Linksdump.com

Tuesday, 30th December 2014

World News

AirAsia search all but over, giving way to recovery (CBS News)

Gmail service back up in China (CBS News)

Thousands rally after Russia convicts opposition leader (CBS News)

Ebola Leaves West African Economies Ailing Heading Into 2015 (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

First details of AirAsia flight 8501 passengers begin to emerge (Daily Mail)

AirAsia flight QZ8501: crews continue grim task of retrieving bodies and wreckage rolling report (Guardian)

Hillsborough mum is awarded a CBE in the New Year Honours list (Daily Express)

Teresa Giudice Pledges to Give Up Bad Carbs' for the New Year in Prison (Time Magazine)

Encounter with bat may have sparked Ebola outbreak (CBS News)

Elderly man obsessed with wearing female rubber 'bodysuits' on My Strange Addiction (Daily Mail)

Palestinian draft resolution fails in U.N. council, U.S. votes against (Reuters)

AirAsia crash recovery intensifies (BBC)

Scots honoured in New Year list (BBC)

More than 80 New Year Honours for NI (BBC)

VIDEO: SBTV founder gets New Year Honour (BBC)

Irans supreme leader tweets #BlackLivesMatter (CBS News)

Bodies, debris from missing AirAsia plane pulled from sea off Indonesia (Reuters)

United, Orbitz sue 22yo entrepreneur over hidden-city ticketing' search engine (Russia Today)

Climbers missing on Mount Cook may have dug in to shelter from storm (Guardian)

Complaints about rogue private parking firms soar by 41% in a year (Daily Mail)

Italy warns ferry fire death toll could rise, two killed in salvage (Reuters)

Nurse with Ebola transferred to London hospital (CBS News)

Loved Ones Remember AirAsia Flight 8501 Passengers (Time Magazine)

'Shambolic' Ebola screening revealed as SECOND patient arrives at Aberdeen hospital (Daily Mail)

Three AirAsia crash victims found alongside passengers' luggage in the Java Sea (Daily Mail)

Pilot praised for safe landing of Virgin Atlantic flight insists 'I was just doing my job' (Daily Express)

Failed coup attempt reported against Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh (Los Angeles Times)

Mother and two children die in fire (BBC)

Green Party leader reported saying being on benefits in Britain is worse than being poor in India (Daily Mail)

Whats next in the investigation into Flight 8501? (CBS News)

Man in hospital after escalator fall (BBC)

Doctor exposed to UK Ebola patient: Lack of clarity serves to fuel anxiety' (Guardian)

Pain as AirAsia bodies found (CNN)

AirAsia Zest jet ends up stuck in the mud (CBS News)

China blocks Gmail (CBS News)

Maritime murders? Justice for the 2,000 sailors who go missing each year (Independent)

Aldi targets yummy mummies with New Year YOGA range (Daily Mail)

Six bodies of AirAsia crash victims recovered from the Java Sea (Daily Mail)

Ebola patient may get plasma therapy (BBC)

Albania seamen die in ferry recovery (BBC)

Narberth, West Wales man posted 'revenge porn' of his ex-partner onto her Instagram (Daily Mail)

UK Ebola patient was cleared to leave Heathrow despite health concerns (Guardian)

Devon is the most popular place in the UK to build a dream home (Daily Mail)

Speech to supremacists draws fire (CNN)

US Airways Express passenger tells of moment fire shot from engine of his plane (Daily Mail)

AirAsia missing flight QZ8501: The 21 most powerful photos from the tragic crash (Independent)

Scottish Ebola patient moved to London; second patient tested (Los Angeles Times)

AirAsia flight QZ8501: families receive brutal confirmation of lost plane's fate (Guardian)

Katie Hopkins: 'Little Sweaty Jocks Sending Us Ebola Bombs In The Form Of Sweaty Glaswegians' (Huffington Post)

Two Albanian seamen killed in ferry rescue (Financial Times - Paywall)

Indonesia Finds Debris, Bodies From AirAsia Jet (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

10 questions about AirAsia tragedy (CNN)

