Woman leapt out of hotel window to escape serial sex attacker
Gardai are on the hunt for an attacker in Dublin.
Heathrow shut down as plane makes emergency landing
Plane had flames pouring from engine.
Children unnecessarily strapped into chairs at HSE probe creche
Children abruptly handled while resting or sleeping.
[TICON-A VIDEO] River drama as bridge linking Seattle with Canada collapses
Apple boss accused of vendetta against Irish manager
Driver in his 80s killed as car collides with truck on motorway
Hundreds of secondary teachers on €100k
Irish girl in US visa row to be deported
Bank settles with customers over mis-selling of insurance
Part Four of Five: Karl's fab 30-day beach body plan
Fitness expert Karl Henry's exclusive four-week fitness guide. Final three exercises revealed and how to recover from hard sessions.
Amanda Bynes arrested and brought for psychiatric evaluation
27-year-old former children’s television star generating widespread concern due to bizarre conduct recently.
Niall Horan having a ‘secretive and exciting’ romance with reality star
One Direction’s Niall Horan has reportedly engaged in a passionate secret romance with a British reality TV star.
JFK was a fan of Hitler and Nazi Germany, diaries reveal
Former president openly admired Nazi Germany when he toured country.
Teachers reject new pay deal
Teacher leaders reject the latest pay and productivity deal.
Hero Harry (8) saved sister's life more than 20 times
LITTLE Isabelle doesn't need a superhero in her life – she already has her brother.
Smart Consumer: Avoid the €64 ice-cream charge on holidays
Holidays are a time where you're ripe to be ripped off.
Wallace criticises planned pension cuts for bank staff
TD was fined €7,000 for not paying pension contributions for his own workers on time.
Video: Leaving Cert Student pens epic song about dreaded exams
Student is fast becoming a YouTube sensation.
Two men arrested for mocking gruesome murder of soldier on Twitter
Police received complaints over remarks on Twitter.
Man charged over threat to kill brother in car park
Donegal was already the subject of two anti-molestation orders.
Granny locks suspected thieves into back yard as she calls for help
ELDERLY woman tricks to would-be thieves.
Fran banned for four years after car hit biker
'Love/Hate' star Peter Coonan 'jolted' biker from behind with his car.
Tributes paid to big-hearted chef Kinsella
FRED Astaire once danced in his kitchen for the amusement of staff.
Central Bank were warned of Joyce coin issues
Central Bank were aware of issues and design problems with coin.
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
More than words
Are 'emoji' dumbing us down, or enriching our communications
How to survive exam fever
Guidelines on staying healthy during the exam season
Simply Super Salads
Ditch the Caesar and try something different
Raw footage: Heathrow plane with smoke pouring from engine
Emergency landing for Heathrow plane with smoke from the engine. Credit: Manjit Gahir
Irish Cert Student with epic song about dreaded exams
Cars fall into water after bridge collapse in Washington state
A bridge collapse in Washington state between Mount Vernon and Burlington has seen cars fall into the Skagit River below.
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
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.
Children kept strapped into chairs at HSE probe creche
CHILDREN attending one of the creches at the centre of a HSE investigation were unnecessarily strapped in their chairs and abruptly handled while they were resting or sleeping.
Donal nominated for award as his inspiring message of hope lives on
INSPIRATIONAL teenager Donal Walsh has been nominated for a Rehab People of the Year Award – two weeks after his death.
Opposition no longer fear Kerry, says Gooch
REFLECTING on a record-breaking season should be more enjoyable.
Madigan has that special awareness – O'Driscoll
BRIAN O'DRISCOLL has been generous in his praise of Ian Madigan, his likely centre partner in tomorrow evening's Pro12 final against Ulster.
Paul O'Connell: I'm just happy to be on the plane
While bookmakers were busy installing Paul O'Connell as favourite to lead the 2013 British and Irish Lions tour, the Ireland lock was plagued by doubt over his selection for Australia.
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.
