Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald said her party have “listened and learned” from their local election losses and is optimistic they can gain more seats in the Dail.
Powersharing is returning to Northern Ireland after Sinn Fein joined the DUP in backing a deal to re-enter devolved government together.
The Wildlife Trusts has claimed the HS2 high-speed rail project will destroy and divide “huge swathes” of “irreplaceable” natural habitats, including 108 ancient woodlands.
Britain’s most prolific rapist could die behind bars after Government lawyers moved to appeal against his 30-year jail term as too lenient.
The Duchess of Cambridge has said she tried to knit a special jumper for Prince George, but it “splattered”, as she met local people in Bradford following a tumultuous week for the royal family.
Tributes have been paid to Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s father and WWE hall of fame wrestler Rocky Johnson following his death aged 75.
The Duke of Sussex will come face to face with the Queen later as senior royals race to thrash out plans for Harry and Meghan’s future.
A teenage birdwatcher who campaigns for greater diversity in the conservation and environmental sectors is to be awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Bristol.
Sinn Fein has agreed to back a deal to restore powersharing at Stormont – a move that confirms the return of devolved government in Northern Ireland after a three-year absence.
President Donald Trump signed a trade agreement on Wednesday with China that is expected to boost exports from US farmers and manufacturers and is aimed at lowering tensions in a long-running dispute between the economic powers.