Tornado survivors search nears end
Rescue workers neared the end of the search for survivors and the dead in the Oklahoma City suburb where a mammoth tornado destroyed countless homes, cleared areas down to bare earth and claimed 24 lives, including nine children.
Clegg dismisses coalition break-up
Nick Clegg will insist that he and David Cameron are both "absolutely committed" to governing in coalition through to 2015 as he attempts to calm speculation over the future of the power-sharing deal.
Afghan interpreters can come to UK
Around 600 Afghan interpreters are to be offered the chance to settle in Britain after an apparent coalition rethink.
PM faces gay marriage Bill backlash
David Cameron is facing a fresh bout of Tory strife after the coalition's plans to introduce gay marriage cleared the Commons.
'Alarming rate' of wildlife decline
UK wildlife is "in trouble", with almost 2,000 species of birds, animals, insects and plants known to have declined in the past half century, experts have warned.
'Failures' in tax fraud crackdown
Billions of pounds of taxpayers' money is being lost because of the failure of HM Revenue and Customs to clamp down effectively on fraud and error, MPs have warned.
Food hygiene 'a postcode lottery'
Food outlets in parts of the London borough of Bexley have the worst hygiene standards of more than 2,000 postcodes, while those in Birmingham's B35 area offer the best, according to a Which? investigation.
CT scans examined in cancer probe
Youngsters who have CT scans are more likely to get cancer than those who do not, a study suggests.