4:57 pm, Sun 20 Apr 2014
Rockets fly over Vrontados village during Greek Orthodox Easter celebrations.
Every year, two rival parishes on the northern Greek island of Chios fire handmade rockets at each other's bell towers to celebrate Orthodox Easter.
Rockets in flight
The celebration, known as "rouketopolemos", sees parishioners from Aghios Markos and Panagia Ereithiani fire the handmade fireworks at the other's church bell towers.
The winning village is the one which scores the most direct hits on the other's church.
Rockets streak through the sky during Greek Orthodox easter celebrations on Chios.
More: Easter celebrations around the world
1:44 pm, Sun 20 Apr 2014
The Archbishop of Wales, Dr Barry Morgan, called for Christians to take climate change seriously
Credit: Barry Batchelor/PA Wire
The Archbishop of Wales, Dr Barry Morgan has called on people to make changes to their way of life to help protect the environment for future generations.
In his Easter sermon at Llandaff Cathedral this morning, Dr Morgan said Christians needed to take climate change and its impact seriously and react, rather than burying their heads in the sand.
2:08 pm, Sun 20 Apr 2014
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh arrive at Windsor Castle for the Easter Sunday service.
Credit: Paul Hackett/PA Wire
See more: Portrait of smiling Queen by David Bailey released
The Queen waves to crowds as she and the Duke of Edinburgh arrive at Windsor Castle for the Easter Sunday service.
Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
9:50 am, Sun 20 Apr 2014
West Country (E)
First church service held at Moorland since floods
Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Archive/Press Association Images
A service is being held in a Somerset parish church for the first time since massive floods devastated the area. Hundreds of people are expected to gather in Moorland this afternoon to mark Easter Sunday. It's around 3 months since homes were flooded and for many the clean up continues.
11:54 am, Sun 20 Apr 2014
Archbishop Justin Welby highlights the hardship of suffering through conflicts in his Easter message
9:36 am, Sun 20 Apr 2014
Pope Francis arrives to lead the Easter mass in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican.
See more: Archbishop to highlight hardship in Easter sermon
Members of the Italian army march in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican.
Swiss guards stand to attention before the arrival of Pope Francis to lead the Easter mass in Saint Peter's Square.
9:01 am, Sun 20 Apr 2014
The Prime Minister has sent Easter wishes to Christians celebrating the religious festival:
See more: Easter celebrated around the world
7:49 am, Sun 20 Apr 2014
Ukrainian Orthodox priests conduct a holy liturgy during an Orthodox Easter service in Mikhailovsky Cathedral in Kiev.
Despite the splits in the country Christians across Ukraine have been celebrating a traditional Easter. Candlelight vigils, Easter baskets and blessings have been given at churches and cathedrals.
Read the latest on the situation in Ukraine here
Ukrainian Orthodox worshippers attend a holy liturgy during an Orthodox Easter service in Donetsk.
See more Easter celebrations from around the world
A girl walks past an installation made of Easter eggs in Kiev.