Two arrests after RAF jet is scrambled to escort Manchester flight
Pair arrested on suspicion of endangerment of an aircraft.
Civil servant who spied on boss 'spared punishment'
Woman hacked into her former supervisor's voicemail messages.
Mattie McGrath: Onlooker leaked Shatter breathalyser details
Justice Minister to face motion of no confidence.
[TICON-A VIDEO] 'I saw it on tv and my heart stopped - I knew Lee was in that area'
Woman leapt out of hotel window to escape serial sex attacker
Children unnecessarily strapped into chairs at HSE probe creche
Apple boss accused of vendetta against Irish manager
Driver in his 80s killed as car collides with truck on motorway
Irish girl in US visa row to be deported
Part five of five: Karl Henry’s bikini beach body plan
How to keep the regime going at all times – even on holidays.
A space trip with Leonardo DiCaprio? A snip at $4 million
Two mystery Leonardo fans each bid $1.9 million to secure a pair of seats on the Virgin Galactic's space flight
Liam Gallagher slams Daft Punk: 'I could have written Get Lucky in an hour'
DAFT Punk may have sold over 600,000 copies of their number one single “Get Lucky” but Liam Gallagher is not taken by the song, claiming he could have written the song “in an hour”.
BBC apologise over ‘Sinn Fein/IRA’ tag for Minister
Question Time gaffe as Minister is labelled as Sinn Fein/IRA.
JFK was a fan of Hitler and Nazi Germany, diaries reveal
Former president openly admired Nazi Germany when he toured country.
Google and Facebook in $1bn 'bidding war' over Waze app
Google may launch rival bid for mobile navigation app.
Government reiterates threat to slash teachers’ pay
Leaders of two unions refuse to support new public sector pay deal.
Row involving sausage firm adjourned at High Court
Woman claims employment has been unlawfully terminated.
Video: Leaving Cert Student pens epic song about dreaded exams
Student is fast becoming a YouTube sensation.
Heathrow reopens runways after plane ‘on fire’ makes emergency landing
Both runways had closed as result of incident.
Niall Horan having a ‘secretive and exciting’ romance
Singer's secret romance with British reality TV star.
Brendan Rodgers' son found not guilty of sexual assault
Four footballers cleared of sexually assaulting woman.
Video: World's largest lego model in New York
A Star Wars X-wing Starfighter on display in Times Square.
Smart Consumer: Avoid the €64 ice-cream charge on holidays
Holidays are a time where you're ripe to be ripped off.
Man charged over threat to kill brother in car park
Donegal man was already subject of two anti-molestation orders.
Irish storm chaser
Leads tornado recovery efforts
The unforgivable rise of the she-man
The healing touch
Skin therapies to deal with the side effects of chemotherapy
Simple steps ensure your children are well cared for
They don't make 'em like they used to
Who needs a body double?
44-year-old Jennifer Aniston strips to her undies in new movie
Only the Lonely
Why do we regard only children as demanding, spoilt and selfish?
Arrested Development returns
Will it be as good as the much-loved original?
Independent.ie is hiring
Content Editors and Multimedia & Social Media Editors wanted.
What top authors are packing this summer
Lee Rigby's family pay tearful tribute to murdered soldier
The tearful family of Drummer Lee Rigby, who was killed in a terrorist attack in Woolwich, pay tribute to their "hero".
Incredible: World's largest lego model on display in New York
A Star Wars X-wing Starfighter made from 5.3 million bricks has been put on display in Times Square in New York.
Heathrow shut down as plane makes emergency landing
Both runways at Heathrow airport were shut down this morning after a British Airways plane had to make an emergency landing. Credit: 301PLUSNEWS
London Terror Attack
Woolwich attack: why was suspect Michael Adebolajo free to kill?
One of the two suspected Islamist terrorists who allegedly butchered a British soldier on a London street had been known to the security services and police for a decade.
Four held over murder of soldier
A TOTAL of four people including the two men shot by police have now been arrested in connection with the murder of a soldier in London
London attack: knife-wielding suspect named as Michael Adebolajo
The man seen wielding a bloodied knife and ranting into a witness’s video phone after the Woolwich attack on a soldier has been named as Michael Adebolajo.
