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VIDEO: Reduced rail services to resume

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 23:01
Train companies are warning of further disruption at some stations, after overrunning engineering works caused major disruption on Saturday.

VIDEO: Authorities 'racing against the clock'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 22:26
Malaysia has announced an extra $142m (£92m) to help victims of the country's worst flooding in decades.

VIDEO: Murray Walker's 2014 title highlights

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 21:56
Murray Walker picks out the five most decisive moments in the 2014 title battle between champion Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

Target drunks, A&E boss urges police

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 20:25
Police should crack down on binge drinking to stop hospital staff becoming distracted by disorderly drunks, a leading doctor says.

AirAsia Plane Missing After Takeoff From Indonesia

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-27 19:50

Search and rescue operations are underway for an AirAsia plane that lost contact with air traffic control after takeoff from Indonesia on a flight to Singapore.

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AirAsia Plane Missing After Takeoff From Indonesia

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-27 19:50

Search and rescue operations are underway for an AirAsia plane that lost contact with air traffic control after takeoff from Indonesia on a flight to Singapore.

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AirAsia Passenger Plane Missing After Takeoff From Indonesia

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-27 19:03

An AirAsia plane with 162 people aboard lost contact with ground control on Sunday after takeoff from Indonesia on the way to Singapore, officials said.

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AirAsia flight missing, company says

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 18:59
Air Asia flight QZ8501 travelling from Indonesia to Singapore has gone missing, the company says.

Croatians set to vote for president

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 17:27
Croatians are due to vote for a head of state, with the polls seen as a test for the main political parties.

Family's 'blazing car murder' quest

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 17:27
A family hopes a decades-old murder mystery could explain what happened to a missing relative.

VIDEO: Snow leaves holiday makers stranded

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 17:13
Snow and ice in the French Alps have reportedly stranded 15,000 vehicles, snarling up holiday traffic to and from ski resorts.

Tourists 'to spend record levels'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 17:10
Spending by tourists to the UK is set to reach record levels in 2015, with the government forecasting overseas visitors will splash out £22bn.

Rail services to resume after delays

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 17:05
Reduced rail services are due to run from some London stations, after overrunning engineering works cause major disruption on Saturday.

Call for transfer of air tax power

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 16:12
The transport minister Derek Mackay calls for control over air passenger duty to be devolved to Holyrood immediately.

Learning how to limit tsunami misery

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 16:05
Tsunamis remain the deadliest of natural hazards - but thorough preparation and a rapid response can help to reduce the devastation, says Roland Pease.

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