Walter de Gregorio said Sepp Blatter is not the subject of any bribery allegations

World Cups to go ahead as planned: FIFA

11.04 Switzerland's Office of the Attorney General has opened criminal proceedings in connection with the allocation of the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups.

Tony Grimes was speaking at the banking inquiry today

Letting Irish banks fail was ruled out - inquiry

11.03 The Deputy Governor of the Central Bank has told the banking inquiry that the consultancy advice received by the Government prior to the guarantee ruled out the option of allowing an Irish bank to fail.

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein is 'saddened' by the latest scandal to rock FIFA

Arrests a 'sad day' for football: Prince Ali

10.21 Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, the man challenging Sepp Blatter for the most powerful job in world soccer, said he was saddened by the latest corruption scandal involving the sport's governing body FIFA.

62% of voted in favour and 38% against same-sex marriage in the referendum

Same-sex marriage vote 'defeat for humanity'

10.38 The Irish vote to allow same-sex marriage was a "defeat for humanity", a senior Vatican official has said in the first high-level reaction from the Holy See to last week's landmark referendum.

Complaints to the Ombudsman about healthcare represent 20% of all complaints received

Concern that fear stops healthcare complaints

10.35 People are afraid to complain about the care and treatment they get in hospitals because they are worried what will happen to themselves or their loves ones, according to the Ombudsman.

The White House said the action was essential to fix a 'broken immigration system'

News in Brief

10.32 A round-up of other Irish and international news stories

Enda Kenny said that he does not believe the Dáil should be 'rushed'

Kenny: No vote on Eighth Amendment before election

26 May Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Dáil that "there are great sensitivities that need to be carefully considered and there will not be a repeal of the Eighth Amendment in the lifetime of this Government".

Bobby Aylward shakes hands with Micheál Martin before taking his seat

Aylward takes up seat at Leinster House

26 May Bobby Aylward arrived in Leinster House today on the back of his victory in the Carlow-Kilkenny by-election, but the row over Averil Power's departure from Fianna Fáil continued.

Karl O'Toole was last seen in the area of Friary Hill, Enniscorthy on Saturday afternoon, at about 3pm

Appeal to trace missing Wexford man

26 May Gardaí have appealed for assistance tracing 30-year-old Karl O'Toole, who has been missing from Enniscorthy, Co Wexford since Saturday 23 May.

Facebook is the most common platform for photo-sharing

Parents warned over publishing images of children

26 May Researchers have claimed that some parents are sharing more than 900 images of their children online before the children's fifth birthday, despite many not checking their social network privacy settings.