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.
Dame Athene Donald believes schools should encourage girls’ interests in science and engineering with stimulating toys from a young age.
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.
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.
Thank you, Instagram. Thank you.
The sock designer, who has retreated from the public eye over the last few years because of his unhappiness with his size, is working hard to get back in shape and is really "taking care of himself".
EastEnders’ Shirley Carter is on a mission and nothing’s going to stop her. Not even Aunt Babe.
The weather woman opened up about her insecurities about her body – and how she wished she’d got fitter before the show.
The EastEnders star is more jealous about his on-screen wife dancing with another man than her real husband is.
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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.
Diarmuid Connolly will return to Croke Park this evening to make his case to play in Saturday's All-Ireland semi-final replay against Mayo.