be considered snooker's greatest player.
Harlequins keep their play-off hopes alive as Mike Brown's late try secures a narrow victory over Leicester Tigers.
Manchester City's Yaya Toure thinks he is not regarded as one of the best players on the planet because he is from Africa.
Man Utd boss David Moyes will not get a warm welcome back at Everton, whose fans have fallen under Roberto Martinez's spell, writes Phil McNulty
The fashion house Giorgio Armani pays 270m euros (£222m; $374m) to the Italian authorities to settle a tax bill.
Almost half of Britons believe the UK will become a nation of renters within a generation, research suggests.
David Axelrod, the strategist who masterminded Barack Obama's presidential victories, will be a key adviser on Ed Miliband's 2015 general election campaign, the Labour Party says.
Labour's Douglas Alexander discusses the appointment of David Axelrod, Barack Obama's chief election strategist, to advise the party on its 2015 election campaign.
Tests taken by foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS should be made harder to pass to bring them in line with UK standards, a study says.
A man who suffered with chronic hand pain chopped the limb off so people "would listen."
Children can experience the negative effects of bullying on their physical and mental health more than 40 years later, says a study from King's College London.
An inquiry into allegations of a hard-line Islamist plot to take over 25 Birmingham schools is to be lead by the Met's former national head of counter terrorism, it has been announced.
In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.
A Japanese researcher shows off glasses that display computer-generated eyes, which express emotions to save their wearer the effort.