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Swansea coastguard station will close in March with the loss of 11 jobs, four years after its closure was first announced.
Three-time major winner and former US Ryder Cup captain Billy Casper dies at the age of 83, the US PGA Tour announces.
Barn owl populations recover from their lowest levels on record thanks to a baby boom.
Residents in southern Albania have been forced from their homes, after torrential rain hit parts of the Balkans over the past week.
Local councils trying to provide mental health care are "storing up problems" for the future, a charity claims.
Mountaineers in Chile have discovered the wreckage of a plane that went missing more than 50 years ago.
A man dies after being hit by a car on the M4 near Bridgend in the early hours of Sunday.
A man dies after being shot in the back in a Liverpool street.
One woman has died and seven others were hurt in a multi vehicle car crash involving Bruce Jenner, a star of Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
The US Navy is testing a prototype fire-fighting robot
Scores of residents are evacuated from their homes in southern Guatemala after the Fuego volcano erupts.
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The British overseas territory of Bermuda says it is "surprised and disappointed" to be included a list of places Ed Miliband says could be targeted in a tax avoidance clampdown.
Rebels from Colombia's Farc invite the country's newly crowned Miss Universe to assist their peace negotiations with the government.
The electoral commission in Nigeria has postponed the 14 February presidential election by six weeks over concerns about the security situation.
An annual review of "avoidable deaths" in English hospitals is unveiled by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, in a drive to make the NHS safer.
The Australian prime minister brings forward a party confidence vote on his leadership to Monday, saying he wants to end political uncertainty.
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Armed men abduct at least 12 people near a Canadian-owned gold mine in the Mexican state of Guerrero, where 43 students vanished last year.
Pop's biggest stars are gearing up for the Grammys, where British star Sam Smith is up for six prizes.