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Serial number on wreckage may hold MH370 clues

A serial number on the wreckage found on Reunion Island should tell experts whether the debris is from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, a flight safety expert has said.

Speaking to Good Morning Britain, Dai Whittingham said serial numbers on Boeing parts should indicate if the parts are from the doomed airliner.

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India: Mumbai bomb plotter Yakub Memon executed

The wife of Yakub Memon walks out of an Indian court in 2007. Credit: Reuters

India has executed Yakub Memon, the man who financed the deadly Mumbai bombings in 1993, state government has confirmed.

Memon was sent to the gallows on his 53rd birthday inside a jail complex in the western city of Nagpur for his role in orchestrating the attacks which killed at least 257 people.

Centrica set to announce heavy job losses

A general view of the Centrica Head office in Windsor, Berks. Credit: PA

Gas giant Centrica is set to announce heavy job losses when it unveils its latest financial results today.

There is speculation that the British Gas owner will cut up to 2,000 posts, with management positions likely to be included.

Asset sales and cost reductions are also likely to be announced by the company, which employs 37,500 workers globally and has 27.9 million customer accounts.

The results will be announced by chief executive Iain Conn, who took up the post in January.

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