Hundreds of people have gathered together to form a human chain around a mosque in Wellington, New Zealand, protecting Muslims attending Friday prayers in the wake of the Christchurch terror attack. Video: TVNZ/Rachel Watson/Sue Teodoro
European Council president Donald Tusk says all Brexit options are still open for Britain until April 12th after a summit of EU leaders agreed on prime minister Theresa May's request to delay the leave date from March 29th. Video: EU Council
The EU is set to allow an extension of article 50 process until May 22nd, according to draft statement. Video: European Council
Holi, the quintessential festival of colours, was celebrated in Trinity College to mark the onset of spring according to the Hindu calendar.
The official trailer for Once upon a Time in Hollywood, the 9th film by Quentin Tarantino. Video: Sony Pictures
Viewed millions of times online, footage of a US soldier reuniting with his 9-year-old son has gone viral. Rob Cesternino surprised his blindfolded son, Luca, at his martial arts class after returning from 10 months in the Middle East. Video: Reuters
Derek and Wendy Thompson describe their experience of a former employee, British serial killer Fred West, as part of the Fred and Rosemary West: The House of Horrors documentary. Video: Virgin Media
New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that her government will ban military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles following the killing of 50 people in the country’s worst mass shooting.
March 29, 2019 was set as the date for the UK's departure from the EU, as the deadline approaches British prime minister Theresa May has requested an extension from the European Union. Video: UK Parliment TV/ European Council
The official trailer for Stranger Things 3, premiering online on July 4th. Video: Netflix
UK prime minister Theresa May says she deeply regrets her decision to seek a Brexit extension from the EU and urges MPs, who have twice previously rejected her plan, to back her now.
Prof Damien Woods of Maynooth University along with scientists in the US has achieved a significant breakthrough in the emerging field of molecular computing by using DNA to develop a multi-purpose, reprogrammable molecular computer.
US president Donald Trump has lashed out at adviser Kellyanne Conway's husband, calling him "a whack job", before going on to later say that he "never liked" deceased US senator John McCain. Video: C-Span/The White House
Ciara O’Brien tests out the Bionic Gym claim that you can get fit and burn calories sitting on your sofa by strapping their electro stimulation wearable device device on . Video: Bryan O’Brien
A short Brexit extension is possible, but only if the UK approves the withdrawal agreement next week, according to Donald Tusk, president of the European Council. Video: European Council
Theresa May has told the House of Commons that she will ask for only a short extension to article 50 delaying Brexit by less than three months. Video: UK Parliament TV
A group of Dublin schoolchildren have chosen some interesting items to deposit in a time capsule at the Ark cultural centre for children in Dublin's Temple Bar. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Margrethe Vestager, the European commissioner for competition, outlines a ruling which has seen internet giant Google fined €1.49 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules with its search advertising. Video: European Commission
Team Ireland’s medal tally at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi has risen to more than 70. Video: Sarah Burns
Tánaiste Simon Coveney says that there is no desire among the EU member states to renegotiate the current Brexit agreement. Video: EU Council
Pixar has released a new trailer for Toy Story 4 , purportedly the last Toy Story film. Video: Pixar
Steve Coogan appears as an Irish farmer named Martin Brennan - lookalike to Coogan's alter-ego Alan Partridge - and sings Irish rebel song Come Out, Ye Black and Tans on This Time with Alan Partridge. Video: BBC
Irish Times Political Editor Pat Leahy reports from Government Buildings as EU Council President Donald Tusk meets Taoiseach Leo Varadkar ahead of this week's crucial EU Council meeting in Brussels. Video: Bryan O'Brien
The official trailer for Amy Schumer: Growing, a stand-up special where the comedian focuses on her marriage and pregnancy. Video: Netflix
When attempting to drive to Europe's northernmost point, one probably does not consider the two-seat, convertible, rear-wheel drive Mazda MX5 to be the ideal car. Neil Briscoe puts the little Japanese sports car to the ultimate test.
March 6th, 2019: A series of booming pronouncements were needed from House of Commons Speaker John Bercow as emotions boiled over in Britain's parliament. Video: UK Parliament TV
Drone footage filmed by the the Red Cross shows the sheer scale of the damage that Cyclone Idai has inflicted onto Mozambique. Video: International Red Cross
New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has urged people not to give the suspect of the Christchurch mosque shootings notoriety by mentioning his name. Video: New Zealand Parliament TV
Speaker John Bercow has ruled out a third vote on the UK government's previously rejected Brexit deal if it remains "substantially the same". Video: ParliamentTV
A juvenile Cuvier’s beaked whale found with 40kg of plastic in its stomach died of starvation and dehydration, tests confirmed. Video: Newsflare
Chicago has been dying its river green for more than 50 years. Video: AccuWeather
Emergency services flood Utrecht's 24 Oktoberplein junction following a shooting on a tram. Source: Newsflare
A 17-year-old girl, a 17-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy have died following a reported crush at a St Patrick’s Day disco at the Greenvale Hotel in Cookstown, Co Tyrone. Video: Reuters
Organisers of the Dublin parade estimated that about 500,000 spectators lined the streets of the capital for a parade billed as a “celebration of Irish storytelling”. Video: Kathleen Harris
As New Zealanders struggle to cope with the deadly mayhem in Christchurch, stories of heroism have emerged from the tragedy. Afghan refugee and local resident Abdul Aziz chased the gunman armed only with a hand-held credit card machine. Video: Reuters
Members of a New Zealand biker gang perform the haka to honour the victims of the shootings in Christchurch, which left 50 dead and dozens more injured. Video: Reuters
Mosques in New Zealand have been inundated with floral tributes and messages of solidarity after the worst mass killing in the nation’s history, which left 50 people dead. Video: Reuters
French police fire tear gas and arrest more than 30 protesters as yellow vest movement continues its four-month old revolt against president Emmanuel Macron and his economic reforms. Video: Reuters
Lucas Hedges plays a recovering drug addict in Peter Hedges’s Ben is Back.
New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern says a man arrested over the mass shooting in Christchurch in which at least 49 people were killed intended to continue the attack when he was intercepted by police. Video: Reuters