Monday, 29th December 2014

World News

How easy will it be to track missing AirAsia Flight 8501? (CBS News)

Aerial search resumes for light plane that crashed off Tasmanian Peninsula (Guardian)

Families have to pay for letter that arrives with no stamp to find it's their MP Mike Thornton's Christmas card (Daily Mail)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: China and France join expanded search (Guardian)

Aviation expert claims veteran pilots avoid area AirAsia flight 8501 vanished calling it the 'thunderstorm factory' (Daily Mail)

Search area expands (CNN)

British rescued from Adriatic Sea ferry tells of relief at being reunited with daughter (Daily Mail)

Moment Virgin pilot landed 747 jumbo jet on broken landing gear pictured (Daily Mail)

Search for missing AirAsia flight to expand (Guardian)

This Is How Many Americans Will Ring in the New Year (Time Magazine)

Greek Vote for President Fails, Reviving Uncertainty (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

How a 92-year-old survived a 3-alarm fire (CBS News)

Ten Die, Dozens Treated After Ferry Blaze (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

U.S. police shot at in Florida, L.A. (CNN)

Greek ferry survivors tell of terror on burning ship; death toll at 10 (Los Angeles Times)

Land, sea and air search for woman (BBC)

Beijing looks at U.S. deal to recover dirty assets - China Daily (Reuters)

AirAsia Flight 8501: Request to climb initially denied (CBS News)

Search for AirAsia Plane to Widen (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Until AirAsia wreckage is found, there will be "a lot of unknowns" (CBS News)

Shoplifter spared jail for stealing clothes as a Christmas present to herself (Daily Express)

Indonesia asks U.S. for help locating missing AirAsia jetliner (Los Angeles Times)

Indonesia says missing AirAsia plane could be at 'bottom of sea' (Reuters)

Chinese blogger sparks frenzy after 'predicting black hand' was going to bring down AirAsia jet (Daily Mail)

New NSA leak reveals scope of agency's war against crypto (Russia Today)

Ferry passengers recount chaos, no fire alarms _ and fights to get evacuated (Fox News)

Ferry stricken by blaze fully evacuated, 10 dead (Reuters)

An Unserious Look at the Year Ahead (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Outraged vicar finds Easter chocolates on sale just TWO DAYS after Christmas (Daily Express)

Virgin Atlantic jet making emergency landing in London (CBS News)

What Air France Flight 447 Can Teach Us About AirAsia Flight 8501 (Time Magazine)

Inside the search for AirAsia Flight 8501 (CBS News)

A year after Valerie Graves was killed police ask EVERY man in area to take DNA test (Daily Mail)

Virgin jet makes emergency landing (BBC)

Tragedies of AirAsia Flight 8501 (CNN)

With Another Flight Missing, Malaysians Face Familiar Lack of Answers (New York Times - Paywall)

AirAsia flight QZ8501 disappearance caps difficult year for airline industry (Guardian)

Indonesia asks U.S. for help in AirAsia search (CNN)

Melbourne student believed to have been on missing AirAsia flight (Guardian)

Fire in shopping mall in Pakistani city of Lahore reportedly kills at least 13 (Fox News)

Briton rescued from Norman Atlantic ferry tells how he text family when vessel began to tilt (Daily Mail)

Italy ferry death toll rises to 10 (BBC)

Indonesian warship is sent to test oil spills in sea 'where missing AirAsia jet came down' (Daily Mail)

Passengers evacuated from stricken ferry (Financial Times - Paywall)

Italian ferry blaze toll rises to 10 (ALJAZEERA)

Inspection of Greek blaze ferry just 10 DAYS ago found serious safety flaws (Daily Mail)

Ferry fire: at least 10 dead and dozens feared missing after rescue ends (Guardian)

Frightening airborne rescue for stricken ferry passengers; 10 dead (Washington Post - Paywall)

American family pictures of Christmas guns presents being unwrapped (Daily Mail)

Italy ferry fire: Ten bodies recovered as Italian MP blames disaster on shameful' shipping firms (Independent)

At Least 10 Die in Italian Ferry Fire (New York Times - Paywall)

Two more dead in ferry blaze (CNN)

AirAsia Flight 8501: Pilots behavior eyed in disappearance (CBS News)

Republicans plan to push back against net neutrality in 2015 (Russia Today)

