Malaysia's Prime Minister says it is "very likely" that wreckage found on Reunion Island is that of a Boeing 777 - possibly missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
As Malaysian experts prepare to examine a large piece of debris which could be from Flight MH370, here is a timeline of major developments since the airliner disappeared.
A migrant at Calais has argued he has the right to come to the UK, comparing it to the freedom Britons have to visit foreign countries on holiday.
Former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May have
signed a deal for a new motoring show with Amazon.
A leading charity has warned that children are at risk from paedophiles because the police are not complying with a law designed to protect families.
A round-up of the latest stories from the world of sport - brought to you from the Sky Sports News HQ.
Paris Saint-Germain manager Laurent Blanc has said the club are close to completing the signing of Manchester United midfielder Angel di Maria.
Anthony Crolla has been granted an immediate rematch against Darleys Perez after battling to a contentious draw with the WBA lightweight champion earlier this month.
Real Madrid's pursuit of David de Gea is causing tension between the Spaniard and Manchester United, Louis van Gaal has admitted.
Manchester United have been denied a fourth consecutive pre-season victory as they ended their tour of the United States with a disappointing 2-0 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has been denied a six-month business visa for the UK after failing to declare a "criminal conviction".
Zayn Malik has signed a solo record deal with RCA – four months after breaking the hearts of teenage fans worldwide by leaving One Direction.
Sylvester Stallone has announced he is putting hundreds of props from his films Rocky and Rambo up for sale.
A sweat-stained dress worn by Judy Garland as Dorothy in The Wizard Of Oz could become one of the world's most expensive costumes when it goes up for auction.
The parent company of British Gas is to cut 10% of its workforce, 4,000 staff, as it moves to counter falling oil and gas prices.
Restructuring charges and fines took their toll on profitability at Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in the first-half of the year.
Royal Dutch Shell has announced plans to cut 6,500 job losses this year as a result of the collapse in world oil prices.
One of London's top hedge funds is to buy a stake in Britain's first app-based lender just weeks after George Osborne hit challenger banks with a tax bombshell.
Thomas Cook expects its annual profits to take a £25m hit from the terror attack in Tunisia last month and travellers' fears around trips to Greece.
A man has been arrested for stealing a Winnie the Pooh toy car from a supermarket.
A Florida judge who was reunited with an old schoolmate in the dock has once again come face to face with a familiar person in the courtroom.
A bag containing $150,000 (£96,000) is missing in New Jersey after ATM employees left it on a lawn apparently by accident.
The driver of a train derailed by a herd of cows managed to avert a potential disaster by running down the track to halt an oncoming engine.
A zoo in Ohio has pressed charges against a man who jumped a fence to pet cougars - then posted video of it on YouTube.
A man accused of organising a series of bomb attacks in India which left 257 people dead has been hanged.
Scotland Yard detectives believe Alexander Litvinenko had been poisoned twice, the counsel for the Metropolitan Police has told the inquiry into the former spy's death.
A man has fallen from the 17th-floor balcony of an apartment block in Chile - and survived.