04:53 French police have arrested a man after eight people were killed in a fire at a Paris apartment building - two of the victims are children

04:31 One person is dead and six people are in hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a house fire in Palmerston North

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22:06 More than 100 migrants an hour have arrived in Germany amid a record influx travelling on packed trains to the southern city of Munich.

21:43 Despite a spectacular lightning show, most of tonight's thunderstorms fizzled out over land. Heavy downpours remain now tracking across the NI.

Wed, 12 Sep 2012

Children will suffer under new clampdown on benficiaries

Plunkets Helen Connors tells RadioLIVE's Marcus Lush why cutting benefits of parents who don't send their children to early childcare - will hurt children. 12 September, 2012

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