Amanda Knox speaks to the media during a brief press conference in front of her parents' home with her fiance Colin Sutherland

Knox 'grateful' to have life back

28 Mar Amanda Knox has said she was "full of joy" following her acquittal by Italy's top court for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

The Army Bomb Disposal Unit assisted gardaí and a number of items were removed

Guns and ammunition seized in Co Louth

28 Mar Gardaí have said that a handgun seized earlier today in an operation targeting the activities of dissident republicans, was loaded with five bullets.

The president had visited the devastated Atacama region and nearby Antofagasta

10 dead, 19 missing in Chilean floods

28 Mar Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has said that the situation was "bleak" in the country's flood-hit north after 10 people were killed, 19 missing and hundreds were left homeless.

The Arab League summit is expected to back a Saudi-led intervention against Yemeni rebels Pic: EPA

UN urges Arab leaders to resolve Yemen crisis

28 Mar UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Arab leaders to resolve the Yemen conflict peacefully after a Saudi-led coalition launched a military intervention against Shia rebels.

The Soyuz capsule blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan yesterday

US-Russian crew enter International Space Station

28 Mar Two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut have entered the International Space Station after arriving in a Soyuz capsule that blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan yesterday.