[TICON-A VIDEO] Suspects in terrorist murder 'known to security services'
[TICON-A VIDEO] 'They've killed him, they've killed him' - eyewitness accounts of the attack
[TICON-A VIDEO] Blame the British government, not killer - head of banned Islamist group and pal of suspect
[TICON-A VIDEO] Police raid houses in search for clues in soldier's murder
[TICON-A VIDEO] British PM: Terror attacks a betrayal of Islam'
[TICON-A VIDEO] Police to question suspects after soldier murder
Donegal man charged with Hyde Park bombing makes no bail application
A DONEGAL man charged with the murders of four soldiers over 30 years ago in one of the most notorious IRA bombings of the Troubles has been remanded in custody.
Shatter says his asthma stopped him blowing into breathalyser
JUSTICE Minister Alan Shatter is again mired in controversy – with opposition parties saying it was "incredible" that he did not own up to failing to complete a breath test.
Wallace criticises planned pension cuts for bank staff
TD was fined €7,000 for not paying pension contributions for his own workers on time.
Donal nominated for award as his inspiring message of hope lives on
Bank settles with customers over mis-selling of insurance
Central Bank were warned of Joyce coin issues
Hero Harry has saved his sister's life more than 20 times
'Pro-life' abortion bill is deserving of FF's support
Teachers reject new pay deal
Moyes' wields axe at Old Trafford as two coaches depart
Manchester United are to part company with coaches Mike Phelan and Eric Steele.
Brian O'Driscoll returns but Sean O'Brien misses Pro12 finale
Brian O'Driscoll returns to Leinster's starting XV for tomorrow's Rabodirect Pro12 final clash with Ulster at the RDS but Sean O'Brien misses out.
Johnny McDonnell confirmed as new Shelbourne boss
Johnny McDonnell have been confirmed as the new Shelbourne manager taking over from Alan Mathews.
Porto sell star players Joao Moutinho and James Rodriquez to Monaco for €70million
Opposition no longer fear Kerry, says Gooch
Madigan has that special awareness – O'Driscoll
Jose Enrique: Luis Suarez key to Reds future
Paul O'Connell: I'm just happy to be on the plane
James Lawton: Let us hope the beast is back in the box when Ireland meet England
Dermot Desmond: Government’s debt problems will be solved
BILLIONAIRE investor Dermot Desmond said today that the Government’s debt problems will be solved by a default or through controlled inflation/economic growth.
Ryanair's Gatwick plans grounded by rival Easyjet
Ryanair has lost out to rival Easyjet in a bid to buy take-off and landing slots at Gatwick Airport.
German outlook brightens as businesses become more upbeat
GERMAN business morale improved far more than expected in May, rebounding after two months of falls and suggesting Europe's largest economy is slowly picking up speed after a sluggish first quarter.
Apple boss behind 'butt-wiggling' claim denies vendetta against Irish manager
Euro shares stage small bounce after massive fall
Over 100 new jobs announced for Dublin, Galway and Cork
Man United cut interest bill by £10million a year in major refinancing deal
Van's still the man as firm profits to tune of €900,000
Petroceltic shares tumble 5pc after Bulgarian well abandoned
Carrie Underwood gives €1 million to Oklahoma victims
The country singer has donated $1million to the Red Cross to help the victims of the Oklahoma disaster.
Kim Kardashian to reveal sex of baby on TV
Kim Kardashian is expected to reveal the sex of her unborn child on television.
Bynes arrested on drug charge
Actress Amanda Bynes has been arrested in midtown Manhattan after she heaved a marijuana bong out of a window, police said.
Britain scrambles fighter jets to escort Pakistani passenger plane
BRITAIN launched fighter jets this afternoon to escort a Pakistan International Airlines plane carrying 297 passengers from Lahore after it was diverted from Manchester, a spokesman for the Defence Ministry said.
Heathrow shut down as plane makes emergency landing with smoke pouring from engine
BOTH runways at Heathrow airport were shut down this morning after a British Airways plane had to make an emergency landing.
Truck crash may have caused Washington state bridge collapse
A TRUCK crashed into a four-lane freeway bridge in Washington state yesterday evening and may have caused it to collapse, sending vehicles and drivers tumbling into a frigid river, officials said.
