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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Breaking

All time
Four people, including police officer, killed in London attack
A major security operation is continuing in the city.
# France
Person injured at IMF Paris offices after opening exploding envelope
The IMF employee has reportedly been injured in the hands and face.
# Breaking
Luis Enrique announces he will quit as Barcelona boss at end of the season
The news came minutes after his side had just put six past Sporting Dijon to move to the top of the La Liga table.
# Breaking
RTÉ will continue making children's TV programmes in 2017
However, it’s understood the programming will be minimal and there are no guarantees beyond this year.
# Breaking
Martin McGuinness is stepping away from politics and will not seek re-election
The outgoing Deputy First Minister said he was not “physically able” to continue in his current role.
# Limerick
Man dies after shooting on grounds of Limerick hospital
Foul play is not suspected.
# trouble ahead
Joey Barton charged with allegedly betting on 44 football matches in two-month period
The midfielder has been charged by the Scottish Football Association.
# Breaking
Ireland's World Cup qualifier gets the green light despite heavy rain in Belgrade
A pitch inspection took place at the Red Star Stadium this evening and the surface has been deemed playable.
# Switzerland
Child (6) injured after man stabs Swiss train passengers and sets carriage on fire
The train was travelling between Buchs and Sennwald in Switzerland.
# The Wee County
10 headlines that could only happen in Louth
Only in Louth.
# El Bakraoui brothers
Third suspected Brussels attacker on the run after 'leaving biggest bomb' in airport
All three suicide bombers have now been identified.
# Breaking
Vautour in late switch from Cheltenham Gold Cup to Ryanair Chase
Owner Rich Ricci confirmed the news this morning.
# Breaking
Sunderland's Irish CEO resigns, admits to having known Adam Johnson kissed 15-year-old girl
The Armagh-born administrator had been under the spotlight regarding how much she knew about the former player’s relationship with a minor.
# On the defence
Suspended Uefa chief Platini throws in the towel in Fifa presidential race
The Frenchman has confirmed he is to pull out from the election to become the new head of world football.
# Cumiskey's pub
Man dies following shooting outside pub on Blackhorse Avenue in Dublin
A burnt out car was found near the scene.
# Red Alert
'Stay away from headlands, piers and cliffs': All you need to know about Storm Desmond
The ‘red alert’ weather warning kicked in at 6pm.
# Breaking
Family found safe and well after tiger kidnapping
A ransom was handed over.
# Trollhatten
Man wearing Star Wars mask and brandishing sword kills teacher at Swedish school
The sword-wielding attacker has been shot by police.
# Meath
Stand-off at house in Meath comes to a close
The incident has been unfolding in Co Meath since 5.30pm this evening.
# Breaking
After one year in jail, Oscar Pistorius will be released on Tuesday
The paralympian, found guilty of culpable homicide over the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, will be released later this month.
# United States
Man who helped stop terror attack on French train stabbed
Spencer Stone is in a “stable condition”.
# Umpqua
Death toll rises in mass shooting at Oregon college
The suspected gunman is dead.
# Breaking
Swiss authorities open criminal proceedings against Fifa president Sepp Blatter
Authorities have also revealed that Blatter’s office has been searched and data seized.
# huge stampede
Death toll from Muslim pilgrimage tragedy reaches 717
The stampede broke out during the symbolic ‘stoning of the devil’ ritual. Hundreds more have been injured.
# j1
Six Irish students die after balcony collapses in Berkeley, California
As many as nine were seriously injured.
# West Dublin
Man dies after being shot eight times in Blanchardstown double shooting
Another man was injured in the incident.
# Dick Costolo
Twitter's embattled CEO is stepping down
Jack Dorsey will take over as the interim CEO.
# High Court
Denis O'Brien has blocked the broadcast of an RTÉ news story about him
The businessman argued that the story contained details of his private finances.
# Breaking
GAA confirms there will be no Croke Park Classic next year
The event is no longer viable according to the GAA bosses.
# Emergency
Toddler airlifted to hospital in Dublin after falling from first-floor of building
The child was taken first to University Hospital Waterford – before a decision was made late last night to transfer him to Dublin.
# Kerry
Garda watchdog investigating death of man found in Tralee garage
The man has been named as 42-year-old Nigel Leigh.
# Breaking
One dead and five wounded in shooting attacks in US suburb
The suspect – a bald, white man in his 40s – is still at large.
# Breaking
It's a deal: Greece and Eurozone ministers agree on bailout extension
It is reportedly in the region of four months.
# re-arrest
Fugitive prisoner stabbed himself in stomach as police approached
He is suspected of carrying out two armed robberies while on the run from police.
# derek brockwell
Manhunt: Gardaí search for dangerous escaped prisoner Derek Brockwell after hospital attack
The man, a UK national, was serving a sentence for armed robbery.
# athlone bypass
Five-month-old baby boy killed in car crash
A three-year-old toddler was also injured in the single-vehicle crash.
# malakoff
Paris shooting that left one police officer dead declared terrorist act
A number of mosques have also been attacked today.
# Breaking
Alan Pardew has officially been named as Crystal Palace's new manager
The 53 year-old will be in the dugout for the London side’s FA Cup clash against Dover on Sunday.
# terror siege
Gunman dead, two other fatalities as police storm Sydney siege café
Seven hostages ran from the building — just seconds before police entered with stun grenades and live fire.
# this just in
Boston-bound flight diverts back to Shannon due to "suspected technical problem"
The plane was out over the Atlantic when a decision was made turn it around.