On this day 107 years ago, a meteor exploded in the skies above the Tunguska region of Russia

Call for investment in asteroid research

09.09 A group of leading international scientists is calling for a significant increase in investment by governments in research into asteroids that could potentially threaten Earth.

Leo Varadkar said the figure is in line with what was expected

26 terminations carried out under Act in 2014

29 Jun There were 26 terminations of pregnancy last year under the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act, according to a HSE report on its operation being laid before the Dáil today.