World News Headlines


    • A Russian passenger plane has made an emergency landing in a cornfield near Moscow after striking a flock of birds.

    • Mount Everest climbers will face new rules after the recent deadly season.

    • Indian PM Narendra Modi has said his decision to strip Indian-administered Kashmir of its special status will restore the region to its “past glory”.

    • Boeing has pushed back the entry into service of an ultra-long-range version of its forthcoming 777X widebody aircraft.

    • A British woman has died in Barbados after being doused in a flammable liquid and set alight while in bed.

    • Markets in Europe slid on Thursday following a turbulent day on US and Asian stock exchanges, fuelled by investor fear of a global recession.