10 dead, 427 rescued after fire cripples Greek ferry in Adriatic Sea (Fox News)

AirAsia jet likely at bottom of the sea' (Financial Times - Paywall)

A year of disaster for Malaysian aviation (Russia Today)

Plane with hybrid-electric engine takes to skies in test flight (VIDEO) (Russia Today)

Indonesia asks US for help as search expands for missing AirAsia jet (Fox News)

Fire Damages Another Islamic Worship Center in Sweden (New York Times - Paywall)

Gmail appears to be blocked in China (BBC)

Al Jazeera journalists held for year (CNN)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: Anger grows over flight tracking lessons not learnt as Indonesian authorities conclude plane is on the seabed (Independent)

AirAsia plane 'at bottom of sea' (BBC)

Frustrating day in jet search (CNN)

Millionaire Darren Browne and family made homeless after fire at mansion in Caversham (Daily Mail)

Pearls before brine: French oyster-lover sees double in Christmas discovery (Guardian)

Hundreds rescued from Greek ferry (CBS News)

Google's Gmail is being blocked in China (Daily Mail)

David Cameron's 'defensive agenda' weakens UK in Europe, says former EU president (Independent)

Seven helpless puppies abandoned and left to die at Christmas (Daily Express)

Pharmacists attack plans to force them to police patients dodging prescription fees (Daily Express)

Unearthed footage shows 1970s 'Jam Sandwich' police cars in action (Daily Mail)

Gmail Is Blocked in China (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Police force use interpreters nearly 6,000 times for 75 languages in ONE year (Daily Express)

Mayor de Blasio Booed at New York City Police Academy Graduation (Time Magazine)

Greek impasse forces early elections and fears of a return to euro crisis (Washington Post - Paywall)

UK banks 'too weak' to survive another recession (Russia Today)

VIDEO: Passenger films 'faulty' Virgin plane (BBC)

Five killed, others trapped after fire aboard Greek ferry (CBS News)

Al Jazeera staff held for one year in Egypt (ALJAZEERA)

The year of living dangerously (BBC)

VIDEO: Weather forecast for the UK (BBC)

Britain shivers through the coldest night of the year (Daily Mail)

Cameroon launches air strikes against Boko Haram after Islamic extremists cross border (Daily Mail)

WorldViews: 5 Google search trends that help explain the chaos of 2014 (Washington Post - Paywall)

Lancashire police arrest Blackpool couple on suspicion of manslaughter and child neglect (Daily Mail)

Cameroon launches first air strikes against Nigerian extremists; forces them from army base (Fox News)

Top police dog Alfie retires after sniffing out £11million worth of drugs, cash and guns (Daily Express)

Family of ten with two babies miss boarding AirAsia flight QZ8501 by minutes (Daily Star)

Virgin Boeing 747 on flight from Gatwick to Las Vegas returns to airport 'with landing gear fault' (Daily Mail)

Death toll on stricken ferry in Adriatic Sea rises to seven (Guardian)

VIDEO: Glasgow police dogs among UK's first (BBC)

After AirAsia is flying still safe? (CNN)

Christmas 2014: The giant goat who has survived against all the odds (Independent)

Obama touts strategic patience' against Putin (Financial Times - Paywall)

VIDEO: Virgin plane lands safely at Gatwick (BBC)

Greek indices nosedive, as MPs fail to elect president (Russia Today)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: Plane search in numbers (Independent)

Jeremy Clarkson in hot water AGAIN as Top Gear Christmas special pokes fun at racist 'slope' slur (Daily Mail)

Fox News host Anna Kooiman speculates Air Asia flight went missing because of metric system (Daily Mail)

Virgin flight to Las Vegas returns to London airport after landing gear problem (Fox News)

Missing AirAsia flight: search area set to expand as families' hopes dim as it happened (Guardian)

Missing AirAsia Flight 8501 plane one of the safest (CBS News)

Debris, oil spots seen by searchers for AirAsia jet (CBS News)

U.S.-bound flight lands safely after fault (CNN)

Virgin Atlantic plane lands safely at UK airport after fault (Reuters)

Know Right Now: The Missing AirAsia Jet (Time Magazine)

Driver dies after skidding off icy road as temperatures plummet below freezing across UK (Daily Express)

Missing AirAsia flight: pilot's family prays for his safe return (Guardian)

