Fire people have been taken to hospital following a gas explosion at a house in Nottinghamshire.
Mairead Philpott - who was jailed for killing her six children in a house fire - is planning to appeal her 17-year sentence.
A British skier has died while tackling a famous off-piste glacier in the French Alps, local police have said.
A man has died and two others - including a child - are fighting for their lives after a light aircraft flipped on a runway in Nor…
Comedy double act Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise have been immortalised at the television studios where some of their most popular …
A pair of terror suspects have been shot dead by police in Kenya after attempting to use a baby as a human shield.
Dance music producer and singer Romanthony, who sang on one of Daft Punk's biggest hits, has reportedly died.
Wayne Rooney will miss Sir Alex Ferguson's final match in charge of Manchester United because his wife is expecting their second c…
A divorced British man is being questioned by police in France on suspicion of slitting the throats of his two children.
MPs are in line for a pay rise of up to £20,000 in a move that could spark public fury.
Coronation Street dominated the British Soap Awards, scooping eight of 16 awards including Best Soap, while EastEnders picked up j…
Former cricket star Imran Khan has blamed a UK-based political rival and the British government after a female party colleague was…
Olympic champion Jessica Ennis has married her long-term partner at a church in Derbyshire's Peak District.
A single ticket holder has won the biggest Powerball lottery jackpot in history, scooping an estimated $590.5m (£389m).
Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man who was shot dead in Hove.
David Cameron is facing calls to deal with damaging rifts with Tory activists over Europe and gay marriage.
A former Google executive has accused the company of cheating the taxpayer out of hundreds of millions of pounds.
A New York college student has been shot dead by a police officer who was responding to reports of an intruder at her home.
Terminator 2 star Edward Furlong has been arrested on suspicion of violating a restraining order filed by his ex-girlfriend.
A guitar played by Beatles pair John Lennon and George Harrison has been sold for $408,000 (£269,000) at a New York auction.
Up to 60 people were injured when a car drove into a parade in a small Virginia mountain town.
Denmark's Emmelie de Forest has won this year's Eurovision Song Contest with her ethno-inspired flute and drum tune Only Teardrops…
A tearful David Beckham has received a standing ovation after playing what is almost certainly his final game as a professional fo…
The outgoing governor of the Bank of England has issued a warning over George Osborne's plan to boost the housing market.
Support for the UK Independence Party has reached a record 19% according to the latest opinion poll.
The landing gear of a Boeing 737 operated by UTair has burst into flames shortly before landing at Vnukovo airport near Moscow.
A meteorite has slammed into the surface of the Moon, creating a flash of light so bright it could be seen without a telescope.
The winning numbers in a $600m (£390m) US lottery draw have been drawn
A British tourist has drowned in front of his wife while swimming in rough seas on a holiday in Italy.
Sacked Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has taken out a newspaper advert to say goodbye to the club's fans.