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Plan to unite teachers' unions considered
23 Apr 2014 at 9:52am
A merger of the country's two second-level teachers' unions is being considered.
Woman held after children's bodies found in London
23 Apr 2014 at 9:17am
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after three children were found dead at a house in London.
Kerry warns Russia of further sanctions
23 Apr 2014 at 6:41am
US Secretary of State John Kerry has told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in a telephone call that Washington would impose more sanctions on Russia if tensions did not de-escalate in eastern Ukraine, a senior US official said.
Motorists using mobile phones targeted by gardaí
23 Apr 2014 at 9:05am
A national operation targeting motorists using mobile phones is being mounted by the gardaí tomorrow and Friday.
Disruption to Irish Ferries Cherbourg service
23 Apr 2014 at 9:40am
Around 1,000 passengers had to spend the night on board an Irish Ferries vessel in the French port of Cherbourg after the crossing to Rosslare was cancelled.
Blair urges West on Islamic extremism
23 Apr 2014 at 10:05am
The West must put aside differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on tackling the threat from radical Islam, Tony Blair will warn.
Violent protests in Rio after death of man
23 Apr 2014 at 10:00am
Violent protests have broken out in Rio's landmark beachfront district, Copacabana, following the death of a resident less than two months before the World Cup.
South Korean ferry recovery enters second week
23 Apr 2014 at 9:55am
The search for scores of passengers still missing from South Korea's ferry disaster entered a second week today, to the deepening distress of grieving, angry and frustrated families.
Gardaí called after water meter protest in Cork
23 Apr 2014 at 8:57am
Irish Water has confirmed that contractors attempting to install meters at an estate in Cork yesterday had to stop work after a stand-off with protesters.
Charity concerned over Chernobyl safety delay
23 Apr 2014 at 9:50am
The Chernobyl Children International charity has expressed deep concerns over delays to a project aimed at making the site of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant safe.
David Moyes sacked by Manchester United
22 Apr 2014 at 10:02pm
Manchester United have sacked manager David Moyes after 51 games in charge and appointed Ryan Giggs as caretaker boss.
Two sought after attack, car theft in Dublin
22 Apr 2014 at 10:04pm
Gardaí are looking for two people believed to have been involved in an attack and car theft in Dublin yesterday.
War graves in Belfast cemetery desecrated
22 Apr 2014 at 6:54pm
More than a dozen graves of soldiers killed in both world wars have been desecrated in Northern Ireland.
Manager denies Pistorius took acting classes
22 Apr 2014 at 6:52pm
A spokeswoman for Oscar Pistorius has said suggestions that the Paralympian had taken acting lessons ahead of his emotional murder trial testimony were "totally devoid of any truth".
Activity reported at North Korean nuclear site
22 Apr 2014 at 9:40pm
North Korea could be preparing to carry out a fourth nuclear test, South Korea said today, citing increased activity at its main test site, just days ahead of a visit to Seoul by US President Barack Obama.
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