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At least 20 dead after two trains derail in India

RTE.ie - ‎1 hour ago‎
Twenty people have been killed after two packed trains derailed while crossing a bridge hit by floods in central India. Rescuers have been searchingfor passengers feared trapped on the trains that were travelling in opposite directions when some of ...

Young woman found dead in caravan

BreakingNews.ie - ‎10 hours ago‎
Gardaí in Co Roscommon are investigating the sudden death of a woman in her 20s. She was found unresponsive in a caravan at Dromod, a number of miles from Loughglynn at 6am this morning.
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This Humans of Dublin Story Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity

Her.ie - ‎16 hours ago‎
Since it's inception, the Humans of Dublin Facebook page has been wowing us with stories of ordinary men, women and children in the capital... all of whom has his or her own extraordinary story. Much like the famous New York account it is modelled on ...
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Seagull swoops in and attacks swimmer in Kerry

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
A swimmer was attacked by a seagull in the sea at Fenit in Co Kerry. The attack took place on Tuesday afternoon of last week around 70m off the shoreline.
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Rising Irish showjumping star Bertram eyes up Aga Khan win at this year's ...

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Generations young and old will descend on the RDS today for the Dublin Horse Show. Ads by Google. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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Scotland Yard 'probes child sex abuse claims' against former British PM Ted Heath

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Former British Prime Minister Edward Heath waves as he arrives at number 10 Downing Street in Open Gallery 4 Former British Prime Minister Edward Heath waves as he arrives at number 10 Downing Street in London in this file photo dated April 29, 2002.
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MH370 debris washing up in Reunion 'consistent' with plane's presumed location

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Authorities searching for the MH370 aircraft have examined the currents in the Indian Ocean and concluded that the discovery of debris on Reunion island is consistent with its underwater search zone, several thousand miles to the east.
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Germany's top public prosecutor sacked over treason case

Irish Independent - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Germany's chief federal prosecutor Harald Range. Photo: AP Open Gallery 2 Germany's chief federal prosecutor Harald Range.
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REFILE-Kerry says to discuss South China Sea tensions with China's Wang

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
(Corrects to use Chinese foreign minister's surname in paragraph 5). By David Brunnstrom. KUALA LUMPUR Aug 5 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he would discuss Washington's call for a halt to activities that are raising tensions in ...
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Breaking taboo, East Jerusalem Palestinians seek Israeli citizenship

Haaretz - ‎35 minutes ago‎
In East Jerusalem, which Israel captured during the 1967 war, issues of Palestinian identity are layered with complexity. By Maayan Lubell Aug. 5, 2015 | 6:31 AM.
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Man and woman held over knife murder of 'gentleman' musician

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
A woman and a man were being quizzed by detectives last night about the brutal murder of a musician. Ads by Google. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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Campaign hopes to end 'Catholics first' school enrolment policies

Irish Examiner - ‎9 hours ago‎
A new campaign is underway to prevent schools with religious patronage from turning away children on the basis of not being baptised or of that religion.
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Stranded couple rescued from Dublin bay sandbank

Irish Examiner - ‎Aug 3, 2015‎
A couple and their dog were winched to safety on rescue helicopters after becoming stranded on a sandbank in Dublin Bay. The pair were noticed by the Garda Air Support Unit as it flew over Sandymount Strand around noon.
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Tesco clings to top spot as SuperValu closes in

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
A tiny margin now separates the country's two biggest grocery retailers, with new figures confirming that Tesco has just about managed to hold on to its top spot over SuperValu.
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Luas works force driving ban on busy city street

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Construction works on the Luas Cross City line will result in disruption to motorists including a ban on driving through College Green on weekdays during busy times.
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Ardagh metal unit could be worth €2.5bn on flotation

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
The metals unit of Ardagh, the packaging giant controlled by Dubliner Paul Coulson, could be worth as much as €2.5bn when it hits the stock market this year.

Swedish drug firm plans tax-fuelled shift to Dublin

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Cortendo, a Swedish-American biopharmaceutical company that has invested millions developing treatments for rare conditions such as Cushing's syndrome, is the latest global drug company to propose a move to Ireland for tax reasons.
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Fáilte Ireland 'borrows' Google Trekker to bring remote Irish beauty spots to ...

