Wednesday July 01, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international news stories.
Tuesday June 30, 2015
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.
Monday June 29, 2015
Losses at the Clerys department store reduced by more than €2 million in its final full year of trading, according to documents filed with the High Court.
Sunday June 28, 2015
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida, following what was meant to be a routine cargo mission to the International Space Station.
Friday June 26, 2015
A former Catholic archbishop has told the High Court that a Nigerian woman featured in a TV documentary was 20 when he first had sex with her.
Tuesday June 23, 2015
The European Space Agency (ESA) has launched the second phase of a €4.3 billion programme to deploy new-generation satellites to monitor environmental damage and aid disaster relief operations.
Thursday June 18, 2015
Pope Francis has called for an ethical and economic revolution to prevent catastrophic climate change and growing inequality.
Monday June 15, 2015
Greece and its creditors have hardened their stances after the collapse of talks aimed at preventing a default and possible euro exit.
Sunday June 14, 2015
The European space probe Philae woke up overnight after a months-long sleep as it hurtled towards the Sun on the back of a comet, the French space chief said this afternoon.
Thursday June 11, 2015
Three astronauts have landed safely back on Earth after their flight home was delayed by a Russian rocket failure.