Monday, 20th April 2015

World News

Spine nearly severed in police custody, but few explanations (CBS News)

EU searches for ways to stem tide of migrant "death voyages" (CBS News)

Paraded in a glass coffin, the King of Clubs returns to Baghdad: Body of ISIS commander who was former Saddam henchman is handed over to authorities (Daily Mail)

Two Britons 'among seven people killed when light aircraft crashes shortly after take-off' in the Dominican Republic (Daily Mail)

Katie Hopkins and The Sun editor 'reported' to police for inciting racial hatred' (Daily Express)

British family arrested in Turkey as they travel to Syria to join ISIS (Daily Mail)

Teen held in teacher's death following crossbow attack in Barcelona (Los Angeles Times)

Clinton shrugs off likely attacks from Republicans: 'I'm ready for that' (Guardian)

Ethiopia lawmakers to weigh possible response to ISIS killings (CBS News)

Cop Charged in Beating of Man During Traffic Stop (NBC News)

Egypt court gives 22 death penalty over attack on police (CBS News)

Man injured as building collapses (BBC)

Spanish teen with crossbow blamed in deadly school attack (CBS News)

More migrant boats in trouble as Europe grapples with capsize tragedy (Los Angeles Times)

UN urges $30 million for Palestinian refugees in Syrian camp taken by Islamic State militants (Fox News)

MS sufferer Bernadette Forde found dead in 'assisted suicide' (Daily Mail)

Police hunt for Manchester 'vigilante paedophile hunters' who pretend to be girls and attack men (Daily Mail)

US beefing up naval presence off Yemen amid rising regional tensions (Russia Today)

South Carolina paper wins Pulitzer prize for domestic violence coverage (Reuters)

Migrants locked behind doors in boat (CNN)

Six Minnesota Men Charged With Trying to Join ISIS (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Why are so many Americans criminals? (CNN)

ISIS recruiter lures U.S. friends (CNN)

WorldViews: Why one of Israel's biggest settlement critics is now guarding one (Washington Post - Paywall)

Migrant boat disaster: How to end the loss of life in the Mediterranean (Independent)

Migrant boat disaster: Leading aid groups accuse Britain of fuelling refugee crisis (Independent)

ISIS Video Claims Killing of Ethiopians (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Migrant boat disaster: Survivor describes horror of drowning 'prisoners' locked in hold (Independent)

Pulitzer Prize winners: South Carolina paper wins award for series on domestic violence (Independent)

Baby killed by pit bull in Dallas, police say (CBS News)

US State Department to teach Indian journos honesty, impartiality' (Russia Today)

Barcelona boy 'killed teacher with crossbow and stabbed classmate' in school attack (Daily Mail)

Vehicle blast injures two in Israeli criminal incident - police (Reuters)

Killing in South Africa caught by photographer (CNN)

Thief who killed shopkeeper for trying to stop van theft is jailed (Daily Mail)

Teacher dead in Spain school attack (CNN)

EU sets out migrant crisis measures (BBC)

What's behind attacks in South Africa? (CNN)

Katie Hopkins Supporters Out In Force After Migrant Article Despite Petition To Get Her Fired (Huffington Post)

Xenophobic attack in South Africa (CNN)

Katie Hopkins Supporters Out IN Force After Migrant Article Despite Petition To Get Her Fired (Huffington Post)

ON TRACK: David Cameron and George Osbourne address Arriva Trains plant on election trail (Daily Star)

Shocking photos capture fatal xenophobic attack (CNN)

Surge in migrant deaths at sea (CNN)

Seven people killed in Dominican Republic plane crash (Guardian)

Another coalition might not be the worst result in the UK general election (Guardian)

Syria slaughter continues as ISIS executioner beheads 'Assad agents' (Daily Mail)

Dominican Republic plane crash: Two Britons among seven feared dead (Independent)

U.S. Wants to Take Humpback Whales Off Endangered List (NBC News)

Diners stunned to find restaurant charges men 30% more find out why (Daily Star)

BREAKING: Two Brits feared dead in Caribbean plane crash (Daily Star)

Mexican Police Capture Leader of Ju rez Cartel (New York Times - Paywall)

Father of British jihadis killed in Syria travels to Libya to bring eldest son home (Daily Mail)

'Jihadi John': Isis executioner Mohammed Emwazi wanted to wage jihad in Somalia until his friends were betrayed and killed by al-Shabaab (Independent)

Suspect Dead After Spine Severed in Custody: Lawyer (NBC News)

VIDEO: Robinson: Why you cannot ignore SNP (BBC)

Man dies after police chase and tackle (CNN)

