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Report finds significant shortcomings in child's care A report by the Ombudsman for Children's office shows there were significant shortcomings by Tusla and the HSE in the care of a child with profound disabilities.
Germany expects to extend virus restrictions into 2021 Germany will extend its current Covid-19 restrictions through to early January unless there is a dramatic drop in infections -- something that is not expected, according to Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Football fans gather to mourn death of hero Maradona Heartbroken fans of Argentine football star Diego Maradona gathered on the streets of Buenos Aires and Naples, Italy to mourn their hero following news of his sudden death.
Trump pardons former national security adviser Flynn US President Donald Trump has pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn who had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
Winners of An Post Irish Book Awards 2020 announced Keelin Shanley, Doireann Ní Ghríofa, Graham Norton, Donal Ryan and Professor Luke O'Neill were among the winning authors at this year's An Post Irish Book Awards...
Depp denied appeal against 'wife beater' UK libel loss Hollywood star Johnny Depp has been refused permission to appeal against a UK court decision which upheld claims made by The Sun newspaper that branded him a "wife beater".
Talks on new public service pay agreement underway Formal talks on a new public service pay agreement for the State's 340,000 employees are being overseen by the Workplace Relations Commission.
Labour Court chair will mediate in Debenhams dispute The current chair of the Labour Court, Kevin Foley, has agreed to mediate in the dispute involving Debenhams and its employees.
Dáil committee seeks RTÉ report on retirement gathering The Oireachtas Communications Committee has asked RTÉ to send it a report on a retirement gathering at which some staff members were photographed within two metres of each other.
NI truck driver convicted over attempted drug smuggling A truck driver from Northern Ireland and a courier from west London have been convicted for attempting to smuggle cannabis from the UK to Ireland.
Schools third most likely place for Covid-19 clusters There were 19 clusters of Covid-19 recorded in schools last week, according to the latest data from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre.
Covid infections will rise over Christmas, says NI CMO The number of Covid-19 infections in Northern Ireland will increase due to Christmas get-togethers, Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride has said.
Wright 'emotional and shook up' over online attacks Former England footballer Ian Wright has said he was in complete shock when he was racially abused online by a teenager from Co Kerry.
Love of my life - Husband's tribute to Patricia Carrick Patricia Carrick, who received an apology from the Taoiseach after her cancer diagnosis was missed, has died aged 51.
Carlow school principal rejects claims over PE gear Principal of Presentation College Carlow Ray Murray has described comments on social media about the school as scandalous and damaging to staff.