Tuesday August 25, 2015
A baby elephant has been rescued after falling into an uncovered well in the village of Ramakuppam in India.
Monday August 10, 2015
More news in brief from Ireland and around the world.
Wednesday August 05, 2015
The trial of professional Zimbabwean hunter who led the expedition that killed Cecil the lion has been postponed following an application from his lawyer.
Tuesday August 04, 2015
Three US airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino or buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion last month.
Sunday August 02, 2015
Jericho the lion, who it had been claimed was shot dead yesterday by poachers at a park in Zimbabwe, is "alive and well", conservationists have confirmed.
Saturday August 01, 2015
Cecil the lion's story was given a further twist today following conflicting reports his brother Jericho had been shot dead by poachers in Zimbabwe.
Friday July 24, 2015
The jurors in the trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank officials, charged with trying to hide accounts connected to Sean FitzPatrick from the Revenue Commissioners, have been told Mr FitzPatrick is not on trial and they do not have to reach any verdict about his culpability.
Friday May 29, 2015
China destroyed more than 600kg of ivory in front of media and diplomats today, as it seeks to shed its image as a global trading hub for illegal elephant tusks.
Wednesday March 25, 2015
Two elephants came to the rescue in the United States yesterday, when a truck became stranded at the side of a road in Louisiana.
Thursday March 12, 2015
Best-selling fantasy author Terry Pratchett has died aged 66 after a very public struggle with Alzheimer's disease.