Boat with dozens of migrants runs aground off Greek island, at least three dead (Reuters)

Enormous explosions follow airstrikes in Yemen, with nearly 50 dead (Los Angeles Times)

Migrant deaths a dark day - Cameron (BBC)

Two jihadi brides who worked in ISIS secret police unit escape (Daily Mail)

Italy counts up to 900 migrants dead and launches rescues of two more boats (Guardian)

Turkish police detain British family thought to be headed for Syria (Reuters)

EU searches for response as more migrant emergencies reported (Fox News)

Six US men 'supported Islamic State' (BBC)

Struggling Greece orders state funds to be put in central bank (Fox News)

Turkey sends condolences to descendants of killed Armenians to mark centenary (Fox News)

Teen student kills teacher and wounds four others in crossbow attack (Daily Star)

Death toll rises in South Africa as anti-immigrant attacks rage on (CBS News)

U.S. Government Killed 600 Monkeys, 450 Otters, 1 Million Starlings, and a Lot of Other Animals Last Year (Newsweek Magazine)

Mediterranean migrant boats - a humanitarian crisis in pictures (Guardian)

Six Minnesota men charged with conspiring to support Isis in Syria (Guardian)

EXCLUSIVE: Up to 60 girls per MONTH committing suicide following vile Islamic State abuse (Daily Express)

South Africa violence: Zulu king denies inciting racist attacks and appeals for calm (Independent)

South Korea's prime minister offers to quit amid political scandal (Reuters)

Migrant crisis: good samaritans set sail in daring Mediterranean rescue mission (Guardian)

Last moments of Emmanuel Sithole bleeding to death in South African gutter (Daily Mail)

Migrant boat capsizes in Mediterranean (CNN)

Why India's cotton farmers are killing themselves (CNN)

The Facts on Women in Science Show Why We Don't Need the Diversity Bureaucracy (Time Magazine)

A Brutal Murder is Sparked by Anti-Immigrant Rage in South Africa (Time Magazine)

Six men living in Minneapolis area arrested for planning to fight for Isis in Syria (Independent)

Photos: Dozens of Martyrs After Air Strike in Yemen, State Media Reports (Newsweek Magazine)

More than two dozen reported killed in airstrike in Yemen's capital (Washington Post - Paywall)

Man hits a wolf spider and hundreds of babies explode out of its belly in video (Daily Mail)

Stab victim closes police station (BBC)

Israel sees migrant tragedy as validating policy of keeping them away (Reuters)

Mother to hold second funeral 16 years after baby was killed (Daily Mail)

Driver killed in Cincinnati when tree crushes car (CBS News)

Migrant boat disaster: The traffickers that prey on some of the world's most desperate people (Independent)

Six Minnesota Men Charged in Plot to Help ISIS (NBC News)

Guy Martin's Aston Martin Boast Lands C4 Presenter In Police Probe (Huffington Post)

Ghost Station Southwark Park Discovered In South London By Thameslink Workers (Huffington Post)

European officials grapple with epic' migrant crisis in the Mediterranean (Washington Post - Paywall)

Baltimore police accused of cover-up in violent death (CBS News)

Police arrest missing UK family trying to reach Syria, Turkish official says (Fox News)

Long Island Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Attempting to Join al-Qaeda (Newsweek Magazine)

SNP's election ransom: Nicola Sturgeon blasted after demanding £140billion spending spree (Daily Express)

Somali militants kill six in bomb attack on U.N. vehicle (Reuters)

Mediterranean migrant deaths: UK sends just five workers to assist EU (Guardian)

They threaten to kill me, kidnap me': Sharp rise in environmental activists being killed (Russia Today)

Katie Hopkins Petition Reaches Milestone Of 200,000 Signatures After Migrant Boat Column In The Sun (Huffington Post)

US police officer praised for showing 'restraint' by not killing murder suspect asking to be shot (Independent)

Karen Catherall's family furious that call handler didn't alert police of 999 call before her death (Daily Mail)

Indian cricketer Ankit Keshri killed after team mate ran into him while trying to take a catch (Daily Mail)

Rio de Janeiro man smashed wife's head on pavement before shooting her dead (Daily Mail)

Oklahoma Sheriff Apologizes to Family of Man Shot By Reserve Deputy (Time Magazine)

Forget About The General Election For One Minute And Watch These Squeaking Baby Otters (Huffington Post)

Heavy police presence for 2015 Boston Marathon (CBS News)

Crushing repression of Eritrea's citizens is driving them into migrant boats (Guardian)

EU ministers discuss migrant crisis as shipwrecked bodies brought ashore (Reuters)