VIDEO: Ferry survivor: 'Floor started bubbling' (BBC)

AirAsia mystery: another MH370? (Channel4)

AirAsia flight QZ8501: details emerge of passengers on missing plane (Guardian)

What separates AirAsia disappearance from MH370 (CBS News)

Thousands of UK homes to be lost as rising seas erode the coastline - and there is no compensation available for property owners (Daily Mail)

Indonesia's president promises to find AirAsia flight QZ8501 video (Guardian)

Surviving Ebola: 'It was the best Christmas present ever : the gift of life' (Guardian)

Greek vote triggers snap election (Financial Times - Paywall)

BREAKING NEWS: Virgin Atlantic plane to make emergency landing due to 'technical fault' (Daily Star)

'Non-standard landing' to be attempted by Virgin Atlantic flight at UK airport (Russia Today)

Al-Jazeera English Journalists Still Held In Prison One Year On (Huffington Post)

Greek MPs' vote triggers snap poll (BBC)

Qatar Airways plane grounded in Madrid after MOUSE is spotted (Daily Mail)

Hunt for missing AirAsia plane halted as night falls but search set to expand tomorrow (Daily Express)

BREAKING: Virgin Atlantic flight appears to land successfully after 'landing gear issues' (Daily Express)

UK Muslim Brotherhood report muzzled 'to keep good relations with Qatar' (Russia Today)

Cameroon Launches Airstrikes Against Boko Haram (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Apple Pay's UK launch could be delayed over privacy concerns: Major bank said to be 'uncomfortable' with sharing data (Daily Mail)

Network Rail boss who oversaw Christmas travel chaos WON'T get £371k payout (Daily Express)

Indonesian official says missing AirAsia jet is believed to be at the bottom of the sea (Washington Post - Paywall)

Argentina and UK Falklands spat spiced up by Russian jets (Russia Today)

AirAsia's Future Could Rest With How Founder Handles Flight 8501 Loss (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Coldest night of the year in Wales (BBC)

Greek Anti-Austerity Radicals Syriza Poised For Victory As Early Elections Called (Huffington Post)

VIDEO: The cost of Russia's New Year salad (BBC)

Virgin Atlantic plane to make emergency landing at Gatwick with landing-gear problem (Fox News)

Schumacher still fighting, one year on (CNN)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: 2014 a 'very safe year' for flying despite series of disasters (Independent)

Europe in 2015: A year of insecurity (BBC)

Apple's 12 Days of Christmas cancelled: why did Apple pull its free app giveaway? (Independent)

Network Rail Bosses' Bonuses Cause Anger After Christmas Travel Chaos (Huffington Post)

Teen's fury after police chief escapes prosecution for saying 'he would drop underage drinking charge if she posed for naked photos in station basement' (Daily Mail)

Eurozone crisis fear over neck-and-neck Greek presidential vote that could trigger general election (Daily Mail)

Social media make UK 'a phenomenal market' for illegal drug sales - watchdog (Russia Today)

2014 year in pictures: The 100 most powerful news images from an eventful 12 months (Independent)

Is this Britain's best police dog? Alfie the springer spaniel retires after sniffing out £11million of drugs, cash and guns (Daily Mail)

U.S. coalition launches 18 air strikes against Islamic State - task force (Reuters)

VIDEO: Rescued passengers recall fire ordeal (BBC)

Missing AirAsia jet likely 'at bottom of sea' (ALJAZEERA)

Stock markets plummet as eurozone pushed to brink of fresh crisis following Greek vote (Daily Express)

Police raid offices of Bosnian news portal regarding leaked phone conversation by politician (Fox News)

Final Surviving Passengers Rescued From Corfu Ferry Fire, As Death Toll Rises (Huffington Post)

Electoral crisis sparks Greek vote (CNN)

AirAsia flight QZ8501 likely 'at the bottom of the sea', says rescue chief (Guardian)

Ship with 49 evacuees from burning ferry arrives in Italy (CBS News)

One year on from skiing accident, Michael Schumacher is 'starting to recognise family' friend claims - as his manager admits he faces a 'long fight' (Daily Mail)

Here's Why Greek Elections Are Making Europeans Feel Very Nervous (Time Magazine)

'Rest assured... your plane will never get lost': AirAsia's shocking boast in company magazine days after MH370 vanished (Daily Mail)

