Disabled children have been targeted in the distribution of discretionary medical cards

News in Brief

03 Jul A round-up of other Irish and international news stories.

The plane landed safely at Shannon Airport (Pic: Colin Twomey)

Emergency landing at Shannon Airport

03 Jul An emergency declared on an aircraft which was travelling from Amsterdam to Atlanta, which landed at Shannon shortly before 3pm, has been stood down.

A lecturer at Reading University warned about what might happen when Britain handed Kong Kong back to China

Archives reveal Hong Kong to Derry 'plan'

03 Jul It was suggested that the entire population of Hong Kong should be relocated in a new city built in Northern Ireland at the height of the Troubles, newly-released files from Britain's National Archives show.