Five injured in house explosion
Sun, 19 May 2013 20:08:56 -0700
An explosion injures five people, destroying a house and severely damaging another, in Nottinghamshire.
Tottenham 1 - 0 Sunderland
Sun, 19 May 2013 20:02:09 -0700
Gareth Bale's late winner against Sunderland is in vain as Tottenham miss out on Champions League qualification.
Boko Haram militants 'in disarray'
Sun, 19 May 2013 19:04:47 -0700
The Nigerian military says that Boko Haram militants in the north-east of the country are "in disarray" as a result of its offensive against them.
Garth Crooks's team of the season
Sun, 19 May 2013 19:02:39 -0700
Who has Garth Crooks named in his Premier League team of the season?
US spy-row diplomat 'leaves Russia'
Sun, 19 May 2013 18:22:54 -0700
US diplomat Ryan Fogle, accused by Russia accused of being a spy, has now left the country according to Russian television.
Yahoo 'to buy Tumblr for $1.1bn'
Sun, 19 May 2013 18:08:48 -0700
Yahoo's board approves a deal to buy New York-based blogging service Tumblr for $1.1bn (£725m), US media reports say.
Rod Stewart returns to UK number one
Sun, 19 May 2013 18:01:43 -0700
Rod Stewart scores his first UK number one album for 34 years, going straight to the top with his LP, Time.
West Brom 5-5 Man Utd
Sun, 19 May 2013 17:48:01 -0700
Sir Alex Ferguson is denied victory in his 1,500th and final game in charge of Manchester United by Romelu Lukaku's hat-trick for West Brom.
Newcastle 0-1 Arsenal
Sun, 19 May 2013 17:43:03 -0700
Arsenal finish fourth in the Premier League to qualify for the Champions League with a nervy win over Newcastle.
Warming extremes 'not as likely'
Sun, 19 May 2013 17:31:29 -0700
Global temperature rises will be slower in the coming decades say researchers but the long term picture is consistent.
Syria army storms rebel-held town
Sun, 19 May 2013 17:22:28 -0700
Heavy fighting is reported in the besieged Syrian town of Qusair as state forces launch a major offensive to re-capture the rebel stronghold.
Briton held over children's deaths
Sun, 19 May 2013 17:16:02 -0700
A British man has been arrested in France in connection with the deaths of his two children, media reports say.
UK astronaut Peake to go into orbit
Sun, 19 May 2013 17:02:29 -0700
The UK astronaut Tim Peake is given a date to fly to the International Space Station.
VIDEO: Gumball rally sets off from Denmark
Sun, 19 May 2013 16:46:23 -0700
Up to 100 predominantly luxury cars are taking part in the Gumball 3000 rally in which some of the world's richest petrol-heads get to flaunt their wealth during a drive that will take them through Europe.
Clegg leader plot claim 'ridiculous'
Sun, 19 May 2013 16:39:20 -0700
Lib Dem minister Danny Alexander dismisses claims that Deputy PM Nick Clegg could face a Lib Dem leadership challenge from Vince Cable.
Man dies after 'triple murder bid'
Sun, 19 May 2013 16:34:32 -0700
A 31-year-old man dies in hospital Brighton after a gunman fires at three people, in an attack described by police as "horrific".
Broad and Anderson back to their best
Sun, 19 May 2013 16:32:11 -0700
Broad and Anderson back to their best in England win
Murdered Pakistan politician buried
Sun, 19 May 2013 16:31:39 -0700
The funeral of the murdered vice-president of Pakistan's PTI party, Zahra Shahid Hussain, is held at a mosque in Karachi.
Debut directors seek Cannes success
Sun, 19 May 2013 16:15:08 -0700
The young UK film-makers vying for attention in Cannes
One dead, two injured in plane crash
Sun, 19 May 2013 15:43:20 -0700
Police confirm one man has died and two other people are critically ill after a light aircraft crashes in Gwynedd.
Nadal hammers Federer in Rome final
Sun, 19 May 2013 15:41:18 -0700
Rafael Nadal drops only four games as he beats Roger Federer to win his seventh Italian Open title.
Tories 'united' on Europe, says Hunt
Sun, 19 May 2013 15:13:19 -0700
The health secretary rebuffs claims the PM is losing control of his backbenchers over Europe - as Tory activists complain of a "crisis" destroying the party.
Targets 'risk pupil well-being'
Sun, 19 May 2013 14:59:09 -0700
Pupils' well-being and education should not be sacrificed to meet new targets, the leader of a head teachers' union tells its annual conference.
Pedrosa claims French GP victory
Sun, 19 May 2013 14:47:35 -0700
Dani Pedrosa wins French Grand Prix as Britain's Cal Crutchlow finishes second for his best MotoGP result.
