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The Met Office issues a yellow 'be aware' warning for gales overnight, affecting most of north Wales and other parts of the UK.
A notebook which shows the early work of poet Dylan Thomas is bought by Swansea University for £104,500.
An inquest hears of a mother's "nightmare" in finding her baby's body after she was attacked by a dog.
The committee takes evidence for its scrutiny of the Autumn Statement.
President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe sacks his vice-president, Joice Mujuru, after accusing her of plotting to kill him.
Wildlife campaigners and people from the countryside head to Westminster in a bid to move nature up the MPs' agenda.
Ruth Davidson says she is "incredibly keen that there are no no-go areas for the Conservatives in Scotland".
The Director of Public Prosecutions says it was right to pursue a woman who killed herself days before appearing in court accused of making a false rape allegation.
The number of UK homes with TVs has fallen for the first time, as more people watch programmes on laptops, tablets and smartphones.
England captain Alastair Cook will return for the fifth one-day international against Sri Lanka on Wednesday.
Amazon has said it may take its drone delivery research outside the US because of strict regulation of the unmanned aircraft.
Funerals are becoming so hard to afford that some people are burying relatives in their back gardens, an MP says.
Controversial interrogation techniques used by the CIA have been under the spotlight for years. Here is what we know about them.
Pub chain JD Wetherspoon will no longer sell Heineken products in the UK after an argument over pricing in Ireland.
Work on an £11m bus station in Cardiff is expected to start next year as part of a development plan to revamp the city centre.
European Parliament and government negotiators reach a deal on the EU's 2015 budget - a fraught issue amid national budget cuts.
Sun reporter Nick Parker is cleared of aiding and abetting misconduct in a public office, but convicted of handling a Labour MP's stolen mobile phone.
Amir Khan insists his dream fight against Floyd Mayweather is not on his mind ahead of Saturday's bout with Devon Alexander.
The Greek prime minister brings forward the date of a crucial presidential vote in parliament, with markets in Athens tumbling on fears of uncertainty.
West Midlands Police says it is "business as usual" after receiving an anonymous warning over officers' safety.