Democrats who clamored for the speedy release of US Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into whether President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia are now confronted with a choice - stay on the attack or move on.
According to the Mueller Report, when US President Donald Trump learned the Special Counsel had been appointed, he slumped back in his chair and said: "Oh my God. This is terrible. This is the end of my presidency. I'm f**ked!".
A jailed Catalan separatist leader standing in Spain's national election this month has said he expected Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez to consider a possible referendum on the region's independence to help secure a second term in office.
On the 70th anniversary of the State becoming a republic, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has told the Seanad that Ireland's ability to advance its national interests and exert its influence has never been more important.