An even larger tornado struck Birmingham in 2005. 22 people were injured - three seriously - as a 130mph tornado ripped through the streets damaging 1,090 buildings, uprooting trees and trapping people in their homes. The tornado lasted for four minutes.
On average Britain is hit by a tornado the size of the Birmingham Tornado every two years, but they mostly form over countryside where they do less damage.
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
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Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
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Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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