US scientists have built a robot cockroach that can squeeze through small spaces like the real bug. They believe something similar could be used to locate survivors in collapsed buildings. Video: PolyPEDAL Lab, University of California at Berkeley
Four people were injured after a wild leopard entered a school near Bengaluru, India. The cat was later tranquilised. Video: Reuters
An eight-year-old girl and a woman thought to be her aunt are rescued two days after the Taiwan earthquake. Video: Reuters
Bus explodes on Lambeth Bridge in London as part of a stunt for a new film, The Foreigner, starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan, alarming some people close to the scene. Video: Reuters
Storm Imogen brings high waves and strong winds to the Kerry coastline. Video: Gerald Horgan/dinglephoto.com
Taiwan rescue teams help an earthquake survivor out from under the rubble of a collapsed apartment block. Video: Reuters
Gardaí clash with protesters after scuffles break out at an anti-Pegida demonstration in Dublin city centre. Video: Dan Griffin, The Irish Times
This election is set to take off like an X Factor final with every bum note vined, tweeted and down voted until the next misstep shimmers into the spotlight. But do any of these thumbs up matter?
President Michael D Higgins dissolves the 31st Dáil and a three-week general election campaign begins. Here are a few of the highlights from the first week.
Harry McGee on the campaign trail in Green Hills, Dublin, with Fianna Fáil General Election Candidate, John Lahart. Video: Alan Betson
One man is dead and two others are in hospital after a gang of armed men opened fire at a boxing match weigh-in at a Dublin hotel this afternoon. Video: Storyful News
Celebrity, comedy, cars and cute animals continue to dominate Super Bowl advertising in 2016. Advertisers are spending nearly $5 million (€4.5 million) and up for 30-seconds slots. Video: Reuters
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