Parents are keeping their children off school for the day in a protest about primary tests in England.
Activity in the UK's manufacturing sector contracted in April for the first time in three years, a survey indicates.
A US jury court orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $55m (£40m) to a woman who woman who says its talcum powder caused her ovarian cancer.
The government's flagship benefit reform has "serious design flaws" and has "veered off track" because of cost-cutting, a think tank has warned.
The grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest will be broadcast live on US TV for the first time this month, organisers announce.
Banking giant HSBC reports a 14% drop in profits for the first quarter after "extreme levels of volatility" in financial markets at the start of the year.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is the latest world leader to publicise the Invictus Games with a Twitter video in which he shows how his country "brings it".
German airline Lufthansa says it will slow its growth plans this year as it continues to come under pressure from lower cost competitors.
Everything you need to know about the elections in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, English regions and London on 5 May.
The European Commission will grant Turkey conditional approval for visa-free travel, sources tell the BBC, but the deal still needs European Parliament backing.
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri says it is an "amazing feeling" to have steered the club to their first top-flight title.
Researchers in the US believe they are a step closer to finding the Endeavour, the ship in which Captain Cook sailed to Australia in 1768.
Chinese authorities are probing Baidu over the death of a student who went for an experimental cancer treatment advertised on the search engine.
The Reserve Bank of Australia cut its official cash rate to a historic low of 1.75% hours ahead of the federal budget.
The papers celebrate Leicester City's first-ever Premier League title, while concerns NHS health checks are not preventing disease, and transparency on tipping also feature.
Celebrities at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art go metallic, as this year's Met Gala celebrates the convergence of man and machine.
The zero-fuel aeroplane Solar Impulse starts to cross the continental USA, flying the first leg from California to Arizona.
A judge in Brazil has blocked access to messaging service WhatsApp for 72 hours.
Loud bangs heard across parts of Yorkshire were sonic booms from RAF Typhoon jets scrambled to identify an "unresponsive civilian aircraft", the RAF says.
Defence correspondent Jonathan Beale reports from USS Harry S Truman, which has spent months launching attacks on so-called Islamic State.