The head of the US Federal Aviation Administration has admitted that mistakes were made in approving Boeing's 737 Max plane for flight, before two deadly crashes involving the aircraft. Steve Dickson told US lawmakers that the FAA would not approve the plane's return to the skies before the end of year. Also today, we look at the latest moves on the currency markets as UK voters go to the polls.
Firefighters and aircraft work to protect properties and slow the spread of the Myall Creek fire in New South Wales, Australia. Drought and unseasonably hot, dry and windy conditions have fuelled unprecedented bushfires in the country this year.
An aircraft with 189 people on board is believed to have sunk after crashing into the sea off Indonesia's island of Java on Monday (October 29), shortly after takeoff from the capital on its way to the country's tin-mining hub, officials said.