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A large gas explosion leveled two apartment buildings in New York City today, killing at least two women and injuring 55 people.
Chinese scientists have claimed satellite images of unknown objects in the ocean may be related to the disappearance of the missing flight MH370.
The images will only increase the speculation on the whereabouts of the flight, carrying 239 people, which disappeared in the early hours of Saturday.
Authorities have been unable to establish what happened, while the search area has been extended.
US President Barack Obama has warned Russia that the West will be forced to apply a cost to Moscow if it fails to change course in the ongoing Ukraine crisis.
Obama held face-to-face talks with the new Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk in the White House and told reporters, "We will stand with Ukraine."
Yatsenyuk said Ukraine is ready for talks and vowed, "We will never surrender" to Russia.
Chorley's Sir Bradley Wiggins is gearing up for a cameo role in Radio 4 soap The Archers.
The Olympic gold medallist and Tour de France winner will head to Ambridge to crown the winner as the villagers hold their own Sport Relief fundraising event next week.
Sir Bradley will feature in the show on March 21, the same evening which Sport Relief is celebrated on BBC TV.
The missing Malaysia Airlines flight crew replied "All right, roger that" in its last communication before it went missing five days ago.
Malaysian authorities were forced to defend their handling of the operation to find the missing flight MH370 today as relatives expressed their anger at the lack of developments in the search.
Families' frustration at the lack of progress boiled over in Beijing when water bottles were thrown at officials.
Keir Simmons reports from Malaysia:
It was an honour to meet President Peres tonight. We both condemned today's rocket attacks from Gaza on Israel. http://t.co/TyWAgDFHIv
Sunshine will reappear throughout the afternoon after fog and rain has become lighter. Some fog may linger along the south coast of England.
Highs of 17C along the north sea coast, with most areas set to record double figures.
ITV Weather Presenter Alex Beresford has the full forecast: