Today is International Women's Day and thousand of events are being held across the globe to raise awareness of female issues.
A postmortem is due to be carried out on the body of a 78-year-old woman who died in a house fire in Co Mayo yesterday.
German chancellor Angela Merkel has branded Ireland a tremendous success after emerging from the bailout and claimed she was positive about talks on a European banking union.
An investigation is underway after a 78-year-old woman died in a house fire in Co Mayo.
Moscow mounted pressure on Ukraine today, with the Russian foreign minister denouncing the new Ukrainian authorities as puppets in the hands of armed radicals.
Businessman Richard Branson has admitted he got the idea for his commercial space flight venture during a phone-in on a children’s TV show.
New legislation is being introduced in England and Wales from today, which will give people the right to ask police if their partner has a history of domestic violence.
The governor of Massachusetts signed a bill yesterday updating the state’s voyeurism laws.
The captain of the Queen Mary 2 couldn't resist this photo opportunity.
The award goes to the Sherston Cliffhanger, and Mr Jarse.
Why? Because Crufts is on.
Well, whoever put up this notice didn't get the reaction they wanted.
Robin Thicke has vowed to save his marriage to Paula Patton.
Leonardo DiCaprio has invited Harry Styles to hang out and talk about potential acting roles.
Chris Evans' heart isn't "in" superhero sagas as it was.
Jay Z has turned down the chance to be Kanye West's best man.
Ireland today: A windy day. It looks to be largely cloudy, however with some brighter spells ...more weather
Ahead of kick-off at today's Ireland v Italy game, which also happens to be Brian O'Driscoll's last home game ahead of his retirement, the veteran player got an extra-special reception.
Manchester United fans were at last given something to cheer about after David Moyes' men strolled to an easy 3-0 victory against West Brom.
Olivier Giroud came off the bench to score twice as Arsenal beat Everton 4-1 to book their place in the FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley.
Brian O’Driscoll is to set a new all-time Test appearances record of 140 caps in his penultimate international bow today, easing past former Australia scrum-half George Gregan’s tally.