A new water-resistant paint which can withstand exposure to oil and damage caused by scratching and scuffing has been developed by British and Chinese scientists. Video: Reuters
In Week 11 of The Irish Times Get Swimming course, Melanie Nocher focuses on tumbling at the wall, while also increasing your distance to 1800m. More details on irishtimes.com/getswimming
Authorities say a New York City police officer has died after he was shot in the head by a suspect while in an unmarked car in Queens. Video: Reuters
The world's biggest stars celebrate Chinese fashion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala. Video: Reuters
Dog owners in Dublin have taken part in ‘Dogs for love’ a walk along Sandymount in support of the Yes Equality campaign. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Labour Party candidate in Glasgow Tom Harris, who is seeking re-election in the UK elections has posted a video on YouTube in which he admits that he is “bored with politics” so has posted a "video of a dog being dragged around on a carpet".
Despite the rain at Bellurgan Park Co.Louth over the weekend, Vantastival the annual family friendly festival of music, arts and culture that celebrates the campervan lifestyle drew the crowds. Video: Alan Betson
Aerial footage from the Nigerian Air Force shows Boko Haram militants flee Sambisa Forest and women and children escaping from huts where they were being held captive during a major operation to push the Islamist militant group out of the region.
Texas police have shot dead two gunmen who opened fire outside an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad that was organised by an anti-Islamic group and billed as a free-speech event in a suburb of Dallas. Video: REUTERS
The Sapoka family give an account of how they lost their home and belongings due to the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal on April 25th. The death toll from the disaster has passed 6,600. Video: Concern
Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a daughter on Saturday, May 2nd. A ceremonial town crier announced the birth of the new baby from the steps of St Mary's Hospital. Video: Reuters
The torpedoing of the Cunard liner, 100 years ago, was not the first mass killing of civilians in the first World War, but it generated outrage in a way that previous atrocities had not. Video: Ronan McGreevy
William Sullivan of the Irish Military War Musuem talks about the inception of the museum and the expierence people can expect when they come through the door. Video: Barry Cronin
Trichet comes to Dublin and Ireland goes racing, take a look back at the week gone by as seen through the lenses of award-winning Irish Times photographers. Video: David Dunne
First Families First officially launched in Buswells Hotel by Kathy Sinnott, John Waters and Gerry Fahey. The campaigning group are calling for a No vote in the upcoming marriage referendum, in order to defend the rights of existing families.
72 year old earthquake survivor Krishna Prassad Sapkota gives an account of how he lost his home and belongings due to the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal on April 25th. Video: Concern
Speaking at an Irish Guide Dogs event Roy Keane talks to Kevin Kelly about his football career and his love of dogs. Support Guide Dog Day by texting WOOF TO 50300 to donate €4. Video: Irish Guide Dogs
SIPTU members in Broadstone and Phibsboro were on strike from 4am over privatisation of the service. Commuters across the city faced disruption to their routes. Sorcha Pollock reports.
The leaders of Britain's three main political parties take questions from a live studio audience a week before what is expected to be the tightest election in decades. Video: BBC/Reuters
Donald Clarke reviews the high-concept horror flick Unfriended, while Tara Brady takes a look at the latest adaptation of Thomas Hardy's Far from the Madding Crowd. Plus, Donald talks to Peter Coonan and Killian Scott about their comedy Get Up & Go.
Will the new Fiat 500x appeal to the Irish Market? We take it on the road to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Former president of the European Central Bank Jean-Claude Trichet appears before the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry.
HOME\SICK: POST-DOMESTIC BLISS is a new exhibition exploring the meanings of home, from rubbish to robots and microbes to micro-dwellings, currently running in the Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin.
The latest star of 'The Zoo' is Inca the Goeldi's monkey and her newly arrived baby. The Zoo airs Thursdays, 7pm on RTÉ One. Video: Moondance Productions
The Dáil is suspended following an exchange between Fianna Fáil public expenditure and reform spokesman Sean Fleming and Minister for Communications Alex White.
Christy Brown’s personal archive featuring letters, unpublished poetry, artworks and artefacts goes on view in Dublin for the first time at the Little Museum of Dublin. Video: Bryan O'Brien
CCTV footage shows residents of Kathmandu going about their everyday lives as the earthquake which has devastated the country hits. Video: Setopati Online YouTube/Kathmandu Mall
Republic of Ireland international Kevin Doyle speaks about his experience of relegation, having been relegated from the Premier League with Reading and Wolves. Video: Gareth Maher
Swetchnya Tamraker gives an account of her house falling down around her during the massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal on April 25th. Video: Concern
Early adopters of the Apple Watch, Apple Inc's first new product in five years, are complaining that a number of its key functions are disrupted by their tattoos. Video: Reuters
Nepal's Armed Police Force rescue a teenage boy from the collapsed Hilton Hotel in Kathmandu five days after an earthquake hit the country. VIdeo: Reuters
Nepalese families forced to build their own makeshift shelters after an earthquake destroyed their homes say they have been struggling on their own because of a lack of government response to the disaster. Video: Reuters
Hundreds take to the streets in New York in show of support to Baltimore as they call for justice and police reform. Video: Reuters
New plans by Dublin County Council hope to reveal the changing functions of the Georgian houses on Henrietta Street through a new heritage museum. Olivia Kelly reports. Video: Enda O’Dowd
The decision to build Dublin's South Great Wall was taken in 1715 and the anniversary was marked in Dublin today by with Eamonn O'Reilly, cheif executive of the Dublin Port.
Six Nations player of the tournament, Paul O'Connell, is wondering if it's too good to retire just yet. Video: Enda O'Dowd
Top Russian space officials convened on Wednesday, April 29th amid reports that they had lost control of an unmanned resupply spacecraft heading to the International Space Station and that the craft was falling to Earth. Video: NASA
Eoin Burke Kennedy reports from the Bank Of Ireland agm in Belfield where Brian O'Donnell confirmed he is planning to take his legal fight over Gorse Hill in Killiney to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). Video: Bryan O'Brien
Husband and wife Denis Kenny and Fiona Gilboy have run Ceadogán Rugs for 25 years from their rural Co. Wexford base. The company makes unique rugs and wall hangings by combining traditional craftsmanship with contemporary design. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Chelsea players complete a slick head tennis move by heading a football into a bin at the end of the table they are sitting at. Video: Didier Drogba/Reuters