The search for victims of the gigantic tornado that struck an Oklahoma City suburb continues into a second day, with 24 people confirmed dead.
The head of the NHS in England Sir David Nicholson is stepping down from the post next year.
Apple chief executive Tim Cook is set to defend the tech giant's tax strategy during a Senate grilling.
Scotland can "more than afford" to be a successful independent country, its first minister says as he launches a paper outlining the nation's economic strength.
The shared A-level and GCSE system for England, Wales and Northern Ireland should no longer be continued, says Education Secretary Michael Gove.
A man has died of the novel coronavirus (NCoV) in Tunisia, in what is believed to be the first such case in Africa.
The family of a woman murdered by her ex-partner call for a public inquiry into how complaints of domestic violence are handled by police.
Marks and Spencer reports a big fall in annual profits, as troubles in its clothing division continue.
Bone fragments found in the fireplace of the man accused of the murder of five-year-old April Jones were from a human skull, a jury is told.
MPs continue debating gay marriage as David Cameron seeks to renew his vows with grassroots Tory members angry over alleged "loon" slur.
Sharing a bed with your newborn baby increases the risk of sudden death syndrome - commonly known as cot death - fivefold, research suggests.
Unite leader Len McCluskey hits back at claims by Lord Mandelson that his union is trying to rig Labour candidate selection.
A man has shot himself dead in front of an altar inside the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, police say, forcing its evacuation.
A study showing how ants tunnel their way through confined spaces could aid the design of search and rescue robots, say scientists.
The underwater prowess of the penguin may have cost the bird its ability to fly, scientists believe.
The pound falls after lower fuel prices lead to a lower-than-expected inflation rate of 2.4% for April.
Three former top executives from car maker Saab Automobile have been arrested in Sweden on suspicion of accounting fraud charges.
A&E units are on a cliff edge, say NHS leaders as MPs start an inquiry into the state of emergency care.
Police investigate 10 people over allegations of sex abuse at a residential school after claims former MP Sir Cyril Smith abused boys there.
The government squandered taxpayers' money on a drug to treat flu, a public spending watchdog says.
The High Court in London is judging whether a pregnant woman with bipolar disorder has the mental capacity to request an abortion.
A think tank report argues that 18% of public spending on schools could be cut without damaging standards.
An advisory group for Labour calls for a tougher line on teaching standards in further education colleges.
Yahoo revamps its Flickr photo-sharing service, offering users up to 1TB of storage if they accept adverts.
Big UK net firms have begun blocking access to two movie streaming sites accused of flouting copyright laws.
A vaccine to protect sheep and cattle from a livestock virus spread by midges has been approved by government vets.
The latest data on EU bathing water quality is released, showing that 93% of more than 22,000 sampled locations meet the minimum standards.
Eddie Braben, the writer credited with contributing to the huge success of comedy duo Morecambe and Wise, dies aged 82.
Ray Manzarek, keyboard player and founder member of the 1960s rock band The Doors, dies aged 74 in Germany after a long battle with cancer.
History suggests that religions that don't change die out - but how do they manage it without undermining themselves?