All 243 people who were on the train have now been accounted for

US train crash death toll rises to 8

14 May The body of an eighth victim has been found in the wreckage of Tuesday's train derailment in Philadelphia, the city's fire commissioner said.

The talks are aimed at averting further industrial action

Talks on bus dispute to resume tomorrow

12 May Talks at the Labour Relations Commission between management and unions at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann aimed at averting industrial action have adjourned until tomorrow.

LRC talks are to resume tomorrow at 10am

Talks over bus dispute adjourned until tomorrow

11 May Talks at the Labour Relations Commission between management and unions at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann aimed at averting industrial action this weekend have been adjourned until 10am tomorrow.

Andreas Lubitz is believed to have deliberately crashed the plane, killing 150 people

Germanwings co-pilot practised crash descent

06 May The Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a jet in the Alps in March practised entering the fatal descent settings on the outbound flight and ignored repeated attempts to contact him from both ground and air, investigators said this morning.

The new road would have a number of junctions to facilitate traffic merging onto existing routes out of Galway

NUIG disappointed over N6 project route

07 May NUI Galway has described as very disappointing news that a major new traffic corridor will cut through its hurling pitch and adjacent sports training area.

Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus last night told unions they will seek compensation for losses

Threat of legal action 'vexatious' - NBRU

01 May The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has dismissed the threat of legal action by Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus to recover the costs of the bus strike, saying the move is "clearly unnecessary and vexatious".

Bus strike set to start on Friday

Transport minister in pledge to bus workers

28 Apr The Minister for Transport has given a commitment that no Bus Éireann or Dublin Bus employees will be forced to transfer to private sector operators when 10% of bus routes are put out to private tender.

The burnt-out ferry could sink in the position where the rescue was carried out

Passengers rescued from burning ferry off Spain

28 Apr Spanish emergency services safely evacuated over 150 people from a burning ferry crossing the Mediterranean from the island of Mallorca to the Spanish port of Valencia, government and port authorities said this afternoon.