Germany's Angela Merkel is visiting the former Nazi death camp at Auschwitz for the first time in her 14 years as chancellor, as Germany grapples with a resurgence of anti-Semitism and the growth of the far-right.
The Irish Penal Reform Trust has described the case of a brain-damaged homeless man who is being held on remand in Mountjoy Prison as a "social policy failure" and said adequate care should be provided to him.
Three hundred animals have been evacuated from a wildlife park north of Sydney as massive bushfires encircled Australia's largest city and foreign firefighters arrived to relieve beleaguered local forces.
Nearly 6,000 sexual assaults, including more than 450 cases of rape, were reported to Uber in the US in 2017 and 2018, the ridesharing company said, as it faces increasing pressure over its response to abuse complaints.
A group of men who suffered sexual abuse as schoolboys at a Limerick primary school have called on the Government to stop putting obstacles in their way and grant them immediate access to a state redress scheme.