7 hours, 2 minutes agoEmergency crews were nearing the end of their search for survivors today in the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb where a massive tornado flattened homes and demolished a primary school.
10 hours, 26 minutes agoThe US government will accept an army private’s guilty plea to a lesser version of one of the 22 counts he faces for sending more than 700,000 classified US documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, a military prosecutor said during a pre-trial hearing today.
11 hours, 5 minutes agoA man has shot himself dead at the altar of Notre Dame cathedral, forcing police to evacuate tourists from the 850-year-old cathedral.
15 hours, 6 minutes agoThe brother of accused murderer and Olympian Oscar Pistorius cried tears of relief as a magistrate acquitted him of culpable homicide in the death of a woman in a car accident.
16 hours, 6 minutes agoTouching video footage of the moment an elderly woman was reunited with her pet dog amongst the rubble in Oklahoma has emerged.
17 hours, 22 minutes agoThe jury in the April Jones murder trial in Wales has been shown skull bone fragments which an expert says match those of a young girl.
17 hours, 38 minutes agoSyria claims to have destroyed an Israeli vehicle that crossed the ceasefire line in the Golan Heights.
17 hours, 54 minutes agoRussia is investigating an alleged vote theft at the Eurovision Song Contest.
18 hours, 40 minutes agoMore 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.
20 hours, 1 minute agoThe city of Joplin, Missouri, devastated by a tornado two years ago, is sending a team of safety experts to Moore.
20 hours, 24 minutes agoThe body of Padre Pio will go on permanent display next month in Italy.
21 hours, 11 minutes agoA powerful roadside bomb has killed six policemen in Afghanistan’s west, officials said
22 hours, 5 minutes agoA monstrous tornado at least a half a mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening neighbourhoods and destroying a school as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200mph.
1 day, 3 hours, 11 minutes agoA massive tornado up to a mile wide roared through Oklahoma City’s suburbs, killing at least 37, flattening neighbourhoods with winds up to 200mph and landing a direct hit on at least one school.
1 day, 6 hours, 15 minutes agoTelevision footage shows flattened buildings and fires after a mile (1.6 kilometre)-wide tornado moved through the Oklahoma City area.
1 day, 15 hours, 50 minutes agoIt is set to be the next big thing for gadget lovers everywhere. But users of Google Glass, a high-tech pair of spectacles with in-built hands-free video camera and internet access, are being given some basic advice – take them off when visiting public conveniences.
1 day, 17 hours, 2 minutes agoTwo tourists died and 23 others were injured when two hot air balloons collided in mid-air during a sightseeing tour in Turkey, causing one to crash.
1 day, 18 hours, 4 minutes agoA woman running a private banking operation in China has been sentenced to death after being found guilty of defrauding investors.
1 day, 18 hours, 19 minutes ago » latestLiverpool and England footballer Raheem Sterling had a charge of common assault dropped today after a witness failed to turn up to court.
1 day, 18 hours, 25 minutes agoThe father of former Premier League and England footballers Gary and Phil Neville will be charged with sexual assault.
1 day, 19 hours, 11 minutes agoA massive blast ripped through an explosives factory in eastern China today, killing five people and leaving another 20 missing, according to state media.
1 day, 20 hours, 7 minutes agoIraqi officials say five car bombs have gone off in Shiite neighborhoods of Baghdad, killing 16 people and wounding 75.
1 day, 20 hours, 29 minutes agoTornadoes caused havoc in the US state of Oklahoma yesterday, turning homes in a trailer park into splinters and rubble and sending frightened residents scurrying for shelter.
1 day, 21 hours, 21 minutes ago » latestSyrian troops pushed into a rebel-held town near the Lebanese border yesterday, fighting house-to-house and bombing from the air.
1 day, 21 hours, 25 minutes agoA man has died while a boy and another man are fighting for their lives after a light aircraft crashed on the approach to an airport runway.
1 day, 22 hours, 9 minutes agoTwo FBI special agents on the agency’s elite Hostage Rescue Team have been killed in a training accident in Virginia.
2 days, 11 hours, 34 minutes agoA US embassy employee accused of spying and ordered to leave Russia has flown out of Moscow, it is reported.
2 days, 11 hours, 50 minutes agoA man has died while a boy and another man are fighting for their lives after a light aircraft crashed on the approach to an airport runway.
2 days, 11 hours, 55 minutes agoA British father is being questioned in France on suspicion of slitting the throats of his two children, local police said.
2 days, 15 hours, 25 minutes agoThe British Foreign Office is “urgently” investigating reports that a British man has been arrested on suspicion of slitting the throats of his two children in France.
2 days, 15 hours, 31 minutes agoThe Syrian military today launched an offensive to retake a strategic rebel-held town near the Lebanese border, a government official said, as activists reported that regime airstrikes and shelling of the town have killed at least 16 people, including opposition fighters.
2 days, 15 hours, 36 minutes agoThe High Court in Bangladesh’s capital today asked authorities to prevent the owner of a garment factory where 112 people died in a fire last year from leaving the country, a lawyer said.
2 days, 16 hours, 26 minutes agoMPs in the UK are in line for a dramatic pay rise of up to £20,000 (€23,000) in a move that could spark public fury.
2 days, 17 hours agoNorth Korea fired a projectile into waters off its eastern coast today, a day after launching three short-range missiles in the same area, officials said.
2 days, 18 hours, 5 minutes agoMarriage between a man and woman is “sorely needed” in today’s society and it could soon be “too late” to save that union, the leader of the Roman Catholic church in England and Wales has said.
2 days, 18 hours, 14 minutes agoA couple suspected of being terrorists were shot dead after using their baby as a human shield when they were surrounded by police in Kenya.
2 days, 18 hours, 39 minutes agoMountaineers should be banned from climbing Everest using oxygen, because they are “diminishing the adventure” and “achieving nothing”, actor Brian Blessed said today.
2 days, 18 hours, 45 minutes agoHalf of hospitalised Crohn’s disease patients in the UK believe their recovery was hampered because of poor hospital food, a poll suggests.
2 days, 18 hours, 56 minutes agoUp to 60 people were injured when a driver described by witnesses as an elderly man drove his car into a group of hikers marching in a parade in a small Virginia mountain town.
2 days, 19 hours, 9 minutes agoThe UK Independence Party surge has continued with two opinion polls giving the party record levels of support.