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Work is under way to clear-up debris, fallen trees and other damage caused by the severe weather that battered Wales' coastline.
Dozens of pirate DVD traders have been arrested in Kenya for selling banned copies of The Wolf of Wall Street, Kenya's film censors tell the BBC.
A house in Manchester is being searched by counter-terrorism police after a British man died in Syria.
The Prince of Wales has said there is ''not a moment to lose'' to stop the slaughter of elephants, rhino and other endangered animals.
The River Severn reaches its highest level of recent years in Worcester but the Environment Agency says it has no fears of flood defences being breached.
Dutch police suspect former health minister Els Borst, who was found dead in her garage earlier this week, was the victim of a crime.
A woman whose mother died at a Belfast hospital in circumstances where delays may have been a contributory factor says her family no longer trust the National Health Service.
A selection of pictures highlighting the disruption to sport caused by the extreme recent weather across Britain
Spencer Dale, Bank of England chief economist and MPC member, explains how the strength of the UK recovery threw the Bank's forward guidance off balance.
Present-day Native Americans are descended from some of the continent's earliest settlers, a genetic study suggests.
Ed Miliband is "slightly better looking" than David Cameron, says Scotland's deputy first minister when asked to choose between the Labour leader and prime minister.
An exhibition, created by and featuring Hollywood actor Shia LaBeouf, opens in Los Angeles.
Veteran singers Sir Cliff Richard and Sir Tom Jones will appear alongside Morrissey at a pair of US concerts later this year
Fish and chips, noise, parking, bank accounts - how football is trying to help its foreign stars settle in a new country
A husband and wife charged in connection with the death of a Coleraine pensioner now face murder charges.
Britain's Elise Christie loses out on Olympic silver after being penalised for taking out two of her speed skating rivals.
Comcast has confirmed a deal to buy Time Warner Cable for about $45bn (£27bn), creating a company that could control three-quarters of the US cable industry.
Apple has begun publicising which of its suppliers may be sourcing minerals from conflict zones in an attempt to force more ethical manufacturing.
British super-middleweight rivals Carl Froch and George Groves will fight for a second time on 31 May.
Fresh rules for the cosmetic procedures industry in England are "appalling" and pay "only lip service" to patient safety, warn surgeons.