British Professor has found a cure for grey hair which is set to shake up the hair dye industry.
RTÉ's Richard Downes reports from Philadelphia on the high-profile trial of abortion provider Dr Kermit Gosnell
Coptic pope Tawadros II has said that Egypt's Christians feel sidelined.
US teenager Timothy Doner from New York City can speak 20 different languages.
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died aged 87.
RTÉ Six One News presenter Bryan Dobson reflects on the election of Pope Francis from the rooftops of Rome.
Pope Francis is the first from the Americas, an austere Jesuit intellectual who modernised Argentina's conservative Catholic church.
A transcript of Pope Francis' first words as pope as translated from Italian.
RTÉ's Ray Kennedy continues his blogs from the Democratic Republic of the Congo with a report on a journey to the top of Congo
In the first of his blogs from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, RTÉ's Ray Kennedy reports on crossing the border from Rwanda to the poorest country on earth.
On his final day in office, Pope Benedict has promised his unconditional reverence for and obedience to whoever emerges as his successor.
The Vatican has said that the conclave to choose the successor to Pope Benedict XVI could start before 15 March if enough cardinals are in Rome to elect him.
A Japanese company has developed a new way of demolishing high-rise buildings in densely built-up areas.
On the 80th anniversary of Adolf Hitler's rise to power, Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Germans to always fight for their principles and not fall into the complacency that enabled the Nazi dictator to seize control.
A small asteroid will pass closer to Earth next week than the TV satellites that ring the planet, but there is no chance of an impact, NASA said last night.
Addiction to social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter has become an official condition with London clinics treating hundreds of sufferers a year.
Aid agencies call them the invisible refugees. They don't live in camps.
Space shuttle Columbia's flying days came to an abrupt and tragic end on 1 February 2003, when damage from a broken wing caused a catastrophic failure, dooming the seven astronauts aboard.
During the eight years it took Dai Congrong to translate "Finnegans Wake" into Chinese, she read numerous versions of the dictionary, took voluminous notes, and fought off despair and opposition from her husband.
The scale of the Za'atari refugee camp is difficult to believe. Just months ago, this camp which is now home to over 65,000 people, was waste-land controlled by the Jordanian army.
Ten endangered Borneo pygmy elephants have been found dead in a Malaysian forest under mysterious circumstances, and wildlife officials said that they probably were poisoned.
Witnessing friends' vacations, love lives and work successes on Facebook can cause envy and trigger feelings of misery and loneliness, according to German researchers.
A Russian amateur dashboard video of a small girl miraculously surviving a horrible car crash has become an Internet sensation.
Cubans have formed long lines outside travel agencies and migration offices in Havana this week as a highly-anticipated new law took effect ending the island's exit visa requirement.
Spanish police have released CCTV footage showing a plain-clothed, off-duty policeman rescuing a woman who fainted and fell onto the rails at a Madrid metro station.