A Taiwanese government agency says that an explosion caused by a gas leak in the country's second city killed 22 people, injured 270 and sent flames shooting 15 storeys into the air. Sarah Toms reports.
Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire in their conflict in the Gaza Strip that will begin on Friday, the U.N. spokesperson for the secretary-general announced. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Queen tours notorious Belfast prison with former inmates
On her visit to Northern Ireland, the Queen visited Crumlin Road Gaol with Stormont First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness - both of whom spent time in the cells in the 1970s or '80s.
Parents are being urged not to give their children alcohol as a reward for finishing their exams after it emerged more than 15,000 intoxicated youngsters were admitted to hospital in just three years.