Super mice to fight terrorism – units of mice trained to detect explosives and drugs at airports have undergone a successful trial in Israel. The rodents have a sense of smell more powerful than dogs, which allows them to sniff out contraband with a 100% record.
Egypt’s Red Sea resorts report business as usual – despite major unrest in Cairo and other large cities, the distant Red Sea resorts continue to operate as normal. See our Egypt travel advice for more.
– several airlines including American Airlines, Virgin America, and United Airlines are offering Facebook access for free – although full Wi-Fi will cost.
**Mutiny aboard Ryanair flight** – more than 100 Ryanair passengers are removed from a flight in Lanazarote following a fight over excess baggage fees after staff requested the passenger pay extra for oversized luggage.
– the extra fee will add £24 to the cost of a long haul return flight.
**[Bush fires new Perth destroy more than 60 homes](http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12378717) **– more than 100 fire fighters are battling** **flames near the Western Australian city