Dozens killed by 200 mph tornado
Dozens of people are feared dead, including seven children, after a huge tornado ripped through an Oklahoma town destroying scores of homes and a primary school.
Obama praises tornado rescuers
US president Barack Obama has spoken of his "gratitude" to rescuers who raced to help some of the thousands of people caught up in a deadly storm he described as "one of the most destructive tornadoes in history".
PM seeks to soothe local Tory anger
David Cameron has sought to smooth relations with angry local Tories, insisting he would never have anyone close to him who "sneered" at them.
Stafford-row NHS boss to retire
Embattled NHS boss Sir David Nicholson plans to retire next year. The NHS England chief executive will step down from his role next March.
A&E units dropping four-hour target
Many hospital emergency departments have dropped the Government's four-hour target to deal with patients because of soaring demand, MPs have heard.
Interflora wins M&S trademark case
Flower delivery network Interflora has won its long-running trademark dispute with Marks & Spencer.
'Strong evidence' of burnt remains
Experts found "very strong evidence" of burnt human skull remains at the home of the man accused of murdering April Jones, a jury has heard.
Mother's pride at son's VC honour
The mother of a "supremely courageous and inspiring" British soldier who died as he protected the lives of his comrades in a battle with Taliban fighters in Afghanistan has spoken of her pride after accepting his posthumous Victoria Cross (VC).