Malaysia Airlines says flight MH370 carrying 239 people bound for Beijing "has lost contact" with air traffic control.
Armed men attempted to seize a Ukrainian military post in Crimea, as Vladimir Putin said he hoped there would be no new Cold War.
Russia is using the same tactics to take control of Crimea as it used in efforts to annex other territories in the region, Georgia's former leader has said.
An ex-girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius wept as she told the court how the athlete cheated on her with Reeva Steenkamp.
A banned driver who drove a stolen car at 100mph on icy roads with his pregnant girlfriend and a baby in the back seat has been jailed for 22 months.
A New York tattoo artist has been slammed after inking his dog with a heart and his wife's name while it was still under anaesthetic following surgery.
It is the news Michael Jackson fans have been waiting for - but those desperate for a new album by the King of Pop may have to buy a new mobile phone to hear it.
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The number of new jobs in the United States accelerated in February, as the number of part-time workers in the month reached an all-time high.
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