Peter Worthington has had an amazing life. And his obituary, which he wrote himself, certainly has an arresting opening line.
US tax officials tell a congressional hearing they did not know their agency had targeted conservative groups.
EU leaders will seek to curb tax evasion, which costs EU states 1tn euros a year, and bring down energy prices to boost competition.
Up to 600 Afghan interpreters who worked alongside British troops are set to be given the right to live in the UK, under government plans.
Fresh evidence emerges which challenges the murder conviction of so-called "Angel of Death" nurse Colin Norris.
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.
Power NI announces that electricity bills for households and small businesses are to increase by 18% from July.
UK fruit growers could enjoy a much better harvest of apples and pears this year, following the dismal crop in 2012, experts believe.
The rescue effort after the Oklahoma twister that killed 24 people nears an end, as it emerges the storm was more powerful than thought.
Andy Murray withdraws from the French Open because of the back injury that forced him out of the Italian Open.
Trevor Bolder, the bassist in David Bowie's legendary 1970s backing band Spiders From Mars, has died from cancer at the age of 62.
Shares on Wall Street picked up on Tuesday to a new all-time high as investors bet that the US central bank would continue supporting the economy.
Film star Michael Douglas has been discussing his latest role as flamboyant pianist Liberace
A mayor drives his car through the doors of his local Tesco Express.
Emergency services deal with a crash in which a boy on a bicycle is understood to have been injured in a collision with a mobile crane.
A man from Northern Ireland is killed in a car crash in Warwickshire, England.
The House of Commons votes to allow gay marriage in England and Wales, despite 161 MPs opposing the government's plans.
Celtic midfielder Kris Commons retires from international football after winning 12 caps for Scotland.
At least 23 people are killed in new bomb attacks in Iraq, a day after a wave of bombings across the country left at least 70 people dead.
A watchdog orders Thames Valley Police to review its investigation into the death of a Scottish RAF firefighter at an Oxfordshire barracks.
Microsoft unveils the third generation of its video games console in an event at its headquarters at Redmond, Washington.