A look at the Mediterranean migrant influx (Fox News)

'The Sacrificers:' 4,000-year-old minority battles ISIS (CNN)

General Election Polls Put Labour And The Tories Neck-And-Neck (Huffington Post)

Zulu leader suggests media to blame for South Africa's xenophobic violence (Guardian)

Baltimore mans death in police custody sparks protests and investigation (CBS News)

Escaped Isis wives describe life in the all-female al-Khansa Brigade who punish women with 40 lashes for wearing wrong clothes (Independent)

Katie Hopkins' Sun Migrant Column Brings 100 Complaints To IPSO Press Watchdog (Huffington Post)

Two more migrant boats issue distress calls in Mediterranean (Guardian)

Europe squabbles as migrants cast off (CNN)

Leader of al-Qaida-linked group in Russia's Caucasus killed by special forces (Fox News)

Robert Bates releases police-training documents showing volunteer police officer had Taser and gun training (Independent)

Spain Teacher Killed 'With A Crossbow' By 13-Year-Old Pupil At Barcelona's Instituto Joan Foster (Huffington Post)

Dozens feared dead in huge Yemen strike (BBC)

U.S., allies stage 36 air strikes against Islamic State - military (Reuters)

Revealed, why tap water could be just as good for you as a slice of CHEESE...and the truth about whether it really does go through 7 people before you drink it (Daily Mail)

VIDEO: Live: Migrant crisis EU news update (BBC)

Cuomo Takes Off for 25-Hour Cuba Trip (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

6 men arrested in Minnesota worked for almost year to join ISIS - US attorney (Russia Today)

UK obsession with DIY is dead as Britons prefer to hire a Eastern European builder instead, says Travis Perkins boss (Daily Mail)

ISIS video shows Christians beheaded (CNN)

Why Student Athletes Continue To Fail (Time Magazine)

WATCH: This could be the SCARIEST spider video you will EVER see (Daily Star)

Photos show scale of construction in disputed area of South China Sea (Daily Mail)

More Migrant Boats Issue Distress Calls as Search for Survivors Continues Off Libya (New York Times - Paywall)

80 per cent of Missouri town's police quit after election of first black mayor (Independent)

Israeli police say Jewish man stabs, lightly wounds Arab because of his victim's ethnicity (Fox News)

ANOTHER migrant ship tragedy on Europe's shores as packed boat washes up on Greek island - just hours after 900 died 'like rats in cages' off coast of Libya (Daily Mail)

Europes deadliest migrant sea disaster ever? (CBS News)

Royal Mail employee in video from Devon becomes an internet sensation (Daily Mail)

Specter of apartheid in South Africa's violence (Russia Today)

Brits abroad: UK citizens joining the Islamic State group (Channel4)

Egypt court sentences 22 to death over 2013 attack on police (Fox News)

Doctor who ploughed into couple escapes without being charged after investigating officer went OFF SICK (Daily Mail)

VIDEO: Xenophobic attack captured on camera (BBC)

Party political broadcasts: RT reviews 8 general election TV pitches (VIDEO) (Russia Today)

Ethiopia: 3 days of mourning after confirmation of Islamic State killings (Fox News)

Migrant boat tragedy: EU countries can find money for warfare but not to rescue people' (Russia Today)

Lack of EU contact with Tripoli a barrier to tackling migrant deaths (Guardian)

Man arrested after jumping White House fence (CBS News)

Branding South Africa violence xenophobic 'misses point' (CNN)

Mexican assassin Joselyn Alejandra Ni o killed and stuffed in beer cooler (Daily Mail)

Man Filmed By 'Vigilante Paedophile Hunters' Admits Grooming Under-Age Girl (Huffington Post)

Election 2015 in pictures: 20 April (BBC)

EU under fire over migrant crisis after deadly boat capsize (Russia Today)

'Dozens of injuries' on dead child (BBC)

Altamura Man who fell down sinkhole starved to death and FUSED to its walls (Daily Mail)

6 Minnesota Men Charged With Trying to Join ISIS (Time Magazine)

Ethiopia says Christians killed in Libya were its citizens (Reuters)

Why Aren't More African Americans in the Legal Pot Industry? (NBC News)

Ethiopian Christians slaughtered in ISIS video were 'migrants on way to Europe' (Daily Mail)

Freddie Gray: Probe launched as suspect dies in police custody after 'spine 80 per cent severed at neck' (Independent)

EU Faces Differences on Migrant Crisis (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Woman and boyfriend Alexander Boettcher threw acid on man to 'purge' her of previous relationships (Daily Mail)