Ferry Death Toll Rises to 13, Amid Concerns About Uncounted Stowaways (New York Times - Paywall)

WHO Seeks Lessons in Ebola Response (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Moodiesburn, Lanarkshire man posted 'revenge porn' image on Facebook (Daily Mail)

Search teams find bodies from AirAsia jet (Financial Times - Paywall)

Scottish nurse who caught Ebola in Sierra Leone was terribly committed' (Guardian)

Ebola in UK (CNN)

Relatives Distraught by AirAsia Wreckage (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Verdict against Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny galvanises opposition (Guardian)

Fairground worker and her sons die in Surrey caravan fire (Daily Mail)

UK Ebola patient's return exposes Public Health England's inconsistencies (Guardian)

Birmingham man accidentally charged £59,400 for Card Factory wrapping paper (Daily Mail)

Two Albanian sailors killed while trying to secure Greek ferry (CBS News)

Italy Says More Ferry Victims Possible (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Aleksei Navalny, Putin Critc, Is Arrested at Rally After Suspended Sentence in Fraud Case (New York Times - Paywall)

Watch a Restaurant CEO Fire a Woman For Refusing to Wear a Bikini on TV (Time Magazine)

Man tries to blow up ATM (CBS News)

Cause of Ebola outbreak in West Africa was 'boy playing near infected bats' (Daily Mail)

Two Albanian sailors killed while towing the smoldering wreck of stricken Greek ferry (Daily Mail)

China Cautions Against Forming Cliques (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Search crews find bodies, debris from AirAsia Flight 8501 (CBS News)

New AirAsia accident: No passenger hurt after plane overshoots runway (CBS News)

AirAsia Flight 8501: U.S., Australia and U.K. help look for clues (CBS News)

U.S. Navy deploys same team that aided in MH370 search (CBS News)

31 dead, 7 missing in Philippines storm (PHOTOS) (Russia Today)

AirAsia confirms debris from doomed plane; CEO says words cannot express' sorrow (Washington Post - Paywall)

Chinese blogger 'predicted disappearance of missing AirAsia flight' (Daily Mail)

UK Ebola patient moved to London (Financial Times - Paywall)

Mo'ne Davis Named AP's 2014 Female Athlete of the Year (Time Magazine)

China Dust Blast Explosion Death Toll Nearly Doubles (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Source of deadly Ebola outbreak found to be boy playing near tree home of bats in Guinea (Daily Express)

Couple find man who left time capsule dated 1978 in wall of their home (Daily Mail)

Putin critic and opposition leader Alexei Navalny detained by police after breaking house arrest (Independent)

Putin's political prisoners: Navalny brothers found guilty of embezzlement - but their real crime was to campaign against the Russian leader's despotic ways (Independent)

AirAsia disaster's lasting effects (CNN)

Russia Opposition Leader Navalny Found Guilty (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

UK Ebola patient's infection a fresh setback for Sierra Leone clinic (Guardian)

Ebola patient arrives in London (BBC)

Why Tech Can't Help Us Find Missing Airplanes (Time Magazine)

AirAsia flight QZ8501 crash: Investigators piecing together the final fatal minutes (Independent)

Two seamen die in Italian ferry salvage (ALJAZEERA)

VIDEO: Ebola screening process 'chaotic' (BBC)

AirAsia plane overshoots Philippines runway forcing passengers to use emergency slide (Daily Mail)

Man has Christmas 'ruined' after being charged £60,000 for wrapping paper (Daily Express)

The year in pictures (CNN)

Plane Crash Highlights Asia's Aviation Challenges (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Key militant leader killed in U.S. air strike, Somalia says (Reuters)

Family escape Pimlico flat fire after mattress caught fire (Daily Mail)

WorldViews: What happens next in AirAsia search? (Washington Post - Paywall)

UN, EU concerned that arrest of top Bahraini Shiite leader could worsen political standoff (Fox News)

EasyJet flight makes emergency landing at Stansted Airport (Daily Mail)

Witness the Tragic Aftermath of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 (Time Magazine)

