News: World

In first, U.S. presents its evidence of Iranian weaponry from Yemen

Thursday  21:53,   14 december 2017

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'This may lead to disruptions': Ryanair to publish contingency plans on strike action this Monday

Thursday  19:20,   14 december 2017

The company said “we will do everything we can to minimise disruption to customers”.Earlier this week, pilots in Ireland, Portugal, Germany, Italy and Spain served the company notice that they would be striking on Wednesday 20[...]

Kerala Dalit woman's rape-murder: Convict Ameer ul Islam gets death sentence

Thursday  17:36,   14 december 2017
Hindustan Times

Kerala Dalit woman's rape-murder: Convict Ameer ul Islam gets death sentenceThe trial court said while delivering the verdict that it was one of the rarest of the rare cases and Ameer ul Islam never deserved any sympathy. It observed that the[...]

EU's Tusk warns of bruising Brexit battle ahead, urges unity

Thursday  17:11,   14 december 2017
Associated Press

BRUSSELS — European Union chief Donald Tusk warned Thursday of a bruising Brexit battle ahead as Britain and the remaining 27 EU countries move onto to discussions over their future trade relations.As all 28 EU leaders, including British Prime[...]

MU69: NASA New Horizon's Furthest Ever Destination Could be Hiding a Moon

Thursday  17:10,   14 december 2017

Strange signals suggest MU96 has a "moonlet."The next stop for NASA’s New Horizons probe, a spacecraft on a mission to explore areas of space not yet seen by astronomers, may be hiding a mysterious mini “moonlet.” Strange signals from[...]

Watch Live: NASA Will Finally Reveal Mysterious New Kepler Mission and Google Joint Discovery

Thursday  17:10,   14 december 2017

The news is under tight wraps, but spoiler alert: It's definitely not Nibiru.The agency has kept its cards close to the chest, but has said, "The discovery was made by researchers using machine learning from[...]

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Freedom of Dublin award revoked by City Council

Thursday  17:10,   14 december 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Freedom of Dublin award revoked by City CouncilThe vote was 59 in favour with two opposed and one abstention, and councillors said they rescinded Ms Suu Kyi’s award for her failure to protect Rohingya Muslims in her[...]

Two arrested after man threatened and money stolen over eight hours in Terenure house burglary

Thursday  17:09,   14 december 2017
Dublin Live

The incident unfolded between 2am and 10amAt around 2am on Wednesday night a 24-year-old woman and 27-year-old man gained entry to a house by smashing a downstairs window and threatened the[...]

Labour's Alan Kelly has asked the Justice MInister if his phone is being tapped

Thursday  17:06,   14 december 2017

His concerns come after his parliamentary questions which unravelled Fitzgerald’s email scandal.Kelly’s questions on whether his phone communications have been intercepted by gardaí come just a few weeks after he had asked a series of detailed[...]

Pictured: Woman (23) charged following shooting which left mum, baby and teen injured in Dublin

Thursday  17:06,   14 december 2017

A WOMAN has been charged with possession of a gun with intent to endanger life following a shooting in west Dublin in which an eight-month old baby was injured along with his mother and a teenage boy. A WOMAN has been charged with possession of a [...]

Gardaí searching for missing man (71) release CCTV images

Thursday  17:06,   14 december 2017

Gardaí searching for an elderly man missing from the south Dublin area have issued CCTV images in the hope of tracing his whereabouts. Brendan Burke (71) is missing from Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, since November 15. He is missing from the Bloomfield[...]

The Garda Band has cost taxpayers €5.5 million over the past three years

Thursday  17:05,   14 december 2017

Members of the band, none of whom are involved in policing duties, were paid an average of €58,985 each last year.The Garda Band is comprised of 29 full-time musicians, who perform at a variety of national events including the Rose of Tralee[...]

Space capsule with 3 astronauts returns to Earth

Thursday  17:03,   14 december 2017
Associated Press

MOSCOW — Three astronauts on Thursday landed back on Earth after nearly six months aboard the International Space Station.A Russian Soyuz capsule with NASA's Randy Bresnik, Russia's Sergey Ryazanskiy and Paolo Nespoli of the European Space [...]

Harry and Meghan’s wedding ‘no tick-box exercise’, says Archbishop

Thursday  17:03,   14 december 2017
Press Association

The sense of commitment between the couple ‘is quite inspirational’.Justin Welby has said Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding is “no tick-box exercise” and their love provides a “model” for the rest of the[...]

Six months on, London holds memorial for Grenfell fire victims

Thursday  17:02,   14 december 2017

Survivors of a fire that killed 71 people six months ago in the Grenfell Tower social housing block in west London will join firefighters and members of the royal family at a national memorial service at St Paul's Cathedral on Thursday.Survivors [...]