Efforts to 'Reboot Ireland' have failed to make a dent on the political landscape.
The Health Minister Leo Varadkar has said no decision has yet been made on lifting the 30-year-old ban on gay men giving blood.
A 52-year-old man has been arrested after firearms and ammunition were discovered in west Belfast.
The Ceann Comhairle says he intends to complete his term in office.
Notorious former drug smuggler and author Howard Marks has been diagnosed with inoperable cancer, he has announced this weekend.
Greeks are voting in an early general election that could alter the course of the country’s struggle with crippling debts, with a radical left party poised to win by promising to rewrite the terms of its international bailout.
Police are searching two planes at Atlanta’s main airport after authorities received what they said were credible bomb threats.
Indiscriminate rocket fire has hit a market, schools, homes and shops in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said.
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Birdman received a welcome lift on its flight to the Oscars after winning the Producers Guild of America’s highest film award at a ceremony in Los Angeles.
Paul Bettany has said playing an on-screen character in the latest Marvel film means working harder than when he was simply providing a voice.
Emmerdale’s Ryan Hawley thinks Robert Sugden’s feelings for Aaron Livesy are purely superficial.
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A dressing room visit from Jose Mourinho was the “icing on the cake” for Bradford goalkeeper Ben Williams after the Bantams’ astounding 4-2 comeback win over Chelsea in the FA Cup on Saturday.
Former Manchester City manager Joe Royle has backed Manuel Pellegrini’s assessment that their late return from Abu Dhabi had little to do with their shock FA Cup exit at the hands of Middlesbrough.
Tyrone turned on the power in the second half to shatter Breffni dreams and win a fourth successive Dr McKenna Cup title.
Villarreal have announced they have reached agreement in principle with Arsenal for the sale of centre-back Gabriel Paulista, with Gunners forward Joel Campbell heading to the Spanish club on loan for the rest of the season.