Westminster child abuse network: Could 2015 be the year we begin to see justice? (Russia Today)

Man fighting for life after fall from escalator in busy Peter Jones department store (Daily Express)

Bodies, wreckage from missing AirAsia flight found (Los Angeles Times)

Passengers describe terrifying hours on board burning ferry - video (Guardian)

VIDEO: 'I was booked on AirAsia flight' (BBC)

Ex-Korean Air executive detained in 'nut rage' case (Reuters)

Ebola screening to be reviewed after doctor attacks inadequate' measures (Guardian)

AirAsia flight QZ8501: First stories behind tragic victims of crash emerge (Independent)

Exclusive - AirAsia crash probe focuses on timing of request to climb, weather (Reuters)

'Bodies and debris' found in AirAsia search (ALJAZEERA)

How Ebola started: 'A two-year-old boy playing in a tree with bats' (Independent)

Ebola outbreak: Two-year-old boy from tiny Guinea village was first to be infected after playing with bats in tree stump (Independent)

VIDEO: Investigation into fatal caravan fire (BBC)

Greek ferry tragedy belatedly claims another life (CBS News)

Two Albanian Seamen Killed in Effort to Salvage Ferry (Time Magazine)

America's economy: A happy new year (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Ebola patient named as Pauline Cafferkey - as it happened (Guardian)

AirAsia Plane Debris and Bodies Are Found in Search (New York Times - Paywall)

India Court Drops Charges Against Amit Shah (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Two oil tanks destroyed at Libya port, two others still on fire (Reuters)

Ebola Patient Is Moved to London, and 2 Others Are Tested in Britain (New York Times - Paywall)

Nazi Olympics' athlete's village now a decaying relic of 1,000 year Reich (Daily Mail)

Saved By The Bell' Star Dustin Diamond Appears In Court Accused Of Stabbing A Man During Christmas Day Brawl (PICS, VIDEO) (Huffington Post)

Number of cards from Queen sent to people over 100 rises by 17% in a year (Daily Mail)

Man cuts off fingers, builds new ones (CNN)

More winter HELL New Year travellers to face long delays AND fare rises (Daily Star)

First Ebola case linked to bat play (BBC)

AirAsia says debris is missing plane (BBC)

VIDEO: Confusion over ferry fire numbers (BBC)

Israeli police arrest man who vandalized church where Virgin Mary believed to have died (Fox News)

Western destabilizing Mid-Eastern policy makes UK a target for terror threat' (Russia Today)

AirAsia plane overshoots Philippines runway before skidding into muddy ditch (Daily Express)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: airline confirms debris in Java Sea is from plane rolling report (Guardian)

Putin critic Alexei Navalny handed three-and-a-half year sentence for fraud in 'disgusting and vile verdict' (Independent)

Alexei Navalny sentenced: thousands expected to protest against ruling (Guardian)

Scottish Ebola Patient Transferred to Specialist Unit in London (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

AirAsia flight: teams retrieve bodies from Java Sea (Guardian)

IMF focus on cutting debt over health spending worsened Ebola in Africa - study (Reuters)

UK Ebola patient named as Pauline Cafferkey (Guardian)

Rarest turtles in the world wash up on British beaches 5,000 miles from Gulf of Mexico after cold weather leaves them too weak to swim against ocean currents (Daily Mail)

AirAsia flight QZ8501 crash: Pilot describes seeing victims 'holding hands' in the water (Independent)

We walked through fire: Family conquers flames, waves and fear to survive Greek ferry tragedy (Fox News)

Elephant shrew and sea slugs among 221 new species of animal discovered this year (Daily Mail)

Man makes millions by shining shoes (CNN)

GRAPHIC: Man emerges from under train clutching his SEVERED ARM (Daily Star)

Stricken ferry's fire extinguisher 'may have failed' (Channel4)

Scottish Ebola patient arrives at London hospital - video (Guardian)

Katie Hopkins jokes about Scotland sending Ebola patient to England for treatment (Daily Mail)

