Pilots of domestic flights into Beijing will soon be required to master low-visibility landings to combat chronic flight delays that have been worsened by heavy smog.
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The once-powerful uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been executed for a string of alleged crimes.
Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has vowed to block a Catalan independence poll planned for next year.
Bangladesh has executed Islamist opposition leader Abdul Quader Mollah for war crimes, in a move likely to provoke protests ahead of next month's elections.
A 33-year-old man has died after drinking a pear drink manufactured in the Caribbean which contained a lethal amount of cocaine.
Pensioner Alan Watts has been jailed for five years for killing grandfather Brian Holmes following a row in an Asda car park.
Four people have been killed in a house fire in Ohio as police officers were unable to reach the victims because of intense heat.
Nasa is assessing a problem with one of two cooling systems on the International Space Station in a potentially "serious" situation.
School bosses who suspended a six-year-old boy for kissing another pupil have reduced his offense from sexual harassment to misconduct, and he has returned to school.
A personal assistant accused of defrauding Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi has told a court she saw evidence of regular drug use by the TV cook.
Cybersecurity is a "never-ending battle", according to the man overseeing the strategy to defend the UK's computer systems from attack.
Police officers eating nuts left out as snacks in Buckingham Palace irritated the Queen, the trial into alleged phone hacking at the News Of The World has heard.
Experts are calling for a breast cancer drug to be made freely available after it was found to halve the likelihood of the disease developing in vulnerable women.
Ulster Bank has promised to reimburse customers left out of pocket after technical problems hit salary and other payments.
Eight of the 36 air ambulances in the UK have been grounded as a result of a suspected fault.
A six-year-old boy whose eyes were gouged out in an attack more than three months ago has been discharged from hospital.
The judge in the Nigella Lawson court case has rebuked David Cameron for comments he made saying he was on Team Nigella.
Disturbing surveillance video has emerged of a casino shooting in Las Vegas that left one person dead and two hurt.
The year's most intense meteor shower is set to peak late on Friday night with Nasa predicting between 100-120 meteors per hour.
Boots has recalled several batches of cold and cough medicines for small children after it identified a possible fault during manufacturing.
A dozen children, some unable to read or write or brush their teeth, have been removed from a remote farm in Australia after suffering years of sexual abuse and incest.
Kate Barry, the daughter of James Bond composer John Barry and actress Jane Birkin, has died after falling from her Paris apartment.
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