£2mn cadet sex-abuse silence: UK Def Min exposed (Russia Today)

12 things we learned this year (BBC)

AirAsia flight QZ8501: Q&A What may have happened to the missing plane (Independent)

Four Britons airlifted from stricken ferry Norman Atlantic (Guardian)

Pregnant woman too overweight for a water birth loses 7 stone in a year (Daily Mail)

Five dead in Italian ferry blaze (BBC)

Video Emerges Of Family Rescued From Flaming Greek Ferry (Huffington Post)

VIDEO: First footage from search site (BBC)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: 'We don't want to suffer same uncertainty as MH370,' families say (Independent)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: Families don't want to suffer same uncertainty as MH370 (Independent)

It's time to put the honours system out of its misery: With yet more celebs tipped for New Year gongs, STEPHEN GLOVER has had enough (Daily Mail)

Record 2014 freeze for parts of UK (BBC)

Hope Dims for Finding Survivors From Missing AirAsia Jet (New York Times - Paywall)

Woman Turns In Son For 'Stolen' Christmas Cake From Manchester Bakery (Huffington Post)

New Year Honours List: Esther Rantzen To Be Made A Dame, Alongside Joan Collins. John Hurt, Sheridan Smith Also Honoured (Huffington Post)

Dozens still stranded on Italian ferry (ALJAZEERA)

Family of missing Briton, Chi Man Choi, on AirAsia flight 'preparing for the worst' (Independent)

Gmail Access Is Blocked in China After Months of Disruption (New York Times - Paywall)

VIDEO: Anxious wait for missing plane news (BBC)

Five Truths About the New Year (Huffington Post)

Al Jazeera journalists mark one year anniversary of imprisonment in Egypt (Independent)

Passengers airlifted off burning ferry in the Adriatic Sea - video (Guardian)

British passenger on missing AirAsia flight was 'travelling with his two-year-old daughter' (Daily Mail)

Al-Jazeera journalists spend a year in Egypt jail, await justice days ahead of appeal (Fox News)

Hundreds rescued from stricken ferry (Financial Times - Paywall)

Arise, Sir Jonny World Cup rugby hero in line for New Year knighthood (Daily Star)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: 'Insufficient evidence' sea objects were from missing plane (Independent)

Bugging of phones by jealous partners 'rife': Campaign group warns women to guard against 'spyware' which tells a suspicious husband or boyfriend how they use device (Daily Mail)

Family of seven rescued from house fire after parked car exploded into flames (Daily Express)

Norman Atlantic ferry fire: Criminal probe launched into how blaze started and escalated (Independent)

Norman Atlantic ferry fire: Criminal probe launched as five confirmed dead while boat found to have safety 'deficiencies' (Independent)

Italy ferry fire: Criminal probe launched as five confirmed dead while Norman Atlantic boat found to have safety 'deficiencies' (Independent)

Ships race to ferry (CNN)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: Airline magazine bragged that its planes would 'never get lost' (Independent)

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Caprice and her miracle sons - but which is which? One all hers, one from a surrogate, and a year on you just can't tell them apart (Daily Mail)

Greek Vote Hangs on a Few Party Renegades (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Tells You Why 2015 Might Be Our Best-Ever Year (Huffington Post)

Search continues for missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 - video (Guardian)

Three members of same family face unemployment in New Year after City Link collapse (Daily Express)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: What we know so far... (Daily Star)

Bomber kills 11 Shi'ite pilgrims north of Baghdad - police (Reuters)

Family's torment over missing AirAsia pilot Captain Iriyanto (Daily Mail)

Fire damages Swedish mosque in second suspected arson attack (Reuters)

Everything We Know About the Missing AirAsia Flight QZ 5801 (Time Magazine)

Everything We Know About the Missing AirAsia Flight QZ 8501 (Time Magazine)

Gmail blocked in China as part of government's internet crackdown (Independent)

Gmail blocked in China as months-long Google crackdown comes to a head (Independent)

Women are the biggest TV Licence dodgers: More than 100,000 given criminal records last year for not paying £145.50 fee (Daily Mail)

Kate Garraway demonstrates how to sparkle at that New Year Party Sequins are the order of the day for this years festive outfits (Daily Mail)

Missing AirAsia Plane Flight QZ8501 Is Likely 'At The Bottom Of The Sea' As Possible Wreckage Spotted (Huffington Post)

