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Romeo the lonesome frog is feelin' the love

3 hours 4 min ago
In the end, Romeo the lonesome Bolivian frog found more love than he could have imagined.

Vatican revives pope's sexual abuse panel

5 hours 13 min ago
The Vatican says it has renewed its anti-paedophile panel as Pope Francis acts to quell the global scandal over the sexual abuse of children by priests.

Student criticises Trump at anti-gun rally in Florida

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 10:52pm
A student survivor of the Parkland school shooting called out US President Donald Trump today over his ties to the powerful National Rifle Association, in a poignant address to an anti-gun rally in Florida.

Man in critical condition following serious assault

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 10:02pm
A 21-year-old man is in critical condition this evening following a serious assault in Co Limerick this afternoon.

Support for Fine Gael rises, opinion poll suggests

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 9:44pm
A new Sunday Times/Behaviour & Attitudes poll shows support for Fine Gael is 11 points ahead of Fianna Fáil.

Staff at Irish charities dismissed over misconduct

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 8:13pm
Two Irish overseas charities have confirmed they have dismissed staff members in recent years following allegations of sexual misconduct.

UKIP members vote to oust party leader Bolton

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 5:29pm
Henry Bolton has been ousted as leader of British Eurosceptic party UKIP after party members backed a motion of no confidence in him.

Minor earthquake strikes Wales and England

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 5:17pm
Parts of Wales and England have felt the effects of a minor earthquake today.

13 killed after helicopter crashes in Mexico quake zone

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 5:03pm
Thirteen people, including three children, have been killed after a helicopter carrying a Mexican government minister crash landed near the epicentre of last night's earthquake.

Lavrov dismisses election meddling charges as 'blather'

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 4:50pm
The Russian Foreign Minister has described reports about Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election as "blather".

Scoliosis: Doubts over four-month target for surgery

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 3:54pm
A four month surgery wait that was agreed by the Government and HSE for children with scoliosis is in doubt.

Oxfam chief says criticism 'disproportionate'

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 3:37pm
The chief executive of the Oxfam charity in Britain has said the criticism of the organisation following a sex abuse scandal had been disproportionate.

Sinn Féin to meet Varadkar, May amid Stormont deadlock

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 3:31pm
Sinn Féin is to hold separate meetings with the Taoiseach and the British Prime Minister next week, following the collapse of talks to restore power-sharing in Northern Ireland.

Direct provision is 'greatest issue of our time'

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 1:28pm
The Dean of Christchurch Cathedral has said that direct provision is the "greatest issue of our time".

Variable rate customers have some thinking to do

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 12:12pm
If what goes up must come down then, sadly for borrowers, the opposite is also true in the case of interest rates.

Man given four death sentences in Pakistan murder case

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 12:05pm
A court in Pakistan has handed down four death sentences to a man charged with raping and murdering a young girl, in a case that shocked the country and sparked major riots in his home district.

State of emergency in Ethiopia as PM resigns

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 11:38am
A state of emergency has been imposed in Ethiopia a day after the country's prime minister resigned.

S Korea says it is too early for summit with N Korea

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 10:33am
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has said it is too early to think about a summit with North Korea despite the Olympic-driven rapprochement between the two countries.

Are 'alcohol can cause cancer' labels 'a step too far'?

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 9:24am
The Public Health Alcohol Bill has been crawling through the houses of the Oireachtas for three years.

May rules out second referendum on EU membership

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 9:22am
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has ruled out a second vote on the country's membership of the European Union, saying there was no going back on the result of the June 2016 vote.