Captain Lee Jun-Seok receives help from maritime policemen to escape after the ferry sank

Arrest warrant sought for Korean ferry captain

18 Apr South Korean prosecutors are seeking arrest warrants for the captain and two crew members of the ferry that capsized Wednesday with hundreds of children on board, a coastguard official said.

Bluefin-21 is craned over the side of Australian Defence Vessel Ocean Shield in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370

Deep-sea drone continues search for MH370

18 Apr Hopes that a deep sea drone scouring the Indian Ocean floor might soon turn up a missing Malaysian jetliner were fading, as the remote-controlled submarine embarked on a fifth mission with still no sign of wreckage.

Survivors and relatives wait for news in Jindo (Pic: EPA)

Rescue efforts continue in Korean ferry disaster

17 Apr Rescuers are struggling with strong waves and murky waters on as they search for hundreds of people, most of them teenagers from the same school, still missing after a South Korean ferry capsized on Wednesday.

Emergency services remain at the scene of a serious car accident in Co Laois

Two hurt in Laois car collision

17 Apr An investigation is under way into a serious road accident in Co Laois in which a young boy and his mother were seriously injured.

The launch of the Blue-fin 21 marked a new phase in the six week search for flight MH370

Underwater drone use halted in Malaysia search

15 Apr A US Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner on the floor of the Indian Ocean has had its first mission cut short after exceeding its 4.5km depth limit.

Michael Schumacher hit his head on a rock while skiing off-piste in the French Alps resort of Meribel

Schumacher 'shows moments of consciousness'

04 Apr Michael Schumacher has "moments of consciousness and awakening", his spokeswoman said this afternoon, in a sign of progress months after the Formula One legend suffered devastating brain injuries in a ski accident.