VIDEO: Morecambe & Wise get memorial plaque
Sun, 19 May 2013 14:46:46 -0700
A memorial plaque dedicated to Morecambe & Wise is unveiled at Teddington Studios
Disgraced French minister bows out
Sun, 19 May 2013 14:44:39 -0700
A French government minister who quit over revelations of his undeclared Swiss bank account says he will not stand again for election.
Broad stars as England crush NZ
Sun, 19 May 2013 14:21:00 -0700
Stuart Broad takes 7-44 to rip through New Zealand and inspire England to an astonishing 170-run win in the first Test at Lord's.
Climber breaks own Everest record
Sun, 19 May 2013 14:07:26 -0700
British mountaineer Kenton Cool reaches the summit of Everest for a record-breaking 11th time.
Tunisia police clash with Islamists
Sun, 19 May 2013 14:05:27 -0700
Tunisian police clash with hundreds of supporters of the radical Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia defying attempts to bar a gathering.
What next for the UK in Eurovision?
Sun, 19 May 2013 13:41:23 -0700
How can the UK get back to number one at Eurovision?
Serena powers to Italian Open win
Sun, 19 May 2013 13:27:39 -0700
World number one Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka to win the Italian Open and her fourth consecutive tournament.
VIDEO: Record breaking demolition of viaduct
Sun, 19 May 2013 13:26:16 -0700
A two-mile viaduct in the Chinese city of Wuhan has been demolished, breaking a record for the longest reinforced concrete bridge ever blown up in the country.
Immigration policies 'restrictive'
Sun, 19 May 2013 13:12:36 -0700
the Scottish minister with responsibility for immigration attacks the UK government's approach to the issue.
Garden body death 'unexplained'
Sun, 19 May 2013 12:50:23 -0700
The death of a woman whose body was found in the communal garden area of flats in Edinburgh is being treated as "unexplained" by police.
Cardiff delegates 'to keep talking'
Sun, 19 May 2013 12:45:15 -0700
Police officers, republicans and loyalists agree to resolve differences through dialogue and non-violent means.
Premier League farewells in pictures
Sun, 19 May 2013 12:19:11 -0700
Ferguson, Scholes, Moyes - day of Premier League farewells
Tory MP denies rift over 'loon' slur
Sun, 19 May 2013 12:05:57 -0700
Monmouth MP David Davies denies a Conservative party rift amid claims someone close to the prime minister branded activists 'mad, swivel-eyed loons'.
Bank governor in Help to Buy warning
Sun, 19 May 2013 11:18:48 -0700
The outgoing Bank of England governor warns a government plan to boost the housing market with part-mortgage guarantees has no long-term place.
Google chief defends tax affairs
Sun, 19 May 2013 11:04:20 -0700
Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt defends the company's tax affairs after it comes in for strong criticism from MPs.
VIDEO: Tornadoes tear through US states
Sun, 19 May 2013 11:03:03 -0700
Storm-chasers have captured footage showing tornadoes touching down in both Texas and Kansas.
N Korea urged to end missile tests
Sun, 19 May 2013 10:53:03 -0700
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urges Pyongyang to end its missile tests as a fourth short-range weapon is launched from North Korea's east coast.
VIDEO: Propaganda: Art or political rhetoric?
Sun, 19 May 2013 10:28:25 -0700
Governments have long used newspapers, posters and leaflets to try and influence what people think, but a new exhibition is showing that there could be much more to it.
Iran executes two men for spying
Sun, 19 May 2013 10:06:16 -0700
Iranian officials say two men have been executed after they were convicted of spying for Israel and the US.
Arrests after 'stolen' bike crash
Sun, 19 May 2013 09:36:48 -0700
Two 19-year-old men are arrested following a collision between a suspected stolen motorcycle and a car in County Antrim, that has left a man seriously injured.
Miliband pledge on tax avoidance
Sun, 19 May 2013 08:29:09 -0700
Labour leader Ed Miliband says he will write new rules to tackle corporate tax avoidance if he wins the next election, even without international agreement.
Tyler: 'I did my best at Eurovision'
Sun, 19 May 2013 08:08:00 -0700
Bonnie Tyler reflects on taking the UK to 19th place out of 26 countries at the Eurovision Song Contest, which was won by Denmark's Emmelie de Forest.
Pair's theatre vision for bingo hall
Sun, 19 May 2013 08:06:28 -0700
A couple are using their life savings to turn a derelict south Wales valleys cinema and bingo hall into a community theatre.
China Premier Li Keqiang in India
Sun, 19 May 2013 06:44:28 -0700
China's Premier Li Keqiang travels to India for his first foreign visit since taking office, with border tensions and trade topping the agenda.
VIDEO: A call from the top of the world
Sun, 19 May 2013 04:01:26 -0700
British explorer Daniel Hughes has reached the summit of Mount Everest in an attempt to raise £1m for the charity Comic Relief.
Malcolm X grandson suspects remanded
Sun, 19 May 2013 03:20:55 -0700
Two men suspected of killing Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of US political activist Malcolm X, are remanded in custody in Mexico.
