1. National

Death of South Korea ferry boss confirmed

South Korean police has said that a body found last month in the south of the country belonged to a fugitive businessman who headed the family that owned the operator of a ferry that capsized in April, killing more than 300 people.

View all 107 updates ›

South Korean PM to hold emergency press conference

South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won is to hold an emergency press conference at 10:00 am (0100 GMT), his office said, when he is expected to address widespread criticism over the government's response to the April 16 ferry disaster.

The Sewol ferry sank on a routine trip south from the port of Incheon to the traditional holiday island of Jeju.

More top news