Why is EU struggling with migrants and asylum? (BBC)

VIDEO: Migrant boat capsizes off Greek island (BBC)

Guy Martin facing police probe after boasting of hitting speeds of 180mph in 40mph zone (Daily Mail)

VIDEO: Man cleared of assault after struggle for cheap TV at Tesco 'Black Friday' event (Daily Express)

Russia says it has killed Islamist insurgency chief (Reuters)

Baltimore man dies after arrest (BBC)

South Africa's xenophobic attacks: are migrants really stealing jobs? (Guardian)

Rapist Arman Nejad jailed 5 years after attack as police admit 'unacceptable delays and failures' (Daily Mail)

EU holds migrant boat crisis talks as more deaths reported (Guardian)

South Africa's Zulu king condemns 'vile' anti-immigrant attacks (Reuters)

Security expert who joked about hacking into aeroplane system hauled off flight by FBI and stopped from boarding plane three days later (Independent)

Al Shabaab claims attack on U.N. (CNN)

British boy aged 14 arrested over terrorist plot to attack a war ceremony (Daily Star)

Migrant boat disaster: New distress call received for three boats carrying 300 people (Independent)

Van collides with 3-wheeled vehicle packed with students in India; 5 killed and 6 injured (Fox News)

Mediterranean migrants cling to boat wreckage as it hits rocks off Greek island video (Guardian)

Could humans hibernate? Scientists claim astronauts will be put into sleep-like state (Daily Express)

Saudi Arabia boosts security at malls, oil facilities amid Yemen, Islamic State strikes (Fox News)

Three reported dead as new footage emerges of migrants being rescued off Greek island of Rhodes (Independent)

VIDEO: England's Scott sent off for headbutt (BBC)

Counter-punch: why Turkey's ban on PKK documentary North is a waste of time (Guardian)

Another Migrant Boat Sinks as Sea Searched for Corpses (NBC News)

Escaped members of IS all-female police reveal how they brutally enforced regime's laws (Daily Express)

Register To Vote For The General Election 2015 Today Or Not At All (Huffington Post)

Deadly attack on UN in Somalia (BBC)

US, Ukraine kick off joint military exercises in defiance of indignation from Russia (Fox News)

Double murder: Man arrested in connection with deaths of mother and daughter (Daily Star)

Industrial meat grinder found at house where missing Argentinian woman was staying as police arrest landlord (Daily Mail)

Teacher in Barcelona Killed With Crossbow (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

School Crossbow Attack Kills Teacher, Wounds 4 Others (NBC News)

EU urged to act on migrant deaths (Financial Times - Paywall)

Migrant boat tragedies expose parochialism of UK election campaign (Guardian)

Australia, Iran to share intelligence to combat ISIS fighters (Russia Today)

Myleene Klass shows off her incredible bikini body in sexy holiday snaps from Florida (Daily Express)

Haji Bakr: Former Saddam Hussein spy is mastermind behind Isis takeover of northern Syria and push into Iraq, report claims (Independent)

Urgent EU talks over migrant deaths (BBC)

NATO bombing of Libya led to Mediterranean migrant deaths Farage (Russia Today)

South African president postpones ceremony because of deadly violence against immigrants (Fox News)

Jesse Jane McParland shows off her moves after wowing Britain's Got Talent judges (Daily Mail)

Water birth: 25 pregnant sailors airlifted off Royal Navy ships, FoI reveals (Russia Today)

Someone Has Bolted Welcome Mats To This Ukip Anti-Immigration Poster In South Thanet (Huffington Post)

Migrant mother gives birth to twins as she attempts to enter Greece on board sinking rubber dinghy - video (Independent)

Mediterranean migrant boat disaster victims' bodies arrive in Malta video (Guardian)

BREAKING: '13-year-old' arrested after teacher was 'shot dead with crossbow' in Spain (Daily Express)

HOW TO BEAT HEART DISEASE: Why it isn't fat that clogs up your arteries (Daily Mail)

Mexican police reportedly involved in January killings of unarmed civilians & protesters (Russia Today)

Teacher killed, others wounded in attack on Barcelona school (Reuters)

Police Impunity Isn't Excusive to the United States (Huffington Post)

'I just want to be human': Teenage boy tells story of desperate migrant boat journey to Italy (Independent)

Kenmare repatriates South African staff in Mozambique over anti-immigrant attacks (Reuters)

Russia says five militants killed in North Caucasus (Reuters)

Election 2015: The Cameron dilemma (BBC)

Swanky Mercedes written off after getting stuck in-between two Boris buses (Daily Star)

