Another opinion poll is showing a significant recovery in support for the coalition.
As many as 25 people have been injured in a bus crash in Co Donegal.
The PSNI have arrested three men in connection with a shooting incident in Antrim on Thursday.
A man has been charged in connection with a stabbing in Dublin yesterday.
Nigeria has extended voting to tomorrow after problems occurred as millions turned out to vote in a presidential election that analysts say is too close to call between President Goodluck Jonathan and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari.
Blood spattered utensils and bullet-pocked walls mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists that killed at least 24, including six attackers.
A member of a gliding club in the French Alps, where a Germanwings plane crashed this week, has said the co-pilot of the plane frequented the area as a child with his parents.
Two murderers who wed in Britain’s first gay prison marriage will not be allowed to share a cell, jail bosses have said.
Dublin you’re looking well!
Somebody please think of the sheepdog!
Is this the start of James May's new blogging channel?
Don't come between a man and his food.
The band have promised some relief from bland pop and dance music.
The star of GBBO could have been an artist – of a different kind.
Don’t expect too much racy action in the new BBC version of the infamous love story.
The actor thinks he’ll be recognised as the character for the rest of his life.
Ireland today: After a fairly cloudy and wet morning, it will become drier in the afternoon, ...more weather
Down 0-10 Meath 2-11
Meath gate-crashed the Mourne party and forced Down to keep the champagne on ice for at least another week.
Munster moved closer to a home Guinness Pro12 semi-final in some style at Thomond Park on Saturday evening, running in six tries to thump derby rivals Connacht.
Israel 0 Wales 3
Gareth Bale turned on the style as Wales took a huge step towards qualifying for Euro 2016 with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Israel in Haifa.
Laois 2-18 Antrim 1-13
Laois finished strongly with two goals in a minute to leave 14-man Antrim planning on a play-off with either Kerry or Westmeath to decide who will play in Division 1B of the Allianz Hurling League next year.