AirAsia QZ8501 Conspiracy Theories Are Already Starting To Appear (Huffington Post)

Obesity risk depends on birth year scientists (Russia Today)

Ferry fire: two Albanian seamen killed during Norman Atlantic rescue (Guardian)

Ebola scare: Health worker taken to London clinic after virus confirmed (Russia Today)

BREAKING: 'Brave' Scottish health worker with Ebola named (Daily Express)

Bodies from AirAsia flight QZ8501will go to Pangkalan Bun - video (Guardian)

Another AirAsia plane overshoots runway on landing in Philippines as concerned passengers say they are 'following the QZ8501 news' (Independent)

"Most significant finding" yet in search for AirAsia jetliner (CBS News)

Thai Airways flight to London returns to Bangkok after plane suffers hydraulic leak (Daily Mail)

Man Creates Working Elliptical Trainer Out Of Cardboard (Huffington Post)

China punishes city, provincial officials for factory blast that killed 146 (Fox News)

Doctor exposed to Ebola patient attacks utterly illogical' quarantine system (Guardian)

Ferry fire: Two rescue workers die after tow-rope catches in ship propellor (Daily Express)

Two Albanian Seamen Killed in Ferry Fire Salvage (New York Times - Paywall)

Flir One iPhone case transforms your tabletop into a real time thermal display (Daily Mail)

U.K. Offers Help to Recover Downed Jet's Flight Recorders (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Officials search for passengers on same flight as woman with Ebola (Daily Express)

Video Footage From Virgin Atlantic Flight VS43 Shows Passengers Bracing For Emergency Landing (Huffington Post)

AirAsia Zest plane carrying 159 people overshoots Philippine runway in windy weather (Fox News)

Ebola around the world: Where the virus is now and which countries have beaten it (Independent)

Bodies, Debris Found in AirAsia Search (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Ebola in UK: Outbreak of killer virus came from BATS biting two-year-old boy (Daily Star)

2 Albanian sailors killed during ferry operation (Fox News)

Unarmed man killed by officers had bullet shot at close range into his back in 'weapon scuffle' (Independent)

U.S. targets Al-Shabaab leader (CNN)

Afghans' War Against Taliban Still Fierce (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Ebola fighters Time's 'Person of Year' (CNN)

Ebola virus: What you need to know (CNN)

VIDEO: Ebola convoy arrives at Royal Free (BBC)

The messy truth about Ebola (CNN)

Pakistan steps up hunt for Taliban leader (Financial Times - Paywall)

Ten Die After Italian Ferry Blaze (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Fury as AirAsia families shown live footage of floating bodies being recovered from missing plane (Independent)

Indian court drops charges against ruling party leader of ordering extra-judicial killings (Fox News)

The New Year Resolution Conundrum (Huffington Post)

Bangladesh sentences Islamist leader to death (ALJAZEERA)

Gmail access disrupted in China (ALJAZEERA)

Forty bodies found in plane search (BBC)

Ebola patient at London hospital (CNN)

Possible Breakthrough in Search for AirAsia Jet (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Russia opposition leader calls for protest as brother jailed (Channel4)

Ebola Patient Arrives In London After Being Diagnosed In Glasgow (Huffington Post)

Exclusive - Former China president Hu approved probe into aide: sources (Reuters)

Scottish Ebola patient arrives in London for treatment (Guardian)

2014: The Year Boris Johnson Came Clean About His Desire For The Top Job (Huffington Post)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: Search pilot thought victims were alive and waving from the sea (Independent)

BREAKING: Bodies found floating close to where AirAsia flight vanished (Daily Express)

Cuban doctor vows to return to fight Ebola (ALJAZEERA)

#BahrainSchism: Anti-government protests break out after arrest of Shia opposition leader (Russia Today)

'Be Real' Body Confidence Campaign Warns Against Fad New Year Diets (Huffington Post)

AirAsia Relatives In Shock as Indonesian TV Airs Images of Floating Body (Time Magazine)

Take it back Tuesday: Shoppers hit the High St on busiest day of the year for refunds (Daily Mail)

