Greece is hurtling toward an IMF default

Greece will be 'better armed' after referendum

29 Jun Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said that his country's referendum on the latest bailout offer is intended to make the country stronger in the fight for a new deal with its international creditors.

Saif Rezgui opened fire on the beach of Hotel Imperial Marhaba before making his way to the pool and hotel

Suspects arrested over Tunisia beach attack

29 Jun The Tunisian Interior Minister has said authorities have arrested a group of suspects associated with the man who killed 39 people in the coastal town of Sousse on Friday.

The US Supreme Court's ruling was a five-four decision

US Supreme Court backs execution drug

29 Jun The US Supreme Court has ruled that a drug used by Oklahoma as part of its lethal injection procedure does not violate the US Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment.

Convicted drugs mule Melissa Reid could return to the UK

News in Brief

29 Jun A round-up of other Irish and international news stories.

Greville Janner (pictured in 1997) denies any wrongdoing

UK lord to be prosecuted over alleged sex crimes

29 Jun British prosecutors have said an ageing member of the House of Lords would now face criminal action over accusations of serious historical child sex crimes after they overturned an earlier decision.

Athens has been negotiating to get another €7.2bn in bailout funds from the IMF and EU

What happens if Greece defaults on IMF?

29 Jun Greece could take a risky step into the unknown tomorrow if it misses, as expected, a €1.5 billion euro debt payment to the International Monetary Fund.