Jose Lopez (C) is taken into custody after his arrest last month

Limerick priest probes Argentine cash scandal

25 Jul A Limerick-born priest has been appointed by the Catholic Church to investigate after a former Argentine official was caught trying to stash millions of dollars in a convent.

Turkish authorities have arrested thousands of people in the wake of the failed coup

News in brief

25 Jul A round-up of other domestic and international news.

Tributes have been left outside Club Blu in Fort Myers

Two killed in Florida nightclub shooting

25 Jul At least two people were killed and more than a dozen others wounded, many of them teenagers, in a shooting in the car park of a nightclub in Fort Myers in Florida.

Democratic Party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz said she will still open and close the convention

Democratic Party chair resigns after email leak

24 Jul Embattled Democratic Party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz said she is resigning, following a leak of emails suggesting an insider attempt to hobble the campaign of Bernie Sanders in the White House primaries.

The Olympics begin in Rio on 5 August

No blanket ban on Russian athletes for Olympics

24 Jul The International Olympic Committee will not impose a blanket ban on Russia for next month's Rio Olympics over the nation's doping record but will leave decisions on individual athletes' participation with their sports federations.

Supporters of main opposition Republic Public Party (CHP) hold Turkish flags and pictures of Ataturk, founder of modern Turkey, during a demonstration at Taksim Square

Show of unity as cross-party rally held in Turkey

24 Jul Tens of thousands of supporters of Turkey's ruling and main opposition parties, usually bitter foes, rallied together today in support of democracy following a failed military coup last week.

Police warned that delays could last until tomorrow

Motorists hit by 15-hour delays at Dover

24 Jul Motorists in Britain heading for Dover to cross the Channel to France are facing a second day of tailbacks, due to delays with French border checks at the Port of Dover.