News: World

Traffic builds around Smithfield as road blocked while Dublin Fire Brigade respond to collision

Sunday  19:45,   27 may 2018
dublinlive.ie

Traffic builds around Smithfield as road blocked while Dublin Fire Brigade respond to collisionThe collision happened on North King Street, and temporarily blocked the route to[...]

Hot and humid week ahead as Irish temperatures soar to 25 degrees

Sunday  18:55,   27 may 2018
extra.ie

Hot and humid week ahead as Irish temperatures soar to 25 degreesWith Munster, Carlow, Kilkenny and Wexford under threat of heavy thundery downpours and a risk of flooding until 9pm on Sunday, Monday will bring about a welcome change in the[...]

Sinn Féin calling for referendum on 'united Ireland' following abortion vote

Sunday  18:00,   27 may 2018
independent.ie

Sinn Féin calling for referendum on 'united Ireland' following abortion voteVice president Michelle O'Neill said constitutional issues had gained renewed prominence following Friday's Yes vote on changing the Irish[...]

Oommen Chandy appointed Congress in-charge of Andhra Pradesh, Tarun Gogoi gets West Bengal

Sunday  17:55,   27 may 2018
msn

Oommen Chandy appointed Congress in-charge of Andhra Pradesh, Tarun Gogoi gets West BengalWhile Chandy will be replacing Digvijaya Singh, who was appointed as chairman of Madhya Pradesh Congress campaign committee, Gogoi will take over Dr C P Joshi. [...]

In Baghpat, Next Door To Poll-Bound Kairana, PM Talks Cane, Dalit Issues

Sunday  17:15,   27 may 2018
ndtv

In Baghpat, Next Door To Poll-Bound Kairana, PM Talks Cane, Dalit IssuesThe Prime Minister's meeting became a matter of contention soon after it was announced. While Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ran an all-out campaign in Kairana, involving a[...]

Not so Few: Total of surviving Battle of Britain veterans increases from eight to nine after family point out that hero pilot, 98, is still alive

Sunday  17:10,   27 may 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Battle of Britain hero John Hemingway, 98, of Dublin is one of the last nine surviving fighter pilots who saved Britain from a Nazi ­invasion.  He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for bravery and shot down four times in the Second[...]

MEA summons Pakistan deputy envoy second time in a week, lodges protest over new Gilgit-Baltistan order

Sunday  17:05,   27 may 2018
msn

MEA summons Pakistan deputy envoy second time in a week, lodges protest over new Gilgit-Baltistan orderAsserting that the entire Jammu and Kashmir, including Gilgit-Baltistan areas, was an integral part of India, the MEA warned Islamabad of any move [...]

PM Opens 2 Expressways To Cut Delhi Pollution, Travel Time: 10 Facts

Sunday  16:36,   27 may 2018
ndtv

PM Opens 2 Expressways To Cut Delhi Pollution, Travel Time: 10 FactsNEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated two key expressways today, one to cut down on travel time from Meerut to Delhi, the other to help reduce pollution in the[...]

Wife of top Mexican drug lord 'El Mencho' arrested

Sunday  15:10,   27 may 2018
news.sky

The wife of one of Mexico's most wanted drug lords has been arrested, the country's authorities have said.Rosalinda Garcia was detained in the Guadalajara suburb of Zapopon in the Western state of[...]

‘Ivan the Terrible’ Painting Damaged in Russia in Vodka-Fueled Attack

Sunday  14:51,   27 may 2018
msn

Russian news reports said the suspect thought the 1885 canvas, “Ivan the Terrible and His Son Ivan on November 16, 1581,” by the Russian realist Ilya Repin, was historically inaccurate.The 1885 canvas, “Ivan the Terrible and His Son Ivan on November [...]

'A hammer blow to the Church': How the world reacted to Ireland's Yes vote

Sunday  12:56,   27 may 2018
thejournal.ie

A number of outlets reported the significance of the result ahead of Pope Francis’ visit in August.A number of international media were in attendance to report on Ireland’s vote in favour of liberalising its laws relating to[...]

Flights delayed after lightning strike at Stansted

Sunday  11:45,   27 may 2018
news.sky

Flights are delayed at Stansted Airport after lightning hit the aircraft fuelling system, leaving planes unable to refuel. In a statement on Twitter, a Stansted Airport spokesman said: "Due to an earlier lightning strike the aircraft fuelling[...]

Garda investigation launched after man found dead in field in Co Louth

Sunday  09:30,   27 may 2018
msn

Gardai have sealed off an area , near Dunleer town centre, as they await for the State Pathologist to arrive.The circumstances surrounding the man's death are not yet known, but it is believed it may be suspicious.A Garda spokesman said: "Gardaí in[...]

Why This Frog’s Poisonous, Inflatable Backside Is Staring at You

Sunday  08:35,   27 may 2018
nationalgeographic

This South American frog’s inflatable rear end puts on quite a show for predators.Yet this frog’s glamorous hindquarters are meant to repel attention, not attract[...]

Abductor and murderer: Gardaí trying to unravel the mystery left by Mark Hennessy

Sunday  08:35,   27 may 2018
thejournal.ie

Jastine Valdez was found dead a short drive from where she was abducted.Mark Hennessy is driving his black Nissan Qashqai. At this moment in time, he is the most wanted man in Ireland – the chief suspect in the abduction of 24-year-old Jastine[...]