Deputy chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn has urged all over 60s to take the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine if offered it, saying it works effectively against the B117 variant, the most common coronavirus variant in Ireland currently. Video: RTÉ
Eyewitness footage has captured Keir Starmer being kicked out of a Bath pub by the landlord, who accused the UK Labour leader of "failing" the British electorate during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Nasa's miniature robot helicopter Ingenuity has performed a successful takeoff and landing on Mars, achieving the first powered, controlled flight by an aircraft over the surface of another planet, the US space agency said. Video: Nasa
Hundreds of passengers from Australia have started to arrive in New Zealand airports after authorities reopened borders, a pandemic milestone that allows quarantine-free travel between the countries for the first time in over a year. Video: Reuters
Speaking in an interview on Britain’s Times Radio, the day after the funeral of Prince Philip, Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald said she was “sorry” the IRA killed Lord Mountbatten in 1979. Video: Times Radio
The tiny eastern Caribbean island of Saint Vincent was blanketed by ash over the weekend. Some 20,000 people have been evacuated from their homes since eruptions from the La Soufriere volcano began last week. Video: Reuters
Twelve of Europe's top football clubs have launched a breakaway Super League. All of the English Premier League's Big Six, including Manchester United and Liverpool, have signed on as founding members. Video: Reuters
Israelis go about bare-faced as the mandatory wearing of protective masks outdoors was rescinded in the country's latest return to relative normality, boosted by a mass-vaccination campaign against the Covid-19 pandemic. Video: Reuters
For several nights, Ebonie McMillan and her children watched in real time as protests over the death of Daunte Wright turned violent. Video: NYT
Cheryl Orange of the Ethical Society of Police is working to change the reputation of US police unions from defenders of police to defenders of justice. Video: New York Times
Queen Elizabeth has emerged from Windsor Castle to lead the British royal family in mourning at the funeral of her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip.
Relatives and friends of Minnesotans killed by the police came together a day after the former Minnesota police officer charged with manslaughter of Daunte Wright made her first court appearance. Video: Reuters
Hundreds of New Yorkers marched to protest the fatal police shooting of a 13-year-old boy while he had his hands raised. Video: Reuters
A whitewater rafting facility at George’s Dock is still being discussed, but Dublin-based doctors Patrick Earls and Mark Murphy are campaigning for the site to be converted into an outdoor swimming pool instead.
In a 20-second segment of a video posted to YouTube in 2018, Tommy Robinson describes his visit to a train station in Rome. A section of its raw footage, provided by Caolan Robertson, contradicts Robinson’s account of what happened there
Across Poland medical staff are complaining of queues of ambulances, 12 to 48 hour shifts and newly qualified residents staffing Covid wards alone as a third coronavirus wave stretches the country's understaffed health system to its limit.
Chicago's police accountability office has released to the public body-camera video footage showing a police officer shooting and killing 13-year-old Adam Toledo on March 29th, 2021. Video: Reuters
Dr. Anthony Fauci faced angry questions from Republican congressman Jim Jordan, who demanded to know when Americans could "get their liberty and freedoms back."
The Italian ambassador to Ireland has denounced the State’s mandatory hotel quarantine system as “discriminatory”.
Director General of the HSE Paul Reid recounted the roller coaster week for the vaccine rollout which saw more than 9,000 people sign up in the first hour though the portal. Video: RTÉ
An overturned lorry on the M50 has seen the northbound motorway closed between Junction 11 Tallaght and Junction 9 Red Cow and widespread traffic disruption in west Dublin. Video: Collins
As France marks the second anniversary of the Notre Dame fire, Parisians who witnessed the event remembered the fear and anxiety of that day. Video: Reuters
Denmark has become the first country to stop using AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine altogether, following news of its possible link to very rare blood clot cases, health authorities said. Video: Reuters
US president Joe Biden declared from the White House that he would withdraw the remaining few thousand US troops in Afghanistan by September 11th and refocus American attention elsewhere, after two decades of conflict. Video: Reuters
Last week Ireland reached the milestone of one million vaccines administered. Liz Canavan, Assistant Secretary, Department of the Taoiseach briefs the media on the latest measures introduced in response to Covid-19. Video: RTÉ
Demonstrators filled the streets for the third straight night of protest in Brooklyn Center, a suburb in Minneapolis following the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright. Video: Reuters
Infectious disease official Anthony Fauci defended the decision to "pause" administering the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine in the US, as they are "following the science." He said that from 7 million doses, reported issues "are less than one in a million." Video: Reuters
Cardiologist Dr. Jonathan Rich has testified in the Derek Chauvin trial that, with a "high degree of medical certainty," George Floyd did not die from a primary heart event or drug overdose. Video: Reuters
The fatal police shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in a Minneapolis suburb appeared to be an "accidental discharge" by an officer who drew her gun during a struggle rather than her taser, the city's police chief has said. Video: Reuters
People queued up outside retailers across England to release their pent-up shopping fever as shops, pubs, gyms and hairdressers reopened after three months of lockdown. Video: Reuters
Protests have erupted in Minneapolis, Minnesota after a 20-year-old black man, later named as Daunte Wright, was fatally shot by police having been stopped for a traffic violation. Video: Reuters
Costing €102,379 as tested, the Audi e-Tron GT is not cheap. For the price, however, you get an EV that drives and feels like a traditional, well put together, high-performance Audi and puts a big grin on your face. Video: Neil Briscoe
US recession drama Nomadland scoops four Bafta awards, while Korean actor Yuh-Jung Youn thanked "snobbish" British people after winning best supporting actress for her role in Minari. Video: Reuters
Aerial footage from Kalbarri, Western Australia captures extensive damage to property caused by tropical cyclone Seroja. Video: Reuters
Two people who have challenged their detention in hotel quarantine have been released pending court hearings. One of them Derek Jennings (47), who flew home to be with his severely ill father, spoke to the press as he left the hotel. Video: Tom Honan
Streets were quiet and shops shuttered on Sunday as local governments in India imposed weekend lockdowns and movement restrictions in the wake of unprecedented surge in the coronavirus tally. Video: Reuters
Skate Birds is an Irish based skateboarding collective thats all about social equity and aiming to diversify the skateboarding scene from the traditional straight white male stereotype. Video: Bryan O’Brien
After a year of uncertainty and dreams deferred due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Irish athletes gear up for the Tokyo Olympics, now set to take place from July 23rd.
Prince Philip's children have paid tribute to their father, in a programme broadcast on the BBC. The Duke of Edinburgh, had been by his wife's side throughout her 69-year reign, the longest in British history. Video: BBC Studios Events
Boris Johnson paid tribute to Britain's Prince Philip following his death on Friday aged 99. The prime minister offered condolences to the royal family and Queen Elizabeth, who has lost her "strength and stay of more than 70 years". Video: Reuters