A British Airways plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport as eyewitnesses reported seeing the aircraft "on fire" flying over central London.
The dramatic moment police shot the two Woolwich terror suspects has been caught on video.
A post-mortem into the death of Drummer Lee Rigby has formally identified him but failed to confirm the cause of death, Scotland Yard said.
Two men have been arrested for making alleged offensive comments on a social networking website about the killing of a serving British soldier in London.
A tweet by Sally Bercow about Lord McAlpine, which he claims named him as a paedophile,was libellous, the High Court has ruled.
The BBC has axed a £98.4m IT project after the scheme was found to have "wasted a huge amount of licence fee payers' money".
Britain was six hours from running out of gas in March, it has been reported.
Two earthquakes have hit the Ring of Fire area, registering magnitudes of 8.2 and 5.7 and prompting a tsunami warning.
Photos and texts taken from Trayvon Martin's mobile phone have been released by lawyers for the man charged with shooting dead the 17-year-old last year in Florida.
A four-lane bridge across the Skagit River in Washington state has collapsed, throwing people and vehicles into the water but incredibly causing no fatalities.
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