Britain made a "colossal mistake" when it left the European Union, former prime minister John Major has told a Westminster committee.
Posted: February 7, 2023, 1:47 pm
A 34-year-old man has been jailed for 13 years for what was described as a vicious and terrifying attack on his defenceless and vulnerable partner who was 32 weeks' pregnant at the time.
Posted: February 7, 2023, 1:16 pm
Politicians and other office holders should face fines for breaches of disclosure requirements, according to a new report.
Posted: February 7, 2023, 12:59 pm
The deaths of a headteacher, her daughter and husband in England are being investigated as a possible murder-suicide.
Posted: February 7, 2023, 12:47 pm
St Andrews has said it will rip up a new stone feature next to the historic Swilcan Bridge on the Old Course after it was criticised as looking like a "DIY patio".
Posted: February 7, 2023, 12:36 pm
New figures today from Kantar show that grocery price inflation hit 16.3% in the 12 weeks to January 23 - the highest level seen since the consultants started tracking grocery inflation.
Posted: February 7, 2023, 12:14 pm
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has carried out a sweeping shake-up of Whitehall with the creation of four new government departments aimed at boosting economic growth and addressing the energy crisis.
Posted: February 7, 2023, 11:29 am
Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan and Minister of State at the Department of Transport Jack Chambers are convening a meeting this evening to be briefed on recent drone activity at Dublin Airport.
Posted: February 7, 2023, 10:01 am
The number of people applying for one-off urgent and exceptional needs payments from Government when they find they can't pay bills or put food on the table has increased by 75%.
Posted: February 7, 2023, 8:20 am
An optimistic President Joe Biden will seek to lift an often unenthusiastic nation with a State of the Union address showcasing his efforts to rebuild the US economy - and setting the stage for the 80-year-old's bid for re-election in 2024.
Posted: February 7, 2023, 8:16 am
Senior staff at Munster Technological University (MTU) will meet this morning to assess the scale of a major IT breach.
Posted: February 7, 2023, 7:17 am
BP has today reported a record profit of $28 billion for 2022 and hiked its dividend, but infuriated climate activists by rowing back on plans to slash oil and gas output and reduce carbon emissions by 2030.
Posted: February 7, 2023, 7:08 am
An 82-year-old woman was pronounced dead at a New York nursing home but found to be breathing three hours later at the funeral home where she had been taken.
Posted: February 7, 2023, 6:54 am
An underwater search for missing British woman Nicola Bulley is continuing following a fresh appeal by her partner, who said her two daughters "desperately" miss her and "need her back".
Posted: February 7, 2023, 6:48 am
Rapist Metropolitan Police officer David Carrick will serve at least 30 years behind bars for attacking a dozen women over a 17-year period.
Posted: February 7, 2023, 6:22 am
Ukraine has said the last 24 hours were the deadliest of the war so far for Russian troops, as Moscow hurls tens of thousands of freshly mobilised soldiers and mercenaries into relentless winter assaults in the east.
Posted: February 7, 2023, 5:14 am
Overwhelmed rescuers struggled to save people trapped under the rubble as the death toll from a devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria rose past 5,000, with the scale of the disaster hampering relief efforts.
Posted: February 7, 2023, 3:56 am
The Attorney General is expected to give a report to Cabinet with legal advice regarding private nursing home fees and disability allowances.
Posted: February 7, 2023, 2:11 am
A survey has found 50% of children feel they spend too much time online and almost a quarter have seen content on the internet they would not want their parents to know about.
Posted: February 7, 2023, 12:01 am
The Cabinet will be briefed by Minister for Housing Darragh O'Brien on plans to increase thresholds for a State-backed mortgage scheme for people who cannot get loans to buy homes from banks.
Posted: February 7, 2023, 12:00 am
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