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Search for missing flight MH370 'entering a new phase'

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said the search for missing flight MH370 is now "entering a new phase". He said the effort would now be "focussed on searching the ocean floor" over a "much larger area" than is currently being covered.

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Head of MH370 search 'confident' looking in right area

The head of the search team looking for missing flight MH370 said he is "confident" they are in the right area and is "optimistic we will find the aircraft...in the not too distant future".

Air Marshal Angus Houston also confirmed that an Australian ship searching for the Malaysia Airlines flight picked up two new signals which were consistent with those that come from a plane's black boxes.

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