Hague speaks to South Korean minister 'in solidarity'

Foreign Secretary William Hague has said that he has spoken "in solidarity" with his South Korean counterpart following the launch of a long-distance rocket by North Korea.

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Just spoke to Foreign Minister of South Korea in solidarity after DPRK satellite launch and to consult on international response

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North Koreans celebrate launch

Thousands of people have rallied in the North Korean capital Pyong Yang to celebrate a long range rocket launch by the country earlier this week. The United Nations Security Council has condemned North Korea for the launch.