Mexico: Brutal cartels fight over conflict-free gold revenues

Heroin traffickers linked to the abduction and disappearance of 43 students a year ago are battling over millions of dollars paid by Canadian mining giant Goldcorp to a village in Mexicos southern gold belt, leading to a wave of murders. Dec 8, 2015

Villages join squat camp Grow Heathrow to protest third runway

The long-awaited decision on whether to build a third runway at Londons Heathrow airport, which had been expected this week has been delayed again. On 7 December, British Prime Minister David Camerons office said he would give clear direction by year-end. The debate over where to Dec 8, 2015

San Bernardino: Hundreds gather for candlelit vigil to remember shooting victims

Hundreds of mourners gathered for a candlelight vigil on 7 December to remember the victims of the shooting in San Bernardino, California on 2 December. US-born Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and his Pakistani wife, Tashfeen Malik, 29, killed 14 people in a mass shooting. The couple died hours later in a shootout with police. Dec 8, 2015