The DNA of a man accused of raping a woman with Down Syndrome matches DNA taken from semen found on the woman.
The prosecution counsel in the trial of a Derry man accused of murdering his pregnant ex-girlfriend has told a jury that there was evidence of "violence from beginning to end" left behind at the scene.
A Dublin man has been granted an adjournment until next year for a "breathtaking" application to withdraw his guilty plea for murdering a "mentally challenged" 63-year-old man.
Enda Kenny has said that says Ireland's agriculture industry will have to be given special treatment in any deal to limit its carbon emissions.
Authorities in north-west Turkey have rounded up some 1,300 migrants allegedly preparing to make their way into Greece, according to reports.
New York City begins a new era in nutritional warnings this week, when chain restaurants will have to start putting a special symbol on high-salt dishes.
The German government is planning to send up to 1,200 troops to help in the fight against the so-called 'Islamic State' group.
Turkey’s prime minister has said his country will not apologise to Russia for shooting down a warplane operating over Syria that crossed through Turkish airspace.
What’s better than a chortling seal? Nothing. Literally nothing.
"I know what it's like to have my father killed on national television."
From animals which are far from Rudolph to politics-themed decorations, how about being a tad different with your tree this year?
TV presenter Lorraine Kelly shocked viewers with a comment she made to Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan as he presented her with a birthday present.
The Welsh rockers will return to the 2016 festival alongside Faithless, Queen and Adam Lambert.
The Canadian pop singer has a record-breaking three tracks in the Top Five of the UK official singles chart
Last Friday night’s The Late Late Toy Show was the most-watched programme on television in Ireland so far this year, according to RTÉ.
The mid-season finale teaser teased the arrival of the comic book’s brutal baddie Negan, played by Jeffrey Dean Morgan.
Ireland today: A wet day with heavy and persistent rain affecting many regions. The rain could ...more weather
LATEST UPDATE: Gardaí at Pearse St station have confirmed that singer Sinead O'Connor has been located "safe and sound" and is receiving medical assistance.
A suspected burglar who became stuck in the chimney of a California house died after the homeowner unknowingly lit a fire.
A Mississippi waitress was shot and killed by a customer after she asked him not to smoke.
Sinead O’Connor has announced that she is quitting the music industry.
Bob Geldof has described the painful moment he had to tell his children that their mother, Paula Yates, had died.
He makes someone think they’re watching their best friend get murdered.
A man is in a serious condition in hospital after falling from scaffolding in Dublin city centre this afternoon.
The Corrs have opened up on the reason they called it quits with Sharon admitting the foursome had to “get their lives on track”.
The 27-year-old, from Bolton, talks being the newly crowned heavyweight world boxing champion.
It's all getting a bit petty now.
Irish welterweight Steven Donnelly appears set to qualify for Rio 2016 without throwing a punch.
Arsenal have injury problems. Who’d have thought?