SNP to launch election manifesto (BBC)

Boy 'shoots teacher dead with crossbow' at school in Barcelona (Independent)

Boy shoots teacher dead with crossbow and stabs classmates at school in Barcelona (Independent)

Teacher killed in school crossbow attack in Barcelona (Guardian)

Man held over women's murders (BBC)

Police stage mayor's disappearance (BBC)

At least 10 killed in bomb attack targeting U.N. bus in Somalia (Los Angeles Times)

EU must act on Mediterranean migrant crisis, says foreign policy chief video (Guardian)

More Than Two Environmental Activists Were Killed Each Week in 2014 (Time Magazine)

Youth Detained After Deadly School Attack in Spain (Time Magazine)

British police arrest 14-year-old over alleged IS-inspired terrorist plot in Australia (Fox News)

WorldViews: How Britain's leading election candidates are both channeling Obama (Washington Post - Paywall)

Unseen pictures of Captain Scott's doomed South Pole expedition sell for £36,000 (Daily Mail)

Missing Slough family may be headed for ISIS in Syria (Daily Mail)

Spanish company finds gas in Algerian region of infamous terrorist attack (Fox News)

Philadelphia commuter becomes hero after leaping onto subway track to save fallen man in heart-stopping video (Independent)

Spain: police detain youth after teacher killed, others wounded in Barcelona school (Fox News)

Katie Hopkins Petition Passes 165,000 Signatures After Migrant Boat Column In The Sun (Huffington Post)

Is this the end of payday lenders? Experts predict downfall after Wonga plunges £35m into the red over past year after writing off thousands of loans (Daily Mail)

Households' confidence continues to grow but nearly half worry the General Election will impact their finances (Daily Mail)

Saudi Arabia on alert over possible oil or mall attack (Reuters)

ISIS behead and shoot Ethiopian Christians in propaganda video (Daily Mail)

South Korea says it's ready to start work to salvage ferry that sank last year (Fox News)

Why SNP matters to whole of UK (BBC)

Four Unicef staff killed in Somalia bomb attack (Channel4)

Migrant boat disaster: Survivor says there were 950 people aboard but the true figure may never be known (Independent)

'Died like rats in cages' Horror of Mediterranean migrant tragedy as 900 drown (Daily Express)

Watch John Oliver Get Martin Sheen to Do a Doomsday Video (Time Magazine)

Man City's Scott sorry for headbutt (BBC)

Why migrants risk their lives to reach Italy's 'promised land' (CNN)

Inside Indonesia's Islamic Boarding School for Transgenders (Time Magazine)

Two-Month-Old Boy Killed in Pit Bull Attack (NBC News)

Migrant boat sinks off Libya with up to 700 feared dead (Daily Mail)

Al-Shabaab carries out bomb attack on UN workers in Somalia (Guardian)

Coalition retakes key oil refinery from ISIS (CNN)

Baltimore man dies week after arrest (CNN)

At least 6 dead after bomb hits UN bus in Somalia, Al-Shabaab claim responsibility (Fox News)

'Trapped like rats in cages' : Migrants' last moments revealed as over 900 feared dead (Daily Star)

Three Egyptian soldiers killed in blast claimed by Islamic State affiliate (Reuters)

Mediterranean Sinking Puts Pressure On EU To Resume Migrant Search And Rescue (Huffington Post)

Hundreds Believed Dead in Shipwreck Off Libya (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

South Africa's 'Rainbow Nation' turns dark as immigrant attacks rise (Reuters)

Magnitude-6.8 earthquake off Taiwan sparks house fire that kills 1 (Fox News)

Italian coast guard brings to Malta 24 victims of Mediterranean migrant tragedy (Fox News)

Clear Waters Show Off Century Old Shipwrecks (NBC News)

South Korea faces labour reform challenge (Financial Times - Paywall)

Livingstone hits 350 off 138 balls (BBC)

S. Africa: 300 arrested for migrant attacks (CNN)

Europe's worsening migrant crisis the Guardian briefing (Guardian)

Migrant deaths renew pressure on EU (BBC)

Migrant boat disaster: Countries across Europe accused of 'closing their eyes' to thousands of deaths in the Mediterranean (Independent)

Isis in Iraq: Kurdish Peshmerga and Iraqi Shia militias form wary 'marriage of convenience' to oust Islamist insurgents ahead of push on Kirkuk (Independent)

Afghan hospital medic says 3 dead after suicide bomber, militants storm police station (Fox News)

Survivor of capsized Mediterranean migrant ship says many were locked in hold (Fox News)

Migrant tragedy and SNP 'ransom note' (BBC)

