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Catalan official says 13 dead, 100 hurt in Barcelona

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 Martens file court papers for retrial

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.

Judge dismisses two same-sex marriage cases in NI

Two landmark court challenges against the ban on same sex marriage in Northern Ireland have been dismissed.

Woman shot dead in Dublin was 48-year-old mother of six

A woman shot dead at a house in Balbutcher Drive in Dublin yesterday afternoon has been named locally as Antoinette Corbally.

Trump says US history and culture being 'ripped apart'

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.

Drones banned over Trevor Deely search site

The Irish Aviation Authority has banned drones from flying over a site in Dublin where gardaĆ­ are carrying out a search as part of the investigation into the disappearance of Trevor Deely almost 17 years ago.

Barcelona incident echoes other attacks

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 offers solidarity to Spain after attack

President Michael D Higgins has offered the sympathy and solidarity of Ireland to the people of Spain following a terrorist attack in Barcelona.

Timeline - Terror attacks in Europe

The attack in Barcelona is the latest terrorist incident to hit Europe in recent years.

Irishman dies in reported car-jacking in Mexico

A 29-year-old man from Co Louth has been killed during an apparent car-jacking in Mexico.

Man charged in connection with alleged assault on baby

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.

Children wait up to 12 years for first dental screening

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.

Ross criticises 'rotten culture' at OCI

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.

Ten-year-old rape victim gives birth in India

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.

Spain rescues almost 600 migrants at sea in one day

Spanish coastguards have rescued nearly 600 people from 15 boats and a jet ski in the waters between Morocco and Spain.

Dublin footfall still well below pre-recession levels

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.

Paris attack suspect to be tried separately in Belgium

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.

State will not appeal refusal to extradite Bailey

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.

Fresh appeal for man missing from Tralee since 2016

GardaĆ­ in Tralee have renewed their appeal for information on a man who has been missing for almost a year.

Australian senator criticised for burqa stunt

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.