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The father of Clare Wood, who died at the hands of a violent ex-boyfriend, said he was "quietly elated that common sense has come to the fore" after the introduction of what has become known as Clare's Law.
"I'm glad it escalated into what it has become," Michael Wood said.
An Austrian citizen reported to be on board of the missing Malaysian Airlines flight is safe in Austria, the Austrian Foreign Ministry confirmed today, adding that the person's passport had been stolen.
Italian Foreign Ministry said no Italians were on board of the missing Malaysian Airlines flight, despite an Italian citizen being on the list of passengers released by the airline.
Ukrainian authorities said the country's top security body and a national news agency had been hit by cyber attacks.
Unidentified sources launched denial of service (DoS) attacks which are intended to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users, officials said.
Last week the country's telecommunications system had come under cyber attack, with some Internet and telephone services severed after Russian forces seized control of airfields and key installations in Ukraine's Crimea region.
International military observers from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe said "warning shots" were fired as the mission turned back trying to enter Crimea.
Military assessment visitors from OSCE States turned back from Crimea checkpoint at Armyans'k. Warning shots fired. Everyone safe. #Ukraine
The OSCE observers have been unable to enter Ukraine's Crimea peninsula for the second day in a row.
David Cameron was among a host of names congratulating Britain's Jade Etherington, after the the British skier won the women's visually impaired downhill:
Proud of Jade Etherington, who won silver in the women's visually impaired downhill in Sochi. #GoParalympicsGB.
A host of others took to the social network to tweet their thanks. Eventually, Etherington herself tweeted, though her celebrations were understated:
We've won a Downhill medal!!!!!!! It's Silver :))))
The Liberal Democrats will make raising the personal income tax allowance to £12,500 a key demand in any coalition negotiations after the 2015 general election.
Treasury Chief Secretary Danny Alexander confirmed in a speech to the party's spring conference that increasing the threshold will be written into the party's manifesto for the contest.
A rise of at least £500 - giving a tax cut of £100 - would be earmarked for the first Budget after the election, he said.
The Lib Dems have made raising the point at which people start paying income tax to £10,000 a priority in Government and Mr Alexander indicated pressure was mounting for George Osborne to signal a further rise to £10,500 in this month's Budget.
Air search and rescue mission in the area where a Malaysian plane carrying 239 people went missing has been suspended, the Malaysian Airlines operating the flight said in a statement.
The airline said seaborne rescue teams from Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam will continue searching the South China Sea.
The plane disappeared from radar at 1.30am local time (5.30pm GMT) on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
A large military convoy has been pictured entering Simferopol in southern Crimea.
ITV News' Matt Brindley tweeted: "Large military convoy enters Simferopol. The vehicles have no number plates.
"They've come from east Crimea and appear to be heading around Simferopol and then to the north."
Poland's foreign minister says the country is to evacuate its consulate in Crimea due to "disturbances" from Russian forces.
Because of continuing disturbances by Russian forces there, we have reluctantly evacuated our consulate @plinsevastopol in Crimea, Ukraine.