SBS sport reporter Scott McIntyre has been fired for posting ‘disrespectful’ tweets about Anzacs on Anzac Day. Photograph: Twitter

Australian communications minister Malcom Turnbull has denied influencing a decision by broadcaster SBS to sack one of its reporters over a series of (...)

British actress Joan Collins (left) has clarified that she is not the same Joan Collins (right) that was arrested at a protest over water meters in Dublin on Monday. Photograph: Reuters/Collins

Soap star Joan Collins took to twitter on Tuesday to deny she was arrested at a protest in Dublin.The British actress was referring to an incident in (...)

Fine Gael TD for Sligo-North Leitrim John Perry: statement  issued after it was reported his wife began working for him as parliamentary assistant in January 2015.

Former minister of State John Perry has defended the appointment of his wife to the position of his parliamentary assistant and says she will step dow(...)

Police officers at the scene of the shooting in Gothenburg. Police believe the attack may have been gang-related. Photograph: Njorn Larsson/AFP/Getty Images

At least two people were killed in a restaurant shooting in the Swedish city of Gothenburg on Wednesday in what police say was likely to be a gang-rel(...)

A Ryanair flight to Dublin returned safely to Barcelona this morning after a bird strike caused an engine shut-down shortly after take-off.A statemen(...)

(...) played by Lochlainn Ó Mearáin, Squidward is played by Brian Thunder, Karen by Sorcha Fox and Burger Beard(...)

Octopuses are known as dextrous creatures but are rarely seen on land. Above, Frieda, a young female octopus  opens a jar, which contains her favourite seafood snacks of shrimps, crabs and clams  in Munich’s Hellabrunn Zoo. Photograph: Alexandra Winkler/Reuters 0:55

Footage recorded in Western Australia and published online earlier this month shows an octopus darting out of a pool and seizing a crab from the water(...)

 Malcolm Rifkind, who said he is to step down as an MP at the upcoming British general election and has also resigned as chairman of the Parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Former British foreign secretary Malcolm Rifkind is to step down as an MP at the upcoming general election following criticism over “cash-for-access” (...)

The Millward Brown poll  found that 70 per cent of those surveyed in the South and  54 per cent  in the North favour services in Irish being provided to those who wish to avail of them. Photograph: Getty Images

(...).Commenting on the poll findings, Cóilín Ó Cearbhaill, president of Conradh na Gaeilge said the results “are of(...)

The fuselage of a TransAsia Airways passenger plane being lifted out of the Keelung River in Taipei, Taiwan, 4th February 2015. Photograph: EPA/Military News Agency/Handout 0:39

Rescuers used a crane to hoist a TransAsia Airways plane from a river in Taiwan’s capital as they searched for 18 people missing after a crash that ki(...)