Grandmother Delighted To Receive Chocolate iPhone For Christmas (Huffington Post)

Best Christmas gift': 2 Indonesian families praise luck for missing doomed AirAsia flight (Russia Today)

Google's Gmail blocked in China (Guardian)

Plane likely 'at bottom of sea' (CNN)

Lost AirAsia flight presumed to be at bottom of the sea (Channel4)

Passengers stuck on burning ferry (CNN)

Search for AirAsia jet resumes (CNN)

Fox News presenter mocked after appearing to link disappearance of Flight QZ8501 with pilots' use of metric and imperial measurement systems (Independent)

Italy ferry fire: Four Brits rescued as 160 others remain stranded (Daily Star)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: Captain's father last saw son at funeral of another son last week (Independent)

Missing AirAsia plane QZ8501: Captain's father last saw son at funeral of another son last week (Independent)

Missing Flight Thrusts Airbus A320 Into Spotlight (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

AirAsia Helped Transform Region's Plane Travel (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

2014: What A Year For Student Feminists (Huffington Post)

Little girl asks for 'Frozen' doll for Christmas and her dad responds literally by getting her a doll encased in ice (Daily Mail)

Britain braces itself for the coldest night of the year with temperatures of -10C (Daily Mail)

Warning over killer vodka ahead of the New Year celebrations after 166 bottles of counterfeit spirits containing anti-freeze and paint remover are seized (Daily Mail)

Missing Flight Stirs Old Debates Over Safety Issues (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

It Looks Like Gmail Has Been Totally Blocked in China (Time Magazine)

Iraq's Sunnis may seek Iran help against ISIL (ALJAZEERA)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: Timeline of events running up to disappearance (Independent)

Britons caught on board fire ferry (BBC)

Family and puppy pulled from fire (BBC)

Scores Are Stranded as Ferry Catches Fire Off Greek Coast (New York Times - Paywall)

Norman Atlantic ferry fire: Six British people still not rescued from burning Italian ship (Independent)

Norman Atlantic ferry fire: Four British people rescued with six still on board Italian ship (Independent)

Norman Atlantic ferry fire: Four British people rescued with two still on board Italian ship (Independent)

Eight dead after ferry blaze disaster off Greek coast (Channel4)

VIDEO: Smoke hampers ferry rescue effort (BBC)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 Live: Objects spotted in the sea during hunt for missing plane (Independent)

Objects spotted in the sea during hunt for AirAsia flight QZ8501 (Independent)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 Live: Objects spotted in the sea 'not from missing plane' (Independent)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 Live: 'Insufficient evidence' objects spotted in the sea are from missing plane, say officials (Independent)

The health drink fad we'll all be trying next year birch tree sap (Daily Mail)

Immigration beats economy as number one worry for UK voters: Pollsters say Britain is more concerned about migrants than money for the first time since 2010 (Daily Mail)

Missing Air Asia flight is latest flaw in troubled airline's history (Daily Mail)

Briton on missing AirAsia flight named (BBC)

Aircraft accident rates at historic low despite high-profile plane crashes (Guardian)

Flamboyant AirAsia chief executive faces new test after plane vanishes (Fox News)

Sinosphere Blog: Before the Chinese Year of the Sheep, a Bulge in Births (New York Times - Paywall)

How MH370, AirAsia incidents differ (CNN)

VIDEO: AirAsia relatives 'cannot lose hope' (BBC)

AirAsia Flight QZ8501 wreckage is likely 'at the bottom of the sea', search effort reveals (Daily Star)

Metadata: most Australian police forces can't say how many times it has been used to prevent crime (Guardian)

VIDEO: UK family's Italy ferry ordeal (BBC)

Coaches fire investigation continues (BBC)

NYPD officer funeral reveals rifts in police force (CBS News)

Intense search launched for AirAsia Flight 8501 (CBS News)

Search for AirAsia Flight 8501 resumes as anxious relatives wait (CBS News)

AirAsia and the years Southeast Asian air tragedies (CBS News)

Ferry stranded off coast of Greece after fire (CBS News)

Rescuers Still Struggling to Save Passengers From Burning Ferry (Time Magazine)

Rescuers battle through night to save passengers on burning Italian ferry (Guardian)

