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North Korea still open to talks with the US

4 hours 26 min ago
North Korea has said it is still willing to talk to the United States after President Donald Trump cancelled a summit between the two countries, a decision Pyongyang described as "extremely regrettable".

New data protection laws come into effect across the EU

8 hours 56 sec ago
Strong new data protection laws aimed at protecting the personal information of 500 million people across the EU come into effect from today.

Voters go to the polls in Eighth Amendment referendum

8 hours 6 min ago
Voters will go to the polls today to cast their ballots on whether to replace or retain the Eighth Amendment which provides for the equal right to life of the mother and the unborn.

EU dismisses UK 'fantasy' Irish border solutions

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 9:41pm
A senior EU official has issued a blunt warning to the UK that it cannot solve the Irish border issue by making the so-called backstop guarantee on avoiding a hard border a UK-wide solution.

Weinstein expected to surrender on sex assault charges

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 9:14pm
Former Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to New York City police on charges of sexual misconduct on Friday morning, the New York Times has reported, citing two unidentified law enforcement officials.

Alex Jones facing lawsuit over Sandy Hook denials

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 6:58pm
Six families of victims killed in one of America's worst mass shootings have filed a lawsuit against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who has claimed the massacre days shortly before Christmas 2012 never happened.

Ballydoyle Racing guilty of breach of employment law

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 6:47pm
Ballydoyle Racing today pleaded guilty to a breach of employment law at Cashel District Court and was given the Probation Act after donating €2,000 to the court poor box.

Morgan Freeman apologises amid harassment reports

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 6:30pm
Eight women have accused Morgan Freeman of harassment and inappropriate behaviour in an extensive report by US broadcaster CNN.

British Army sergeant tampered with wife's parachute

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 6:26pm
A British Army sergeant has been found guilty of attempting to murder his wife on two occasions, by tampering with her parachute and causing a gas leak at their home.

Templates allow blind people to vote unassisted

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 6:00pm
Around 50,000 blind and vision-impaired people on the electoral register are being given their first opportunity to cast their votes in secret in tomorrow's referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

Protected disclosure over CIT discussed by committee

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 5:06pm
Representatives from the Higher Education Authority, the Department of Education, and Cork Institute of Technology have all rejected suggestions that an investigation into allegations contained in an anonymous protected disclosure related to CIT is not being conducted in an independent fashion.

Tánaiste backs BreastCheck in wake of cost worries

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 3:51pm
The Tánaiste has moved to quell fears for the future of the BreastCheck screening programme due to spiralling legal costs.

Kremlin blamed for hoax call to Boris Johnson

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 3:48pm
The UK believes the Kremlin was behind a hoax call targeting British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

Trump calls off Singapore summit with Kim

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 3:37pm
US President Donald Trump has said the summit planned with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore next month will not now go ahead.

Man charged over fatal Cahersiveen stabbing

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 2:45pm
A man in his 20s has been charged in connection with the death of Robert Elston in Cahersiveen, Co Kerry.

HSE accepts provision of documents is 'critical'

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 2:24pm
The HSE has told the High Court it accepted the provision of documentation and cervical smear slides involving three women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy were "critical and urgent."

Govt may seek opposition support to cut bill debate

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 1:40pm
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has told road safety campaigners that the Government may seek the agreement of the opposition to cut short debate on the new Road Traffic Bill to ensure it passes before the summer.

TUI protests over low pay rates for new public servants

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 1:27pm
Teachers belonging to the Teachers' Union of Ireland are holding protests in their campaign against lower pay rates for public servants recruited since 2011.

Far-reaching consequences of Eighth decision - Coveney

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 12:49pm
The Tanáiste has told the Dáil that Ireland will make a decision tomorrow that will have real consequences in how Irish society moves forward.

Concerns over temporary improvements at Clare centre

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 12:33pm
A HSE-owned residential centre with a capacity to accommodate 120 older people in Co Clare has been ordered to notify HIQA if it takes in more than 100 residents.