Figures show a dramatic drop in the number of priests serving in Catholic dioceses in Ireland.
The Syrian conflict is expected to be the main focus when the Taoiseach attends the British-Irish Council Summit in London later.
Police are treating a gun attack on two officers in west Belfast as attempted murder.
The former General secretary of the IFA says he wants the association to pay his multi-million euro severance package to charity.
An Islamic State group affiliate in Bangladesh says it was behind an attack on a Shiite mosque in the country’s north that killed one man and wounded three others.
Pope Francis is visiting a slum in Nairobi to press for adequate and dignified housing for society’s most marginal, especially in burgeoning megacities like the Kenyan capital.
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Jeremy Corbyn is struggling to contain a shadow cabinet revolt after the UK Labour leader said he could not support RAF air strikes against Islamic State in Syria.
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Rita Ora is reportedly dating rapper Krept Johnson.
2016 will see the return of Ukraine, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia and Bulgaria.
Jennifer Hudson thinks it is "unfortunate" there is a lack of diversity in Hollywood.
Michael Lohan's wife has been arrested.
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Former Newcastle boss Kevin Keegan has claimed the club is too big for some of current head coach Steve McClaren’s players.
Despite a shaky start, Liverpool won 2-1 against Bordeaux thanks to goals from James Milner and Christian Benteke.
Andy Murray is ready to shoulder the pressure and carry Great Britain to a first Davis Cup title since 1936.