About 50,000 civilians remain in Fallujah, according to the UN

20,000 children trapped in Iraq's Fallujah: UN

09.08 At least 20,000 children remain inside besieged Fallujah in Iraq, a stronghold of the self-styled Islamic State near Baghdad, the United Nations' children's agency has said.

The 40 dead tiger cubs were found in a freezer in a kitchen area

40 dead tigers found at Thai Tiger temple

09.15 Thai wildlife authorities have found 40 tiger cub carcasses in a freezer in Thailand's infamous Tiger Temple as they removed live animals in response to international pressure over suspected trafficking and abuse.

A picture provided by the Italian Navy shows people being rescued at sea

More people dying in Mediterranean than last year

31 May At least 880 migrants and refugees died trying to cross the Mediterranean last week, the United Nations refugee agency has said, giving updated figures after interviewing survivors brought to Italy.

Prosecutors have proposed jail terms of up to 22 months

Lionel Messi on trial for tax evasion

31 May Five-time world soccer player of the year Lionel Messi has gone on trial along with his father on accusations of defrauding the Spanish state of millions of euro.

Labour launched its motion outside the former Clerys store in Dublin's O'Connell St

News in Brief

31 May A round-up of other Irish and international news.

Harambe was shot dead by zookeepers after boy fell into enclosure

US zoo may face charges over gorilla's death

31 May Police may bring criminal charges over a Cincinnati Zoo incident in which a gorilla was killed to rescue a four-year-old boy who had fallen into its enclosure, a prosecutor said.