US: Divided Supreme Court wrestles with same-sex marriage case

The US Supreme Court appeared sharply divided on 28 April along ideological lines on whether the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage, but Justice Anthony Kennedy, a pivotal vote, seemed open to legalising same-sex marriage nationwide. Apr 29, 2015

Spain: More than 150 rescued from burning ferry

Emergency services rescued 156 people from a burning ferry crossing the Mediterranean from the island of Mallorca to the Spanish port of Valencia on 28 April, the ferry operator and government officials said. Apr 29, 2015