LA cops launch hunt for rare white sea lion after it was snatched off the beach by four people (Daily Mail)

IS releases new 'killing' video (BBC)

'Genocide' alleged as migrant boat capsizes (CNN)

Why Jon Stewart Is Leaving 'The Daily Show' (NBC News)

Tsunami warning issued and then lifted after quake hits south of Japan's Okinawa (Fox News)

Afghanistan Faces New Threat in Islamic State (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Still no answers in deadly Baltimore police incident (CBS News)

New ISIS video allegedly shows mass execution of Ethiopian Christians (CBS News)

Boat capsizes off Libya coast, hundreds feared dead (CBS News)

Calls for action in Europe after migrant disaster in Mediterranean (Washington Post - Paywall)

6.8 earthquake strikes off Japan, tsunami alert issued (Russia Today)

Paedophile hunter arrested by police (BBC)

Miliband Heads To Scotland To Shore Up Labour's Flagging Support As SNP Launches Election Manifesto (Huffington Post)

2 militants killed in counter-terror op in Russia's Dagestan (Russia Today)

ISIS bomber kills 33 in Afghanistan (CNN)

Analysis - Migrant deaths may shame Europe over Mediterranean moat (Reuters)

Former Saddam spy masterminded the rise of Islamic State, says report (Guardian)

Baltimore investigating Freddie Gray's death after he died in police custody (Daily Mail)

Iran, Australia pledge cooperation on Islamic State (Reuters)

ISIS motorbike bomber kills 33 at bank in Afghanistan (CNN)

ISIS claims beheadings of Ethiopian Christians (CNN)

'They feel this is a holy war': ISIS expert (CNN)

Islamic State shoots and beheads 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya - video (Reuters)

White House condemns ISIS video that purportedly shows killing of Ethiopian Christians in Libya (Fox News)

Why African Americans Aren't Breaking Into the Pot Industry (NBC News)

The man who made me brave enough to walk on hot coals: When it comes to self-improvement, Anthony Robbins is the king (Daily Mail)

Tony Abbott calls on all Australians to attend Anzac Day dawn services - video (Guardian)

Media reports say Mexican police were involved in January killings (Reuters)

Attack on Soccer Fan Club Leaves 8 Dead in Brazil (New York Times - Paywall)

Islamic State video purportedly shows killing of Christians in Libya (Los Angeles Times)

Man suspected of killing his mother and sister spotted on CCTV in London (Daily Express)

Hundreds Feared Dead After Migrant Boat Capsizes (NBC News)

'Anne of Green Gables' actor dead at 48 (CNN)

Pro-EU coalition loses in Finland election as Centre party wins 49 seats (Guardian)

Investment in Social Care Is Urgently Needed - So Why Haven't All the Parties Committed? (Huffington Post)

Labour peer abused me at 15. Will someone PLEASE tell me why he's never faced a court: Victim allegedly abused by Lord Janner breaks silence to say decision not to prosecute 'beggars belief' (Daily Mail)

Baltimore Man Dies After Sustaining Injuries During Arrest (Time Magazine)

NOW THAT'S MOTIVATION: Man pops question on 156-mile marathon finishing line (Daily Star)

Hateful Katie Hopkins causes OUTRAGE as she jokes about burning migrant boast as 700 drown (Daily Star)

The Boris Factor: Johnson steams to revitalise Tory election campaign (Daily Star)

VIOLENT Islamic State rapper Denis Cuspert urges extremists to wage TERROR on Britain (Daily Star)

VIDEO: Welby: 'Islamic State is deeply evil' (BBC)

Why money still drives Gene Simmons (BBC)

Exclusive: Partisan trailer, Ariel Kleiman's film starring Vincent Cassel video (Guardian)

Inequality Is the Dog That Isn't Barking in the General Election (Huffington Post)

Gisele struts off to retirement (CNN)

As many as 950 may have been aboard capsized migrant boat in Mediterranean (Los Angeles Times)

Man dies 1 week after violent Baltimore police encounter (CBS News)

Eight killed at Brazil football club (BBC)

Another case of man shot in back by cop gains notice (CBS News)

A Jewish Guide to Voting in the Election (Huffington Post)

Healthy caffeine: Study proves coffee can ward off breast cancer (Russia Today)

Violence erupts at South Korean demo denouncing government handling of ferry disaster that killed 300 a year ago (Daily Mail)

UKIP accuses PM over migrant deaths (BBC)

Danny Alexander could become LORD to keep Treasury job if he loses seat in election (Daily Mail)

