Tue, 15 Nov, 2016
A Limerick teenager personally affected by suicide has collected thousands of signatures in a bid to light up the city’s bridges with life-affirming messages — reaching out to anyone thinking of taking their own life.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2015
Toronto mayor Rob Ford apologised for being “hammered” in public and acknowledged the need to curb his drinking, but the mayor of Canada’s largest city didn’t address allegations of drug use and said he will remain in his job despite mounting pressure to resign.
Tue, 05 Nov, 2013
A man who claims he has been treated with contempt by the Government after submitting an application for social welfare assistance has gone on a hunger strike and has warned he will starve to death unless he receives the help he needs.
Tue, 04 Sep, 2012
China suspended three officials and apologised to a woman who was forced to undergo an abortion seven months into her pregnancy in a case that sparked a public uproar after graphic photos of the mother and her dead baby were circulated online.
Fri, 15 Jun, 2012
RURAL Ireland has been stripped of its post offices and garda stations and now the Government is squeezing out small national schools in a bid to make savings, a meeting of the Save our Small Schools Campaign in Dunmanway, Co Cork, heard yesterday.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2012
Scotland Yard has confirmed that 26 police officers were injured in last night's riots in Tottenham in north London, and that 42 people were arrested for offences including violent disorder, burglary and theft.
Sun, 07 Aug, 2011