• California floods force hundreds out of homes
  • Three Hurricane Katrina survivors found shot dead in US
  • Avalanches kill eight but Europe's freeze partly eases
  • Woman, 109, dies during Belgian freeze
  • French warship begins final journey
  • Eight die in Slovak, Swiss avalanches
  • Asbestos warship leaves France
  • Chinese officials sacked over environmental dispute
  • Powerful winter storm pounds California, raising flood fears
  • Five die in Slovakia motorway pile-up