Peter Worthington has had an amazing life. And his obituary, which he wrote himself, certainly has an arresting opening line.
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?
Japan's parliament votes to adopt an international treaty on cross-border child custody disputes, after years of pressure from the West.
Fifty five beaches in England meet tough new EU standards on water quality to achieve Blue Flag awards.
British number two Heather Watson plans to return to action at the French Open after being out with glandular fever.
Rioters light fires and stone emergency services in the suburbs of the Swedish capital Stockholm for the third night running after a police shooting death.
UK retail sales in April were 1.3% lower than in March as bad weather continued to dent spending, official figures show.
Dr Sarah Bath explains why the nutrient iodine is important during pregnancy and how dairy products and fish can aid its intake.
How good are Lawro's football predictions?
An eight-year-old boy killed after his bicycle was involved in a collision with a mobile crane in Aberdeen is named as Kyle Allan.
Striker Carlton Cole will leave West Ham United this summer after the club decided not to renew his contract.
David Attenborough examines news that a "stocktake" of UK nature suggests 60% of animal and plant species have declined in the past 50 years - and one in 10 could end up disappearing.
The bruised and bloodied family that were pictured walking away from wreckage following the Oklahoma tornado, have been speaking about their experience.
Are university courses worth the money students have to spend?
Why the taxpayer won't be buying more bank shares
Gigantic tornado rips through Oklahoma City