A motorcyclist was forced to abandon his overheating bike only for it to engulf in flames moments later. The fire brigade were on the scene moments later.
A settlement has been reached in the action by former Catholic Archbishop Richard Burke who alleged he was wrongly depicted as a paedophile in the RTÉ Prime Time Investigates: Mission to Prey programme. Video: Ronan McGreevy
The Italian coastguard rescued more than 900 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday, June 30 from several boats which were in difficulty off the Libyan coast. Video: Reuters
Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty asks Charlie McCreevy, “With hindsight, should you have been more cautious with your spending policy and budgets?”
Economics editor Arthur Beesley discusses recent developments in Greece and the questions they raise.
Hundreds of pensioners queue outside Greece's national bank in Athens on Wednesday to collect the 120 euro per week allowed by the government. The country re-opened 1,000 bank branches to cater for pensioners who do not use ATM cards. Video: Reuters
The Naftalan health centre in oil-rich Azerbaijan allows customers to bath in crude oil. Proponents of this unusual treatment claim the crude oil has medicinal qualities despite its containing naphthalene, a possible carcinogen. Video: Reuters
A bus load of tourists from the Czech Republic arrive at the Soviva resort in Sousse, located only metres from the Imperial Marhaba hotel where gunman Saif Rezgui opened fire last Friday, killing 38 people. Video: Reuters
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis ruled out the possibility of Greece paying the €1.6 billion IMF payment. After meeting the president, Athens mayor George Kaminis said he was urging the ruling party to find a consensus.
After three years of planning the first payments of the revised lone-parent payment will come in this Thursday. But for the 30,000 families the payment will affect, questions still remain. Video: Enda O'Dowd
Hundreds of prisoners at a maximum security prison in Melbourne, Australia riot amid reports of a smoking ban. Video: Reuters
Greek PM urges the country to vote 'No' in the referendum saying he will respect a 'Yes' vote but won't be the one to carry it out, opening the prospects of new elections if voters agree to a bailout package. Video: Reuters
Arthur Beesley gives his verdict on Greece's snap referendum, its position in Europe and how that might change within the coming days.
The Greek community in Ireland respond to the developing crisis in their home country.
EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker criticises Greece for rejecting reform package and urges Greeks to vote 'yes' in the referendum. Video: Reuters
Cash machines re-open in Athens, after nearly running out of cash night before, following the Greek government's announcement that it was closing its banks and imposing capital controls. Video: Reuters
The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama made an early Sunday morning appearance in front of a large crowd at the Glastonbury Festival. Video: Reuters
A German tourist recounts the moment a gunman began firing on beachgoers in an attack that killed at least 38 people. Video: Reuters
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