TOP STORY - 42 dead in french collision
At least 42 people are feared dead after a collision between a truck and bus near Bordeaux in south-west France.
The tragedy at Carrickmines must become a watershed in relations between the Travelling and settled communities, the priest officiating at the funeral of five of the victims said yesterday.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been accused of making up a “self-aggrandising story” to add to his ‘man with two pints’ tale, after saying the Central Bank told him on entering office to put soldiers on banks’ doors due to Ireland’s dire financial crisis.
Two of the country’s top housing experts have said rent price controls will likely do little good, even as leading Coalition ministers continue to hotly disagree over limited measures to help cool the rental market.
A knife-wielding masked man stabbed four people at a school in southern Sweden, killing a teacher and a student before being shot dead by police, authorities said.
South Sudan faces a serious risk of famine by the end of this year and 30,000 people are already classified as being in a food security catastrophe, the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) said.