Twitter libel: Sally Bercow's tweet about Lord McAlpine ruled libellous
Taliban attack U.N. compound in Afghan capital - police
Charles and Camilla's helicopter in emergency landing scare
Boy Scouts still deeply divided after vote ends century-old ban on gay members
U.S.casts doubt on credibility of Iranian election
Irish storm chaser leads tornado recovery efforts
Fionnuala O'Leary: Working parents have enough guilt without this
IT was the bit about the child's head being pushed down at nap time that did it for me.
Lise Hand: Blowhard Alan left red in the face by showboating
He started it. The big shot did it and ran away. Alan Shatter only has himself to blame for landing in the uncomfortable position of having to account for his movements pertaining to his vehicle and an encounter with the gardai on a certain night.
Was Shatter's case not in the public interest too?
ALAN Shatter was adamant all week he didn't regret dragging up the Mick Wallace driving while on the mobile phone allegation.
Ali Selim: Stereotyping all Muslims simply a form of oppression
Eilish O'Reagan: Issues of staffing and pay at heart of problem
[TICON-A VIDEO] Michael Kelly: Did Pope Francis really perform an exorcism? The devil's in the detail
Paul Whitington: They don't make offers you can't refuse any more in tired Hollywood
Paul Williams: Sinn Fein hypocrisy on Wallace affair defies belief
Martina Devlin: Why are we allowing men to dominate the great debates?
Fake Psy parties at the Cannes Film Festival
The Hangover III: Ken Jeong praises co-stars
American comedian Ken Jeong praises co-stars Bradley Cooper and Zach Galifianakis while promoting his latest movie, The Hangover III.
The Saturdays' Frankie shows off growing baby bump
Frankie Sandford proudly showed off her growing baby bump on the red carpet at The Hangover Part III premiere.
Two men arrested for mocking gruesome murder of soldier on Twitter
Google and Facebook in $1bn 'bidding war' over Waze app
Samsung says Galaxy S4 sales hit 10 million
Xbox One: gamer backlash over 'fee' for pre-owned titles
[TICON-A VIDEO] Microsoft takes mick out of Mac in ad promoting Windows 8 tablet
Living with Google Glass: what are they actually like to wear?
Highest auction price of year as home in need of repair fetches €2.9m
Now AIB ready to let movers keep their trackers
Mortgage lending plunges by 66pc in first quarter
Homeowners can move and keep their tracker mortgages
Smart Consumer: From timeshares to theft, don't fall into the traps that trip up tourists
Customers taking out more cash to beat charges
Single men 'most likely' to get a flight upgrade
A poll of airline staff has suggested that single men in their thirties have the best chance of getting a free upgrade on a flight
It's a fiesta of food fests
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10 best Chic Retreats
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Mother & Babies
Daddynatal - Can fathers actually make labour shorter?
If a pregnant woman wants a shorter labour, preparing the father-to-be for the process is key.
Children of women with low levels of iodine have lower IQs and reading abilities
Women who are pregnant or planning to have children should ensure they consume the right amount of iodine or risk their child having a low IQ, according to researchers.
Would you dress your kids in second-hand clothes?
Is your baby too good for hand-me-downs?
When FF and FG implement the policies of Labour and SF, in direct contradiction to their public promises what's the difference?
I think you mean practised. Practice is a noun, practise is a verb.
Point taken Eamon, but if you apply that logic, ALL of the shysters in the Dail would be on some charge or other, (well with very few exceptions) many of them sucking a l...
Calcium, osteoporosis and Coeliac Disease
People with coeliac disease have a higher risk of developing the bone disease osteoporosis
John Rocha talks eyes
John Rocha, known for his signature muted tones, has brought in a vibrant palette for his debut foray in to eyewear
Be fab at 50 ‘Shouts’ Lulu with new Aurora Collection
Lulu unveils a collection of glasses created specifically for stylish women aged 50 plus
Should’ve gone to Specsavers …New Hawkeye will give refs a clear view
‘Should’ve gone to Specsavers’, will be a phrase aimed less often at referees, now that the new Hawkeye points detection technology is going live at Croke Park.
A splash of colour as … John Rocha and Specsavers join forces
Bright crimson, blush pink and indigo blue are the keynotes in one of the biggest fashion stories of this year. Designer John Rocha has launched his first ever eyewear collection, teaming up with Specsavers.
Managing cross contamination on a gluten-free diet
One of the problems with managing a gluten free diet is making sure that you don’t accidentally pick up gluten.