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Heavy snow blocks part of the A470 in Powys, Dyfed-Powys Police says.
North Korea fires seven ground-to-air missiles into the sea amid heightened tensions, South Korea's defence ministry says.
Four leading business organisations in Northern Ireland call on politicians to resolve the deadlock at Stormont over welfare changes.
The Hubble telescope obtains compelling evidence that Ganymede - the largest moon in the Solar System - has an ocean beneath its icy crust.
More than £50m will be invested by the Welsh government in programmes to tackle substance misuse over the next year.
A murder investigation continues following the death of teenager Connor Marshall who was attacked at a south Wales caravan park.
A man left in "unbearable, searing pain" after his wife poured boiling water over his head tells male victims of domestic abuse they should not feel ashamed.
Former TV weatherman Fred Talbot, convicted of indecently assaulting two teenage boys when he was a teacher, is due to be sentenced later.
Authors and Alzheimer's campaigners are among those paying tribute to author Sir Terry Pratchett, who has died at the age of 66.
Dozens of demonstrators return to the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, one night after two police officers were wounded during a protest.
Iraqi government forces are pushing into Tikrit on several fronts, forcing Islamic State militants to fall back to the city centre, officials say.
Britain says it wants to become a "prospective founding member" of a new China-backed bank that could rival the likes of the World Bank.
Pressures in the NHS are so great that even the best hospitals in England are seeing patients wait longer for key services, an analysis shows.
One in 10 UK adults feels unable to end an unhappy relationship because they cannot afford to rent or buy a place of their own, a charity's survey suggests.
A Labour government would press ahead with its planned energy price freeze with new legislation within months of taking office, Ed Miliband is to say.
Nico Rosberg narrowly beats team-mate Lewis Hamilton to fastest time as Mercedes dominated first practice in Australia.
Haiti sets dates for delayed legislative and municipal elections, the cause of months of protest in the country.
Demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, have resumed one night after two police officer were wounded during a protest.
Brazilian federal police arrest fugitive Italian writer Cesare Battisti, a former communist militant convicted of murder in his home country.
A red alert is issued in the Pacific nation of Vanuatu as Pam, a category five tropical storm, brings winds of up to 185km/h (115 mph).