Two boys who had gone out to build a snow fort got trapped in a snow bank for several hours before they were rescued.
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A volcano in southern Japan is spewing volcanic rocks indicating it could be heading towards an eruption.
Russian naval vessels have staged a drill in the English Channel, according to a state news agency.
David Cameron has hinted that Britain could leave the European Union if other EU states object to tough new proposals to cut immigration.
Kim Jong-Un is frequently caught on camera instructing his people in how they can better carry out their jobs, but on a recent visit to an airfield he got behind the camera himself.
Two children are undergoing tests for Ebola after they arrived in the UK from Africa, Public Health England has revealed.
The energy regulator says it has secured £39m in fines and redress from two power generators for failing to meet obligations to low-income households.
Australia's third largest city has been hit by one of its worst storms in decades, injuring dozens and damaging homes and power lines.
It began as a single, simple tribute from a cricket fan to batsman Phillip Hughes.
Parents are being urged to vaccinate their toddlers against flu to protect them and others from severe illness this winter.
A man who blamed his dog for sitting on the pedals when he was caught driving at nearly 100mph has been jailed for 13 months.
Jerusalem's Mayor is tenacious, determined, but most of all dismissive of any claims that recent violence that has flared in the city has fatally undermined his ability to represent of all its resi
David Cameron will set out plans for a welfare crackdown on EU migrants today, warning that he will "rule nothing out" if he fails to secure the reforms in a renegotiation of the European Union.</p
The Government is embroiled in a tussle with some of the UK's biggest banks over a plan to force them to establish a fee-free current account that would be available to millions of benefit claimant
Police have criticised supermarket chains after stores were over-run by bargain-hunters overnight as the US Black Friday retail phenomenon hit the UK.
As the French Parliament prepares to debate recognition of a Palestinian State, Jerusalem's Mayor has called on the international community to abandon hopes of an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal tha
Switzerland will decide on Sunday whether to curb immigration into the landlocked country, in a referendum proposed by an environmental group.
The estranged wife of an English financier has been awarded £337m after a bitter divorce battle - but she may appeal the decision on the grounds it is not enough.
Brokers who reap big profits by acting as lead generators for payday lenders will be banned from removing money from customer accounts under a fresh crackdown from the City regulator.
A man who was being hunted by police over the stabbing deaths of a couple has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
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