Irish Independent - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Google Trekker in action Open Gallery 2 The Google Trekker in action Travel Editor Pól Ó Conghaile tries on the Google Trekker in Madrid.
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Vehicles and licences to be linked in points clampdown

Irish Independent - ‎17 hours ago‎
Every vehicle on the road will be linked directly to the driver's licence for the first time, in a radical overhaul designed to ensure that penalty points effectively punish those who have committed motoring offences.
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Pro Evo 2016 demo will be released next week

BreakingNews.ie - ‎19 hours ago‎
Pro Evo is trying to wrestle football fans away from FIFA, and hopes that letting players get hands-on time with the game will do just that.
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Windows 10 user's porn collection displayed as slideshow after upgrade

Clickonline.com - ‎19 hours ago‎
Most people don't like to have their porn collection readily available. So one user got a shock when, after updating to Windows 10, their stash was displayed as a slideshow on their desktop.
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Perrie Edwards Breaks Silence on Zayn Malik Split, Plus Find Out How She's ...

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Perrie Edwards is doing just fine following her breakup with Zayn Malik. Hours after E! News confirmed the Little Mix singer and the former One Direction star had called off their engagement, the 22-year-old Edwards, along with bandmates Leigh-Anne ...
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New footage of Minion attack in Dublin released

RTE.ie - ‎6 hours ago‎
Dramatic new footage of yesterday's extraordinary Minion rampage in North Dublin has been released and it shows the giant yellow inflatable showing scant regard for red, green and even yellow lights as it rolled down a busy road in Santry.
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€6m man 'will keep working' after Lotto win

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
The country's newest millionaire will keep up his work as a handyman despite his €6m windfall, according to his brother-in-law who sold him the winning ticket.
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Easterby rules out cheap caps but Schmidt will experiment

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Simon Easterby wasn't about to offer up any state secrets to a room full of journalists on the first day of school, but the Ireland forwards coach did eventually offer up a few pointers as to the composition of Saturday's team when pressed yesterday.
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'Politics' of FAI role turns Quinn off top job

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
As Niall Quinn warmed to the subject matter of Irish football's problems, and outlined his belief that a change of approach is required, an obvious question hung in the air.
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Duffy rejects football 'doomsday scenario'

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
GAA director-general Paraic Duffy has rubbished suggestions that football is facing a "doomsday scenario" after a disappointing weekend's action at Croke Park.
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Aidan O'Shea's position key as Mayo face Donegal

Irish Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
When Cillian O'Connor wonders out loud where Aidan O'Shea is best positioned on the football field these days then he's not alone.

First sea eagle chicks in 100 years take flight in Kerry

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
The first white-tailed sea eagles chicks in Co Kerry in over 100 years have successfully flown their nests. One was hatched in Killarney National Park by a pair which had failed twice previously and the other was hatched near Kenmare, by a pair in its ...

VIDEO: Ireland and EU working together in bid to tackle infestation of invaders

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
A Victorian trend for keeping and trading exotic plants has given the worst invasive species time to take root across Ireland, writes Colette O'Flynn.
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VIDEO: Japanese invasion shoots out from below

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
It was brought to Europe in mid-19th century and was much-admired for its ornamental foliage, after being uprooted from its natural habitat on the slopes of Japanese volcanoes, but it has become our most challenging invasive plant.
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Fish 'evolving to avoid trawler nets' by swimming faster

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Fish may be evolving to swim faster so they can avoid capture in trawler nets, according to research. Scientists at the University of Glasgow found that fitter fish are better at evading nets.
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HSE urged to stop bed closures at nursing homes

BreakingNews.ie - ‎14 hours ago‎
The HSE is being urged to stop the closure of thousands of beds at state-run nursing homes. Health watchdog HIQA is introducing a 'get tough' policy with the health service on homes that do not meet accommodation standards.
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PIC: Dublin father comes up with tough punishment for smoking son

Irish Examiner - ‎15 hours ago‎
A Dublin dad has taken a rather unusual step in a bid to get across the message to his 15-year-old son to stop smoking. After catching his son in the act on Friday, the father decided to sell his iPhone 5c on DoneDeal.
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Are you in the Bank Holiday horrors? Scientists make breakthrough in battling ...

Irish Independent - ‎8 hours ago‎
The new research suggests that drinking pear juice before a night on the tear could dramatically Open Gallery 1 The new research suggests that drinking pear juice before a night on the tear could dramatically reduce the impact alcohol on your body the ...
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Accra Psychiatric Hospital nurses call off strike

The Statesman Online - ‎17 minutes ago‎
The aggrieved nurses took the decision after a meeting with Labour minister Haruna Iddrisu Tuesday. The nurses declared the strike Monday following the government's failure to pay their salary arrears despite months of complaints.
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