Police officers on duty on the streets of Ottawa

PM says Canada 'will never be intimidated'

09.07 Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper has vowed to redouble the nation's fight against "terrorist organisations" after a soldier was shot dead in the capital and parliament was stormed by an assailant yesterday.

Cows emit methane, which is a much more damaging greenhouse gas than carbon

EU leaders to discuss greenhouse gas emissions

07.37 Taoiseach Enda Kenny is travelling to Brussels for a two-day summit of EU leaders, which will be dominated by deep divisions over what targets the EU should set to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

Amber Vinson's case had sparked concern as she had travelled on a commercial flight

Nurse in US declared free of Ebola

07.27 A Texas nurse infected with Ebola after caring for a Liberian man who died from the disease no longer has the virus, her family has said.

Local residents watch smoke from an explosion rising over the Syrian city of Kobane

US air strikes kill 553 in Syria - report

09.04 Air strikes by the US-led coalition in Syria have killed 553 people since their launch a month ago, the vast majority of them jihadists, a monitoring group said this morning.

David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg all pledged additional powers for Scotland before the independence ballot

Talks on Scottish devolution to begin

22 Oct All-party talks aimed at reaching agreement on what new powers should be devolved to Scotland in the wake of the independence referendum get under way today.