Thursday June 18, 2015
A baby pygmy hippo, classified as endangered in the wild, has made his first splash on display at Melbourne Zoo.
Sunday May 24, 2015
Spain's ruling People's Party (PP) has won the local election in the country's capital Madrid but it could lose control of the city council for the first time since 1991, official data with 97% of the votes counted showed.
Thursday April 30, 2015
A new online register of lobbying has been launched by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin.
Monday April 13, 2015
World oil prices modestly have extended last week's gains in cautious trade as investors digested news of another rise in US crude oil inventories in an abundantly supplied global market.
Tuesday January 27, 2015
Newly discovered fossils have shown that snakes were learning to slither more than 167 million years ago, 70 million years earlier than previously thought.
Tuesday January 20, 2015
Three fishermen were treated for hypothermia after they were rescued from a sinking Irish-registered trawler off the coast of Scotland.
Thursday October 16, 2014
Aid workers returning to Ireland from areas in west Africa affected by the Ebola virus are being monitored for symptoms.
Wednesday October 01, 2014
The Fine Gael parliamentary party met this evening with members discussing the row over the Seanad by-election.
Saturday September 20, 2014
Thousands of people displaced by floods triggered by tropical storm Fung-Wong returned to their mud-caked homes in the Philippine capital of Manila, as the death toll from the disaster rose to five.
Friday September 05, 2014
Police in London have shot dead a man who was threatening a woman with a knife at a house in the city.