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Simulated terrorist attack exercise takes place at DCU

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 11:03pm
A major emergency training exercise, simulating a terrorist attack, has taken place in Dublin.

Man arrested after €145k drug seizure in Dublin

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 10:54pm
Drugs worth an estimated €145,000 have been seized by gardaí in Dublin.

European army proposal goes 'too far' - Dutch PM

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 8:06pm
France and Germany are "jumping the gun" with calls for a European army, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said, asserting that the continent's safety could be guaranteed only through NATO.

Man used sophisticated device in card payment theft

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 7:38pm
A business student who used a sophisticated device to override a credit card machine to steal €2,550 worth of clothing has been jailed for four months.

Who is Steve Barclay? Lawyer is new UK Brexit Secretary

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 5:57pm
Largely unknown before his appointment as Theresa May's new Brexit Secretary, former junior health minister Steve Barclay is taking on the high-profile role previously held by Dominic Raab and David Davis.

French court jails mother who kept baby in car boot

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 5:46pm
A French court has sentenced a mother who kept her baby hidden in the maggot-infested boot of her car to a five-year jail term, three years of which were suspended.

Weapons haul found after outhouse fire in Belfast

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 5:05pm
A dissident republican weapons haul has been discovered in a residential boiler house that caught fire in Belfast, police have said.

Taoiseach: Brexit deal only way to avoid hard border

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 4:40pm
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that Theresa May's draft Brexit deal is the only way to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland.

Progress reported in improving patient waiting times

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 4:22pm
Overall hospital waiting lists have reduced by 975 patients, according to the latest figures from the National Treatment Purchase Fund.

Brexit and elections to dominate Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 4:13pm
Brexit and future confidence and supply arrangements on agenda for 2,500 delegates at Fine Gael Ard Fheis this weekend.

Doctors' views for revised ethical guidelines sought

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 3:56pm
The Medical Council is asking all registered doctors for their views in advance of drafting revised ethical guidelines in preparation the enactment of new termination of pregnancy legislation.

US judge temporarily restores press pass to reporter

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 3:46pm
A US judge has temporarily restored White House press credentials to CNN correspondent Jim Acosta, which were revoked following a contentious press conference with President Donald Trump.

Man to stand trial over 'crude circumcision' on baby

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 3:45pm
A 55-year-old man is to stand trial after a 10-month old baby boy was left lucky to be alive from a "crude circumcision" carried out in the midlands three years ago.

Berlusconi faces new trial over prostitution case

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 3:06pm
Silvio Berlusconi has been sent for trial for allegedly bribing a businessman to lie over accusations he had supplied the former Italian prime minister with prostitutes a decade ago.

Court finds Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 3:01pm
A UN-backed court found two leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge guilty of genocide today, almost four decades after the ultra-Maoist regime which oversaw the "Killing Fields" was overthrown.

Former Colombian leader receives Tipperary Peace Award

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 2:15pm
The former President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos has received the Tipperary International Peace Award at a ceremony in Tipperary town this afternoon.

Man charged over murder of woman in Enniskillen

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 1:46pm
A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a woman whose body was discovered at her home in Co Fermanagh.

Sanctions system to be introduced after referee assault

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 1:07pm
A tiered system of sanctions is set to be introduced for assaults on referees following a meeting between FAI officials and the Irish Soccer Referees Society.

2.3 billion people worldwide 'lack a toilet at home'

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 11:58am
Ethiopians are less likely than anyone else on Earth to have access to a decent toilet, a new study has said.

Scientists set to change definition of the kilogram

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 10:55am
Guardians of weights and measurements may be about to kill off the kilogram, as it is currently defined.