There has been opposition to fracking

Fracking firm considers legal action over licence

01 Oct The company that wants to pursue extracting shale gas in border counties using the controversial fracking process may begin a legal challenge to decisions of Northern Ireland's power-sharing administration.

Radovan Karadzic faces charges of genocide for the killing of more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys from Srebrenica

Karadzic accuses prosecutors of lying at trial

01 Oct Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic accused prosecutors of lying about his role in Bosnia's descent into civil war to make up for a lack of evidence as he took the floor to wrap up his defence at the end of his long-running genocide trial.

New barricades have been set up outside the White House

Intruder ran through White House, report says

30 Sep An intruder armed with a knife, who jumped a fence and sprinted across the White House lawn, got much further into the presidential mansion than previously thought, according to a report.

The inquiry was set up by the power-sharing administration at Stormont

Inquiry told 20% of boys at NI home allege abuse

29 Sep Northern Ireland's Historical Abuse Inquiry has been told that 20% of the 1,000 boys who were residents of De La Salle home in Co Down allege that they were physically or sexually abused.

More than a tonne of cocaine was seized last week off the Irish coast

Arrest in Leeds in cocaine investigation

29 Sep A man has been arrested by officers from the UK's National Crime Agency investigating the seizure of more than a tonne of cocaine off the coast of Cork last week.

Three men were injured when a car being pursued by a garda vehicle hit them in Parteen

Clare road crash investigated by GSOC

26 Sep A man in his 70s has had a leg amputated after he sustained serious injuries when a car being pursued by gardaí struck parked cars in Parteen, Co Clare, yesterday evening.

Three men appeared in court in Cork over a drugs seizure on board a yacht

Four charged over €80m cocaine seizure

26 Sep Four men, three in Ireland and one in the UK, have been charged in connection with the seizure of more than a tonne of cocaine off the Cork coast earlier this week.