Ukrainian refugees sit near a tent at a refugee camp located about 10km from the Izvarino Russia-Ukraine border

Ukraine crisis leaves 1m displaced - UNHCR

12.10 More than one million people have been displaced by the conflict in Ukraine, including 814,000 Ukrainians now in Russia with various forms of status, the United Nations refugee agency said.

Displaced Iraqi Shia children who fled their homes due to attacks by IS jihadists in the northern city of Mosul

Amnesty says IS carrying out ethnic cleansing

10.56 Amnesty International says it has gathered "gruesome evidence" of ethnic cleansing by Islamic State jihadists in Iraq in its campaign to obliterate all traces of non-Arabs and non-Sunni Muslims.

A new airport in the Thames Estuary, nicknamed Boris Island did not make the shortlist

Plans for new London airport rejected

12.43 A plan to build a major new airport to the east of London has been rejected by a government-appointed commission, dealing a blow to its high profile backer, the city's mayor Boris Johnson.

Traffic builds up in front of a small park in downtown Daegu in South Korea

South Korea delays smog tax proposals

12.40 South Korea has delayed a proposed tax on vehicle carbon emissions by over five years to the end of 2020, amid pressure from domestic and US car makers who fear the levy would curb sales.

Talks aimed at resolving the pay dispute at Iarnród Éireann resumed this morning at the LRC

Kenny speaks out over rail talks

12.37 Taoiseach Enda Kenny has called on both sides involved in the Iarnród Éireann dispute to get down to real talks with the assistance of the LRC.