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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.
As the search for Flight MH370 continues, we answer 13 questions about the disappearance and what could have happened.
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.
The performer, real name Stephen Manderson, was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and later rearrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice in November. The 30-year-old - married to Made in Chelsea star Millie Mackintosh - was held after police were called to an alleged robbery in Tyrwhitt Road in Lewisham, southeast London, at around 2.40am on November 3. A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "Stephen Manderson, aged 30, of Tyrwhitt Road, has this evening been charged with drink-driving following an incident on November 3 in Tyrwhitt Road.
Lives will be put at risk by cuts to NHS funding for mental health services, experts and doctors have warned.
Rapper Professor Green has been charged with drink-driving following an incident on the road where he lives.
David Cameron has called on the leaders of Israel and the Palestinian Authority to "take the final difficult steps towards peace", as he uses his first visit as Prime Minister to throw his weight behind a US-led drive to end decades of conflict.
The average family will be spending two fifths of their disposable income on childcare in 10 years time, a charity has claimed.
Chinese maths teachers are to come to England to give masterclasses in the subject as part of a fresh bid to boost standards.
More than 200,000 rental sector tenants across England are estimated to have faced a "revenge eviction" in the last year after asking for a problem with their home to be put right, according to research for charity Shelter.
Payday lenders are facing a new inquiry to see how sympathetic they are when customers struggle to pay back their debts, the City regulator has announced.
By Niluksi Koswanage and Eveline Danubrata KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's military believes a jetliner missing for almost four days turned and flew hundreds of kilometres to the west after it last made contact with civilian air traffic control off the country's east coast, a senior officer told Reuters. In one of the most baffling mysteries in recent aviation history, a massive search operation for the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER has so far found no trace of the aircraft or the 239 passengers and crew. Malaysian authorities have said previously that Flight MH370 disappeared about an hour after it took off early Saturday from Kuala Lumpur bound for the Chinese capital, Beijing. But a senior military officer who has been briefed on investigations told Reuters on Tuesday that the aircraft had made a detour to the west after communications with civilian authorities ended.
By James Pomfret MACAU (Reuters) - Growing numbers of Chinese are using the country's state-backed bankcards to illegally spirit billions of dollars abroad, a Reuters examination has found. This underground money is flowing across the border into the gambling hub of Macau, a former Portuguese colony that like Hong Kong is an autonomous region of China. And the conduit for the cash is the Chinese government-supported payment card network, China UnionPay. ...
Ukraine will not intervene militarily in the separatist peninsula of Crimea, in order to avoid exposing its eastern border, Ukraine's acting president told AFP Tuesday in an exclusive interview.
Socialist Michelle Bachelet promised to tackle inequality as she took the oath of office Tuesday, returning to power after four years to lead this prosperous South American country once more.
Two suspect men who flew on a missing Malaysian airliner appear to have been Iranian illegal immigrants, officials said Tuesday, lessening fears of terrorism but shedding no light on the fate of the plane's 239 passengers and crew.
By Patricia Zengerle, Doina Chiacu and Mark Hosenball (Reuters) - A bitter dispute between the CIA and the U.S. Senate committee that oversees it burst into the open on Tuesday when the committee chairwoman accused the agency of spying on Congress and possibly breaking the law. Veteran Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein said the CIA had searched computers used by committee staffers examining CIA documents when researching the agency's counter-terrorism operations and its use of harsh interrogation methods such as simulated drowning or "waterboarding. ...