Hogan facing questions from EU committee
Ireland's EU commissioner designate Phil Hogan is attending a three-hour hearing at the European Parliament this morning during which his suitability to become the next Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development will be assessed.
Northern Ireland facing budget shortfall
The British government has been formally alerted that Northern Ireland's power-sharing administration is on track to go into the red by the end of this financial year in April.
Ebola infection rate outstripping health supplies
People in Sierra Leone are being infected with Ebola at the rate of five every hour, according to the charity Save the Children.
PDFORRA claims shortage of army uniforms
The Defence Forces representative association has said the Army does not have enough uniforms and soldiers are borrowing them from each other for use in the barracks and on ceremonial duties.
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