Ireland

Woman marries pet pooch after giving up on men, to celebrate eighth years of togetherness

Woman marries pet pooch after giving up on men, to celebrate eighth years of togetherness

An Irish woman, who gave all her hope on men and decided to marry her dog, is all set to celebrate her eighth wedding anniversary with her pet pooch. 

Oct 11, 2017, 09:22 AM IST

Foreign tourists labelled 'braid-choppers' rescued in J&K

A group of foreign tourists who were being threatened by a mob here on Sunday after being labelled "braid-choppers" were rescued, police said.

Oct 08, 2017, 20:58 PM IST

EU hammers Amazon, Apple over taxes

Europe's competition chief Margrethe Vestager accused tiny Luxembourg of an illegal deal with internet shopping giant Amazon to pay less tax than other businesses.

Oct 04, 2017, 23:40 PM IST

Thousands protest against Ireland's abortion ban

Thousands of people staged a massive protest calling for an end to Ireland's abortion laws.

Oct 01, 2017, 14:34 PM IST
West Indies face tough World Cup challenge after Ireland washout

West Indies face tough World Cup challenge after Ireland washout

The 1975 and 1979 World Cup winners will have to beat England 5-0 or 4-0 with either a tie or a no-result in order to qualify ahead of eighth-placed Sri Lanka, who are eight points ahead in the rankings.

Sep 14, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
EU must be part of US Middle East peace push, Ireland says

EU must be part of US Middle East peace push, Ireland says

"Now is the time for the European Union ... to become more vocal," said Coveney, who met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in July.

Sep 08, 2017, 18:02 PM IST
Ireland Prime Minister Leo Varadkar wants border-free link between Ireland, Britain

Ireland Prime Minister Leo Varadkar wants border-free link between Ireland, Britain

The Irish Republic, which joined the EU on the same day as Britain more than 40 years ago, is destined to share the only EU border with Britain.

 

Aug 05, 2017, 09:25 AM IST
Ireland says no proposal for post-Brexit sea border with Britain

Ireland says no proposal for post-Brexit sea border with Britain

Northern Irish Protestant politicians who are propping up British Prime Minister Theresa May`s minority government reacted with fury on Friday to a report that Ireland wants the Irish Sea to be its border with Britain after Brexit.

Jul 28, 2017, 18:25 PM IST
Uzbekistan says ex-president Islam Karimov's daughter in custody

Uzbekistan says ex-president Islam Karimov's daughter in custody

Karimov`s second daughter, Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva, is Uzbek ambassador to UNESCO, a position she has held since 2008.

Jul 28, 2017, 15:13 PM IST
John Bracewell to step down as Ireland cricket coach in December

John Bracewell to step down as Ireland cricket coach in December

The former New Zealand coach replaced West Indian Phil Simmons at the helm following the 2015 World Cup and will step down after two and half years in the role.

Jul 19, 2017, 11:23 AM IST
Brexit-bound UK withdraws from fishing agreement

Brexit-bound UK withdraws from fishing agreement

According to government figures, British vessels caught 708,000 tonnes of fish in 2015, worth £775 million ($1 billion, 894 million euros).

Jul 02, 2017, 18:00 PM IST
Donald Trump creeps on Irish reporter during call with Ireland's PM, says she has a 'nice smile' – Watch

Donald Trump creeps on Irish reporter during call with Ireland's PM, says she has a 'nice smile' – Watch

Caitriona Perry is a Washington correspondent and US bureau chief for RTE News-Ireland.

Jun 29, 2017, 11:57 AM IST
Mohammad Nabi thanks BCCI for helping Afghanistan get Test status; hopes to play first 5-day match against India

Mohammad Nabi thanks BCCI for helping Afghanistan get Test status; hopes to play first 5-day match against India

The International Cricket Council voted in London to make Afghanistan, along with Ireland, full members of the organisation, allowing those countries to become part of the elite 12 nations who play test matches.

Jun 24, 2017, 10:42 AM IST
ICC confirms Afghanistan, Ireland as newest Test-playing nations

ICC confirms Afghanistan, Ireland as newest Test-playing nations

Afghanistan has made rapid strides with their premier leg-spinner Rashid Khan making waves in T20 franchise leagues including IPL. Recently, they beat West Indies in an ODI drawing an away series 1-1.

Jun 22, 2017, 21:32 PM IST
Facebook 'leaked' moderators' identities to suspected terrorists

Facebook 'leaked' moderators' identities to suspected terrorists

Confirming the security breach, a Facebook spokesperson said that the website had made technical changes to "better detect and prevent these types of issues from occurring".

Jun 17, 2017, 15:20 PM IST

State opening of UK Parliament on Jun 21

The announcement of the date indicates the Conservatives are confident they can agree a deal with the Democratic Unionists, whose 10 MPs that will allow them to get their agenda through the Commons.

Jun 15, 2017, 18:56 PM IST
Indian-origin doctor Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland's youngest and first gay Prime Minister

Indian-origin doctor Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland's youngest and first gay Prime Minister

Despite inheriting Europe`s fastest-growing economy, he will face immediate challenges in the shape of neighbouring Britain`s exit from the European Union.

Jun 14, 2017, 21:25 PM IST
Bangladesh hammer Ireland by 8 wickets in 4th ODI of Tri-series

Bangladesh hammer Ireland by 8 wickets in 4th ODI of Tri-series

The series continues on Sunday with Ireland's final game, against the Black Caps.

May 20, 2017, 09:40 AM IST

European Union's Tusk says UK must settle 'people, money and Ireland' first

EU President Donald Tusk said Britain must first settle the key divorce issues of "people, money and Ireland" before any talks on a post-Brexit trade deal.

Apr 28, 2017, 15:30 PM IST
VIDEO: 'You're a disgrace, go back to India' – Irish woman's racist abuse caught on camera

VIDEO: 'You're a disgrace, go back to India' – Irish woman's racist abuse caught on camera

'F**k off back to India. Don't give me your guff!'

Apr 20, 2017, 10:41 AM IST