"Gaylord Perry and Willie McCovey should know each other like a book. They've been ex-teammates for years now."
—Jerry Coleman San Diego Padres announcer
- China clampdown on funeral strippers Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:28:32 GMT
- Chinese authorities vow to clamp down on strippers performing at funerals.
- Switzerland 'world's happiest place' Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:38:57 GMT
- Switzerland is the world's happiest country, according to a new survey, closely followed by Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Canada.
- Malawians boycott South African shops Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:43:23 GMT
- South African-owned shops in Malawi stay closed after calls for a boycott from activists angered at recent xenophobic attacks.
- Indonesia signals executions near Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:27:32 GMT
- Indonesia summons foreign embassy officials to the prison holding 10 foreign drug smugglers, an indication their execution could be nearing.
- Migrants killed on Macedonia railway Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:02:11 GMT
- Police in Macedonia say at least 14 migrants were killed by an express train as they followed a well-trodden route to western Europe.
- Russia and Argentina in energy deals Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:39:56 GMT
- Argentina and Russia sign a series of framework agreements on economic and energy co-operation following talks in Moscow.
- Saudis say 'killer' was IS agent Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:31:01 GMT
- Saudi Arabia says a young man arrested for the murders of two police officers has confessed to acting on orders from the Islamic State jihadist group.
- Canada's Senate speaker Nolin dies Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:47:33 GMT
- Pierre Claude Nolin, the speaker of the Canadian Senate, dies at the age of 64 after a long battle with cancer.
- Clegg: No SNP 'life support' deal Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:10:51 GMT
- Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says he would not join a government dependent on "life support" from the SNP after the general election.
- Farage reveals hospital treatment Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:03:04 GMT
- UKIP leader Nigel Farage admits to being "in a great deal of pain" at the start of the general election campaign.
- Man charged over 1974 Army shooting Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:43:43 GMT
- A 73-year-old man, understood to be a former soldier, is charged with the attempted murder of a man who was shot dead by the Army in Northern Ireland more than 40 years ago.
- 'Concern' over Yarl's Wood incident Sat, 25 Apr 2015 02:23:23 GMT
- A recent incident at the Yarl's Wood detention centre has given HM Inspectorate of Prisons "considerable concern", the BBC learns.
- Week in pictures: 18-24 April 2015 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:24:44 GMT
- A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
- In pictures: Sony World Photography Awards 2015 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:00:33 GMT
- Ebola, Molotov cocktails and prom night feature in winning images
- Election 2015 in pictures: 24 April Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:49:25 GMT
- Images from the campaign trail: 24 April