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Engineers in Scotland are working to restore electricity to tens of thousands of homes, after a powerful storm caused widespread disruption.
A Canadian truck driver was killed and 23 other people were injured after a pile-up of more than 100 vehicles on a major road in the United States.
Cardiff City players will wear their blue strip at a home match for the first time since 2012 after the club's owner agreed to change the colour back from red.
Coastal wardens say there are "no concerns" over the record-breaking growth in a Norfolk seal population and that culling is "not a consideration".
Australia draw the fourth and final Test match against India in Sydney, with the hosts completing a 2-0 series win.
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The Indonesian navy retrieves from the seabed the tail of AirAsia flight QZ8501 that crashed two weeks ago.
Police in France are urgently hunting for any accomplices of the gunmen who killed 17 people in two days of terror attacks around Paris.
A murder inquiry is launched after the death of an 18-year-old man in a stabbing in north London.
Two men are missing in the sea at Brighton after getting into trouble in severe weather, the Coastguard says.
Thousands of people attend the funerals of eight Australian children found dead in the north-eastern city of Cairns last month.
The Conservative Party says it will make it harder to call strikes in certain "core" public services if it wins the general election.
Should trains have a proper sit-down dining car?
Survivors' tales of WW2 Slapton Sands disaster
A round-up of social media from across the world
Facebook challenge to confront a firebrand cleric
US prosecutors recommend bringing criminal charges against ex-CIA director David Petraeus, the New York Times reports.
People who inspired the film Pride tell their stories
The Voice's coaches defend the show's output of talent
Would you have been considered beautiful in the ancient world?