Barcelona suspects may have planned gas canister attack

Spanish authorities believe there may have been eight people involved in a cell which carried out an attack in Barcelona yesterday, and that the group had planned to use butane gas canisters, according to a judicial source.

Irish family holidaying in Barcelona injured in attack

Two members of an Irish family holidaying in Barcelona were injured in yesterday's terror attack in the city.

Defiant crowds show solidarity with Barcelona victims

Rolling coverage as Spain mounts a sweeping anti-terror operation following terror attacks in Catalonia yesterday.

Ross may send Olympic ticketing report to ODCE

The Minister for Sport has said he may send the Moran report into alleged ticket touting at the 2016 Rio Olympic games to the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement.

Spanish police 'stop second attempted terrorist attack'

Five attackers with explosive belts were killed by police in a Spanish resort town overnight after they drove a car into a crowd of people, injuring seven.

Seán Quinn launches online betting company

Seán Quinn has launched a new online sports betting company, his first business venture since the loss of his building materials, packaging and insurance empire.

South Africa 'to grant Mugabe diplomatic immunity'

South Africa is reportedly planning to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe, allowing her to avoid prosecution for an alleged assault on a 20-year-old woman.

Call for stricter vehicle hire laws in light of attacks

A former British terror laws watchdog has said that motorists should be subject to identity checks when hiring vehicles as part of measures to tackle the use of lorries and vans in attacks.

Trump ghostwriter expects him to quit presidency

The ghostwriter who penned Donald Trump's 1987 memoir The Art of the Deal thinks the US president will resign before the end of his term.

McHugh warns some UK politicians blind to Brexit impact

Government Chief Whip Joe McHugh has said that more bridges need to built between Irish and British politicians ahead of Brexit.

Terror in Spain: What we know

At least 13 people were killed and more than 100 others injured after drivers slammed into pedestrians in two quick-succession, separate attacks on Barcelona's most popular street and in another busy Spanish seaside city.

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 gardaí 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.
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