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The focus of the search for the missing Malaysian passenger jet has now moved several hundred miles west of the course it should have been following.
Malaysia Airlines is investigating claims the co-pilot on its missing plane invited two women into the cockpit for the duration of a flight two years ago.
:: Sky News will be showing a 12-minute special report on the story so far of the missing flight MH370 at 8.30pm. The plane's manifest contained 12 crew from Malaysia and 227 passengers from 14 different countries: 153 Chinese, 38 Malaysians, seven Indonesians, six Australians, five Indians, four French, three Americans, two each from Iran (both travelling on fake passports), New Zealand, Ukraine and Canada, and 1 each from Russia, Taiwan and Netherlands. Among the passengers was a 19-strong group of prominent artists returning from an exhibition in Malaysia. Four areas of investigation are focused on the possibility of human involvement: hijacking, sabotage, psychological problems or personal problems with passengers or crew.
An application for a further appeal against the conviction of the Lockerbie bomber will be submitted by victims' families "within weeks", it has been revealed.
More than half of women drink more than the recommended limits during the first three months of pregnancy, a study suggests.
African elephants can differentiate between human languages and move away from those considered a threat, a skill they have honed to survive in the wild, researchers said.
Ed Miliband has outlined a new Labour policy on the EU, which would guarantee an in/out referendum, but only in circumstances the Labour leader describes as "unlikely".
West Indies defeated England by five wickets in the second T20 International at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Tuesday to take an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
Holders Bayern Munich booked their place in the Champions League's quarter-finals, despite Arsenal earning a 1-1 draw in Bavaria in Tuesday's last 16, second-leg clash.
Ed Miliband has drawn battle lines with the Tories over Europe by effectively ruling out a referendum on British membership - unless there are moves to transfer fresh powers to Brussels.
Deli owner Debbie Halls-Evans is savouring success after triumphing in Channel 4's The Taste, following a nail-biting finale of the cookery show.
Three men allegedly drunkenly sexually assaulted by a former deputy speaker of Britain's House of Commons do not consider themselves victims of any offence, a court heard Tuesday.
The Government have ripped up the coalition commitment to localism in the NHS by voting through sweeping powers for ministers to close hospitals, shadow health secretary Andy Burnham has said.
A Briton convicted of plotting an Al-Qaeda plane bombing gave a New York court chilling new details Tuesday about a separate 2001 plan for a Malaysian pilot to blast his way into a jet's cockpit.
By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) - Lawyers filed a federal class action lawsuit against the United Nations on Tuesday to seek compensation for almost 1,500 Haitian victims of a cholera epidemic blamed on U.N. peacekeepers. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in New York's Eastern District also seeks to force the U.N. to bring sanitation and clean water to the Haitian communities in areas affected by the outbreak which started in October 2010. An independent panel, appointed by U.N. ...
Libya's premier was ousted by parliament Tuesday after a tanker laden with crude oil from a rebel-held terminal broke through a naval blockade and escaped to sea, underscoring the weakness of the central government.
Western nations -- especially the EU -- must act to stop Russia annexing Crimea, which would deal a serious blow to Europe's security, a top advisor to Ukrainian presidential hopeful Vitali Klitschko said Tuesday.
By Ulf Laessing and Feras Bosalum TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's parliament voted Prime Minister Ali Zeidan out of office on Tuesday after rebels humiliated the government by loading crude on a tanker that fled from naval forces, officials said, in a sign of the worsening chaos in the OPEC member state. Libyan gunboats later chased the tanker along Libya's eastern Mediterranean coast and opened fire, damaging it, a military spokesman said. Italian naval ships were helping move the tanker to a Libyan government-controlled port, he said. ...
By Roberto Landucci ROME (Reuters) - Italian lawmakers edged closer on Tuesday to approving a new electoral law seen as a test of new Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's ability to enact broad structural reforms needed to end government instability in Italy. Overhauling the complicated voting system blamed for leaving Italy with a deadlocked parliament has been a top priority for Renzi since he became leader of the main centre-left Democratic Party (PD) last year. ...
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's state prosecutor said on Tuesday he had banned ousted Prime Minister Ali Zeidan from travelling abroad while he is under investigation. Zeidan, who earlier in the day lost a confidence vote in parliament, will be investigated for alleged financial corruption and other irregularities, Abdel-Qader Radwan told Reuters and Libya's al-Ahrar television. (Reporting by Feras Bosalum; Writing by Ulf Laessing; Editing by Mark Heinrich)