Two people are believed to be trapped beneath the rubble of a house in Nottinghamshire after a gas explosion.
Mairead Philpott - who was jailed for killing her six children in a house fire - is planning to appeal her 17-year sentence.
A divorced British man is being questioned by police in France on suspicion of slitting the throats of his two children.
MPs are in line for a pay rise of up to £20,000 in a move that could spark public fury.
A New York college student has been shot dead by a police officer who was responding to reports of an intruder at her home.
David Cameron is facing calls to deal with damaging rifts with Tory activists over Europe and gay marriage.
A man has died and two others - including a child - are fighting for their lives after a light aircraft flipped on a runway in North Wales.
Denmark's Emmelie de Forest has won this year's Eurovision Song Contest with her ethno-inspired flute and drum tune Only Teardrops.
Former cricket star Imran Khan has blamed a UK-based political rival and the British government after a female party colleague was shot dead.
Wayne Rooney will miss Sir Alex Ferguson's final match in charge of Manchester United because his wife is expecting their second child.
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