As a Virginia jury deliberates for a second day, President Donald Trump on Friday (August 17) called the bank and tax fraud trial of his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort "very sad" and described the defendant a "very good person". White House
Former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80, his foundation said on Saturday (August 18).
On February 13th Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea leader Kim Jong-un, was murdered in Malaysia. The circumstances surrounding his death have remained a mystery, with those charged claiming they thought it was a prank for TV.
Police in Minnesota have come to the rescue of a group of bathers, whose unicorn inflatable had become entangled in weeds. Video: Chisago County Sheriff's Office
A group of protesters who were occupying a house in Dublin's north inner city have vacated the property. A High Court ruling ordered that the protesters had to vacate by 8am on Friday August 17th. Video: Jack Power
Officials in the southern Indian state of Kerala say over 250 people have been killed since late May as floods ravage the region. Video: Reuters
The Vatican, in its first response to a damning report by a US grand jury on sexual abuse of children by priests in Pennsylvania, on has expressed "shame and sorrow". Pictures: Reuters
Brown Thomas opens its Christmas shop.
US singer Aretha Franklin has died aged 76, the "Queen of Soul" won 18 Grammys in a career that spanned seven decades.
The High Court has ordered that a group of people occupying a house on Summerhill Parade in Dublin’s north inner city must vacate the property. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Soaring rents, stagnant wages and a lack of housing stock has meant Ireland's housing crisis has continued to be a prominent political and social issue for the last decade.
Chris O'Dowd explained the GAA to Jimmy Fallon's audience, O'Dowd was on the show to promote his latest TV series 'Get Shorty'. Video: Jimmy Fallon
Gardaí release CCTV footage that captures the last seen footage of Deirdre Jacob. The disappearance of Deirdre Jacob has been upgraded from a missing persons inquiry to a murder investigation. Video: An Garda Síochána
Over 300 newspapers have published editorials denouncing US president Donald Trump's treatment of the media. Video: Reuters,CBS,MSNBC,CNN,ABC News
US president Donald Trump is revoking Former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance. Video: The White House
57 women, representing Irish communities across the world, will travel to Tralee for the 59th annual Rose of Tralee festival. Video: Ronan McGreevy
Education Minister Richard Bruton has responded to media questions about the high level of failure in Leaving Certificate maths this year. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Australian senator Fraser Anning has been criticised after he called for a "final solution" vote to ban Muslim migration. The Final Solution was a Nazi plan for the extermination of Jewish people during the second World War.
There were emotional scenes at Pobalscoil Neasáin in Baldoyle, Dublin as students gathered to get their Leaving Certificate Results. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Christine Hallquist is the first openly transgender person to win a Democratic nomination for office in US history. Hallquist will take on Republican incumbent Governor Phil Scott in the November 6 general election.
Italian firefighters carried out a dramatic rescue on Tuesday (August 14) retrieving a person who had been caught in the mangled ruins of his car suspended in the air after the collapse of a motorway bridge.
Trailer for The Equalizer 2 starring Denzel Washington as Robert McCall.
The Pennsylvania Grand Jury report covers 70 years of abuse of children by 301 Roman Catholic priests and how the church sought to cover up the accusations. It follows a nearly two-year-long investigation by Attorney General Josh Shapiro.
The Jesuits have donated three properties in Dublin city center valued at €3million to the Peter McVerry Trust. Video: Enda O'Dowd
The papal Mass in the Phoenix Park on August 26th will be the largest outdoor event in Europe this year.
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018 has kicked off in Drogheda Co. Louth. The world’s largest annual celebration of Irish music, language, song and dance runs until August 19th. Video: Bryan O'Brien
At least 20 people are reported to have been killed after a bridge collapsed in the north-western Italian city of Genoa during a storm. Video: Reuters
A man was arrested after appearing to drive into cyclists before crashing outside UK parliament. The man, in his 20s, injured three people as he drove through a group of cyclists and pedestrians before hitting a barrier. Video: BBC
Two people were injured when a car drove into security barriers outside the British parliament, counter-terrorism police leading the investigation into the incident said. Video: Reuters
The Pope's visit to Ireland at the World Meeting of Families took over two years to plan and will include over 10,000 volunteers. Video: Enda O'Dowd
On August 15th, 1998, a dissident republican car bomb ripped through the Co Tyrone market town of Omagh. The attack claimed the lives of 29 people and injured more than 200 others. Footage: Reuters
The annual Cruinniu na mBád festival held in Kinvara Co. Galway celebrates the traditional boats of the west of Ireland that were once used to ferry livestock and turf up and down the western seaboard. Video: Joe O'Shaughnessy / Photos: Eric Luke
Hundreds of people were hurt, five seriously, when a wooden platform collapsed at a seaside music festival in Vigo, Spain on Sunday. There were no fatalities, but 266 people were injured.
The planned 'Unite the Right 2' rally in Washington DC on Sunday turned out to involve fewer than 30 white nationalists and hundreds of counter-protesters.
Brooks Koepka fought off an inspired challenge from Tiger Woods to win the PGA Championship on Sunday (August 12), giving the big-hitting American his second major title this season. Video: The Golf Channel
With the market trend leaning towards SUVs, can an estate car still sell itself to the Irish motorist? We take the Mazda 6 Tourer for a test drive to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Knottingley in north Yorkshire was once a busy mining town, but since the closure of Britain's last deep coal mine in 2015 locals feel the area has been "forgotten" and hope Brexit may lead to a regeneration. Video: Reuters
US president Donald Trump has called former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman a "lowlife" ahead of the release of her book recounting her role in Trump's political rise. Video: Reuters
Audio recordings of a conversation between an air traffic controller and an airline worker that stole an empty plane from Seattle's airport shed light on the final moments before the stolen plane crashed on a remote island near Seattle.
Tens of thousands of protesters rallied against the ruling Social Democrat (PSD) government in cities across Romania and the capital Bucharest, where riot police scuffled with some and fired tear gas. Video: Reuters