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Ireland’s historic abortion referendum looks to have delivered a landslide win for those advocating liberalisation, after two major exit polls recorded huge victory margins.
Sir Richard Branson has revealed that he is training to become an astronaut as he takes the fight to Amazon boss Jeff Bezos in the commercial space race.
Detectives are investigating how a female carer died after suffering head injuries in the flat of a 95-year-old patient who is believed to suffer from dementia.
Almost five million teenagers and adults across England, Scotland and Wales will be be morbidly obese by 2035, according to a new analysis.
US president Donald Trump has said his wife is “doing great” nearly two weeks after kidney treatment.
Ireland has voted to liberalise its abortion laws by 68% to 32% in Friday’s historic referendum, according to an exit poll conducted for The Irish Times.
Voting is over in Ireland’s historic referendum on abortion.
The Duke of Cambridge took part in a polo match to raise money for for charity.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has bemoaned troubled relations with the US, saying Russia wants to improve them but is effectively held hostage by the disputes surrounding Donald Trump.
A man suspected of shooting three people inside an Oklahoma City restaurant before being fatally shot by bystanders was legally authorised to carry a firearm, authorities have said.
A 95-year-old man who is believed to suffer from dementia has been arrested on suspicion of murder over the death of his female carer.
A male student armed with two handguns opened fire at a suburban Indianapolis middle school on Friday, wounding another student and a teacher before being taken into custody, authorities said.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has hit out at Britain for blaming “all their mortal sins” on Russia, saying undue accusations have been placed at Moscow’s door for everything from Brexit to the Skripal poisoning and the downing of MH17.
Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, met with a Russian oligarch and discussed US-Russia relations just 11 days before Mr Trump was inaugurated as president, according to a source.
Cyclone Mekunu is heading towards the Arabian Peninsula, as its outer bands dumped heavy rain and bent palm trees in Oman, after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra.
An eruption at the summit of a volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has sent an ash cloud about 10,000 feet into the air, authorities have said.
Thousands of Brazilian lorry drivers have been warned a continuing strike over rising fuel prices will end by force, after drivers blocked roads, leading to school closures and flight cancellations.
A 13-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with the murder of a schoolgirl in Ireland.
The European Union’s Brexit negotiator has called for “realism” over the terms of the future relationship between the UK and Brussels.
Votes continue to be cast in Ireland’s abortion referendum amid reports of strong turnout numbers in many parts of the country.