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  • 30 January 2015

    Two pilots soaring over the Pacific Ocean have made history by first matching, then surpassing the 5,209-mile official world distance record for human flight in a gas balloon.

  • 29 January 2015

    Malaysia has declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an accident, clearing the way for the airline to pay compensation to victims' relatives while the search for the plane goes on.

  • 29 January 2015

    Health officials are now focused on ending the biggest ever Ebola outbreak rather than just slowing the spread of the deadly virus, the World Health Organisation says.

  • 29 January 2015

    A hostage who died during the Sydney cafe siege was killed by fragments of a police bullet as armed officers moved to end the 16-hour stand-off, an inquest has been told.

  • 29 January 2015

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Il repeatedly pushed for summit talks before his death in 2011 - but demanded £6.6 billion and huge shipments of food and fertiliser in return, South Korea's former president has said.