Apple boss behind 'butt-wiggling' claim denies vendetta against Irish manager
A SENIOR executive with US computer giant Apple claimed an Irish-based manager was the focus of a complaint that he had "wiggled his butt" in front of employees.
Euro shares stage small bounce after massive fall
EUROPEAN shares edged up this morning, staging a small technical bounce after their biggest one-day fall in nearly a year.
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
European regulator urges forcing big firms to reveal how much tax they pay
Pump ESM funds into banks – Chopra
Formula 1 offering hits bump after investigation
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.
Frankie admits worries over stag do
The Saturday's star Frankie Sandford confessed she was put off watching the Hangover films in case they give footballer fiance Wayne Bridge any ideas about his upcoming stag do.
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.
Charles and Camilla's helicopter in emergency landing scare
Royal couple sat through a "hairy" mid-air drama when an in-flight emergency forced them to land.
Boy Scouts still deeply divided after vote ends century-old ban on gay members
THE Boy Scouts of America have voted to lift a century-old ban on openly gay scouts in a major victory for gay rights activists.
Michael Kelly: Did Pope Francis really perform an exorcism? The devil's in the detail
SO, did he or didn't he? The image of Pope Francis intently praying over a young man with a disability in St Peter's Square at the weekend has caused endless speculation. As the Pontiff laid both of his hands on his forehead, the young man was visibly moved in his wheelchair and his body became animated.
Paul Whitington: They don't make offers you can't refuse any more in tired Hollywood
THEY don't make 'em like they used to, according to veteran actor James Caan, who came over all curmudgeonly at the Cannes premiere of his movie the other day. Guillaume Canet's 'Blood Ties' stars Mr Caan as the boss of a 1970s New York crime family, and evokes obvious comparisons with 'The Godfather', the film that made him a star in the first place.
Paul Williams: Sinn Fein hypocrisy on Wallace affair defies belief
SINN Fein's moral outrage at Alan Shatter's indiscretion towards Mick Wallace is a superb example of the party's tendency for selective memory. Never shy about jumping on the bandwagon, Sinn Fein could scarcely hide its glee as it queued up to give the Justice Minister the parliamentary equivalent of a punishment beating.
David McWilliams: The May miracle that injects €44.6m into creaking economy
Siobhan Talbot: 'I don't believe in gender quotas – people should get jobs on merit alone'
Darragh McManus: The Doors' musical legacy is an immortal one
Why do we regard an only child as lonely, demanding, spoilt and selfish?
Liz O’Donnell: It's tough being a woman TD in a Dail chamber run by the boys
Stephen Kinsella: Time for joined-up thinking to help councils
Twilight leads Teen Choice nods
Francis Ford Coppola making Italian-American movie saga
Richie Sambora attacks Jon Bon Jovi over personal comments
Alan Shatter’s steamy novel back in bookshops within six weeks
'Emmerdale' and 'Dam Busters' star Thorp dies
[TICON-A VIDEO] Sharon Osbourne confirmed to return to X Factor as new panel announced
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.
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?
Teenagers 'burdened' by Facebook turning to Twitter - study
Tacky or weird? Gallery's bad taste exhibition
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
By Chrissie Russell
10 best Chic Retreats
Lulu Townsend selects her favourite guesthouse hideaways
Mother & Babies
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?
The mother of all fashion statements
You can still show off your individual style while pregnant... no matter what size your bump is
- Who needs a body double? 44-year-old Jennifer Aniston strips to her undies in new movie
- New Shatter controversy as questions raised in Dail about garda checkpoint incident
- Wallace got €120k in garda arrest claim
- Woman leapt out of hotel window to escape sex attacker
- Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend just about manages to stay in her dress at Cannes
The things the teleprompter makes him say: 'maintaining the freedoms and ideals that we defend' Appears to be only when it suits him, and only for his cronies. Didn't...
I agree with you in that I also think that the education approach here is lagging behind, but I don't see how you could possibly introduce a meritocratic system in educat...
That the political elite think that the law does not apply to them and they live in a different world to the rest of us is the the core of the issue. That the economic ta...
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.