What Happened on 05 January 2015

Search mission to locate crew of sunken ship called off

A massive search operation to locate crew members of a cargo vessel that capsized near the northern Scottish coast was… Read More.

Japan: Nine choke to death while eating rice cakes

At least nine people have reportedly died in the holiday season in Japan after choking on mochi, traditional sticky rice… Read More.

Search mission to locate AirAsia flight's data recorders resumes

Efforts to locate the flight data recorders of AirAsia Flight QZ8501, which crashed on December 28 while flying from Indonesia… Read More.

Roma baby burial row: Inquiry launched by French official

A Roma baby whose burial was reportedly refused by the mayor of France’s Champlan town will now be buried in… Read More.

Hedge fund founder shot dead in New York

Thomas Gilbert Sr, the founder of a $200 million hedge fund, has been shot dead on Sunday, 4 January, in… Read More.

Save the Children investigates source of Ebola infection as UK nurse critical

The charity Save the Children has said it would do its utmost to probe how British nurse Pauline Cafferkey contracted… Read More.

Former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian granted medical parole

Taiwan’s former President Chen Shui-bian is being released from prison after he was granted a month of medical parole, media… Read More.

Gandhi-Bot beer label: American brewery issues apology

A US-based brewery has apologized for placing an image of Mahatma Gandhi, India’s ‘Father of the… Read More.

Real Sociedad defeat Barcelona 1-0

An early own goal helped Real Sociedad score a 1-0 La Liga victory over Barcelona, media reports say. With Real… Read More.

Chinese handset maker Xiaomi's revenue doubled in 2014

Chinese technology firm Xiaomi’s revenue more than doubled last year, the handset maker announced, according to media reports. A week… Read More.

US country star Little Jimmy Dickens dies

Little Jimmy Dickens, the US country singer and songwriter, has died aged 94 on Friday, January 2. His spokesperson said… Read More.

Godard's 'Goodbye to Language' bags best film award

Legendary director Jean-Luc Godard's ‘Goodbye to Language’ has won the US National Society of Film Critics film of the year… Read More.