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33 die in Egypt bus collision

Thirty-three people have been killed and 41 others injured in a head-on collision between two tourist buses near a popular Red Sea resort, Egypt's state news agency said.

The crash happened about 30 miles from Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, early today.

The buses were travelling in opposite directions and collided head-on on the main road. The cause of the accident was not immediately known.

Rita Ora 'to join The Voice'

How We Do singer Rita Ora has signed up to replace Kylie Minogue as a coach on BBC singing show The Voice, according to reports.

The star, who recently split up with boyfriend DJ Calvin Harris, is said to have agreed a "six-figure" deal to join current coaches will.i.am, Ricky Wilson and Sir Tom Jones.

Minogue quit the show after one series to concentrate on her own music career. Her departure was seen as a blow to the show which has struggled in the past with ratings.

22,000 missing in Mexico

The Mexican government has increased its calculation of the number of people who have disappeared since the start of the country's drug war in 2006 and now lists 22,322 as missing, officials said today. It had said in May that 8,000 people were missing.

Assistant Attorney General Mariana Benitez said 12,532 people went missing during the 2006-12 administration of President Felipe Calderon, who declared war on drug traffickers. An additional 9,790 have disappeared since President Enrique Pena Nieto took office in December 2012.

Employers not checking CVs

A third of employers assume job applicants are telling the truth about their degree and do not ask to see proof of qualifications, according to new research.

And many of those that do ask to see certs take them at face value, failing to check with universities.

The Higher Education Degree Datacheck, which conducted the study, said that most degree fraud goes undetected because businesses do not make proper checks.