Thursday June 25, 2015
A round-up of national and international news stories
Friday June 19, 2015
The owner of Britain's Hovis looks to be in the driving seat at Irish Pride after buying the company's debt and replacing receivers who were appointed only last week.
Friday June 12, 2015
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said his country would do "whatever we need to do" to combat people-smuggling as he repeatedly refused to deny claims an official paid thousands of dollars to get smugglers to turn a boat around.
Wednesday June 10, 2015
The captain and crew of a boat carrying 65 asylum-seekers say Australian authorities paid them thousands of dollars to turn around and return to Indonesian waters, police said this morning.
Tuesday June 09, 2015
An Irish nun has been rescued from an elevator in Rome after being stuck there for three days without food or water.
Friday June 05, 2015
Vodafone said it was considering an exchange of selected assets with Liberty Global, putting an end to speculation that a merger between the two companies was on the cards.
Thursday June 04, 2015
The High Court is due to hear Boylesports's full challenge to rival Ladbrokes Ireland's examinership next week.
Saturday May 30, 2015
Re-elected FIFA President Sepp Blatter has sought to downplay the criminal proceedings launched by US authorities - against officials of the football world governing body.
Friday May 29, 2015
Some of the biggest investors in Vodafone say they are open to a European tie-up with Liberty Global, as the British company is now in a stronger position to negotiate a deal with John Malone's cable group.
Thursday May 21, 2015
A New Zealand hiker's body that lay frozen in a glacier for more than four decades has been formally identified, police said this morning.