Minister has 'no option' but to vote for McNulty
Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said that "he has no option, by default" than to vote for John McNulty in the Seanad by-election, even though Mr McNulty has asked for his name to be withdrawn.
Hong Kong leader will not step down over protests
Hong Kong's leader, Leung Chun-ying, has told pro-democracy protesters late that he has no intention of stepping down, and warned them that the consequences of occupying government buildings would be serious.
Hogan approved as EU Agriculture Commissioner
The European Parliament's Committee on Agriculture has voted overwhelmingly in favour of Phil Hogan's nomination as Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, according to a source.
Tax take €700m ahead of target by September
Exchequer returns for the first nine months of the year show the State has taken in over €700m more than expected in the last Budget, an improvement of 2.5%.
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