A man reported to be a serving soldier has been hacked to death in Woolwich, south east London, in what is being treated as a terrorist attack.
Two attackers armed with machetes filmed their deadly assault on a man in London, according to Sky sources.
The father of the first of the schoolchildren who lost their lives in the Oklahoma tornado to be named has said he was just too late to save her.
President Barack Obama has said he will visit storm-ravaged Oklahoma this weekend, where six people remain unaccounted for two days after the tornado disaster.
Teachers have been credited with saving the lives of their pupils during the devastating tornado in Oklahoma which killed 24 people and left over 230 others hurt.
A Chinese man has turned himself into a human snail by creating a house he can carry on his back.
Uriah Heep and Spiders From Mars bassist Trevor Bolder has died from cancer, aged 62.
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