At least 13 people died when a freak tornado hit the northern Mexican city of Ciudad Acuna, while in the southern United States 12 people were listed as missing in Texas after heavy storms and floods.
Living next to a busy road could increase the risk of obesity, according to research into the effects of noise pollution on waistlines.
Police hunting Jed Allen, a man suspected of stabbing to death his six-year-old sister, their mother and her partner, say his body has been found in a wooded area in Oxford.
One month after Nepal was devastated by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake a UN official warns that international community's response has been "disappointing" - as another threat approaches&
A man who was bullied online after pictures were posted of him dancing has become an unlikely celebrity and flew to Los Angeles for a celebrity anti-bullying fundraiser in his honour.
Malaysian authorities discover signs of torture and graves with multiple bodies in more than two dozen abandoned camps linked to human trafficking.
David Cameron prepares for talks with the European Commission president as he continues his "charm offensive" for EU reform.
Both in Spain and Poland, centrist pro-EU politics is falling victim to its association with a crony-ist elite and its failure to tell a convincing story to the young.
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi rejects US criticism of his military forces after they fled a confrontation with Islamic State in Ramadi.
The historic gay marriage referendum should be held up as an example for the rest of the world, a campaigner has said.
Mathematician John Nash, a Nobel Prize winner who inspired the movie A Beautiful Mind, dies in an auto accident along with his wife in New Jersey.
Islamic State fighters have killed at least 400 people in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra, most of them women and children, Syrian state television says.
Mass graves and suspected human trafficking detention camps have been discovered by Malaysian police in towns and villages bordering Thailand, the country's home minister says.
Thames Valley Police are looking for local man Jed Allen after the bodies of a man, woman and young girl were found dead in a house in Didcot, Oxfordshire.
Police make dozens of arrests in Cleveland, Ohio, as crowds protested the acquittal of a white officer who fired through the windscreen of a suspect's car that killed the two unarmed black occupants.
Acting leader Harriet Harman says Labour will support David Cameron's plans for an in/out referendum by the end of 2017.
Convictions for internet "trolls" who target people with abusive or offensive material online increase eight-fold in a decade, official figures reveal.
The Iraqi government begins a counter-offensive against the Islamic State group after its fighters capture the city of Ramadi.