Friday June 05, 2015
A man whose cancer left him with severe damage to the top of the head has received what his doctors in Houston describe as the first skull and scalp transplant, the MD Anderson Cancer Center said last night.
Sunday May 31, 2015
US President Barack Obama has visited Vice President Joe Biden and his family to offer condolences after the death of Mr Biden's son, Beau.
Friday May 29, 2015
A round-up of national and international news stories
Thursday April 30, 2015
A US spacecraft is due to smash into the planet Mercury today after running out of fuel, bringing a dramatic end to its four year mission.
Tuesday April 28, 2015
A video of a fox in the Chernobyl disaster exclusion zone taking bread and meat from people and stacking it into a sandwich has gone viral on the internet.
Thursday April 09, 2015
Dublin flat complexes facing demolition are to be refurbished to house up to 400 homeless families.
Saturday March 28, 2015
Two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut have entered the International Space Station after arriving in a Soyuz capsule that blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan yesterday.
Wednesday February 25, 2015
Scientists say they have discovered a black hole so big that it challenges the theory about how they grow.
Wednesday January 21, 2015
Scientists say a sophisticated form of X-ray technology has enabled them to decipher the contents of hundreds of papyrus scrolls that were turned into charcoal in the eruption of Italy's Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.
Thursday November 27, 2014
Wet washing dried indoors can pose a serious health threat for people with weakened immune systems or severe asthma, doctors have warned.