Up to 30mm of rain is expected today amid fears of coastal flooding, high tides and strong winds across the southern and western areas of England and Wales
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Tuesday 14 September 2010
The Wright Inquiry report stretched to 700 pages. Key findings included:
Thursday 05 August 2010
Aboriginal disadvantage has not rated a mention during the Australian election campaign – there are few votes in it. But as the party leaders criss-crossed the country this week, shocking evidence emerged at a government inquiry: children in remote indigenous communities are starving.
Sunday 04 July 2010
Saturday 03 July 2010
Wednesday 23 June 2010
At least 60 people died when a train went off the rails and into a ravine in the Republic of Congo yesterday. Four carriages full of passengers were derailed and more than 300 people injured.
Monday 17 May 2010
Wednesday 31 March 2010
A Colombian soldier held hostage for more than 12 years was freed by rebels and reunited with his family, ending an ordeal that prompted his father to hike halfway across the country to press for his son's release.
Tuesday 30 March 2010
Heavy rains have turned the spotlight back on Haiti. It's pouring again as I arrive, the water sluicing down on tents and makeshift shelters. Along with the shock at the continuing human suffering following January's earthquake, the images are provoking another reaction; why, when so much money has been donated, are people still living in appalling conditions? Why, when the world knew the rains were coming, are people still forced to shelter under tarpaulin? Where are the new houses? Has the relief effort dissolved in the rain?
Friday 19 March 2010
Tuesday 09 March 2010
Monday 08 March 2010
Nigeria's lethal religious divisions were underlined again this weekend as at least 100 people were killed in clashes in the divided city of Jos in the centre of the country.
Thursday 28 January 2010
A teenage girl was pulled alive from under a collapsed house in Port-au-Prince yesterday, 15 days after Haiti's devastating earthquake.
Tuesday 26 January 2010
A British Red Cross van was ambushed on its way to collect goods for the Haiti earthquake appeal.
Wednesday 20 January 2010
Saturday 16 January 2010
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
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