VIDEO: David Beckham's emotional farewell
Sun, 19 May 2013 02:42:55 -0700
Emotional David Beckham plays last home match at Paris Saint-Germain.
Car hits crowd at Virginia parade
Sun, 19 May 2013 01:17:47 -0700
Up to 60 people were injured when a car ploughed into a crowd during a parade in a small town in the US state of Virginia, officials say.
Denmark crowned Eurovision winners
Sun, 19 May 2013 00:37:37 -0700
Denmark's Emmelie de Forest wins the Eurovision Song Contest, with the UK's Bonnie Tyler finishing 19th out of 26 countries.
VIDEO: Pakistani politician is shot dead
Sun, 19 May 2013 00:31:05 -0700
A senior female Pakistani politician has been shot dead in the city of Karachi.
El Salvador gangs warn over truce
Sun, 19 May 2013 00:16:24 -0700
The leaders of the main gangs in El Salvador vow to maintain a 14-month-long truce, but say political changes threaten the peace.
The world's largest camel herd - in Australia
Sat, 18 May 2013 23:38:19 -0700
Massacre suspect held in Ivory Coast
Sat, 18 May 2013 20:57:15 -0700
The authorities in Ivory Coast arrest militia leader Amade Oueremi, suspected of one of the worst massacres during 2011 post-election violence.
Minister heckled by head teachers
Sat, 18 May 2013 18:04:42 -0700
Education Secretary Michael Gove receives one of the angriest receptions of his three years in office as he appears before head teachers in Birmingham.
Fresh violence kills eight in Iraq
Sat, 18 May 2013 13:51:31 -0700
Fresh outbreaks of violence in Iraq have left at least eight people dead, police say, hours after the worst day of sectarian violence in the country for months.
Deep sea 'gold rush' moves closer
Sat, 18 May 2013 01:27:03 -0700
The prospect of a deep sea "gold rush" opening a controversial new frontier for mining on the ocean floor has moved a step closer.
Breast cancer: What is the risk?
Fri, 17 May 2013 23:27:50 -0700
Angelina Jolie had a mastectomy after being told there was an 87% chance she would develop breast cancer. How high is the risk for other women?
Tom Ripley and a talent for evil
Fri, 17 May 2013 16:01:18 -0700
The talented Mr Ripley, and the meaning of evil
Expert issues UK tree threat warning
Fri, 17 May 2013 15:41:59 -0700
A tree expert says the biggest threat facing UK trees is likely to come from a disease currently unknown to science.
Week in pictures: 11-17 May 2013
Fri, 17 May 2013 15:40:43 -0700
Some of the best news photos this week
Deaths in DR Congo mine collapse
Fri, 17 May 2013 15:25:46 -0700
At least 20 people are killed when a mine collapses in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the government says.
Day in pictures: 17 May 2013
Fri, 17 May 2013 13:30:21 -0700
Twenty-four hours of news photos: 17 May
US questions Google on Glass privacy
Fri, 17 May 2013 11:47:36 -0700
US politicians are seeking reassurances from Google that its smart spectacles will respect personal privacy.
Rubella fears after measles epidemic
Fri, 17 May 2013 11:39:22 -0700
Health officials warn that action is needed to prevent a rubella outbreak, which can be particularly dangerous to pregnant women.
The people with a religious duty to have children
Fri, 17 May 2013 11:13:00 -0700
A Christian evangelical movement where followers avoid contraception and have as many children as they can is spreading to the UK.
Man lists 12,000 call menu options
Fri, 17 May 2013 10:55:05 -0700
An IT manager who grew frustrated with call centre menus has catalogued shortcuts to thousands of phone services
In pictures: Things come apart
Fri, 17 May 2013 07:26:07 -0700
Todd McLellan's photographs of disassembled objects
In pictures: Raw power of the Sun
Fri, 17 May 2013 06:17:41 -0700
Best pictures of our parent star
Time-lapse imaging 'improves IVF'
Fri, 17 May 2013 01:49:29 -0700
Time-lapse imaging which takes thousands of pictures of developing embryos can boost the success rate of IVF, according to British research.
In pictures: Dambusters flypast
Thu, 16 May 2013 16:39:52 -0700
A Lancaster bomber flypast over Derwent reservoir
In pictures: Barbie house opens in Berlin
Thu, 16 May 2013 15:35:05 -0700
Life-size Barbie house opens in Berlin
Day in pictures: 16 May 2013
Thu, 16 May 2013 10:56:33 -0700
Twenty-four hours of news photos: 16 May
In pictures: Syngenta Photography Award
Thu, 16 May 2013 09:20:51 -0700
Jan Brykczynski wins Syngenta award
VIDEO: House of Commons
Wed, 15 May 2013 16:15:33 -0700
Leading Conservative rebel calls on MPs to demonstrate their support for an EU referendum.
Your pictures: Listening
Wed, 15 May 2013 14:03:16 -0700
Readers' photos on the theme listening