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Searches in Youghal over Satchwell disappearance

Searches are being carried out in Youghal, Co Cork in relation to a woman missing from the town since March this year.

Spanish police say van driver may still be at large

The driver of the van that ploughed into crowds in Barcelona, killing 13 people, may still be alive and at large, Spanish police have said.

Charlottesville mayor appeals for monument legislation

The mayor of Charlottesville has called for a special session of Virginia's legislature to let localities decide the fate of Confederate monuments like the statue at the centre of a far-right rally last week that turned deadly.

Police: Terror suspects were planning bigger attacks

Spanish police say the suspects in yesterday's terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils were planning to use explosives in one or more bigger attacks than those carried out.

Trump fires provocative chief strategist Bannon

US President Donald Trump has fired chief strategist Steve Bannon, the White House announced, ending the turbulent tenure of a rabble-rousing conservative media entrepreneur and political activist who was a favourite of Mr Trump's base.

TV legend Bruce Forsyth has died at the age of 89

TV veteran Bruce Forsyth, best known for hosting The Generation Game and Strictly Come Dancing, has died at the age of 89.

Two dead, eight injured in Finnish stabbing attack

Police shot and wounded a suspect after a stabbing spree in which a man killed two people and wounded eight others in the Finnish city of Turku today.

Gardaí pursuing 300 lines of inquiry in double shooting

Gardaí investigating a shooting in Ballymun that caused the deaths of "an innocent young man and a mother-of-six" say they are pursuing 300 lines of inquiry.

Who's who: The long list of former Trump staffers

Steve Bannon is the latest member of US President Donald Trump's staff to be removed, or leave, their role since he took office earlier this year.

Irish family on holiday injured in attack

Two members of an Irish family holidaying in Barcelona were injured in yesterday's terror attack in the city.

Witness appeal after man found with serious injuries

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses after a man was discovered with "significant" injuries in Co Wicklow earlier this week.

Murder inquiry over Irishman's death in England

Police in England have begun a murder investigation following the death of an Irishman in Birmingham.

Defiant crowds show solidarity with Barcelona victims

Spain reacts to twin terror attacks in Catalonia yesterday.

Barcelona van driver killed in Cambrils - Spanish media

The driver of the van that ploughed into crowds in Barcelona yesterday was one of five men shot by police in the Catalan seaside resort of Cambrils hours later, Spain's El Pais and El Periodico newspapers are reporting.

First victims of Barcelona attack named

A 35-year-old Italian who was on holiday in Barcelona with his partner and two children has been named as one of the 14 victims of terror attacks in Spain, according to an account given to La Repubblica.

Defiant crowds show solidarity with Barcelona victims

Rolling coverage as Spain mounts a sweeping anti-terror operation following terror attacks in Catalonia yesterday.

TV legend Bruce Forsyth has died at the age of 89

TV veteran Sir Bruce Forsyth has died at the age of 89, his manager has said.

Irish family holidaying in Barcelona injured in attack

Two members of an Irish family holidaying in Barcelona were injured in yesterday's terror attack in the city.

Trump to push out adviser Bannon - New York Times

US President Donald Trump has decided to push out his chief strategist Steve Bannon, but White House officials were still discussing when and how, the New York Times reported today, citing two unnamed administration officials.

Murder probe over Irishman's death in England

Police in England have launched a murder investigation following the killing of an Irishman in Birmingham.

300 lines of inquiry in Ballymun shooting investigation

Gardaí investigating a shooting in Ballymun that caused the deaths of "an innocent young man and a mother-of-six" say they are pursuing 300 lines of inquiry.

Two dead, six injured in Finnish stabbing attack

At least two people are dead and six others have been injured after a stabbing attack in the Finnish city of Turku.

Questions raised over Barcelona security measures

Shocked residents and holidaymakers have questioned why Spanish authorities did not do more to protect Barcelona's most famous thoroughfare against a deadly van attack in the heart of a packed tourist area

Ross may send Olympic ticketing report to ODCE

The Minister for Sport has said he may send the Moran report into alleged ticket touting at the 2016 Rio Olympic games to the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement.

Over 16 million people hit by floods in South Asia

More than 16 million people have been affected by floods in South Asia, aid workers and officials said, with heavy rains and damaged roads hampering relief efforts amid severe food shortages and a growing risk of waterborne diseases.

