- ON THIS DAY: April 12-18
- IN PREP: UK ELECTION: Hung parliaments history (DUE 13:00GMT)
- IN PREP: HORSE RACING: Grand National 2015 course (107mm, DUE 15:00GMT)
- IN PREP: HORSE RACING: Grand National 2015 winners (52mm, DUE 15:00GMT)
- IN PREP: NIGERIA: Presidential election results (107mm, DUE 17:00GMT)
- IN PREP: Interactive SPACE: Hubble 25th anniversary (DUE TODAY)
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SPACE -- On April 24 Nasa’s Hubble – the first major optical telescope to be placed in space – celebrates 25 years of astonishing scientific discovery.
Hubble has made more than 1 million observations since its mission began in 1990, and this month alone it proved its continuing importance, generating the first images of light from a single supernova and confirming Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity.
LONDON -- British Prime Minister David Cameron will visit the Queen for a final audience Monday as the election campaign officially gets under way.
SHARM EL-SHEIKH -- Arab leaders have agreed to create a joint Arab military force. It will take at least four months to pull the 40,000-troop strike force together
CAIRO -- Egypt is pressing ahead with an $8.5bn expansion of the 145-year-old strategic Suez Canal, hoping that the project will revive the country’s ailing economy.
PITCAIRN ISLANDS -- Britain is to establish the world’s largest continuous marine reserve – covering an area three-and-a-half times bigger than the UK – in the Pacific Ocean.
BIRDSVILLE, Queensland -- Scientists say they have uncovered evidence of the largest asteroid impact ever found on Earth, a 400km-wide basin over 300 million years old.
SEATTLE -- Amazon wants to use autonomous drones to deliver packages to customers and is testing its Prime Air system in countries more favourable to drones.
UN -- The world could suffer a 40% shortfall in water by 2030 unless countries dramatically change their use of the resource, the UN warns.
LONDON -- Each month Graphic News moves a World Agenda -- an illustrated diary of upcoming events -- in both print format and as an interactive version.
MARSEILLE -- The co-pilot of Flight 9525 appears to have intentionally put the plane into a descent while the pilot was locked out of the cockpit.
RIYADH -- Saudi Arabia has deployed 100 fighter jets, 150,000 soldiers and navy units, with airstrikes targeting military installations held by the Shiite Houthi rebels.
LONDON -- Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine are expecting their second baby in late April. Their new baby will be fourth in line to the throne.
BRUSSELS -- The Battle of Waterloo – one of the most decisive battles in history – took place on June 18, 1815. The French defeat drew to a close 23 years of war.
LONDON -- The Boat Race returns for the 161st contest as international crews from England’s two elite universities take to the River Thames in a gruelling four-mile race.
LAS VEGAS -- The best fighters of their generation meet as Floyd Mayweather puts his unbeaten record on the line against Manny Pacquiao for the richest purse in boxing history.
KOLKATA -- The eighth IPL season gets underway with defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders taking on the Mumbai Indians on April 8.
SHANGHAI -- Ferrari’s victory in Malaysia has opened the title race wide open as early predictions of a Mercedes procession to the championship appear premature.
NYON -- Ties of the round include the clash between Atletico and Real Madrid in a repeat of the 2014 final, and Paris St-Germain facing Barcelona.
AUGUSTA -- Defending champion Bubba Watson is on a quest to win three out of four Masters titles – a feat achieved only by Jack Nicklaus in 1966.