Kerry Babies: ‘Inquiry should not involve family’, says Fianna Fáil TD

A politician who is close to the Hayes family at the centre of the Kerry Babies controversy has said any potential fresh investigation into how gardaí obtained signed statements about what happened should only take place if it leaves the family alone.

Anti-choice language ‘deliberately stigmatising’

The debate on the Eighth Amendment has prompted a surge in the number of people accessing post-abortion counselling.

Emmanuel Macron: UK and France 'making a new tapestry together' on defence and migrant crisis

The UK and France are "making a new tapestry together", Emmanuel Macron said as he agreed new co-operation on defence and measures to tackle the migrant crisis with Theresa May.

Latest: At least four dead as powerful storm lashes Europe

Latest: A powerful storm has hit Europe with high winds and snow, killing at least four people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs off buildings and flipping over trucks.