An Australian man has died after a large shark attacked him while he was kite-surfing in New Caledonia, a French island territory in the South Pacific.
Wed, 07 Sep, 2016
Wed, 08 Jun, 2016
Market support for Linguistic proved accurate in the 200,000 Tattersalls Millions 3-Y-O Trophy at Newmarket yesterday.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2016
The French will take Twickenham by storm next month for the first time since they subjected the All Blacks to the most riotous half-hour in World Cup history.
Mon, 20 Apr, 2015
Thu, 26 Feb, 2015
In Brazil, another generation of France’s mix of ‘black, blanc, beur’ (black, white, Arab) will try to unite the country through football, writes Eoin O’Callaghan.
Thu, 12 Jun, 2014
Cork Cine Club’s new season of films starts on January 23 at St John’s Central College with a screening of the 2012 French film Rebellion (L’ordre et la morale) directed by Mathieu Kassovitz (La Haine), who also stars in the film.
Thu, 23 Jan, 2014
Battling James McGee agonisingly missed out on a place in the final of the ATP Challenger Tour event in New Caledonia in the Pacific after coming up short in a marathon three-setter.
Sat, 04 Jan, 2014
A powerful earthquake off the Solomon Islands has generated a tsunami that damaged dozens of homes and reportedly killed several people in the South Pacific island chain.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2013
An island in the South Pacific seems to have gone missing.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2012
THE Australian government has said it plans to establish the world’s biggest marine protection zone to safeguard a huge swathe of the Coral Sea.
Sat, 26 Nov, 2011
ENVIRONMENTAL services firm FLI Energy has secured a €35 million contract to construct anaerobic digestion plants in Britain and the North to convert food and other bio-waste into energy.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2011
Rioters defied emergency laws that took effect today as they looted and burned two superstores, set fire to a newspaper office and paralysed France’s second-largest city’s subway system with a firebomb.
Wed, 09 Nov, 2005
Rioters shrugged off emergency laws that took effect today, as they looted and burned two superstores, set fire to a newspaper office and paralysed France’s second-largest city’s subway system with a firebomb.
Public health officials from more than 20 countries gathered today to discuss ways to prevent a possible deadly outbreak of bird flu in humans and contain an epidemic of Japanese encephalitis that has killed nearly 1,000 people in South Asia.
Mon, 19 Sep, 2005
At least one person died when Cyclone Ivy tore through Vanuatu last week, causing ”moderate to severe damage” in the South Pacific Island chain, senior Australian and New Zealand officials said today.
Sun, 29 Feb, 2004
The worst cyclone in living memory has smashed into the tiny South Pacific island state of Niue, killing a woman and seriously injuring several people including her baby.
Wed, 07 Jan, 2004
2006 World Cup qualifiers draw:
Fri, 05 Dec, 2003
CHIEF executive of the FAI Fran Rooney was in no doubt as to which teams he would like to see in Ireland’s group when the draw for the qualifying tournament of World Cup 2006 is made tomorrow in Frankfurt.
Thu, 04 Dec, 2003
A very powerful earthquake hit the Solomon Islands today and officials in Hawaii warned low-lying Pacific nations to be ready for the tidal wave that could follow.
Mon, 20 Jan, 2003
New Zealand is forging a coalition of South Pacific nations committed to banning whaling in their waters after repeatedly being frustrated in its attempts to set up an internationally recognized whale sanctuary in the area.
Wed, 28 Nov, 2001
The highest number of shark attacks on humans since records began were reported last year.
Fri, 09 Feb, 2001
Australian World Cup striker Mark Viduka has been named the 2000 Oceania Footballer of the Year.
Sun, 21 Jan, 2001
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