Toronto mayor to face city council

Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will face the City Council on Wednesday for the first time since admitting he smoked crack cocaine.

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Council’s ‘special seat’ queried

The Audit Office questions Castlereagh council’s decision to allow the DUP to have a special seat on its management team for the past 16 years.

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Netanyahu nixes controversial settlements plans

Israel canceled controversial plans to construct thousands of new homes in East Jerusalem and on the West Bank, hours after the announcement sparked strong criticism.

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4 U.S. Marines die in base accident

Four Marines were killed Wednesday during a range maintenance operation at Camp Pendleton in California, the military said.

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Japan’s economic growth slows down

Japan, the world’s third largest economy, sees economic growth slow to 0.5% in the three months to September from a year before.

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VIDEO: Derry alternative to the Turner Prize

Paintings, bottles of urine and a dead rat made into a purse were among the items put on show at an exhibition set up in response to the Turner Prize.

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Poland ‘regrets’ riot at embassy

Poland has expressed “deep regret” after rioters attacked Russia’s embassy in Warsaw during Independence Day celebrations on November 11.

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Faith schools free transport threat

Anglican and Catholic churches in Wales say faith schools should have the same financial protection as Welsh-medium schools, to protect free transport.

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