Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who played Adolf Hitler in the 2004 film "Downfall", has died aged 77.
Former US cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled from the Roman Catholic priesthood following allegations against him, including sexual abuse of minors. Video: Reuters
US president Donald Trump has declared a national emergency over the southern border with Mexico. However, during the
50 minute announcement, Trump's speech and answers to journalists' questions took many tangents.
A bald eagle, freed from an ice ball 20 centimetres big, was given a grand send-off in northern Michigan, nine days after it was first rescued. Video: Wings of Wonder/Ken Scott Photography
Aurora police chief Kristen Ziman said the information they have points to gunman Gary Martin being terminated from his job on the same day he killed five people. Video: Reuters
US president Donald Trump said on Friday he will declare a national emergency at the US-Mexico border. Video: The White House
During leaders' questions in the Dail on Tuesday 12th February, the Taoiseach made comments on companies submitting low bids, only to raise prices afterwards. Video: Oireachtas TV
Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said that there is a natural extension date to the Brexit deadline at the end of June if "there is a plan to go with that". Video: Department of Foreign Affairs
Travis Kauffman survived an attack by a mountain lion while running on a Northern Colorado trail. Video: Colorado Parks and Wildlife
The night skies over the Paatsjoki river in Finnish Lapland, close to the Russian border, turned green and pink early on Thursday (February 14). The northern lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, started just after midnight and lasted 30 minutes.
US president Donald Trump has created an emergency from an "illusion that he wants to convey" according to the House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Video: C-Span
A prisoner named Tommy appears in "Inside Ireland’s Largest Prison", a documentary focusing on life in the Midlands Prison, Co Laois. Tommy died nine days after his release. Video: Virgin Media
UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused British prime minister of "running down the clock" after her Brexit plan B was defeated in the House of Commons. Video: UK Parliament TV
The official trailer for This Time with Alan Partridge, starring Steve Cooogan. Video: BBC
Is baby Lena Wilhare's love of mussels proof that you can get children to eat anything? Video: Wilhare family
Residents of homes near Dublin Airport protested as Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tourism Minister Shane Ross performed the official sod-turning for the new North Runway project. Video: Bryan O'Brien
A charity founded by country and western singer Dolly Parton has launched a free book programme for young children in Tallaght in Dublin.
15 years after it landed on Mars, Nasa's Opportunity rover has completed its mission. Originally designed to run for 90 days, Opportunity discovered definitive proof of liquid water on ancient Mars. Video: Nasa
Airbus have announced that they will end production of their flagship aircraft, the A380, in 2021. Billed as the pinnacle of air travel, where did it go wrong for the double-decker airplane? Video: David Dunne
Azam Jangravi raised her headscarf in the air on Tehran's busy Revolution Street a year ago. After her protest she was arrested and sentenced to three years in prison. She managed to escape Iran with her daughter Viana before her jail term began.
Trailer for A Private War, starring Rosamund Pike.
Pierre Moscovici, the EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, has called for a united front from member states on taxing internet companies - a move Ireland has opposed. Video: European Commission
The official trailer for The Umbrella Academy, starring Robert Sheehan and Ellen Page. Video: Netflix
36 Sandymount Avenue, Ballsbridge is a five-bedroom house in Ballsbridge full of interesting architecture detail and is on the market through Knight Frank for €3million. Video: Enda O'Dowd
Speaking in the Dáil, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said, "There are one or two contractors who, quite frankly, I would not like to see get a public contract again in this State." Video: Oireachtas TV
During questions in an Exiting the European Union Committee in London, former taoiseach Bertie Ahern said that Northern Ireland is not the same as other parts of the UK. Video: Parliament TV
Troops from Richmond Police, Queensland, rescued 79-year-old Desmond Smith in Maxwelton where he lived with his dog, after his neighbours raised the alert following torrential rain and flooding. Smith's dog was taken care of by a neighbour.
Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been convicted of drug-trafficking charges at a trial in New York. Video: Reuters
The official trailer for Dating Around, Netflix's new blind date show. Video: Netflix
The owner of a petrol station in Clones, Co Monaghan, which straddles the border between the Republic and Northern Ireland, says that it is impossible to prepare for Brexit. Video: Reuters
Minister for Health Simon Harris has apologised for not providing more information in his response to a Parliamentary Question about the cost overrun for the national children’s hospital in September last year. Video: Oireachtas TV
The St Patrick's Festival has been launched in Dublin and it involves more than 40 events across five days. Video: Bryan O'Brien
UK Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday (February 12) she believed she could reach a Brexit deal that parliament could support, allowing Britain to leave the European Union on March 29.
At a Donald Trump rally in El Paso, Texas yesterday (12th February), a supporter attacked a BBC cameraman after the US president went on a tirade about 'fake news'. Video: BBC/Gary O'Donoghue
Hakeem Al Araibi, 25, who fled Bahrain in 2014 and received refugee status in Australia, was released from prison on (February 11). He was arrested in Bangkok in November while on honeymoon following an Interpol notice issued at Bahrain's request.
Speaking alongside the EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel says that it is up to the British government to provide alternatives to the current impasse.
Could one be forgiven for mistaking the new Kia Proceed for a Porsche? We take it out for a test drive to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
For the first time in 35 years, Dublin city has a new ferry service and many of the first passengers on the Dublin No 11 Liffey Ferry have fond memories of the old days crossing from Southside to Northside and back. Video: Bryan O'Brien
There were bold styles on the Grammy Awards' red carpet as stars of the music world - including Cardi B, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry - posed for photographs. Video: Reuters
Trailer for the live-action Guy Ritchie directed version of Aladdin shows Will Smith as the Blue Genie for the first time.