Search resumes for plane (CNN)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: Officials warn aircraft is likely 'at the bottom of the sea' as search is stepped up (Independent)

Jet 'mystery' on front pages (BBC)

Greek Parliamentary Vote May Lead to Snap Elections and a Derailed Bailout (Time Magazine)

Search for AirAsia Plane Resumes (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

AirAsia Flight 8501 probably 'at bottom of sea,' official says (Los Angeles Times)

Which luscious lippy will make you the most kissable this New Year (Daily Mail)

Big Idea 2015: The Year We Take the Me' Out of Media (Time Magazine)

Khamenei trolls US police brutality on Twitter, uses hashtags #Ferguson & #Jesus (Russia Today)

Missing jet brings back Flight 370 memories, but there are plenty of differences (Fox News)

Pilot: Radar should help find jet (CNN)

Ferry burns in Adriatic Sea as passengers cling to top deck video (Guardian)

Indonesian officials think missing AirAsia plane crashed in sea (Guardian)

Parliamentary vote for new Greek President could pave the way to early polls (Fox News)

Senator suspects China role in hack (CNN)

The Missing AirAsia Jet Could be At the Bottom of the Sea' Searchers Say (Time Magazine)

Ferguson Police Spokesperson Suspended for Pile of Trash' Comment (Time Magazine)

Rescue official: Missing jet could be at 'bottom of the sea' (CNN)

The people on Flight 8501 (CNN)

Ferry blaze (CNN)

What might have happened to AirAsia Flight 8501? (CBS News)

Rescue Under Way for Hundreds On Burning Ferry Off Greek Coast (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Ferry cafeteria in flames (CNN)

Arizona Police Officer Killed; Suspect Dead (Time Magazine)

Flamboyant AirAsia chief executive Tony Fernandes faces his first major crisis (Washington Post - Paywall)

Fire on ferry burns for hours (CNN)

AirAsia Jet's Vanishing Echoes a Tragedy (New York Times - Paywall)

Miranda is biased against tall women and Doctor Who has gay agenda...the bizarre complaints to the BBC (Daily Mail)

Search resumes for AirAsia aircraft (Financial Times - Paywall)

Two more ministers accused in the VIP child abuse scandal: MP wants Secrets Act lifted to let police speak out (Daily Mail)

Now for the £100 coin: Limited edition silver piece to mark the New Year with depiction of Big Ben clock tower (Daily Mail)

VIDEO: AirAsia pilot 'talented professional' (BBC)

Why 'How many children do you have?' is the most CRUEL question of all: It's classic New Year party chit-chat. But with heart jolting emotion, a bereaved mother explains... (Daily Mail)

AirAsia flight QZ8501: Bishop says no Australians aboard as military help search (Guardian)

Libyan Militias Set Fire to Storage Tanks in Renewed Push for Oil, Foreign Minister Says (New York Times - Paywall)

Ferguson police spokesman suspended after memorial comment (CBS News)

The year 2014 in archaeology (BBC)

China restricts foreign shows (CNN)

Woman: My fiance on flight (CNN)

Search for missing AirAsia Flight 8501 suspended (CBS News)

At least 1 dead after fire breaks out on Greek ferry (CBS News)

AirAsia flight QZ8501: Indonesia leads international search effort video (Guardian)

One passenger dead and hundreds of passengers remain trapped on blazing ferry off Corfu (Daily Mail)

Citing storms, AirAsia pilot asked to change altitude just before plane disappeared (Washington Post - Paywall)

Will It Be Easier To Find Missing AirAsia Flight 8501? (CBS News)

Thousands of married couples believe they will split up in the New Year (Daily Star)

Sex resolutions: 1-in-4 up for saucy New Year (Daily Star)

One in four bawdy Brits resolve to have a SAUCY New Year (Daily Star)

Crooks take an eBay hit: Police make £270,000 selling confiscated goods (Daily Star)

Global swarming: UK set for insect invasion (Daily Star)

VIDEO: 'I couldn't leave Christmas behind' (BBC)

Daring rescue from ferry blaze (CNN)

Search for AirAsia Plane to Resume as Dawn Breaks (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Is there a campaign against Chelsea? (BBC)

MoD pays out £2million to settle sex abuse claims against cadets: 13 payments made over past three years to victims of historic crimes and more recent cases (Daily Mail)

The town with three Christmas Days (BBC)

