Sinn Fein votes to liberalise access to abortion

Sinn Fein votes to liberalise access to abortion Mary Lou McDonald. Photo: Niall Carson/PA SINN Féin has voted to amend its policy so that TDs can support legislation allowing for abortion up to 12 weeks. Despite campaigning...

Merkel is thrown a lifeline as immigration deadline looms

Merkel is thrown a lifeline as immigration deadline looms German Chancellor Angela Merkel Photo: AP Photo/Markus Schreiber The rebellious minister threatening Angela Merkel's political future threw her a lifeline yesterday as he appeared to back away...

Migrants rejected by Italy find haven in Spain

Migrants rejected by Italy find haven in Spain The first migrant (far left) disembarks from the Italian coast guard boat the Dattilo. Photo: JOSE JORDAN/AFP/Getty Images Rescued migrants turned away by Italy and Malta arrived at...

Greece and Macedonia signed deal to resolve decades-old dispute

Greece and Macedonia signed deal to resolve decades-old dispute Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev gesture before the signing of an accord to settle a long dispute over the former...

World Cup 2018

Southgate urges England to be brave Kyle Walker and Harry Kane of England enjoy a training session. Photo: Getty Images Amid Gareth Southgate's confident declarations that England are "ready", that they will be bold and be...

17 die in Caracas club stampede after tear gas canister explosion

17 die in Caracas club stampede after tear gas canister explosion The incident at the Los Cotorros club in the middle-class area of El Paraiso left five others injured. A car is parked in front of...

Thomas Markle says Prince Harry told him to ‘give Donald Trump a chance’

Thomas Markle says Prince Harry told him to 'give Donald Trump a chance' Thomas Markle said he was upset at not being able to walk Meghan down the aisle (Danny Lawson/PA) Thomas Markle, the father of...

Rural broadband now an ’emergency’ issue, warn campaigners

Rural broadband now an 'emergency' issue, warn campaigners Nationwide roll-out of high-speed network should be non-negotiable, says ICMSA (stock image) The government needs to hold an emergency Cabinet meeting to prove to the people of rural Ireland...

Ibec fears ‘cliff edge’ on Brexit

Ibec fears 'cliff edge' on Brexit Fergal O'Brien. Picture: Gary O' Neill An extension of the planned post-Brexit transition period beyond 2020 is the only sensible route to protect businesses, a leading industry body has said. Ibec's...

UN Security Council rejects call for end to Yemen battle

UN Security Council rejects call for end to Yemen battle (Photo: PA) The UN Security Council has rejected a plan to call for an end to fighting in Hodeidah, Yemen as Saudi-led forces look poised to...

TRENDING RIGHT NOW