Some of the UK's top business chiefs write an open letter saying a Labour government would "threaten jobs", as Ed Miliband commits to regular worker contracts after 12 weeks.
Islamic State fighters take control of large parts of the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus - a sign that the brutal jihadi group's is trying to open a new front in the Syrian capital.
At least 25 people are killed in a blast at a dairy factory in Yemen's Hodaida port, medical sources say, as Saudi-led air strikes continue against Houthi rebels.
With just under five weeks to go to the general election, who do the forecasters think will be left holding the keys to Downing Street?
Former Surrey Police constable Simon Quinn is jailed for 18 months after pleading guilty to misconduct in a public office.
Ukip says a proposed British referendum on membership of the European Union should not be extended to 16 and 17-year-olds because of heavily funded pro-EU "propaganda".
A Palestinian man claims to have been "tricked" into selling a valuable Banksy painting, daubed on the door to his ruined home, for just 700 Israeli shekels (£120).
"Pamela" cares for vulnerable people - she's done so for 25 years. For the last three-and-a-half, she's also been on a zero hours contract. This, in her words, is what it's like.
Ukip leader Nigel Farage says he wants to return to a time when children played football in the streets in the evening. But what is stopping them playing there now?
A mentally-ill British grandfather is among more than 19,000 people on death row in Pakistan, according to human rights group Amnesty International.
When it comes to weather, there are times when only the view from space can illustrate just how amazing atmospheric phenomena can be.
A German newspaper reports that it has seen mobile phone footage shot by a passenger showing the final seconds of the Germanwings Airbus A320 before it crashed into the French Alps.
The US removes its restriction on supplying military equipment to Egypt, which was imposed when the military took power in Cairo nearly two years ago.
Politics as much as scientific detail will dictate in the next three months whether a nuclear deal with Iran will be the crowning glory of Barack Obama's presidency.
New Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in part owes his election victory to Boko Haram, a group that tried to assassinate him, Channel 4 News analysis shows.
Why have Yemen's rebel Houthis sided with the country's former president, who for so long fought them, against the current government? And how are the Islamic State group and Iran involved?
The Conservatives and Liberal Democrats claim credit for today's news of a 2.8 per cent rise in economic output. But Labour is dismissive, saying this is still the slowest recovery in 100 years.