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Cardinal Pell: From Vatican apartment to Australian prison cell

Cardinal Pell: From Vatican apartment to Australian prison cell Cardinal George Pell has been sentenced to six years in prison (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill, File) For two decades, George Pell was the dominant figure in the Catholic Church in Australia - a...

EU countries ‘have to help themselves’

EU countries 'have to help themselves'    Larry Kudlow (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) US President Donald Trump's top economic adviser has offered sharp criticism of the European Central Bank's revival of stimulus measures to spur the economy. National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow...

Indian Ocean science mission recovers key underwater drone

Indian Ocean science mission recovers key underwater drone The mission is on an unprecedented exploration of the Indian Ocean to document changes taking place beneath the waves. Submersibles being sent to recover a remotely operated vehicle which was lost (David Keyton/AP) A...

Trump meets Varadkar: US President says he intends to visit Ireland this year, criticises...

Trump meets Varadkar: US President says he intends to visit Ireland this year, criticises May's handling of Brexit Taoiseach Leo Varadkar meeting President Donald Trump at the White House Photo credit: Brian Lawless/PA Wire US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has said he...

Demand for Level 8 Ag Science courses jumps

Demand for Level 8 Ag Science courses jumps University College Dublin The number of students applying for Ag Science Level 8 courses has jumped by 13pc, the latest figures from the CAO show. This year the number of students apply for Level...

Little scope to cut children’s hospital costs, says chairman

Little scope to cut children's hospital costs, says chairman Safety concerns: Fred Barry is worried about risks to builders. Picture: Tom Burke The new chairman of the board overseeing the construction of the National Children's Hospital has cast doubt on there...

US House likely to try to override expected Trump veto as Senate votes to...

US House likely to try to override expected Trump veto as Senate votes to terminate national emergency Donald Trump (Evan Vucci/AP) The US House of Representatives will likely attempt to override President Donald Trump's expected veto of a border emergency resolution...

Brexit: British MPs to vote on second referendum for first time

Brexit: British MPs to vote on second referendum for first time UK's Labour says will not support second Brexit referendum proposal on Thursday Theresa May may try for a third time to push through her agreement Britain's Prime Minister Theresa...

Debenhams pays lip service to Ashley’s €132m loan offer

Debenhams pays lip service to Ashley's €132m loan offer Offer: Loan would be interest-free if Debenhams agreed to give Sports Direct another 5pc of its equity without the normal obligation to make a full takeover bid. Photo: PA DEBENHAMS will consider...

Israeli military begins attacking Gaza sites after rocket attack

Israeli military begins attacking Gaza sites after rocket attack Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called an emergency meeting with top security officials. An explosion caused by Israeli airstrikes is seen on Gaza City (Adel Hana/AP) The Israeli military says it has begun attacking...

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