A new deal on Ireland's multi-billion euro debt to the European Union could be struck as soon as today – reducing the pressure for harsh budgets in the years ahead.
Enda Kenny on possible EU deal
Incredible: World's largest lego model on display in New York
A Star Wars X-wing Starfighter made from 5.3 million bricks has been put on display in Times Square in New York.
Heathrow BA plane engine inspected after fire
Heathrow emergency landing: The engines of a BA Airbus A319 that developed faults mid-air are being inspected.
Vettori future in doubt
As one of the country's most consistent performers in recent years, the Black Caps would be loathe to draw a line under a Test career that started in 1997, but current skipper Brendon McCullum admits there are concerns.