A screengrab from the video of Andy ‘The Revolutionist’ Whelan trying to question Labour TD Joe Costello about water charges.

A Dublin reporter from the online site ‘Revolution Republic News’ illustrated the dangers of being a journalist when he walked headfirst into a street(...)

Bump in poles: protester hits lamp post confronting Joe Costello 0:27

A citizen journalist was so busy questioning Labour's Joe Costello that he failed to notice a lamp post and promptly walked straight into it. Video: (...)

Pope Francis gives his blessing during a visit to an internally displaced people camp at St Saviour parish in Bangui on November 29th, 2015. Photograph: Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images

On his tour of Africa, Pope Francis gave a blessing at a refugee camp in St Savoir in Bangui, Central African Republic on Sunday. Thankfully for thos(...)

A woman posted an image of an abusive leaflet she received on the London Underground that called her a ‘fat, ugly human’. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Police have urged London Underground passengers to get in touch if they are given offensive leaflets after a woman said she was handed a card calling (...)

Edeka’s Christmas ad highlights the issue of loneliness among the elderly during the holidays. Photograph: Edeka

The latest tear-jerking (and slightly dark) Christmas ad to hit social media is from German supermarket giant Edeka. Like John Lewis’s Ma(...)

Emotional German Christmas ad goes worldwide 1:50

The Christmas ad for German supermarket EDEKA has gone viral on the internet. Video: EDEKA

CCTV of 'levitating' car crash goes viral 0:45

An odd Chinese surveillance video that went viral online recently has been solved, the footage shows three vehicles 'levitating' almost simultaneously(...)

Mark and Frances Hyland from Trim, Co Meath, with their daughter Sarah and dog Lucky, at the Christmas tree lighting ceremony and successful Geansaí Nollaig world record attempt on O’Connell Street, Dublin, last year.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Time

People wearing Christmas jumpers will get on the Luas for free today as part of a charity world record attempt on O’Connoll Street in Dublin. (...)

Dinner date: tiger befriends intended meal 1:19

An Amur tiger forms an unlikely friendship with a goat intended as its meal at a zoo in Russia's far-eastern Primorsky region. Video: Reuters

Many Christmas tree growers in Co Wicklow have temporary security personnel, motion detectors and hidden cameras to help deter thefts during the busy harvest period.

Gardaí have said their seasonal operation to combat gangs of Christmas tree farm raiders is in “full swing”, with regular air patrols keeping(...)