A Catalan government official has said 13 people were killed and over 100 hospitalised after a van crashed into a crowd of people on Las Ramblas, in what police described as a terrorist attack.
Lawyers for Molly Martens-Corbett and Thomas Martens have filed court papers in the US calling for their guilty verdicts to be thrown out and a new trial established, according to the District Attorney for Davidson County.
Two landmark court challenges against the ban on same sex marriage in Northern Ireland have been dismissed.
A woman shot dead at a house in Balbutcher Drive in Dublin yesterday afternoon has been named locally as Antoinette Corbally.
US President Donald Trump has said the history and culture of the United States were being "ripped apart" by the removal of statues memorialising the Confederate era.
The Irish Aviation Authority has banned drones from flying over a site in Dublin where gardaí are carrying out a search as part of the investigation into the disappearance of Trevor Deely almost 17 years ago.
A van ploughing into pedestrians in a busy area of Barcelona echoes the circumstances of terror atrocities that have hit several countries - including Germany, France and the UK.
President Michael D Higgins has offered the sympathy and solidarity of Ireland to the people of Spain following a terrorist attack in Barcelona.
The attack in Barcelona is the latest terrorist incident to hit Europe in recent years.
A 29-year-old man from Co Louth has been killed during an apparent car-jacking in Mexico.
A man has appeared in court in Co Cork charged in connection with an alleged assault on a ten-week-old baby girl in Co Louth earlier this year.
The Irish Dental Association has said the public dental service is failing children who are waiting as long as 12 years for their first dental screening.
The Oireachtas committee examining the Olympic ticketing scandal has not come to a decision on whether to compel former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey to attend after meeting for over an hour in private session.
A ten-year-old rape victim whose plea for an abortion was rejected by India's Supreme Court has given birth to a baby girl, a doctor said.
Spanish coastguards have rescued nearly 600 people from 15 boats and a jet ski in the waters between Morocco and Spain.
Footfall on some of Dublin's main shopping streets is still nearly 30% below the level before the recession, according to figures recorded by specialist cameras.
Salah Abdeslam, a suspect in 2015 Islamist attacks on Paris who is currently jailed in France, will face trial in Belgium over a police shootout at his suspected hideout in Brussels, Belgian prosecutors said.
The State will not appeal against the High Court's decision last month to refuse the extradition of Ian Bailey to France in relation to the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
Gardaí in Tralee have renewed their appeal for information on a man who has been missing for almost a year.
An Australian anti-immigration politician caused a furore when she entered the Senate wearing a burqa, earning a stern rebuke from the country's top lawyer for the "appalling" stunt.