Anti-arms protesters chain themselves to factory gates in Brighton

Anti-arms protesters chain themselves to factory gates in Brighton

A banner has been hung up on EDO MBM Technology’s metal fencing saying ‘Stop the arms trade. Solidarity with Kurdistan’.

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Protestors killed in Baghdad as clashes continue

Protestors killed in Baghdad as clashes continue

Security forces in Iraq have fired live rounds and tear gas at anti-government protesters in a central Baghdad square, killing three people.

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Masses of Chileans jam capital in protest against government

Masses of Chileans jam capital in protest against government

The official crowd estimate was one million.

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Scenes at Liffey Meats protest 'unfortunate' IFA president says

Scenes at Liffey Meats protest 'unfortunate' IFA president says

Every farmer has a right to peacefully protest, Mr Healy, told RTÉ radio’s News at One.

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Protests planned at Dollymount Beach as anger over sewage overflow grows

Protests planned at Dollymount Beach as anger over sewage overflow grows

Protesters are heading to Dollymount Beach in Dublin today to air their anger over bathing bans across the city.

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Hong Kong legislative work suspended amid political crisis

Hong Kong legislative work suspended amid political crisis

Hong Kong's legislature has suspended meetings following violent clashes between police and protesters who oppose a bill allowing suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial.

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Albanian president cancels local elections amid political tension

Albanian president cancels local elections amid political tension

Protests have taken place on the streets of Tirana, with the opposition demanding an early general election.

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Ballymurphy: Anyone on streets could be shot, inquest told

Ballymurphy: Anyone on streets could be shot, inquest told

Some within the Parachute Regiment were rogue and out of control ‘psychopaths’ who had evaded prison by joining up, an ex-serviceman alleged.

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Thousands of Albanians protest against left-wing government

Thousands of Albanians protest against left-wing government

Flares, firecrackers, Molotov cocktails and other projectiles were thrown.

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Protestors target home of Paschal Donohoe as part of 'bring to their door' campaign

Protestors target home of Paschal Donohoe as part of 'bring to their door' campaign

Protestors have targeted the home of Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe as part of an ongoing "bring it to their door" campaign.

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Nicaraguan President releases dozens of street protesters

Nicaraguan President releases dozens of street protesters

The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has released dozens of people arrested in a last year's crackdown on street protests.

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Activists stage protest outside Bruton’s home

Activists stage protest outside Bruton’s home

Activists have targeted the home of Minister Richard Bruton a week after staging a similar protest outside the family home of Health Minister Simon Harris.

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Protesters gather outside home of Minister Richard Bruton

Protesters gather outside home of Minister Richard Bruton

Around ten of the ‘Fingal Battalion’ group are on the footpath outside the Communications Minister’s property in north Dublin.

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Local residents to hold rally opposing plans for high-rise Vicar Street hotel

Local residents to hold rally opposing plans for high-rise Vicar Street hotel

A rally will be held today over a proposed eight-storey hotel at Dublin's Vicar Street.

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Update: Starbucks CEO hopes to meet black men arrested in Philadelphia shop

Update: Starbucks CEO hopes to meet black men arrested in Philadelphia shop

The CEO of Starbucks has arrived in Philadelphia, hoping to meet two black men who were arrested when the coffee chain's employees told police they were trespassing.

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Latest: Trinity welcomes end of students' occupation of college over new fee

Latest: Trinity welcomes end of students' occupation of college over new fee

Trinity College Dublin has welcomed the Students’ Union and Graduate Students’ Union's decision to wind down protests and the occupancy of buildings.

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Trinity denies student protesters' claim that they have been locked in with no food or toilet access

Trinity denies student protesters' claim that they have been locked in with no food or toilet access

Students occupying the dining hall of Trinity College Dublin, have accused the university of escalating the situation.

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Campaign for Public Housing protest against bank in 'occupation of disruption'

Campaign for Public Housing protest against bank in 'occupation of disruption'

The Campaign for Public Housing began what they call an "occupation of disruption" at Permanent TSB's Grafton Street branch at lunchtime today.

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Shell pipeline protestors returned to jail

Dozens of supporters gathered outside Dublin’s High Court today as five Co Mayo men were returned to jail over their protest against a controversial gas pipeline.

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Youth called to protest against ASBOs

Young people are being called to action to protest over Michael McDowell's proposals for anti-social behaviour orders.

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Group talks to gardaí about protest

One of the groups organising a demonstration to coincide with next weekend’s EU summit in Dublin has met with gardaí to demand the right to protest without interference.

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May Day protestors told: 'No march'

May Day protesters vowed today to campaign against plans to clamp down on demonstrations due to coincide with major EU enlargement ceremonies.

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Construction workers march to Taoiseach's office

Around 500 construction workers have marched to the Taoiseach’s office in Dublin to highlight employers’ failure to comply with a mandatory pension scheme for the building trade.

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USI to erect protest village in Dublin city centre

The Union of Students in Ireland is planning to erect a temporary village in Dublin city centre today to highlight the failure of many landlords to comply with tenancy laws.

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Prisoners end rooftop protest

Eight prisoners who staged a rooftop protest at a jail over cell conditions were back behind bars tonight.

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Inmates in talks with prison staff

Eight loyalist and republican inmates are negotiating with staff from the roof of the North's Maghaberry jail.

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Protesters intend to cause maximum disruption, say NIO

Discussions are underway this morning with inmates involved in a rooftop protest at Maghaberry jail in the north.

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Prisoners take to roof in 'overcrowding' protest

Prison authorities were today trying to end a rooftop protest by republican and loyalist inmates at a Northern Ireland jail.

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NI prisoners hold rooftop protest

A group of prisoners were staging a rooftop protest at Maghaberry jail in Northern Ireland tonight.

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Protesters occupy Mexican congress

Protesters have stormed Mexico's lower house of Congress, riding horses into the lobby to occupy the legislative chamber.

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