Thursday April 30, 2015
Rescue workers pulled out a second survivor from the rubble of a collapsed building in Nepal's capital, five days after the 7.8-magnitude earthquake.
Thursday April 23, 2015
The EU is to triple the funding of its search and rescue mission in the Mediterranean to help cope with an upsurge in migrants trying to reach Europe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said.
Friday April 17, 2015
Remains found in the search for missing Cork woman Karen Buckley.
Is the threatened flood of home repossessions a mirage?
the failings of a former health board to remove an intellectually disabled person from a foster care service.
Wednesday April 08, 2015
Oil prices fell today on profit-taking after the previous day's sharp gains, while traders expected another rise in US crude inventories.
Monday March 30, 2015
A round-up of other news from Ireland and the world
Saturday March 28, 2015
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has said that the situation was "bleak" in the country's flood-hit north after 10 people were killed, 19 missing and hundreds were left homeless.
Tuesday March 24, 2015
Business activity in the euro zone has accelerated much faster than thought this month, in a sign the ECB's bond buying programme may already be paying dividends.
Monday March 16, 2015
Reports from the outer islands of Vanuatu paint a picture of utter destruction after a cyclone tore through the South Pacific island nation, flattening buildings and killing at least 24 people.
Sunday March 15, 2015
The first shipments of aid have landed in Vanuatu as authorities declared a state of emergency and global relief agencies geared up after a "monster" cyclone tore through the Pacific island nation.
Saturday March 14, 2015
The president of Vanuatu has appealed for international assistance after his island nation was hit by a terrifying tropical cyclone, in what may be one of the region's worst weather disasters.