Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness has called for a border poll on Irish unity.
Gardaí in Waterford are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault in the city earlier this week.
The guidance document for the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 has been published on the Department of Health website today.
Julian Assange has revealed that a number of Irish politicians have entered the Ecuadorian embassy in London to meet him.
Nicolas Sarkozy is making a political comeback in France.
Alex Salmond today said he would be standing down as Scotland’s First Minister and Scottish National Party (SNP) leader.
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Six Iranians who appear in a video dancing to Pharrell Williams’ song 'Happy' and the video’s director have been sentenced to suspended jail terms and lashes.
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"It was one round piece of bread covered in cheese."
Many parents find themselves with slightly calmer mornings now that older kids are back at school.
Even the US military machine can’t prevent this utterly joyous reunion.
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This week, Liam Neeson stars in action thriller A Walk Along The Tombstones, a utopian society unravels in sci-fi adventure The Giver, and the tale of an exclusive Oxford University clique in The Riot Club.
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Angelina’s revelation that she had undergone a double mastectomy prompted women in the UK to have cancer tests.
Ireland today: A fair amount of mist and low cloud today with showers affecting southern, central ...more weather
Cardiff Blues 9 Ulster 26
A supremely efficient Ulster performance saw them claim a 26-9 victory at Cardiff Arms Park and condemn the Blues to a second home Guinness PRO12 defeat in six days.
Golf fans worried about the possibility of a rift between Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell will be delighted to see them sitting down together for a TV interview.
Celtic winger Aleksandar Tonev has been hit with a Scottish Football Association charge over alleged racist abuse.
All the team news from around the grounds ahead of Week 5 in the Premier League - more to follow as it comes in.