Ferry fire: Italian government has no idea how many people have died (Independent)

Ferry fire: Confusion over number of passengers missing as Italian government admits it does not know how many people have died (Independent)

Ferry fire: Two Albanian seamen die on tugboat during Norman Atlantic recovery operation (Independent)

AirAsia Plane Crash Victims Bodies Recovered From Sea (Huffington Post)

Ebola risk to others 'extremely low': Nicola Sturgeon - video (Guardian)

AirAsia jet: '40 bodies' and plane debris found in sea (Channel4)

Three killed in mobile home horror fire (Daily Express)

Albanian tugboat sailor killed, another seriously hurt in operation to secure Greek ferry (Fox News)

Bangladesh tribunal sentences Islamist party leader to death for 1971 war crimes (Fox News)

2nd patient being tested for Ebola in Scotland first minister (Russia Today)

VIDEO: Weather forecast for the UK (BBC)

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

Man charged with making police threats on Facebook (CBS News)

Landslides and floods triggered by storm leave at least 29 dead, 10 missing in Philippines (Fox News)

Dozens still unaccounted for in Texas senior-living apartment fire (CBS News)

BREAKING: Patient being tested for Ebola at Cornwall hospital (Daily Express)

This Is Why GPS Can't Find the Missing AirAsia Flight QZ 8501 (Time Magazine)

Scottish Ebola patient flown to London (Guardian)

How to make 2015 your happiest year ever... with PAUL McKENNA'S life-changing series (Daily Mail)

Fire at mall kills at least 13 in Pakistan (CNN)

Scotland confirms case of Ebola (CNN)

Ebola fears, plane emergency and Greece (BBC)

AirAsia Flight QZ8501: Possible debris of missing plane spotted (Los Angeles Times)

VIDEO: Where UK Ebola patient will be treated (BBC)

12/29/14: U.S. Navy preparing to help find Flight 8501; China adopts Western-style table manners (CBS News)

Debris Spotted Off Indonesia Coast, Possible Link to AirAsia (Time Magazine)

Missing AirAsia flight QZe501: Debris spotted by Indonesian aircraft in search for missing plane (Independent)

Missing AirAsia flight QZe501: Debris spotted by Indonesia aircraft in search for missing plane (Independent)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: Debris spotted by Indonesian aircraft in search for missing plane (Independent)

AirAsia flight QZ8501 crash: 40 bodies from missing plane found and 'emergency slide and plane door' spotted (Independent)

Smoke, oil slick spotted, but no plane (CNN)

Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501: Australia offers more search resources (Guardian)

After AirAsia tragedy, what's the status of the search for the other missing jet _ Flight 370? (Fox News)

Debris possibly linked to missing AirAsia jet spotted (Fox News)

Objects that look like plane door, emergency slide spotted in search zone for AirAsia jet (Russia Today)

Body found where alleged AirAsia debris spotted - Media cite Indonesia Air Force (Russia Today)

Java Sea searchers looking for signs of missing AirAsia plane face monsoons, murkiness, trash (Fox News)

It comes to something when a brand-new Peeress can't get a flight (Daily Mail)

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

Indonesia Search and Rescue says debris possibly linked to missing AirAsia plane spotted (Fox News)

Putin foe Alexei Navalny arrives at court to hear verdict in fraud case (Fox News)

Mentally-ill black man shot in back by LAPD, says autopsy report (CBS News)

House GOP leader says he spoke at white-supremacist event (CBS News)

Key questions in disappearance of Flight 8501 (CBS News)

The man who built AirAsia (CBS News)

Surviors recall deadly ferry blaze (CBS News)

Survivors recall deadly ferry blaze (CBS News)

North Korea a year in threats (Guardian)

Big Idea 2015: Companies Should Fire Bad Customers (Time Magazine)

Search for missing AirAsia plane enters 3rd day (CBS News)

AirAsia Flight 8501: US destroyer to join search operation (Fox News)

Search for missing AirAsia jetliner yields no solid evidence of its location or fate (Washington Post - Paywall)

