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The direct provision centre in Foynes, Co. Limerick. Photograph: Brian Gavin

The Limerick charity which called for the immediate closure of the Mount Trenchard direct provision centre has said additional steps must be taken to (...)

Francie McGuigan and Liam Shannon, two of the Hooded Men. ‘History has proven me right,’ Mr McGuigan recalls in the documentary, which is to be broadcast on TG4 on Wednesday

The failure of the European Court of Human Rights to uphold a ruling of torture against the British government early in the Troubles “opened the door (...)

A  Boeing 737 aircraft after it went off the runway at Naval Air Station Jacksonville and into the St Johns River. Photograph: Jacksonville, Florida Sheriff’s Office/AFP/Getty

A charter plane carrying 143 people has ended up in a Florida river at the end of a runway, though no critical injuries or deaths were reported. The (...)

WikiLeaks editor Kristinn Hrafnsson addresses the media next to a protester outside Westminster magistrates’ court on Thursday. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, told a London court on Thursday that he would fight extradition to the US just a day after he was sentenced (...)

 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives at court in London on May 1, 2019 to be sentenced for bail violation. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in prison by a British court on Wednesday for skipping bail when he holed up in Ecuador’s L(...)

Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

The bus that overturned near Guantanamo in eastern Cuba, while driving on the road linking the city of Baracoa, near the island’s eastern tip, to the capital Havana. Photograph: AFP Photo/www.cubadebate.cu

Seven people have died and five are in critical condition after a bus carrying tourists and local travellers crashed in eastern Cuba. Two Argentine w(...)

Torture is impermissible in Europe, according to the European Convention on Human rights, signed in 1953 and now adhered to by the 47 members of the C(...)

Alexanda Kotey (left) and El Shafee Elsheikh: were part of group allegedly responsible for murdering approximately two dozen hostages in Syria.

Relatives of the victims of an Islamic State torture and murder cell known as “the Beatles” have expressed relief that the two remaining members have (...)

US president Donald Trump speaks to reporters, as first lady Melania Trump looks on, before boarding Marine One for a trip to Hawaii and later Asia, at the White House on Friday. Photograph: Tom Brenner/New York Times

Donald Trump said on Friday the US has been attacking Islamic State “10 times harder” in the days following the New York terrorist attack, though the (...)

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