Monday June 22, 2015
A United Nations committee has recommended that a referendum be held on abortion in Ireland.
Monday June 08, 2015
Government representatives are being questioned by a United Nations committee in Geneva at the periodic review by the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
Monday May 11, 2015
David McCullagh blogs on the SNP's election success
Friday March 13, 2015
A South African court has dismissed an attempt by Oscar Pistorius' lawyers to stop an appeal that could see the athlete spend significantly more time behind bars for killing his girlfriend.
Tuesday January 13, 2015
Former British prime minister Tony Blair has said the peace process would probably have collapsed without the On The Runs (OTRs) scheme for fugitive IRA members.
Sunday November 09, 2014
Celebrations were held today in Germany to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Thursday October 23, 2014
Chief Executives of Irish banks have now been told whether they have passed stress tests run by the European Central Bank.
Tuesday October 07, 2014
Employers' group Ibec has upgraded its growth outlook for the year to 6.1% in GDP terms on the back of what it called "remarkably positive trends right across the economy".
Tuesday September 30, 2014
EU authorities have given the green light for Airbus's new long-haul A350 plane to enter service, paving the way for the first delivery of the next-generation aircraft to Qatar Airways.
Thursday September 11, 2014
Scientists are developing a pitch-side breathalyser that can show if a footballer or rugby player is suffering from concussion.