An Italian offshore supply vessel which rescued 151 migrants in waters off Libya has arrived in Sicily.
Libya’s prime minister Fayez Sarraj has ruled out peace talks with the leader of his country’s rival government, describing him as a “war criminal”.
At least two people have died and 14 are missing after a boat filled with migrants hoping to reach Europe capsized off the coast of Tunisia.
At least 40 Europe-bound migrants were missing and feared drowned after the boat they were travelling in capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, the coast guard and the UN refugee agency said.
A former policeman from the north-east has arranged a memorial service to mark the 35th anniversary of his colleague’s death.
North-east man who fought for justice ‘in tears’ after arrest in probe into death of Yvonne Fletcher
A FORMER policeman from the North-east today said he was in tears after finding out that an arrest had been made in connection with the death of his colleague.