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Ten-year-old rape victim gives birth in India

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 1:52pm
A ten-year-old rape victim whose plea for an abortion was rejected by India's Supreme Court has given birth to a baby girl, a doctor said.

Top US general condemns racism after Virginia violence

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 11:43am
The United States' top general has condemned "racism and bigotry", joining other military leaders in their denunciation of deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Paris attack suspect to be tried separately in Belgium

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 11:41am
Salah Abdeslam, a suspect in 2015 Islamist attacks on Paris who is currently jailed in France, will face trial in Belgium over a police shootout at his suspected hideout in Brussels, Belgian prosecutors said this morning.

Man in court in connection with alleged assault on baby

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 11:27am
A man is due to appear in court charged in connection with an alleged assault on a ten-week-old baby girl.

State will not appeal refusal to extradite Bailey

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 11:14am
The State will not appeal against the High Court's decision last month to refuse the extradition of Ian Bailey to France in relation to the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

Irishman dies in reported car-jacking in Mexico

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 11:04am
An Irishman has been killed in Mexico. The circumstances around the death of the 29-year-old Co Louth man are unclear but local media are reporting that he was shot during an apparent car-jacking in Lazaro Cardenas in the State of Michoacán.

Australian senator criticised for burqa stunt

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 10:09am
An Australian anti-immigration politician caused a furore this morning when she entered the Senate wearing a burqa, earning a stern rebuke from the country's top lawyer for the "appalling" stunt.

Dublin footfall still well below pre-recession levels

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 9:57am
Footfall on some of Dublin's main shopping streets is still nearly 30% below the level before the recession according to figures recorded by specialist cameras.

Fresh appeal for man missing one year from Tralee

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 9:43am
Gardaí in Tralee have renewed their appeal for information on a man who has been missing for almost one year.

UK still expects phase two of Brexit talks in October

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 9:08am
Britain is confident it will make "sufficient progress" in negotiations with the European Union by October to move to the next phase of the talks, according to its Brexit department.

Breakthrough in peanut allergy research

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 8:21am
Australian researchers have reported a major breakthrough in the relief of deadly peanut allergy with the discovery of a long-lasting treatment they say offers hope that a cure will soon be possible.

Spain rescues almost 600 migrants at sea in one day

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 8:20am
Spanish coastguards have rescued nearly 600 people from 15 boats and a jet ski in the waters between Morocco and Spain.

Judgment expected in same-sex marriage cases in North

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 7:59am
Judgment is due today in two landmark legal challenges against Northern Ireland's ban on gay marriage.

Woman shot dead in Dublin was 48-year-old mother of six

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 7:56am
A woman shot dead at a house in Balbutcher Drive in Dublin yesterday afternoon has been named locally as Antoinette Corbally.

S Korea's President Moon - 'No war on Korean peninsula'

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 4:41am
South Korean President Moon Jae-In has said there will be no war on the Korean peninsula, adding that Seoul effectively had a veto over US military action.

Children wait up to 7 years for first dental screening

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 1:48am
The Irish Dental Association says that due to totally inadequate staffing levels, the Public Dental Service is failing children who are waiting up to 7 or 8 and sometimes 12 years for their first dental screening.

4th anniversary of arrest of Ibrahim Halawa in Cairo

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 1:12am
Today marks the fourth anniversary of the arrest of Ibrahim Halawa in Cairo.

Saudi border with Qatar to be reopened for hajj

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 12:58am
Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered the border with Qatar be reopened to allow pilgrims to carry out their annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.

Derry weapon stash thought to be linked to dissidents

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 11:04pm
A suspected dissident republican weapon stash has been discovered in Derry.

EU demand over Apple's €13bn tax bill 'unjustified'

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 11:04pm
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has said the European Commission's demand that Ireland collects up to €13bn in back taxes from Apple was unjustified.