Notable UK deaths of 2014 (BBC)

2014 Proves a Grim Year in Malaysian Aviation (New York Times - Paywall)

VIDEO: UK weather set to get colder (BBC)

New arm is the great present of all for Charlie, 5: Limb made using 3D printer means schoolboy could properly get to grips with his gifts this year (Daily Mail)

Fire forces Italy ferry evacuation (BBC)

AirAsia flight: Weather is only one factor investigators will check (Los Angeles Times)

Thrown in the cells for beeping at a police car! Driver handcuffed and DNA-tested... then faces six-month legal ordeal (Daily Mail)

Hundreds still awaiting airlift on stricken Italian ferry (Reuters)

NYC Police Chief Says Less Rhetoric, More Dialogue Will Defuse Tension (Time Magazine)

Indonesia set to resume search for missing AirAsia plane, relatives wait (Reuters)

A Former Ground Zero Goes to Court Against the World's Nuclear Arsenals (New York Times - Paywall)

AirAsia Flight 8501: Whats next in search? (CBS News)

Heartbroken dog sits at gate for SEVEN MONTHS hoping for missing brother's return (Daily Star)

Greek Parliament vote could bring back euro crisis as elections loom (Washington Post - Paywall)

2014's Word of the Year is overshare ? (CBS News)

Michael Schumacher still facing a 'hard fight' one year on (Daily Star)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: Fears for 162 people on board as jet disappears from radar (Independent)

AirAsia Flight 8501 search suspended in Indonesia (CBS News)

Coldest night of year so far as temperatures plunge to -10C (Daily Express)

The Facts on AirAsia Flight 8501 (New York Times - Paywall)

Search for missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 halted as darkness falls (Guardian)

Woman arrested for smearing bacon on police station (CBS News)

AirAsia plane missing en route to Singapore (CBS News)

Tony Fernandes: The Man Who Built AirAsia (Time Magazine)

AirAsia plane disappearance: storm clouds may be key clue (Guardian)

NYPD chief defends mayor de Blasio and criticises police funeral protest (Guardian)

Rescue underway for Greek ferry on fire (CBS News)

The war in Afghanistan is over, but the battle against the Taliban - and their IEDs - goes on (Independent)

Greek presidential election exposes real threat to democracy (Guardian)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: Don't rush to conclusions about this latest tragedy (Independent)

Diary of British Ebola doctor Nathalie MacDemott who went back to Liberia for Christmas (Daily Mail)

British air travellers hit by flight delays but are not claiming compensation (Daily Mail)

VIDEO: 'Complicated rescue' after ferry fire (BBC)

Biggest freeze yet is coming Britain to see the coldest night of the year (Daily Star)

Tourist spending in UK expected to hit record levels in 2015 (Daily Mail)

Campaign against Chelsea - Mourinho (BBC)

UK Weather: Freezing Temperatures To Hit Overnight (Huffington Post)

NIGHTMARE: AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes speaks out about his fears for the missing jet (Daily Star)

What happened to missing AirAsia flight QZ8501? (Channel4)

Police officer shot dead by domestic violence suspect in Arizona (Independent)

Greece Ferry Fire: Two Brits Aboard Stricken Ship (Huffington Post)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: What do we know about the search operation and what could have happened to the missing plane? (Independent)

International teams begin airlifts from flaming ferry stranded at sea (Los Angeles Times)

Briton onboard missing AirAsia plane named - but wife and son took EARLIER flight (Daily Star)

David Ryall Dead: 'Harry Potter' Actor Dies On Christmas Day (Huffington Post)

Spider-Man surprise boy dies in his sleep on Christmas Eve (Daily Star)

Labour claims police cuts are to blame for rape arrests falling by 8% (Daily Mail)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: Aviation expert claims there is little chance of finding survivors from missing plane (Independent)

Festive drink drive campaign by police force branded 'over-zealous' (Daily Mail)

Ashya King's parents feel like 'refugees' and are too scared to return to UK (Daily Star)

AirAsia flight to Singapore missing (BBC)

Air search for missing AirAsia jet suspended (Washington Post - Paywall)

The REAL reason your New Year diets fail (Daily Mail)

Last British inmate at Guantanamo Shaker Aamer set to be freed in the new year (Daily Mail)

2014 is set to be the warmest year EVER ... and it's even changing the taste of our wine (Daily Mail)

