Peter Worthington has had an amazing life. And his obituary, which he wrote himself, certainly has an arresting opening line.
Jose Mourinho's return to Chelsea could be a risky one following his acrimonious 2007 exit, says chief football writer Phil McNulty
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have been touring the Chelsea Flower Show as the event celebrates its centenary year.
Russian counter-terrorism agents have raided a group planning an attack in Moscow killing two suspects, officials say.
Yahoo says its $1.1bn (£723m) purchase of blogging platform Tumblr will boost its revenue as soon as 2014.
The planned shut down of Britain's oldest nuclear reactor on Anglesey could be extended by 15 months if safety inspectors approve the work, says its operator.
MPs reject further legal protection for teachers and registrars opposed to same-sex marriage.
Paul Mosley, jailed for the manslaughter of six children in a house fire, is to appeal against the length of his jail term, his legal team confirms.
Three Brazilian tourists are killed and more than 20 others injured as two hot-air balloons collide in Turkey's Cappadocia region.
The Church of Scotland's ruling General Assembly has voted to allow actively gay men and women to become ministers.
At least two people die and 21 others are injured in a series of tornadoes that tore through the US state of Oklahoma.
Discrimination against Jews and Muslims is on the rise around the world, according to an annual US Department of State report.
A man accused of murdering April Jones told police he did not believe the five-year-old had ever been in his house, a jury hears.
More than 70 people are killed and many more wounded by car bombs and suicide attacks in one of the worst days of violence in Iraq in recent months.
Real Madrid announce that Jose Mourinho will leave the club at the end of the season after three years in charge.
About 120 militant Islamists are arrested in Maiduguri as they organise the funeral of a commander killed in clashes, the Nigerian army says.
Imran Khan's party wins its first National Assembly seat in the Pakistani city of Karachi after a partial re-run of voting, unofficial results show.
Plans to attract long haul services from Cardiff Airport are submitted to a commission looking at air capacity in the UK.
The government of Venezuela is trying to import 50 million rolls of toilet paper before supermarket shelves run out of stock.
The UK astronaut Tim Peake says he is thrilled to have been given the opportunity to go to the International Space Station (ISS).
The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry have opened a new recovery centre for Help for Heroes in Wiltshire.