Search for AirAsia Jet Widens and Receives Assistance From U.S. Warship (New York Times - Paywall)

Mall fire in Pakistan leaves at least 13 dead (Fox News)

Autopsy: LAPD shot mentally ill black man at close range (CBS News)

Confusion over ferry fire survivors (BBC)

Looking At The History Of Missing AirAsia Flight 8501 (CBS News)

Smoke spotted during AirAsia search (BBC)

Sydney man reportedly killed in Syria fighting for Islamic State (Guardian)

Radar could help find plane (CNN)

Italian ferry blaze toll rises to 10 (ALJAZEERA)

Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis praised in Isis publication (Guardian)

Drone strike targets an al-Shabab leader (CBS News)

After 12 years, Japanese New Year card will show zodiac sheep has finished knitting scarf (Fox News)

Search area widened for missing AirAsia plane (ALJAZEERA)

Smoke sighted in plane search (CNN)

10 dead in ferry blaze; 427 rescued (CNN)

China to step up free trade talks with Middle East (Reuters)

Hurdle in Hunt for Missing Jet: Tracking System (New York Times - Paywall)

Virgin 747 in UK emergency landing (CNN)

U.S. launches air strike in Somalia targeting al Shabaab senior leader (Reuters)

Woman reveals family's lucky escape after they missed AirAsia flight QZ8501 (Daily Mail)

Margaret Thatcher Considered Chemical Shelter In Homes In Case Of War With The USSR (Huffington Post)

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

Pictures of the Year: UK (BBC)

47,000 Bulgarians and Romanians enter UK in a year (Daily Mail)

Downton Abbey-style table manners come to China (CBS News)

Responses to Ferry Fire Are Criticized (New York Times - Paywall)

World Briefing: Ukraine: Leader to Attend Peace Talks (New York Times - Paywall)

World Briefing: Britain: Ebola Case Reported in Glasgow (New York Times - Paywall)

China Adds New Barrier To Gmail (New York Times - Paywall)

U.S. Navy Joins Hunt for AirAsia Plane as Search Area Expands (Time Magazine)

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

WHO says Ebola cases pass 20,000 (ALJAZEERA)

10 dead in ferry disaster (CNN)

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

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

Ferry caught fire (CNN)

Health officials confirm Ebola case in Scotland (CBS News)

Main witness in Serial podcast murder case says he was unfairly portrayed (Independent)

Main witness in Serial podcast case says he was unfairly portrayed (Independent)

Flight QZ8501: What we know so far (CNN)

Ministers STILL won't tell truth about torture: Foreign Office refuses to give details of UK meetings with team behind CIA dossier (Daily Mail)

First case of Ebola in Scotland: Aid worker placed in isolation at Gartnavel Hospital (Daily Express)

Number of days lost because of strikes double over past year (Daily Mail)

Scotland's first confirmed Ebola patient being treated in Glasgow (Los Angeles Times)

AirAsia pilot had 20,000 flying hours (CNN)

LA police 'shot man in back' (BBC)

Pentagon discloses airstrike against senior Somali militant leader (Los Angeles Times)

Survivors of Adriatic Sea ferry tell of their terror after being rescued (Daily Mail)

Autopsy reveals LAPD shot unarmed black man Ezell Ford in back, side, arm (Russia Today)

House prices to soar next year with new pension rules (Daily Express)

Dragons' Den James Caan receives OBE in the New Year Honours list (Daily Express)

THATCHER FILES: Man United Goalkeeper Gary Bailey's role in tackling football yobs (Daily Express)

Warship sent to get oil sample from the sea as search continues for AirAsia (Daily Star)

Healthcare worked being treated in Glasgow after contracting Ebola (Daily Star)

Ferry in flames: Ferry survivor tells of his ordeal (Daily Star)

Jumbo plane of terror: Hero pilot saves 460 passengers (Daily Star)

Was viral video of homeless man spending $100 on food for his beggar friends a hoax? (Daily Mail)

