The compensation proposal was moved to Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe for consideration

Virginia in forced sterilisation payout

10.25 Virginia is to pay survivors of a forced sterilisation programme $25,000 (€22,300) each in compensation under a measure approved by the US state's legislature.

Nine informal complaints were made about paedophile Jimmy Savile at Stoke Mandeville Hospital

Nine Jimmy Savile complaints ignored - Report

26 Feb Nine informal complaints were made about paedophile Jimmy Savile at Stoke Mandeville Hospital but none "were either taken seriously or escalated to senior management", a report has found.

The llama's led police and locals on a merry chase before finally being captured

Llama drama captivates US audiences

10.21 Two escaped llamas led authorities in Phoenix, Arizona on a long chase as audiences nationwide were captivated by live video of their escapades filmed from television news helicopters.

View of the entrance of the town of Arteaga, in Michoacan State where 'La Tuta' is from

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12.55 Round-up of other Irish and international news stories.

The hashtag #TheDress is leading trends on Twitter worldwide

Social media users divided over 'the dress'

12.59 Cyberspace is being consumed by an acute philosophical debate over a picture of a dress many claim is obviously white and gold but others argue just as trenchantly is black and blue.

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