Scores killed by 200 mph tornado
More than 90 people are feared dead, including 20 children, after a huge tornado ripped through an Oklahoma town destroying scores of homes and a primary school.
Queen 'deeply saddened' by deaths
The Queen said she was "deeply saddened" by the loss of life and devastation caused by the tornado in Oklahoma and sent her "deepest sympathies" to all those whose lives have been affected.
Tornado followed path of 1999 storm
The monster tornado in suburban Oklahoma City loosely followed the path of a killer twister that slammed the region in May 1999.
Deal rescues gay marriage bill
The legalisation of gay marriage is poised to be approved by MPs after surviving a Tory backbench bid to derail it.
New baby joy for Wayne and Coleen
Manchester United star Wayne Rooney and his wife Coleen have had a second son, the couple have announced.
Work Programme is failing, say MPs
The Government's flagship scheme for helping the unemployed find work appears to be failing to tackle the most difficult cases, according to a Commons committee.
Doors founder Manzarek dies at 74
Ray Manzarek, the keyboardist and founding member of The Doors who had a dramatic impact on rock 'n' roll, has died at 74 after a battle with cancer.
Bed sharing 'raises cot death risk'
Around 120 baby deaths could be prevented in the UK every year if parents stopped sharing beds with their children, research has suggested.