Police say four Swiss and one French citizen have been
confirmed killed by a massive avalanche in northern Norway.
Italy passed the Six Nations rugby wooden spoon back to
Scotland when they beat the visitors 13-6 at Rome's Stadio
France have shrugged off a poor first-half performance to
draw 17-17 at home to Ireland in the Six Nations, ending its
hopes of a Grand Slam and leaving Wales alone at the top of
A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after her car
collided with a truck carrying a 21 tonne container in Hawkes
A powerful storm system that produced multiple reports of
tornadoes has lashed the US Midwest, roughing up the country
music resort city of Branson and laying waste to small towns
in Illinois and Kansas. At least nine people were killed.
A fight among inmates led to a prison riot in northern Mexico
that killed 44 people, a security official says.
A federal judge in Seattle has declined to immediately
restrain the activities of a Washington state-based
The family of a Russian billionaire has bought a New York
City penthouse apartment for $88 million ($NZ105m).
It's become standard-operating procedure when a celebrity
dies too young - investigators immediately go looking through
their nightstand and medicine cabinet.
Irish stage and screen actor David Kelly, known for
appearances in British comedies such as Robin's Nest, has
died aged 82.
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