Peter Worthington has had an amazing life. And his obituary, which he wrote himself, certainly has an arresting opening line.
Jacob Lyles, 19, was in Moore, Oklahoma, when the tornado struck and became involved in the rescue of two children from Plaza Towers Elementary school.
David Cameron is to urge EU leaders to back action against "aggressive" tax avoidance but business warns politicians against moralising on the issue.
Twenty-four hours of news photoss: 22 May
Why are some motorists at war with cyclists?
David Cameron tells grassroots Tories he feels "one of them" in a fresh attempt to quell unrest about his leadership.
At least 10 people die and 70 are wounded in four days of Syria-linked sectarian violence in the Lebanese city of Tripoli.
How one former prisoner turned his life around
England and Birmingham's Rachel Unitt will miss the rest of the season and Euro 2013 with a serious knee injury.
Venezuela's National Assembly backs plans to import 39 million rolls of toilet paper, in an effort to relieve a chronic shortage.
Action sequel Fast & Furious 6 races ahead of Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby in this week's UK and Ireland box office chart.
Wales has seen 60% of its wildlife species decline over the last five decades, with one in 10 now endangered, warns a report.
The government borrowed slightly less than first thought in the 2012-13 financial year, the latest official figures suggest.
Crusaders win the right to legally challenge the £25m funding of a redevelopment project for Windsor Park.
Plans for the world's largest commercial wave farm off the Western Isles move forward after minister give full consent for the project.
Vitamin C can kill multidrug-resistant TB in the lab, scientists reveal.
Power NI announces that electricity bills for households and small businesses are to increase by 18% from July.
A rare first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone with annotations and drawings by JK Rowling sells for a record £150,000.
French racing authorities await a response from jockey Frankie Dettori relating to "medical issues" before renewing his licence.
The UK tax authority's failure to hit a target of reducing tax credit fraud and error has "cost the taxpayer dear", a committee of MPs says.
Is the English language conquering France?