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People have taken to the streets in major cities and gathered at university campuses across China in a wave of nationwide protests not seen since pro-democracy rallies in 1989 were crushed

A 42-year-old woman has been extradited from South Korea to New Zealand, where she is to appear in court charged with murdering two children whose remains were found in suitcases sold at auction

Rocketing energy bills are forcing Hungary to shutter libraries, theatres, swimming pools and even its new football stadiums for winter

The Spanish coastguard said it rescued three migrants stowed away on the rudder of a ship that arrived in the Canary Islands from Nigeria

The group representing officers in the Defence Forces says urgent action is needed to address severe staffing shortages

If increased road toll charges are deferred in January, it could lead to larger hikes in 2024 because of high inflation, Transport Infrastructure Ireland will tell the Oireachtas Transport Committee today

Bad abbot: A Buddhist temple in central Thailand has been left without monks after all its holy men failed drug tests and were defrocked, a local official said.

'Bachelor's handbag' - a roast chicken takeaway in a plastic bag - has been voted the Australian people's choice as the new word of the year, the Macquarie Dictionary said.

The Director of the National Cancer Registry has said better treatments and early detection means more people are surviving invasive cancer diagnoses

The Midwest Simon Community, which runs food banks in Limerick, Clare and north Tipperary, said that out of 7,000 people who used their services this year, 2,000 were children


RTÉ Six One interview with Russia’s Ambassador to Ireland Yuriy Filatov | Live updates:

US president-elect @JoeBiden  reads the words of Irish poet Seamus Heaney

A large truck has crashed through the gates of the Russian embassy in south Dublin. One man has been arrested.

85-year-old great grandfather foils attempted robbery at Cork bookmaker |

??? Ethiopia plants 350 millions trees in one day |

EU cannot betray 6m people who signed petition to revoke Article 50 : @eucopresident  #brexit 

"That looked like a bird!" Watch the amazing moment a murmuration of starlings took on the shape of a giant bird over Lough Ennell in Co Westmeath.