A recent EU trade deal with Canada took seven years to negotiate

No trade talks until UK leaves says EU's Malmstrom

06.48 EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom has said that detailed talks on a new trading relationship between the UK and the EU should not start until after the process of leaving politically under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.

John Farrelly is the CEO of the Charities Regulatory Authority

Farrelly: Mismanagement should be reported to OCE

30 Jun The Charities Regulatory Authority has said that any state entity should have reported the information which the HSE possessed in its draft audit of the charity Console to the Office of Corporate Enforcement (OCE).

Ruth Smeeth said Jeremy Corbyn had shown a 'catastrophic failure of leadership'

Labour under Corbyn 'not safe' for British Jews

30 Jun A Labour MP has claimed the party "cannot be a safe space" for British Jews after Jeremy Corbyn failed to intervene when she was verbally abused by one of his grassroots supporters at a press conference.

City Bin customers to automatically remain on their current waste plans

News in Brief

30 Jun A round-up of other domestic and international news.

Police and military personnel at a a gate of Joint Base Andrews near the Malcolm Grow Medical Center

'Miscommunication' sparked lockdown at US base

30 Jun US Joint Base Andrews outside Washington, the home base of the presidential plane Air Force One, said that a "miscommunication" about an active shooter training exercise led to a brief lockdown of the site.

The Garda Representative Association has rejected the new public service pay deal

Fitzgerald concerned over garda morale

30 Jun Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said she is concerned about morale within An Garda Síochána and will do everything she can to improve it.

Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers said dissidents want to target officers from the PSNI, army and prison service

27 paramilitary-style NI attacks in 2016: Villiers

30 Jun There have been 27 paramilitary-style attacks in Northern Ireland so far this year amid heightened concerns about the risk posed by dissident republicanism, Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers has said.

Minister is taking part in Battle of the Somme commemorations

Humphreys attending Somme centenary events

30 Jun Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys is visiting France to attend a series of commemorative events to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.

Activists march in Manila to show support for Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte sworn in as Philippines' president

30 Jun Rodrigo Duterte has been sworn in as the Philippines' 16th president, saying he would wage a "relentless" and "sustained" battle against crime and warned officials that he would not tolerate corruption.

Jean-Claude Juncker welcomed Nicola Sturgeon to Brussels

'If the UK leaves, Scotland leaves' - Spanish PM

29 Jun Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she was given a "sympathetic" hearing in Brussels when making her case for finding a way to keep Scotland in the European Union after Britain voted to leave the bloc last week.

David Hall said the charity's services are still being offered

Staff 'traumatised' over Console revelations

29 Jun An external examiner appointed to look into finances and governance at the national suicide charity Console has said staff were "traumatised" over the malpractice issues highlighted by the RTÉ Investigations Unit.

One application for a review was made to the HSE, and the committee found the application met the criteria for a termination

26 terminations carried out in Ireland last year

29 Jun There were 26 terminations of pregnancy conducted in Ireland last year under the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013, according to the latest report on its operation, laid before the Oireachtas today.