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A tornado kills one person and injures seven more in a small town in northern Illinois, as US states are hit by severe weather.
LIVE: Labour leader Ed Miliband and Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy hold a joint news conference in Edinburgh.
Police continue their investigations into the attempted murder of two men who had travelled to Edinburgh to buy a car.
The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall gets a mixed reception from New York critics as it opens on Broadway.
A head-on collision between a coach and lorry in Morocco has killed 31 people, many of them young athletes, officials say.
Firefighters remain at the scene of a wildfire near water treatment works at Dornoch in Sutherland.
How a Lifeboat crew saved a golden retriever from being swept out to sea
Police in Gaza confiscate a door bearing graffiti by UK artist Banksy after its original owner said he had been tricked into selling it.
Oscar-nominated film director John Singleton pulls out of the forthcoming biopic of the late rapper Tupac Shakur.
For the first time in the history of the Oxford versus Cambridge boat race, women will race on the same day and the same course as the men.
Easyjet will run "rescue" flights and may put bigger planes on busy routes to deal with the after-effects of two-day strike action by French air traffic controllers.
Robbie Savage on why Sunday's derby comes at the wrong time for Manchester City as they try to rediscover their best form.
UK industrial output rose by just 0.1% in February, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.
The FTSE 100 approaches its record high, with drug firm Shire the top riser after it says US regulators are to give an eye treatment a priority review.
The world pays tribute to Richie Benaud, the former Australia captain and legendary cricket commentator, who has died aged 84.
Pakistan parliament calls for neutrality in Yemen conflict, snubbing Saudi Arabia's request to join anti-Houthi coalition.