240 homeowners in Co Clare told pay €2.25m for defects

Up to 240 homeowners and investors in a Co. Clare estate have been told to find €2.25m to pay for fire safety and other defects in their homes or face evacuation.

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Govt to publish climate change strategy

The Government will publish its plan on how to adapt to the effects of climate change later.

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Gardaí investigating burglaries arrest three men on M4 after high-speed chase

Gardaí investigating a number of burglaries have arrested three men in Co. Westmeath.

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Doctors take a step forward in developing universal blood test for cancer

The test screens for eight common forms of cancer.

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Children more likely to want to be a YouTube blogger than movie star, survey finds

Working in social media or gaming is becoming a more common career aspiration for 21st century youngsters in the UK, a survey has found.

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Boris Johnson thinks there should be a bridge between the UK and France

Boris Johnson has raised the prospect of a second crossing for the English Channel after top-level talks between the UK and France.

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Football rumours: Another defender for Man City?

What the papers say.

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Chelsea turn to Peter Crouch following Andy Carroll injury blow

Chelsea have reportedly turned their attention to Stoke striker Peter Crouch after Andy Carroll suffered another injury blow.

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Twitter users have been floored by the suggestion Chelsea might be after… Peter Crouch

The former Liverpool and England striker will be 37 by the time the transfer window closes.

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Why a €45bn EU divorce bill is still a bargain for UK

UK prime minister Theresa May has provisionally agreed to pay about £40bn (€45bn) as part of the country’s exit from the EU, writes FergalO'Brien.

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More bank closures loom, says outgoing union chief

Larry Broderick, who is retiring after 30 years at the Financial Services Union, said his successor will face the challenges of more branch closures and a continuing ...

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Penneys untroubled by Dealz threat

Discount clothing retailer Primark has said it remains pleased with its performance in Ireland where it trades as Penneys but has declined to comment on plans by ...

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Jane Fonda shares ’morning after’ photo because the struggle is real

Jane Fonda has been gracing our big and small screens with her presence since the 1960s.

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George Ezra talks falling in love as he unveils new album

The singer-songwriter is “very much in a relationship” and explores escapism in his new music.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi leads Empire Awards pack with nine nods

Director Rian Johnson and stars John Boyega and Daisy Ridley could all be in line for prizes.

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