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Tidal storm surge warning for Wales

Thu, 2014-01-02 14:30
Forecasters warn that storm force winds and some of the highest tides in decades could bring further flooding misery.

Island of Reunion brushed by cyclone

Thu, 2014-01-02 14:27
The French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is brushed by cyclone Bejisa, leaving 15 people injured, power lines cut and some homes damaged.

In pictures: More flooding for UK

Thu, 2014-01-02 14:23
Met Office warns more rain and high winds on the way

Five killed in Beirut car bomb

Thu, 2014-01-02 14:13
A car bomb explodes in a southern suburb of the Lebanese capital Beirut, killing at least five people and injuring more than 60.

We could do without FA Cup - Lambert

Thu, 2014-01-02 13:54
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert believes the majority of Premier League clubs would prefer not to play in the FA Cup.

VIDEO: Prince William 'selfie' was a dare

Thu, 2014-01-02 13:45
A girl who persuaded Prince William to pose for "selfie" photos says it all started with a dare from her mother.

Hibernian 2-1 Heart of Midlothian

Thu, 2014-01-02 13:41
Liam Craig's late penalty gives Terry Butcher victory in his first Edinburgh derby as Hibernian manager.

VIDEO: Antarctic rescue: 'Really exhilarating ride'

Thu, 2014-01-02 13:13
Scientific researchers who had been stranded on board an ice-bound vessel in the Antarctic have been airlifted to safety.

Lawro's FA Cup predictions

Thu, 2014-01-02 13:12
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Sutton United's FA Cup giantkilling hero Matthew Hanlan

Note in bottle found after 23 years

Thu, 2014-01-02 12:32
A woman who threw a message in a bottle into the North Sea in Hull more than 20 years ago receives a reply after it was discovered in the Netherlands.

Nadal eases past Gulbis in Qatar

Thu, 2014-01-02 12:27
World number one Rafael Nadal advances to the Qatar Open semi-finals with a straight-sets win over Ernests Gulbis.

Murdoch sells China television stake

Thu, 2014-01-02 11:46
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox is selling its 47% holding in Chinese television company, Star China TV.

Row threatens Panama Canal expansion

Thu, 2014-01-02 11:40
The consortium building a massive expansion to the Panama Canal threatens to stop work unless a dispute over cost overruns can be resolved.

Dead priest 'was reported missing'

Thu, 2014-01-02 11:32
Police were told a priest was missing the day before he was found dead in his car outside a supermarket in Bedfordshire, it emerges.

VIDEO: Wounded soldier could ski for Britain

Thu, 2014-01-02 11:04
A British soldier who was badly wounded in Iraq could be chosen for the UK's Winter Paralympic ski team in Sochi.

Pope nearly triples Vatican crowds

Thu, 2014-01-02 10:57
Figures show Pope Francis drew more than 6.6m people to Vatican City in his first year in office - three times as many as his predecessor.

Novelist Elizabeth Jane Howard dies

Thu, 2014-01-02 10:47
The Cazalet Chronicles author Elizabeth Jane Howard, who was also an actress, model and playwright, has died aged 90.

Many held after Volgograd attacks

Thu, 2014-01-02 10:46
Russian security forces detain hundreds of people in the southern city Volgograd following the deadly bomb attacks there.

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