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Turkey fires 3,900 civil servants and bans dating shows

Sat, 29/04/2017 - 9:23pm
Turkish authorities have expelled more than 3,900 people from the civil service, military and gendarmerie, the government said, in what appears to be the latest large-scale purge related to last year's failed coup.

Support for Fianna Fáil rises, opinion poll suggests

Sat, 29/04/2017 - 6:01pm
Support for Fianna Fáil has risen to its highest level in almost a year, in the Sunday Business Post Red C series of opinion polls.

US and South Korea take part in military drills

Sat, 29/04/2017 - 3:54pm
The US aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson kicked off a joint drill with the South Korean navy today, officials said, as tensions rose over North Korea's latest test-fire of a ballistic missile.

Search under way in Louth for couple missing since 2015

Sat, 29/04/2017 - 12:09pm
A search is under way in Co Louth as part of the investigation into the search for a couple who went missing two years ago.

UKIP leader to stand in British election

Sat, 29/04/2017 - 10:58am
UKIP leader Paul Nuttall is to stand as a candidate in Boston and Skegness in the British general election.

Le Pen announces eurosceptic for possible PM role

Sat, 29/04/2017 - 10:46am
French far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen said she would appoint eurosceptic Nicolas Dupont-Aignan as her prime minister if she was to be elected on 7 May.

Two teenagers killed in Donegal road crash

Sat, 29/04/2017 - 9:23am
Two teenagers have died and three others have been injured in a road crash in Co Donegal in the early hours of this morning.

Thousands of Egypt's Catholics gather for papal mass

Sat, 29/04/2017 - 8:59am
Thousands of Egyptian Catholics waving the colours of the Vatican flag gathered amid tight security in a Cairo stadium where Pope Francis was to lead mass.

US marines return to Afghanistan's Helmand province

Sat, 29/04/2017 - 7:53am
US Marines have returned to Afghanistan's Helmand province, the first to be deployed in the war-torn country since NATO forces ended their combat role in 2014.

Nationalists in Macedonia 'playing with fire'

Sat, 29/04/2017 - 7:40am
Nationalists in Macedonia are "playing with fire" in refusing to relinquish power, said the former envoy who helped avert civil war in the Balkan country.

EU leaders meet for an extraordinary summit on Brexit

Sat, 29/04/2017 - 5:39am
EU leaders meet for an extraordinary summit on Brexit today

Gardaí treat death as 'suspicious'

Sat, 29/04/2017 - 4:44am
Gardaí in Waterford are investigating the suspicious death of a woman whose body was found in an apartment the city yesterday.

Tributes paid as RTÉ reporter Davin-Power retires

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 8:52pm
As RTÉ Political Correspondent David Davin-Power retired today, over 100 colleagues gathered in the newsroom to pay tribute to the veteran reporter.

'Entire territory' of Ireland would be part of EU

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 8:42pm
A draft declaration by the EU will state that "the entire territory" of a united Ireland would be part of the European Union in the event of a successful future referendum on unity.

State ordered to pay costs to visually impaired man

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 8:39pm
The State has been ordered to pay the legal costs of a severely visually impaired man after he won a High Court declaration concerning the State's duty to vindicate his right to vote privately and without assistance in referendums and elections.

Waterford death being treated as 'suspicious'

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 8:37pm
Gardaí in Waterford are investigating the suspicious death of a woman whose body was found in the city earlier today.

Council considering revised plans for Eden Quay traffic

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 8:17pm
Dublin City Council is rowing back on plans to ban private cars from Eden Quay.

Man guilty of manslaughter over Offaly road crash

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 6:45pm
A 43-year-old man who drove a car that struck and killed a 19-year-old Offaly man has been found guilty of manslaughter at Tullamore Circuit Court.

Sniffer dogs to be used in Rescue 116 search

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 5:52pm
Specially trained sniffer dogs will be used to search a number of islands in Blacksod Bay next week, as efforts continue to locate two missing Coast Guard crew members.

INM reclassifies two directors as non-independent

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 5:29pm
Independent News & Media (INM) has reclassified two of its directors as no longer being considered independent.