Migrant boat disaster: Countries across Europe accused of 'closing their eyes' to deaths (Independent)

Migrant boat capsized: Countries across Europe accused of 'closing their eyes' to thousands of deaths in the Mediterranean (Independent)

Iraqi Shi'ite militia says DNA tests prove Saddam aide dead (Reuters)

Sex attack 'monster' jailed for alleyway assault on teen has testicles REMOVED behind bars (Daily Star)

VIDEO: Police release CCTV footage of Peter Fox (BBC)

Lampedusa: 900 feared dead as migrant boat sinks off Libya (Channel4)

Man critically injured by Baltimore police has died in hospital (Russia Today)

Anti-NATO parties grab top spots in Finland general election (Russia Today)

Thief who stole £60 from epileptic woman hunted by police (Daily Mail)

Israel police investigating killing of Polish tourist after body found with signs of violence (Fox News)

Isis in Iraq: Fighters form wary 'marriage of convenience' to oust Islamist insurgents from their homes ahead of push on Kirkuk (Independent)

Hundreds Feared Dead After Boat Filled With Migrants Capsizes in Mediterranean (New York Times - Paywall)

Isis video purports to show massacre of two groups of Ethiopian Christians (Guardian)

The No Poo Movement: How and Why I Stopped Using Shampoo (Huffington Post)

Migrant boat disaster: EU must commit funds to stop many more dying (Independent)

ISIS Allies Claim Deadly Afghan Blast (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Severe weather, winds sweep across South (CBS News)

Islamic State jihadists murder Christians on Libyan beach in sickening new video (Daily Express)

Migrant boat disaster: This human tragedy has been brewing for four years and EU states can't say they were not warned (Independent)

Jon Stewart Explains Why He's Leaving The Daily Show (Time Magazine)

Police appeal to 'Syria-bound' family (BBC)

Afghanistan braces for violence as Islamic State makes presence felt (Guardian)

British dad who has 'taken his family to Islamic State' was member of banned terror group (Daily Express)

13 dogs are killed in fire at shed (BBC)

North Korea tells US ambassador he could face a 'bigger mishap' than the knife attack to his face (Independent)

Police fear missing family of 'former al-Muhajiroun member' heading to Syria (Guardian)

Isis stalemate forces US into a cold assessment of Iraq government and other potential allies (Independent)

Finland's opposition Centre Party tops advanced voting ahead of election (Reuters)

Fears grow for Brit family 'on way to Islamic State' (Daily Star)

Iraqis flee Anbar province as fighting with Islamic State rages (Los Angeles Times)

ISIS Video Purports to Show Killing of Ethiopian Christians (New York Times - Paywall)

Iraqi officer under Saddam masterminded rise of Islamic State - Spiegel (Reuters)

Police hunt for missing family who may be headed to Syria (Channel4)

South Korea: Protesters and police clash in Seoul as Sewol ferry remains un-raised a year after disaster that killed 300 people (Independent)

ISIS claims slaughter of Christians in Libya again (CBS News)

Labour calls for reversal of 'immoral' ending of migrant rescue missions (Guardian)

Ending migrant rescue missions has not curbed demand, say smugglers (Guardian)

Hundreds missing as migrant boat capsizes north of Libya (CBS News)

New Video Purports to Show ISIS Beheading, Shooting 30 Ethiopian Christians (Newsweek Magazine)

ISIS releases video showing execution of 30 Christians in Libya (Russia Today)

South African president Jacob Zuma cancels foreign trip to address anti-immigrant violence (Independent)

Main Turkish opposition in election vow to boost economy, democracy (Reuters)

Hundreds feared dead after migrant boat capsizes in Mediterranean (Washington Post - Paywall)

Naked Masturbating Man Seen On Heather Road, London (Huffington Post)

UK General Election: Nigel Farage says David Cameron must take some responsibility for migrant deaths in Mediterranean (Independent)

Isis video purports to show beheadings and execution at gunpoint of 30 Ethiopian Christians and destruction of churches in Libya (Independent)

Isis video shows beheadings and execution at gunpoint of 30 Ethiopian Christians and destruction of churches in Libya (Independent)

Kim Jong Un 'scales' highest North Korea mountain to honour his dead father (Independent)

Katie Hopkins Petition Passes 60,000 Signatures After Migrant Boat Row (Huffington Post)

Malik Family Missing And May Be Headed For Syria Say Thames Police (Huffington Post)

David Cameron Promises Discounted Lloyds Bank Shares If Tories Win General Election (Huffington Post)

'Mystery' disease which kills within 24 hours leaves 17 dead in Nigeria (Independent)

