Saturday August 22, 2015
A gunman overpowered by passengers on a train in France is known to European authorities as a suspected Islamist militant if the identity he has given is correct, France's interior minister has said.
Friday August 21, 2015
The United Nations has voiced concern at force used by Macedonian riot police to disperse refugees trying to enter from Greece and urged the government to establish "orderly management" of its borders.
Wednesday July 22, 2015
Four Chelsea fans have been banned from football matches for up to five years after a racial incident on a Paris Metro train last year.
Wednesday June 10, 2015
Private motorists in Dublin face a total ban in College Green and parts of the quays as part of a plan to prevent through traffic and encourage sustainable transport.
Monday June 08, 2015
A 17-year-old girl who was seriously injured in a rollercoaster crash at Alton Towers last week has had her left leg amputated above the knee, the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust confirmed.
Friday June 05, 2015
Europe's largest wooden rollercoaster with inversion has opened at Tayto Park in Ashbourne, Co Meath.
Wednesday June 03, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international news stories
Tuesday June 02, 2015
Four people have been seriously injured following a crash at Alton Towers amusement park, involving two carriages on the Smiler attraction.
Thursday May 14, 2015
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.
Wednesday May 13, 2015
The engineer of a US passenger train that was travelling at more than 160km/h - twice the approved speed - slammed on the emergency brakes just before a deadly derailment in Philadelphia, investigators have said.