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

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

Chile's Leader Moves to Strengthen Unions (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Libya contracts U.S. firm to extinguish port storage tanks fire (Reuters)

Arrest of Shia opposition leader endangers Bahrain's stability' (Russia Today)

2 Men Open Fire on Los Angeles Police Patrol Car (Time Magazine)

Secret papers: UK considered chemical weapons buildup in 1980s in response to Soviet stockpile (Fox News)

Death toll rises to 10 in Italian ferry accident, dozens unaccounted for' (Russia Today)

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

Serial s Key Witness, Jay, Reveals New Details About the Case (Time Magazine)

Search area expands (CNN)

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

Search for missing AirAsia flight to expand (Guardian)

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

US strike targets al-Shabab leader (BBC)

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

Ebola case confirmed in Glasgow (Guardian)

Hunger Games Stars Unite to Fight Ebola (Time Magazine)

US launches airstrike on Somali militant leader Pentagon (Russia Today)

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

Dozens more Ebola cases erupt on Liberia's border with Sierra Leone (Daily Mail)

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

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

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

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)

NHS staff were prepared for Ebola risks at the frontline in west Africa (Guardian)

Scotland Confirms Ebola Case (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Scottish government confirms Ebola case in Glasgow (Washington Post - Paywall)

How Ebola Roared Back (New York Times - Paywall)

Female Healthcare Worker Diagnosed With Ebola Admitted To Hospital In Glasgow (Huffington Post)

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)

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)

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)

Ebola in UK: Case confirmed in Glasgow (Russia Today)

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

Adriatic ferry fire claims 10 lives; hundreds rescued by helicopter (Washington Post - Paywall)

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

British patient being treated for Ebola (Fox News)

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)

Virgin Atlantic Plane Returns Safely to London Gatwick (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

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

A year of disaster for Malaysian aviation (Russia Today)

Early fraud verdict for Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny (Independent)

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)

Iran's supreme leader tweets support for 'oppressed' Americans (Los Angeles Times)

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

Gmail appears to be blocked in China (BBC)

Liberia opens new Ebola cemetery (BBC)

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

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

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

Hundreds rescued from Greek ferry (CBS News)

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

Probe into deadly US elderly home fire (BBC)

Ebola case numbers top 20,000, deaths approach 8,000 - WHO (Reuters)

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)

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

Mourning family chase man who steals hearse containing teenager's coffin (Independent)

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

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

In China, a rare criminal case in which evidence made a difference (Washington Post - Paywall)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AirAsia mystery: another MH370? (Channel4)

How does AirAsia Flight 8501 compare to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370? (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)

'Non-standard landing': Virgin Atlantic flight touches down safely at UK airport (VIDEO) (Russia Today)

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

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

Passengers describe Gatwick drama as faulty Virgin Atlantic flight makes emergency landing (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)

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

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

Schumacher still fighting, one year on (CNN)

Europe in 2015: A year of insecurity (BBC)

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

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

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

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

Record 2014 freeze for parts of UK (BBC)

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

Liberia Reports Surge in Ebola Cases (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Rescued ferry passengers arrive (CNN)

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

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

Passengers stuck on burning ferry (CNN)

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

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

How MH370, AirAsia incidents differ (CNN)

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

Senator suspects China role in hack (CNN)

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

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

The year 2014 in archaeology (BBC)

China restricts foreign shows (CNN)

Notable UK deaths of 2014 (BBC)

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

Bahrain opposition leader arrested (BBC)

What happened to missing AirAsia flight QZ8501? (Channel4)

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

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

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

Ten photos capture the UK in 2014 (BBC)

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

Sierra Leone imposes three-day Ebola lockdown (Channel4)

China assures care for boy with HIV (CNN)

Picture power: The masked man (BBC)

China dictates when you can sing anthem (CNN)

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)

Strange case of the melting house (CNN)

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

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

Miami-Dade mayor takes stand in Homestead corruption case (Miami Herald)

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

Mystery man in Rick Scott attack ad unveiled, misleads about Charlie Crist and Ponzi scheme (Miami Herald)