Nimrod axe poses threat' to UK sub fleet (Financial Times - Paywall)

Search for missing AirAsia flight halted till morning as relatives gather at airport (Russia Today)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: Business mogul and QPR chairman Tony Fernandes who transformed AirAsia (Independent)

Hundreds trapped after fire breaks out on Greek ferry (Channel4)

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says senior commander killed in battle against IS in Iraq (Fox News)

Grandmother and three grandchildren who wanted to keep her company over Christmas die in house fire (Independent)

Grandmother and the three grandchildren who wanted to keep her company die in Christmas house fire (Independent)

Search For Missing Plane AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Suspended (Huffington Post)

When we reported this ex-air hostess's battle against animal cruelty in Israel, Mail on Sunday readers donated £100,000. Now, 14 years later, she's been dubbed...The donkey diplomat of Bethlehem (Daily Mail)

Missing AirAsia jet is Indonesia's latest air woe (Fox News)

Police should target drunks - A&E boss (BBC)

Egypt court reduces sentences against secular protesters to 2 years from 3 (Fox News)

Missing Plane AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Prognosis 'Not Good' Claims Aviation Expert (Huffington Post)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: Airline greys out logos across Twitter and Facebook as social media respond to disappearance of plane (Independent)

Number of NHS managers being paid more than £300,000 a year doubles in just 12 months (Daily Mail)

China zombie factories keep illusion alive (Financial Times - Paywall)

AirAsia Indonesia flight to Singapore goes missing with 162 on board (Washington Post - Paywall)

Rookie U.S. police officer killed (CNN)

Wake Up' 1000s take to streets across US protesting police brutality (Russia Today)

AirAsia Flight Said to Be Lost in Indonesia (New York Times - Paywall)

VIDEO: Christmas trees used as flood defence (BBC)

VIDEO: British tourism set for record year (BBC)

Air traffic controllers lose contact with AirAsia plane (CBS News)

AirAsia jet missing on flight from Indonesia to Singapore; 162 aboard (Los Angeles Times)

Fatality as ferry with 478 on board catches fire en route from Greece to Italy (VIDEO) (Russia Today)

AirAsia flight from Indonesia to Singapore confirmed missing (Russia Today)

The U.S. and Iran are aligned in Iraq against the Islamic State for now (Washington Post - Paywall)

Only in Russia: Divers drink champagne, dance around New Year tree underwater (Russia Today)

Third priest killed this year in Mexico's Guerrero state (Los Angeles Times)

The story of the Queen's Christmas speech (BBC)

Fury as hostel for migrants sneaking into UK opens in Calais (Daily Express)

Jihadi hunters... or fantasists? They said they risked their lives to battle ISIS in Syria. So why do witnesses insist these UK fighters were miles from action... and only in it for money? (Daily Mail)

In Limbo, a City in China Faces Life After Graft (New York Times - Paywall)

Putin's Way: Even Loyalty No Guarantee Against Putin (New York Times - Paywall)

Gamers get back online after Christmas Day outages (Channel4)

Christmas baby born on train (CNN)

Leaders deliver Christmas messages (CNN)

Ten photos capture the UK in 2014 (BBC)

Modern College of Northwest University in China bans students from celebrating Christmas (Daily Mail)

This photo won best of the year (CNN)

When Christmas was banned (CNN)

After plane crash, pressure grows for ground troops to be used against IS (Channel4)

Islamic State seizes pilot after coalition plane crashes (Channel4)

Police shoot black teenager near Ferguson (Channel4)

China assures care for boy with HIV (CNN)

Christmas countdown (CNN)

They take Christmas to a new level (CNN)

Big cat trade from Burma to China up (BBC)

Your pictures of the year 2014 (BBC)

China dictates when you can sing anthem (CNN)

Christmas celebrations: Oh what fun (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

The fight against Ebola: Exorcising the ghostly fever (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

The fight against Ebola: Donating the cure (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

The war against Islamic State: In the crosshairs (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Air strikes against IS: Phantoms in deconflict (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Protesters, police spar in Hong Kong (CNN)

South Sudan: The Christmas fighting season (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Fossil-hunting: Bone China (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

China and Japan: Out of the deep freeze (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Missing Miami woman’s ex kills himself after police find body in car trunk (Miami Herald)