Woman found dead in toilet at Galway hospital

An investigation is under way into the circumstances in which a woman was found dead in a disabled toilet at Galway University Hospital during the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Payment to Irish Water 'not connected to charge freeze'

The Government has said its payment of €270m to Irish Water is in line with the company's capital funding plan.

Erdogan says Merkel is an enemy of Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said German Chancellor Angela Merkel is an enemy of Turkey.

Woman injured in second attack in Spain dies

A woman who was critically injured in a terror attack in the Spanish town of Cambrils last night has died.

Seán Quinn launches online betting company

Seán Quinn has launched a new online sports betting company, his first business venture since the loss of his building materials, packaging and insurance empire.

South Africa 'to grant Mugabe diplomatic immunity'

South Africa is reportedly planning to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe, allowing her to avoid prosecution for an alleged assault on a 20-year-old woman.

Call for stricter vehicle hire laws in light of attacks

A former British terror laws watchdog has said that motorists should be subject to identity checks when hiring vehicles as part of measures to tackle the use of lorries and vans in attacks.

Third arrest in wake of terror attacks in Spain

A third person has been arrested in connection with a suspected Islamist militant attack in Barcelona and another incident in Cambrils.

Irish family holidaying in Barcelona injured in attack

Members of an Irish family holidaying in Barcelona were injured in yesterday's terror attack in the city.

Manhunt under way after terror attacks in Spain

Rolling coverage as Spain mounts a sweeping anti-terror operation following terror attacks in Catalonia yesterday.

Trump ghostwriter expects him to quit presidency

The ghostwriter who penned Donald Trump's 1987 memoir The Art of the Deal thinks the US president will resign before the end of his term.

Terror in Spain: What we know

At least 13 people were killed and more than 100 others injured after drivers slammed into pedestrians in two quick-succession, separate attacks on Barcelona's most popular street and in another busy Spanish seaside city.

Spanish police 'stop second attempted terrorist attack'

Police in Spain say they have shot and killed several people south of Barcelona while carrying out an operation in response to a terrorist attack early this morning.

Catalan official says 13 dead, 100 hurt in Barcelona

A Catalan government official has said 13 people were killed and over 100 injured after a van crashed into a crowd of people on Las Ramblas, in what police described as a terrorist attack.

At least 13 reported killed in Barcelona attack

Spanish media, citing police sources, have said at least 13 people were killed and several others injured after a van crashed into a crowd of people in the Las Ramblas area of the city centre, in what police described as a terrorist attack.

Barcelona incident echoes other attacks

A van ploughing into pedestrians in a busy area of Barcelona echoes the circumstances of terror atrocities that have hit several countries - including Germany, France and the UK.

Lawyers for Martens file court papers for retrial

Lawyers for Molly Martens-Corbett and Thomas Martens have filed court papers in the US calling for their guilty verdicts to be thrown out and a new trial established, according to the District Attorney for Davidson County.

Judge dismisses two same-sex marriage cases in NI

Two landmark court challenges against the ban on same sex marriage in Northern Ireland have been dismissed.

Trump says US history and culture being 'ripped apart'

US President Donald Trump has said the history and culture of the United States were being "ripped apart" by the removal of statues memorialising the Confederate era.

Drones banned over Trevor Deely search site

The Irish Aviation Authority has banned drones from flying over a site in Dublin where gardaí are carrying out a search as part of the investigation into the disappearance of Trevor Deely almost 17 years ago.

Irishman dies in reported car-jacking in Mexico

A 29-year-old man from Co Louth has been killed during an apparent car-jacking in Mexico.

Man charged in connection with alleged assault on baby

A man has appeared in court in Co Cork charged in connection with an alleged assault on a ten-week-old baby girl in Co Louth earlier this year.

Ross criticises 'rotten culture' at OCI

The Oireachtas committee examining the Olympic ticketing scandal has not come to a decision on whether to compel former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey to attend after meeting for over an hour in private session.

Ten-year-old rape victim gives birth in India

A ten-year-old rape victim whose plea for an abortion was rejected by India's Supreme Court has given birth to a baby girl, a doctor said.

Dublin footfall still well below pre-recession levels

Footfall on some of Dublin's main shopping streets is still nearly 30% below the level before the recession, according to figures recorded by specialist cameras.