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The board of Mozambique's Lam Airlines has been sacked after the country's prime minister and other passengers were left stranded when a plane ran out of fuel.

Carlos Agostinho do Rosário ended up using an air force plane for his official trip from the capital, Maputo, to the northern Niassa province.

More than 20 people have died and dozens more are still missing after a passenger boat capsized off the holiday island of Phuket in Thailand.

The Phoenix - which had 105 people on board, mainly Chinese tourists - went down in stormy weather late on Thursday afternoon.

Lord of the Rings toad

A toad named after the character Gollum in the fantasy novel Lord of the Rings has joined the latest list of animals deemed at risk of extinction.

The amphibian lives not in the Misty Mountains, but on a Malaysian mountain.

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