Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter's story inspired Bob Dylan's song 'Hurricane'

US former boxer 'Hurricane' Carter dies

20 Apr Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, a US boxer made famous by a racially-tinged wrongful murder conviction that put him behind bars for 19 years, has died. He was 76.

Des Kavanagh said the PNA is extremely concerned about the premature discharge of patients

Psychiatric nurses call for more efficient system

20 Apr The Psychiatric Nurses Association has said a more efficient system must be put in place by the Health Minister and the HSE for reporting adverse incidents or deaths within the mental health system.

Dozens of guides were on the move when a huge block of ice broke off from a hanging glacier

Search for missing guides on Everest called off

20 Apr Nepal has called off the search for three local guides still missing after the deadliest accident on Mount Everest that killed 13 of their colleagues, a tourism ministry official said.

Mountain rescue workers lift an injured climber after the avalanche hit

Everest avalanche death toll rises to thirteen

19 Apr Rescuers recovered the body of one mountain guide today, after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, bringing the death toll to at least 13 in the deadliest accident on the world's highest mountain.

Captain Lee Jun-Seok receives help from maritime policemen to escape after the ferry sank

Arrest warrant sought for Korean ferry captain

18 Apr South Korean prosecutors are seeking arrest warrants for the captain and two crew members of the ferry that capsized Wednesday with hundreds of children on board, a coastguard official said.