A cabinet minister has said Ireland will lead the world in dealing with the refugee crisis, and consider asylum for thousands who need it.
Michael Kitt has announced he is to retire from politics.
Some of the hostel provision being offered to homeless people is so bad that they are better off sleeping rough, according to campaigner Fr Peter McVerry.
Enda Kenny and David Cameron are convening crisis talks on Northern Ireland next week.
US presidential hopeful Donald Trump has announced he will not run as an independent, if he is not selected as the Republican party candidate for the White House.
The white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers during a Bible study should face the death penalty, according to court documents.
A US judge has jailed a defiant Kentucky clerk after she refused to issue marriage licences to gay couples.
Tree populations have been mapped worldwide, but what’s the bigger picture?
The first thought of Robert Wright from Fresno, California was to save his children, but the next thing that came to mind was the burnt offerings of his ribs, which he took "pride in".
Things can get pretty weird.
His brother Galip and mother Rhian also drowned.
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The 'I Don't Care' singer, who has previously slammed criticism that she is too thin, hates the fact people are "judged" for their appearance and has encouraged people to seek new experiences without worrying about opinions over their size.
Black Sabbath have announced their final tour will take place next year.
The 'Legend' actor, who already has a seven-year-old son, Louis, with ex-girlfriend Rachael Speed, was joined on the red carpet for the UK premiere of his new movie in London this evening by wife Charlotte Riley, whose growing baby bump could be seen in a fitted black dress.
Paul Burrell, who the late royal referred to as her "rock", has joined the Channel 5 reality TV show for a few days to show the American housemates how to be good servants to their British rivals, who are set to become members of the reality TV show's Royal Family this week.
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Gareth Bale’s late header has put Wales within tantalising reach of qualifying for Euro 2016.
Emmanuel Adebayor has been left out of Tottenham’s 25-man squad for the Barclays Premier League.
Mike Ross backed Leinster teammate Tadhg Furlong to show the versatility coach Joe Schmidt is looking for from his players.
A combination of balance, game time and one particular player who wouldn't be moved influenced Joe Schmidt's selection decisions.