Austria toughens border controls
Austria has toughened controls at its eastern borders after 71 refugees were found dead in an abandoned lorry on an Austrian highway last week after travelling through Hungary, with 200 asylum seekers and five people traffickers found as part of the new operation.
UUP decision 'irresponsible' - Robinson
Northern Ireland First Minister and DUP leader Peter Robinson has called the decision by the Ulster Unionist Party to leave the Northern Ireland Executive irresponsible and illogical.
Concern over future air service to Aran Islands
Aran Island residents attended a public meeting on Inis Mór last night to discuss the future of the air service to the three islands.
IS destroys part of famed Palmyra temple
The self-styled Islamic State has blown up parts of the Temple of Bel in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra, a monitor and activists said.
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