David Beckham surprised a paramedic and her elderly patient with a hot cup of tea and coffee when he spotted them in the cold waiting for an ambulance.
Wed, 03 Feb, 2016
Mon, 19 Oct, 2015
Apple engineers are said to have made inquiries about a former California navy base-turned test centre, revving up rumours that the tech giant is designing a car.
Sat, 15 Aug, 2015
Five Irish novels have been nominated along with 137 other titles by libraries worldwide for the €100,000 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2014
A woman called Ms Crispi accused of starting a fire in her ex-boyfriend’s house with a pound of bacon is to stand trial on arson charges.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
Band are forced to cancels tonight's performance due to illness.
Thu, 14 Aug, 2014
FOTA Wildlife Park is famous for its cheetahs; hundreds of cubs have been born there.
Mon, 09 Jun, 2014
Town in a Santa tizzy as children see double
Sat, 28 Dec, 2013
A Santa Claus was told to stop entertaining children in a town centre over fears they would be “traumatised” by the sight of two Father Christmases in the same high street in the UK.
Fri, 27 Dec, 2013
Ellen DeGeneres has given a generous waitress $10,000.
Sun, 20 Oct, 2013
A federal jury in the US has awarded writer Patricia Cornwell nearly $51m (€38m) in a lawsuit against her former financial management firm and a former principal in the company.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013
At least eight people died in the massive snowstorm that swept through the US north east and Canada.
Sun, 10 Feb, 2013
President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney attacked one another yesterday in frenzied campaigning as the presidential election enters the closing stages.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2012
With the Republican presidential nomination all but in hand, Mitt Romney is refocusing his efforts on challenging President Barack Obama, raising cash for what may be the most expensive presidential contests in American history.
Thu, 26 Apr, 2012
A US auction house is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic by offering more than 180 pieces of memorabilia, including a letter from the bandleader who chose to play on as the ship sank.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2012
THE Republican presidential candidates who are not Mitt Romney brought along modest hopes on their smiling, hand-shaking visits to New Hampshire’s polling places yesterday — just let me come in third place or so, most said, and survive to challenge the front-runner again in South Carolina and Florida.
Wed, 11 Jan, 2012
TOP tourist town Killarney is at risk of losing visitors and “being dropped as a twin” as its town councillors are not going abroad often enough.
Mon, 12 Sep, 2011
US president Barack Obama said he had "never seen devastation like this" as he viewed the wreckage left by tornadoes which killed almost 300 people in the US South.
Fri, 29 Apr, 2011
At least 291 people have been killed across six states – more than two-thirds of them in Alabama – in America’s deadliest tornado outbreak in almost four decades.
Fri, 29 Apr, 2011
“THIS is a warrior sport and we are warriors” — that’s how one American soldier explains his love of hurling, a passion shared by fellow members of a United States National Guard unit from Concord, New Hampshire.
Sat, 08 Jan, 2011
GOVERNOR Arnold Schwarzenegger on Sunday commuted the manslaughter sentence of the son of California’s former Assembly speaker hours before leaving the office, drawing criticism from the victim’s family.
Tue, 04 Jan, 2011
A US restaurant has cooked up the world’s largest meatball, weighing in at more than 15 and a half stone.
Mon, 02 Nov, 2009
A woman believed to have been kidnapped as a child in 1991 is to be reunited with her family 18 years later.
Fri, 28 Aug, 2009
A WOMAN believed to have been kidnapped as a child in 1991 is to be reunited with her family 18 years later.
Fri, 28 Aug, 2009
President-elect Barack Obama spoke to the world from his home city of Chicago as he became the first black president of the United States.
Wed, 05 Nov, 2008
THE retrial of a Corkman on fraud charges in the US has been postponed again.
Wed, 05 Mar, 2008
Polaroid is dropping the technology it pioneered long before digital photography rendered instant film obsolete to all but a few nostalgia buffs.
Sat, 09 Feb, 2008
AN IRISHMAN facing trial in the US in connection with an alleged accounting scandal is seeking to have his case delayed.
Thu, 22 Nov, 2007
The Champions Tour Bank of America Championship in Massachusetts was postponed when the course was flooded.
Sun, 11 Jun, 2006
The director of Trócaire has been elected president of an influential European body that represents more than 1,600 non-governmental orgainisations.
Mon, 05 Jun, 2006
The Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop, V Gene Robinson, is being treated for alcoholism.
Tue, 14 Feb, 2006
President George W Bush suffered cuts and bruises when he fell while mountain biking on his ranch, White House spokesman Trent Duffy said.
Sun, 23 May, 2004
The Anglican Communion’s first openly gay bishop has officially taken over his new diocese in the US.
Mon, 08 Mar, 2004
HOWARD DEAN’S bizarre rant in the face of his Iowa defeat was the talk of America yesterday - with political pros saying it could doom his presidential bid.
Thu, 22 Jan, 2004
DEMOCRATIC presidential candidates opened their sprint to the New Hampshire primary yesterday with newly minted front-runner John Kerry pitching his experience and John Edwards laying claim to electricity in a contest thrown wide open by the leadoff Iowa caucuses.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2004
Anglicans in the US plan to go ahead with the consecration of an openly gay bishop in defiance of a warning that it could “tear the fabric” of the Church and jeopardise its continued union.
Fri, 17 Oct, 2003
US Episcopal leaders delayed a vote on whether to confirm the church’s first openly gay elected bishop after allegations emerged that he inappropriately touched a man and posted a pornography link on a youth website, a church spokesman said.
Tue, 05 Aug, 2003
US Episcopal leaders delayed a vote tonight on whether to confirm the church’s first openly gay elected bishop after allegations emerged that he inappropriately touched a man and posted a pornography link on a youth website, a church spokesman said.
Mon, 04 Aug, 2003
FOR the first time in the United States, Episcopalians today elected an openly gay man as the next bishop in the state of New Hampshire.
Mon, 09 Jun, 2003
For the first time in the United States, Episcopalians today elected an openly gay man as the next bishop in the state of New Hampshire.
Sat, 07 Jun, 2003
“TAKING the Queen’s shilling” is still a pejorative term used mainly
Mon, 05 May, 2003