Former Real IRA boss shot dead in ambush
A former Real IRA boss has been murdered in Cork city.
A former Real IRA boss has been murdered in Cork city.
Thousands of people have gathered at Pearl Harbour for a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the attack that plunged the United States into the Second World War and left more than 2,300 service people dead.
Sunderland have announced they will no longer be signing Yann M'Vila from Rubin Kazan in January.
A judge has rejected Brad Pitt's request to seal details about custody arrangements in his divorce from Angelina Jolie.
Two Sinn Fein TDs have faced calls to make statements about the murder of a prison officer in 1983.
Kurtley Beale's return to action will be well worth the wait and could come in Sunday's Champions Cup tie against Connacht, according to Wasps director of rugby Dai Young.
Two pairs of tap shoes belonging to child film star Shirley Temple have sold at auction for 20,000 US dollars (£15,870).
The one-time richest man in Russia has vowed to finance democracy campaigns in his homeland after an Irish court lifted freezing orders on 100 million euro in an investment fund.
Donald Trump has said he expects to select his secretary of state next week and former rival Mitt Romney still has a chance to win the post.
Millions of people have accepted an invitation to a party for a girl in rural northern Mexico after the invite went viral.
Several large German companies, including BMW, have pulled their ads from US-based news and opinion website Breitbart due to concerns about its content, following a similar move by cereal maker Kellogg's.
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Southampton manager Claude Puel dismissed claims that contract talks with defender Jose Fonte may distract his side ahead of Thursday's pivotal Europa League clash against Hapoel Be'er Sheva.
Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny feels his side have no other option but to go into their crunch Europa League Group D showdown against Maccabi Tel-Aviv with the mentality of it being a "win-or-nothing game".
Italian premier Matteo Renzi has resigned, his self-inflicted penalty for staking his job on constitutional changes voters resoundingly rejected earlier in the week.
A woman has been injured after a car and a Luas collided.
Kidnappers who took a star greyhound from his kennel demanded a ransom, the trainer has revealed.
A former football coach and Celtic kit man has been charged with a child sex offence.
India has registered nearly an 800% spike in the number of so-called honour killings reported.
United Nations prosecutors have demanded a life sentence for General Ratko Mladic, telling judges they should convict and imprison the former Bosnian Serb military chief for orchestrating atrocities throughout Bosnia's 1992-95 war.
Time magazine has named US President-elect Donald Trump as its Person of the Year.
A plane belonging to Pakistan's national carrier has crashed and burst into flames with 48 people on board, killing all of them, police and an airline spokesman said.
US vice president Joe Biden has continued his coy approach to a possible 2020 presidential bid.
Warren Gatland says he has identified a potential second British and Irish Lions attack coach for next summer's New Zealand tour.
Several Syrian rebel factions, staring a brutal defeat in the face, have proposed a five-day ceasefire in the eastern part of the city of Aleppo so the wounded, sick and other civilians can be evacuated.
China has accused Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen of seeking to use a planned transit stop in the US to score diplomatic points.
Thousands of Bangladeshi children who live in the capital's slums are working illegally for an average of 64 hours a week, with many employed by the garment industry making clothing for top global brands, according to a new report.
European Union regulators have fined banks JPMorgan, HSBC and Credit Agricole a combined 484 million euro (£411 million) for colluding to manipulate the price of financial products linked to interest rates.
A caddie was pronounced dead after he collapsed at the Dubai Ladies Masters on Wednesday, forcing the suspension of the first round and shortening the Ladies European Tour event to 54 holes.
Working on the theory that a driver who knows when a red light will turn green is more relaxed and aware, car giant Audi is unveiling in Las Vegas a technology that enables vehicles to "read" traffic signals ahead and tell the motorist how long the wait will be.
Islamic State militants launched an overnight attack against Iraqi security forces in the south-eastern part of Mosul, a day after the troops advanced deeper into the city.
The Supreme Court in Bangladesh has upheld death sentences against an Islamic group's leader and two of his accomplices found guilty over a grenade attack on a British envoy in 2004.
Thailand's government will not back down from prosecuting news outlets that publish "illegal" content, the defence minister has said, after the BBC's bureau in Bangkok came under scrutiny for an article about the country's new king.
The seabed search for the missing Malaysian airliner has been left to a single ship, with a Chinese vessel heading home to Shanghai, officials said.
Seven coal miners are dead and another four are missing after a gas explosion in a central province in the latest deadly accident to strike China's mining industry, authorities said.
Georgia has executed its ninth inmate this year, putting to death a man convicted of killing his father-in-law more than a quarter of a century ago.
A South Korean parliamentary committee has ordered the jailed woman at the centre of a scandal threatening to bring down the president to attend a hearing investigating her alleged manipulation of government affairs.
Michigan's presidential recount has been thrown into doubt after a state appeals court said the Green Party candidate's poor showing disqualified her from seeking a second look at the votes.
A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing nearly 100 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings.
President Barack Obama said the fight he has led against Islamic State has been relentless, sustainable and multilateral.
The head of the charter airline whose plane crashed in the Andes last week has been detained by Bolivian prosecutors for questioning as authorities look into whether the tragedy that killed 71 people stemmed from negligence.
A warehouse fire in California that killed 36 people does not appear to have been started intentionally and may have been caused by a refrigerator or other electrical appliance, investigators have said.
Police and protesters have clashed outside the Rio de Janeiro state legislature during a demonstration against government austerity measures being discussed by policymakers.
US President-elect Donald Trump has signalled that he may cancel a new Air Force One being built by Boeing because the costs are "out of control".
Former Tottenham captain Ledley King wants to resurrect his coaching career with the club next year.
The last buildings occupied by Islamic State militants in Sirte have fallen into the hands of Libyan fighters, officials said, as anti-IS fighters celebrated in the streets of the final IS stronghold in Libya.
West Brom defender Allan Nyom has apologised to former club Watford for his celebrations during the Baggies' win on Saturday.
A unanimous Supreme Court has sided with smartphone maker Samsung in its high-profile patent dispute with Apple over the design of the iPhone.
The Blues signed Eden Hazard from French club Lille in 2012 for £32.5million. Or, so we thought. In fact, it turns out that Chelsea paid just £28million for the forward, according to Belgian outlet Le Soir.
US President-elect Donald Trump has pulled plans for one of his walls - a barrier to stop the Atlantic battering his exclusive golf resort on Ireland's west coast.
A Swedish court has convicted a 24-year-old Iraqi man of war crimes for posting macabre pictures on Facebook after fighting extremists in Iraq - in the first such case in the country.
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