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TJ Doheny becomes world champion in Tokyo

2 hours 26 min ago
Portlaoise boxer TJ Doheny is the new IBF World Super Bantamweight champion after outpointing Japan's Ryosuke Iwasa in a unanimous decision at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.

165 jobs to go as GSK set to close Sligo site

2 hours 27 min ago
GSK is to close its Sligo manufacturing plant with the loss of 165 jobs by 2021.

Woman who slept in garda station offered apartment

3 hours 15 min ago
A homeless woman who slept in Tallaght Garda Station in Dublin with six of her children last Wednesday has been told by Dublin City Council that a three-bedroom apartment has been found for her.

Court orders occupiers to vacate Dublin house by Friday

3 hours 18 min ago
The High Court has ordered that those occupying a house in Dublin's north inner city must vacate the property by 8am tomorrow morning.

Derry bonfire with names of murder victims condemned

3 hours 18 min ago
The head of the Prison Service in Northern Ireland has condemned the "disgraceful" decision to light a bonfire emblazoned with the names of murdered officers.

Pope Francis criticised over record on child protection

3 hours 23 min ago
With just over a week until his visit to Ireland Pope Francis has been strongly criticised for his record on child protection.

French man jailed over bomb hoax to delay flight

3 hours 40 min ago
A French man who was running late for his flight from London to Los Angeles tried to delay it by calling police to say there was a bomb on board.

77 people die following floods in India's Kerala state

4 hours 29 min ago
Seventy-seven people have died following heavy floods in India's tourist hotspot of Kerala, as torrential rainfall threatened new areas, according to officials.

'Dr Bumbum' charged with murder after death of patient

6 hours 56 min ago
A Brazilian plastic surgeon known as "Dr Bumbum" on social media because of his buttock-enhancement operations - has been charged with murder, about a month after one of his patients died following a cosmetic procedure.

The assassination of Kim Jong-nam

7 hours 40 min ago
Two women charged with assassinating the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have been ordered to enter their defence in their long-running trial.

Man dies, woman seriously hurt in Westmeath collision

8 hours 3 min ago
A man has died and a woman was seriously injured in a road crash near Mullingar in Co Westmeath last night.

8% of properties within rent support limit - study

8 hours 36 min ago
A new study by the Simon Communities has found a severe shortage of properties for people who rent using Rent Supplement and Housing Assistant Payment payments.

Continuing Australian drought fuels bushfires

8 hours 41 min ago
The drought sweeping through large tracts of Australia is set to intensify over the next three months and is fuelling unseasonal winter bushfires, the leading meteorological agency and a fire official has said.

New Zealand bans house sales to foreigners

8 hours 42 min ago
New Zealand has passed legislation curbing foreigners' ability to buy residential property in a bid to rein in the nation's booming housing prices.

US newspapers rebuke Trump for attacks on media

8 hours 46 min ago
More than 300 US newspapers have pledged to run editorials today defending freedom of the press in response to President Donald Trump calling some media organisations enemies of the American people.

White House condemns Turkey's tariff hike on US imports

12 hours 9 min ago
The White House has condemned Turkey's doubling of tariffs on US cars, alcohol and tobacco imports, calling the action "a step in the wrong direction."

Ryanair pilots' mediation talks to enter fourth day

12 hours 50 min ago
Ryanair management and the pilots union Fórsa are to hold a fourth day of talks after failing to reach agreement overnight in the long-running dispute over pay and conditions.

Irish border backstop on Brussels Brexit talks agenda

14 hours 38 min ago
The latest round of Brexit negotiations is due to get underway in Brussels today

Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 10:01pm
US President Donald Trump has revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, accusing him of using his access to classified information to "sow division and chaos" about the Trump administration.

Sign language anthem to be performed at hurling final

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 6:24pm
The new Irish Sign Language version of the National Anthem will be performed for the first time at a sporting occasion before Sunday's All-Ireland hurling final