Victim's daughter killed by train (BBC)

Essay: Oklahoma Attack Still Raw on Anniversary (NBC News)

UN probe reportedly finds corruption in Afghan police oversight division (Russia Today)

Video shows 'Syria gas attack' (CNN)

700 feared dead as migrant boat capsizes off Libya (Russia Today)

Police officer: 'I don't want to shoot you' (CNN)

VIDEO: Migrant tells of journey to Sicily (BBC)

Latest S. African attacks leave 6 dead (CNN)

Australia arrests 5 for alleged Islamic State-inspired terror plot (Washington Post - Paywall)

Iraq's Baiji oil refinery retaken from Islamic State (Los Angeles Times)

World Briefing: Spain: Couple Accused of Links to ISIS (New York Times - Paywall)

World Briefing: Somalia: Regional Lawmaker Killed (New York Times - Paywall)

World Briefing: Mali: 2 Dead in Attack on U.N. Convoy (New York Times - Paywall)

Why Vinyl Has Made a Comeback (Newsweek Magazine)

Islamic State claims bombing in Afghanistan that kills dozens (Washington Post - Paywall)

Bringing Dead Actors Back to Life (Newsweek Magazine)

At least 34 dead in Afghanistan bombing attributed to Islamic State (Los Angeles Times)

One Killed in Kashmir Valley Protest (New York Times - Paywall)

Dozens killed in suicide bombing in Afghanistan (CBS News)

Floyd Mayweather takes a swing his 'haters' in Instagram video (Daily Mail)

Afghan President Blames ISIS for a Bombing (New York Times - Paywall)

ISIS claims responsibility for U.S. consulate attack in Iraq (CBS News)

South Africas President Cancels Trip to Deal With Violence (Newsweek Magazine)

Attack on UN Mali convoy kills two (BBC)

Many dead in Afghanistan bank blast (BBC)

Violence in South Africa Spreads (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

South Africa violence: shops looted in xenophobic attacks (Channel4)

Australian police arrest teenagers in terror plot (Financial Times - Paywall)

Police 'foil Melbourne terror plot' (BBC)

Iraqis unearth mass graves in city where Islamic State ruled (Washington Post - Paywall)

Australian Police Arrest 5 Men They Say Were Planning Terror Attacks (New York Times - Paywall)

Thousands of Iraqis flee as Islamic State makes gains in Sunni heartland (Washington Post - Paywall)

Iraqi officials: Top Saddam Hussein aide may have been killed in fighting (Washington Post - Paywall)

WorldViews: Isis dropped from U.N.'s list of hurricane names and replaced with Ivette (Washington Post - Paywall)

WorldViews: Federal judge allows lawsuit to proceed in slaying of Chilean folk singer killed after 1973 coup (Washington Post - Paywall)

Saddam ex-deputy reported killed in Iraq (Financial Times - Paywall)

VIDEO: 60 second wrap of election funnies (BBC)

China jails journalist Gao Yu for leaking state secrets (CNN)

Grief, outrage as South Korea mourns Sewol victims (CNN)

Ricky Gervais blasts hunter for posing with dead giraffe (CNN)

South Africa violence provokes anger of a continent (Channel4)

Unveiled: Europe's plan to tackle migrant crisis (Channel4)

Italy's migrant crisis: on the frontline in Augusta (Channel4)

Why we're 'obsessed' with happiness (CNN)

WorldViews: How a tribal king sparked deadly violence in South Africa (Washington Post - Paywall)

Election 2015 in pictures: 16 April (BBC)

May the only man win (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Stemming the migrant tide (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

South Africa: police move to stop anti-migrant violence (Channel4)

Why Al-Shabaab is a growing threat (CNN)

Burnt alive: violence against migrants in South Africa (Channel4)

Mediterranean migrant deaths: where British parties stand (Channel4)

Election 2015 in pictures: 15 April (BBC)

The man with a plan for Iran (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Why does ISIS destroy antiquities? (CNN)

Election 2015 in pictures: 14 April (BBC)

Why many Chinese parents don't want two (CNN)

CNN exclusive with jailed ISIS fighters (CNN)

Why the gun lobby is winning (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

The old man who won't go away (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

The First State comes last (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Lights, camera, election (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Rick Scott tries to clarify attack ad on Charlie Crist (Miami Herald)

Missing Miami woman’s ex kills himself after police find body in car trunk (Miami Herald)

Mystery man in Rick Scott attack ad unveiled, misleads about Charlie Crist and Ponzi scheme (Miami Herald)

U.S. lawmakers to Haiti Senate: Vote for election law (Miami Herald)