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US court to review Ohio lethal injection protocol

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 10:58pm
A federal appeals court has said it would reconsider its recent decision blocking Ohio from using its lethal injection protocol to execute three death row inmates.

Harris welcomes publication of new hospital agreement

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 10:32pm
The 25-page agreement between Holles Street Hospital and the St Vincent's Healthcare Group on the new National Maternity Hospital has been published this evening by the two hospitals.

Childminder on charge of causing serious harm to baby

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 10:23pm
A childminder has gone on trial charged with causing serious harm to a ten-month-old baby.

Trudeau says Canada will stand up to Trump on trade

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 9:13pm
US President Donald Trump has accused Canada of being "very rough" with the United States on trade, defending his decision to impose new tariffs on softwood lumber from America's northern neighbour.

Macron criticised for taking victory for granted

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 8:39pm
French presidential favourite Emmanuel Macron has come under fire from both potential allies and his run-off rival Marine Le Pen for acting as if victory next month was already guaranteed.

Thai man murders child, takes own life on Facebook Live

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 7:50pm
A man in Thailand filmed himself killing his girlfriend's child and then himself on Facebook Live, Thai police said, the latest example of the social network's live-streaming function being used to broadcast grisly crimes.

Appeal for Tyrone teen who may be in Dublin

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 7:45pm
Gardaí have appealed for information on a 17-year-old missing from Co Tyrone who may be in the Dublin area.

Trump vows to fight anti-Semitism

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 7:34pm
US President Donald Trump has promised to fight anti-Semitism, seeking to put behind him a series of missteps over the issue that have dogged his presidency.

Artificial womb device to keep premature babies alive

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 6:14pm
An "artificial womb" has been developed that could soon be used to keep extremely premature babies alive.

WDC chair standing down due to frustration at Govt

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 5:13pm
The Chairperson of the Western Development Commission has said he is not seeking reappointment due to frustration at the State's approach to balanced regional growth.

White House rejects request for Flynn documents

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 5:05pm
The US congressional committee investigating former US National Security Adviser Mike Flynn has said the White House has refused to share documents with it.

Identity of man who washed up on Bray beach confirmed

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 5:01pm
The identity of a man whose body was found washed up on Bray beach last month has been confirmed.

Spring record of 138 rough sleepers in Dublin region

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 4:34pm
New official figures published today show that the number of rough sleepers in the Dublin region is 35% up on the same period last year.

Ivanka Trump wants to help 'empower women'

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 4:00pm
Ivanka Trump has said she is still in the process of defining her role as an informal White House adviser to her father Donald, and wanted to use her influence to help empower women.

Housing restrictions imposed over bird flu lifted

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 3:17pm
Housing restrictions on poultry imposed due to concerns over bird flu have been lifted by the Department of Agriculture.

Halawa in written plea to Taoiseach to secure release

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 2:59pm
Ibrahim Halawa, who has been in prison in Egypt for four years without trial, has written an impassioned plea to Taoiseach Enda Kenny for his release after seeing another inmate being freed.

'ISIS'-related phrases scratched into cars in Dublin

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 2:52pm
An investigation is under way after more than 30 cars were damaged in a housing estate in Dublin overnight.

Trial to begin of seven accused of false imprisonment

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 1:55pm
The trial of Solidarity TD Paul Murphy and six other men accused of the false imprisonment of former tánaiste Joan Burton is due to begin at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court this afternoon.

Web Summit firm to hire 40 new staff this year

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 1:51pm
The company behind the Web Summit is to take on 40 extra staff this year to support its expansion, including a manager to handle communications with the Government.

Blame game over cuts in Northern Ireland

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 1:48pm
The Democratic Unionist Party and Sinn Féin have clashed over looming spending cuts in Northern Ireland.