America

Tumbleweeds bury Southern California town: 'I can't see my jungle gym'

Strong winds in Southern California have left a town north of Los Angeles covered in tumbleweeds.

United States

The Latest: Coroner says inmates slashed, stabbed, beaten

The Latest on prison riots that killed seven inmates in South Carolina (all times local): 8:45 a.m.

World

Xi Jinping presides over China's largest ever navy drill

President Xi Jinping presided over the Chinese navy's largest-ever military display on Thursday, state media reported, the country's latest show of force in the disputed South China Sea.

Celebrity

Katie Price 'needs Kieran more than ever' after terrifying holiday hijack

KATIE Price has reportedly told pals she needs Kieran Hayler to protect her and her kids.

TV & Radio

BBC weather forecast: Carol Kirkwood predicts HEAVY rain as strong winds batter Britain

BRITAIN set for heavy rainfall across southern areas as easterly wind sweeps in, thrashing the south of England this afternoon. BBC Breakfast’s Carol Kirkwood has warned that the wet weather will continue.

World

South Korea's former president Park Guen-hye sentenced to 24 years in prison on corruption charges

Immediate public response reflects deep divisions in country, as hundreds gather outside court supporting once leader, while many praise new head of state for promising reforms

Wales

Fifth arrest in John Williams Swansea murder probe

A 48-year-old is the latest person to be arrested in connection with the death of a 67-year-old man.

World

The Latest: Former South Korean President Park found guilty

The Latest on the corruption verdict for former South Korean President Park Geun-hye (all times local): 2:45 p.m.

TV & Radio

BBC weather forecast: HEAVY downpours to batter UK as snow continues to fall in Scotland

BRITAIN braced for heavy rain and chilly temperatures as a bold weather front blast western parts of the country, although the south east is expected to stay dry and sunny today.

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