Scientists may have uncovered inherited “gay genes” on the male Y chromosome of fruit flies, which they think are linked to an evolutionary advantage.


Record-breaking Sevilla deny Dnipro miracle

Dnipro 2 Sevilla 3 Colombian hitman Carlos Bacca claimed a double as Sevilla made Europa League history by seeing off Dnipro to win the competition for a record fourth time.


Peter O’Mahony: I’m ready for Belfast showdownThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Peter O’Mahony is good to go and lead Munster against Glasgow Warriors in Saturday’s Guinness Pro12 final in Belfast but serious doubts remain about two other current Irish team members, Conor Murray and Simon Zebo, with medical reports awaited on them today.


EU migration plans under fire

European Union plans to destroy the boats of smugglers bringing desperate migrants across the Mediterranean and share the refugee burden more evenly have come under fresh fire from within and outside the EU.


Warning over health budget overrun

The EU’s economics commissioner sounded a strong warning yesterday about Ireland’s budget overruns in health spending, saying that the Government will need to do much more to get the sector into shape.


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