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Tánaiste denies any role in McCabe legal strategy

The Tánaiste and former justice minister has said she "no hand, act or part in the formulation of a strategy" to attack the credibility and motives of Sergeant Maurice McCabe at the O'Higgins Commission.

€15m settlement for boy injured at birth

The High Court has approved a €15m settlement for a four-year-old boy who was catastrophically injured during his birth at the Coombe Hospital in Dublin.

Mugabe faces impeachment as parliament meets

Zimbabwe's parliament has begun an impeachment process against President Robert Mugabe, with his domination of a country he has ruled since independence nearly four decades ago set to come to an ignominious end.

SF's 'glorification of terrorism' an obstacle - Foster

DUP leader Arlene Foster has said that recent comments by Sinn Féin amounted to the "glorification of terrorism" and made the restoration of power-sharing more difficult.

Cars, cash and jewellery seized in Killarney operation

Cars, jewellery and €100,000 in cash have been seized during a garda operation investigating a criminal gang in Co Kerry.

Patient sold jewellery to pay for cataract operation

One of the patients affected by the HSE's failure to properly implement the consultants' contract across acute public hospitals had to sell her life's jewellery to pay for a cataract operation.

Consultant worked less than 13 hours per week

RTÉ Investigates has found a failure by the HSE and hospital managements to properly implement the 2008 Hospital Consultants' Contract across acute public hospitals.

Concerns persist over Cork foster care services

A follow-up inspection by HIQA into the standard of foster care services in the Cork area has found that there remains serious concerns about the risks to children placed in its care.

Youth released in investigation over man's death

Gardaí in Co Offaly, who have been investigating the death of a 56-year-old man in Edenderry on Sunday night, have now released a 17-year-old male who was helping them with their inquiries.

Labour bill aims to target bogus self-employment

The Labour Party has published legislation to tackle bogus self-employment, which is believed to be costing the Exchequer over €80 million year.

PSI inquiry over alleged submission of invalid claims

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland is conducting an inquiry into the professional conduct of a pharmacist who it is alleged submitted invalid claims to the Primary Care Reimbursement Scheme in 2013.

Little change in waste collection fees - watchdog

A watchdog group set up to prevent price gouging in the waste industry has found little change in prices since the ban on flat rate collection charges.

HSE manager still backing closure of Portlaoise ED

A HSE manager, who has drawn up a plan for the closure of the emergency department at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise, has said she expects progress on the proposal "imminently."

Settlement reached over Berkeley balcony collapse

A settlement has been reached in the United States in connection with the collapse of an apartment balcony in Berkeley, California that killed six students and injured seven others in 2015.

Higgins calls for State to consider approach to housing

President Higgins has suggested the State might consider whether it should establish an enterprise agency which would act with the same urgency and enthusiasm of Enterprise Ireland to address the dysfunctional housing market.

Putin tells Assad Russia's operation 'wrapping up'

Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad to talk about the need to move from military operations to the search for a political solution to Syria's conflict, the Kremlin said.

Local authorities using 'fraction' of land for building

New analysis shows local authorities are using just a fraction of the land they own to build social housing.

White House appeals to Supreme Court over travel ban

The White House has asked the US Supreme Court to allow President Donald Trump's latest travel ban to take full effect.

Treatment of Rohingya amounts to apartheid - Amnesty

The Rohingya people in Myanmar are trapped in a vicious system of state-sponsored, institutionalised discrimination that amounts to apartheid, according to Amnesty International.

Lebanon's former PM to meet Egypt's President al-Sisi

Lebanon's former prime minister Saad al-Hariri is to hold talks with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.