ESA to launch two satellites
Europe will move a step closer to getting its own civilian operated satellite based navigation system, with the launch later today of two satellites that will make up part of the Galileo programme.
US military tried to rescue American hostages
US military tried but failed in a recent attempt to rescue American hostages held in Syria by Islamic State militants, a Pentagon statement has said.
Man charged over fatal Dublin stabbing
A 63-year-old man has been charged with murder following a fatal stabbing in Dublin on Sunday night.
McKevitt judgment reserved pending separate ruling
The High Court will not give its judgment on whether or not convicted Real IRA prisoner Michael McKevitt should be released from prison until after the Supreme Court has dealt with a separate remission-related case.
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