Former taxi driver Alan Henning is being held by so-called Islamic State militants

British IS hostage's wife calls for his release

21 Sep The wife of British hostage Alan Henning has called on "the people of the Islamic State to see it in their hearts to release my husband", describing him as a "peaceful, selfless man".

Alex Salmond claimed people who voted No "were misled"

Salmond accuses Cameron of making false 'vow'

21 Sep Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond has accused British Prime Minister David Cameron and other London politicians of tricking Scottish voters out of independence by making a false "vow" about granting them new powers.

Air France said yesterday it expected to operate 45% of its flights today

Air France pilots vote to extend strike

20 Sep Air France pilots have voted to extend their week-long strike over cost cuts and plans for its Transavia unit by a further four days until 26 September.

The Na Fianna defender is believed to have been assaulted on Dorset Street at around 5am

Dublin GAA footballer in knife attack

20 Sep A Dublin GAA football star Jonny Cooper is recovering in hospital after he was the victim of a knife attack in the capital in the early hours of this morning.

Residents are rescued by police and rescue volunteers during the floods in Manila

Thousands return home following Philippine typhoon

20 Sep Thousands of people displaced by floods triggered by tropical storm Fung-Wong returned to their mud-caked homes in the Philippine capital of Manila, as the death toll from the disaster rose to five.