What Happened on 20 December 2015

Passenger ship sinks near Indonesian island; three dead

Three people have been confirmed dead after a ship with 118 people on board sank near an Indonesian island on… Read More.

Russia capable of much more in Syria, says Putin

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has said his country is using “far from everything we are capable of” in its ongoing… Read More.

Spain holds landmark elections as new parties compete for power

Spaniards are casting their ballots in a crucial election which will see more than two political parties vie for power… Read More.

Norway: Avalanche hits Svalbard archipelago; one killed, nine injured

At least one person was killed and nine injured after an avalanche hit the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard in Read More.

Brazil mining disaster: Judge freezes assets of BHP Billiton and Vale SA

The Brazilian assets of BHP Billiton and Vale SA have been frozen after a judge determined that the two mining… Read More.

Jimmy Hill, iconic figure of English football, dies aged 87

Jimmy Hill, one of the most influential figures of English football, has died, aged 87. The former Match of the… Read More.