The US tells Syria its diplomats must seek official permission before venturing outside of Washington DC, in a diplomatic tit-for-tat.
European shares fall after talks between French and German leaders fail to calm fears that the debt crisis could spread further.
A protest is staged in Flintshire as councillors meet to discuss a reorganisation of secondary education that could lead to school closures.
Two men are charged in connection with the murder of Marc Williamson in Portadown on Sunday.
Police officers in Ecuador will be subject to lie detector tests under new anti-corruption measures, the police chief says.
A group of vandals who smashed 17 windows at the headquarters of the Bristol Evening Post claim responsibility for the attack.
An Australian man is detained in the US after a police hunt for the man who locked a teenage girl to a fake bomb leads to the state of Kentucky.
Thousands of people gathered in the Australian capital, Canberra, to protest against a planned carbon tax aimed at curbing greenhouse emissions.