Two Irish tricolours were hung from trees on the island in Bessbrook Pond

Man drowns in Armagh flag incident

16.13 A man has drowned after he got into difficulties while swimming in a lake where he was believed to be trying to get to an island to remove two Irish tricolours that had been hung from trees.

Ukraine officials said black box data showed 'explosive decompression' brought MH17 down

New sanctions agreed against Russia

28 Jul US and European leaders have agreed to impose wider sanctions on Russia's financial, defence and energy sectors as Ukraine said its forces advanced towards the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17.

The liner is being accompanied by a convoy of 14 vessels

Costa Concordia towing under way

23 Jul The rusty hulk of the Costa Concordia cruise liner has begun its journey to the scrapyard after a two-year salvage operation off the Italian island where it capsized two years ago, killing 32 people.

The ferry capsized in April killing more than 300 people

Body of man wanted over ferry tragedy identified

22 Jul South Korean police have said a body found last month in the south of the country was that of a fugitive businessman who was the head of the family that operated a ferry that capsized in April, killing more than 300 people.

Five vehicles were destroyed in a fire caused by the collision

Ten detained over fatal Chinese bus crash

21 Jul Chinese authorities have detained ten people after 43 died in a weekend accident when a van carrying inflammable liquid hit a bus on a motorway, state media have reported.