Syrians at the site of airstrikes in the rebel-held neighbourhood of Bustan Al Qasr in Aleppo

Over 100 die in seven days of fighting in Aleppo

08.44 Air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo killed 123 civilians including 18 children during the past seven days of intensified violence in the northern Syrian city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has said.

In the past 48 hours an average of one Syrian civilian was killed every 25 minutes

Aleppo hospital strike was 'reprehensible' - US

28 Apr The US State Department has said Syria's air strike on a hospital in Aleppo was "reprehensible," and has called on Russia to use its influence to pressure Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government to stop the attacks.

A jury found that 96 Liverpool fans were unlawfully killed in the Hillsborough tragedy

Relatives of victims to sue over Hillsborough

28 Apr Lawyers acting for the families of the Hillsborough disaster victims are to press ahead with legal action against South Yorkshire Police and West Midlands Police over the "widespread police cover-up" which had attempted to blame fans.

E-cigarettes heat nicotine-laced liquid into vapour

E-cigarettes 'much safer than smoking'

28 Apr E-cigarettes are likely to bring benefits for public health and should be widely promoted to smokers to help them quit tobacco, an influential British doctors group has said.

Takashi Kubota, JAXA space program director, announces the decision

Japan gives up on €240m satellite

28 Apr Japan is abandoning a quarter-of-a-billion-euro satellite it sent to study black holes, disappointed space scientists said today, after spending a month trying to save it.