Tens of thousands of people march through Dublin in protest at the government's austerity programme, as details of an EU-led bail-out are worked out.
Ed Miliband launches a major review of policy, telling his MPs Labour must become the 'people's party' once again.
Like a stallion known for its strong final sprint, the Coalition has trailed Labor in all credible opinion polls for months - until now.
PAKISTANI Muslims have threatened anarchy if the Government pardons a Christian mother sentenced to death for blasphemy, calling hundreds of protesters onto the streets.
At least three people have been killed in violence in Ivory Coast, hours before a presidential run-off election, officials say.
A Somali-born US teenager is arrested in the state of Oregon after allegedly plotting to bomb a Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
Myanmar pro-democracy leader holds talks with UN special representative after her recent release from house arrest.
North Korea accuses Seoul of using human shields in this week's deadly shelling incident, as the South holds funerals for two marines.