Arriving in Brussels for the EU summit dinner on Brexit, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar strongly defended Ireland’s case for a backstop that is not time-limited, the issue on which the current Brexit talks impasse hinges. Video: Reuters
Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has apologised to Sgt Maurice McCabe on behalf of the State for the manner in which he was treated over the past decade. Video: Oireachtas TV
Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalise marijuana. The first recreational cannabis to be legally bought was purchased in Newfoundland amid queues of hundreds of people. Video: Reuters
On August 22, 1972 Mary Casey’s father was killed along with eight others when an IRA bomb prematurely exploded at the Customs Office in Newry, she fears a hard Brexit could see customs checkpoints becoming targets again. Video: Enda O’Dowd
Dozens of people take part in a demonstration outside the Dáil calling for action on climate change. Video: Kathleen Harris
Harry McGee joins Sinn Féin presidential candidate Liadh Ní Riada on the campaign trail in Dublin. Video: Bryan O'Brien
US president Donald Trump has denied that he offered senator Elizabeth Warren $1 million, to the charity of her choice, if she would undergo a DNA test to prove that she has Native-American heritage. Video: Elizabeth Warren/The White House
Local favourite Fausto Ruesga delights the crowds as he claims gold in the men’s dunk competition at the Youth Olympics Games Buenos Aires 2018. Video: IOC
Southwest France has been hit by severe flash floods, with four months' rain falling in just six hours. Video: Reuters
British Prime Minister Theresa May has urged the European Union not to allow a stand-off over the so-called Irish backstop to derail the Brexit talks, saying she believed a deal was achievable. Video: UK Parliament TV
CCTV captures the moment that a 1.5 metre-long python crashed through the roof of a bank in China's Nanning City, sending employees fleeing. Video: CCTV
Irish sailor Gregor McGuckin returned to Dublin after his dramatic exit of the Golden Globe Race and his attempts to save fellow sailer Abhilash Tomy.
Speaking at a meeting of foreign ministers in Luxembourg, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has called on the British government to "follow through" on commitments made in previous Brexit negotiations. Video: EU Council
A rare baby silvery gibbon, one of the world's most threatened primates, has been born at Chester Zoo. The tiny gibbon was born to mum Tilu and dad Alven. There are fewer than 2,500 adult silvery gibbons left in the wild. Video: Chester Zoo
Kensington Palace has announced that Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the spring of 2019. Video: Reuters
In an interview with 60 Minutes on CBS US president Donald Trump has backed off his claim that climate change is a hoax but said he does not know if it is man-made. Video: CBS / 60 Minutes
Destruction caused by Hurricane Michael on the Florida town of Mexico Beach can be seen in dramatic drone footage shot on October 12. Hurricane Michael tore through Florida Panhandle communities when it made landfall on October 10.
Ashers' general manager Daniel McArthur and his wife Amy spoke to The Christian Institute, a charity which supports Christians facing LGBT discrimination cases, after winning their UK supreme court case. Video: The Christian Institute
Nigel Farage and Alistair Campbell take part in a discussion on Brexit in the Late Late Show London Special. Video: RTE
A Democrat hasn’t been elected to a statewide position since 1994 in a Republican dominated Texas. But ahead of this year’s midterms in November, a Senate race between an unflinching liberal and a religious conservative is unexpectedly close.
A German high-speed train travelling from Cologne to Munich caught fire prompting the evacuation of all 510 passengers without injury before flames ripped through two carriages and burned them out.
High tides and strong winds battered Galway's coastline but flooding was minimised due to an 'aquadam' and use of flood gates. Video: Joe O'Shaughnessy
Seán Gallagher held the official launch of his Presidential campaign in the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin.
Queen Elizabeth's grand daughter Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank marry at St George's chapel, Windsor. Video: Reuters
Eyewitness footage shows a storm wall being breached, leading to flooding, in Belmullet, Co. Mayo as Storm Callum batters the west coast. Video: Keith Swanick
Judges have ordered Russia international footballers Aleksandr Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev be detained in custody prior to being tried on accusations of carrying out violent attacks in central Moscow. Video: Reuters
Nicolas Cage stars in Gerald Potterton’s revenge film Mandy.
Artist Kanye West opens up to US president Donald Trump about bipolar disorder, guns, hydrogen powered planes and a host of other issues in an atmosphere of "good energy." Video: Reuters
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar asked Denis Naughten to resign as minister for communications after he revealed he had four private dinners with the key bidder in the broadband procurement process. Video: Oireachtas TV
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar asked Denis Naugthen to resign as minister for communications after he revealed he had four private dinners with the key bidder in the broadband procurement process. Video: Oireachtas TV
In the latest report from the Disclosures Tribunal, Justice Peter Charleton has found that garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe is a genuine person who has done the State a considerable service. Video: Bryan O’Brien
The dark web is part of the internet that isn't visible to search engines and requires the use of an anonymising browser called Tor, to be accessed. Video: Kathleen Harris
Simon Carswell travels with truck driver Stephen Heasley to find out how post-Brexit customs checks could affect food supplies. Video: Simon Carswell
In a speech to the Dáil, Minister for Communications Denis Naughten said the Taoiseach told him he does not have confidence in him and as a result has resigned from his position. Video: Oireachtas TV
Tara Brady meets with director Damien Chazelle and actors Claire Foy and Olivia Hamilton ahead of the release of First Man, the story of the first manned mission to the moon.
Rosie - official trailer
A booster rocket carrying a Soyuz spacecraft headed for the International Space Station failed in mid-air, forcing the crew to make an emergency landing. Video: Nasa TV
Libel action was filed on (10th October) at the district court in Warsaw against Kaja Godek due to comments in a television discussion on May 30th following Ireland’s abortion referendum, in which she called Taoiseach Leo Varadkar a 'deviant'.
Speaking at Queen's University Belfast, former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton has said that Brexit should not be allowed to undermine the peace and prosperity that has been won in Northern Ireland. Video: Reuters
The One Campaign have launched a powerful video to mark International Day of the Girl, called "When I grow up...", to highlight the difficulties faced by girls around the world. Video: One Campaign