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- Welsh helicopter crash victims members of same family
Police have said the victims of yesterday's helicopter crash in Wales are all adults and part of the same extended family from the Milton Keynes area.
- Clarity from gardaí on bonus payments
Following today's Oireachtas Justice Committee, gardaí have this evening clarified that the last claim for a bonus payment for senior officers was made for activities in the year 2007.
- Brexit threat over security co-operation denied
The UK's Brexit secretary has denied that Theresa May issued a threat that if Britain was not granted a preferential trade deal with the EU after Brexit, then the UK would withdraw its security co-operation.
- Boy who suffered injuries at birth awarded €4.5m
The High Court in Cork has awarded €4.5 million to a ten-year-old boy who suffered catastrophic injuries at birth.
- South Korea's ousted president arrested
South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-hye has been arrested over the corruption and abuse of power scandal that brought her down, a court spokesman said.
- SDLP leader hopeful NI talks will resume next week
The SDLP leader has said he expects talks among Northern Ireland's political parties and the British and Irish governments to resume in Belfast on Monday.
- Appeal for woman missing from Kilkenny
Gardaí have appealed for information on a woman missing from Co Kilkenny.
- Kim Jong Nam's body released to North Korea
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has said that the body of Kim Jong Nam, half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been released to North Korea.
- Dublin girl gets magical wonderland wish granted
A nine-year-old Dublin girl who cannot walk or talk due to a rare disorder has become the 2000th person to have a wish granted by the Make-A-Wish Ireland charity.
- Ronaldo sculptor: Even Jesus didn't please everyone
The sculptor behind the controversial Cristiano Ronaldo statue has defended his work and insisted the Real Madrid forward is happy with the final product.
- Grenoble lifts suspension against rugby players
French Top 14 outfit Grenoble have lifted a suspension against six players who were accused of rape, citing presumption of innocence amidst an ongoing investigation.
- PAC chair says he was pressured to limit NAMA report
The chairman of the Public Accounts Committee has said three individuals attempted to put pressure on him to limit the committee's report on the sale of the Project Eagle loan book by the National Assets Management Agency.
- Funeral of Danielle McLaughlin takes place in Donegal
The funeral of Irishwoman Danielle McLaughlin, who was found murdered at an Indian beach resort, has taken place in her hometown of Buncrana, Co Donegal.
- High Court endorses Ian Bailey European Arrest Warrant
The High Court has endorsed a French European Arrest Warrant for Ian Bailey, issued by French authorities seeking to have him extradited to France to stand trial for the voluntary homicide of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
- Rural school transport payments 'may be delayed'
Bus Éireann has written to private operators working under the School Transport Scheme to advise them that payments due tomorrow may be delayed.
- 12 applications for representation at McCabe tribunal
The tribunal set up to investigate an alleged smear campaign against garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe has heard applications from 12 individuals or groups who want to be represented at the hearings of its first module.
- Conditions preventing attempts to lift Rescue 116
Plans to tilt the wreckage of Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter 116 using inflatable lifting bags are being abandoned due to inclement conditions at sea.
- Children in NI eating treble recommended sugar intake
Children in Northern Ireland are eating three times as much sugar as they should, the Food Standards Agency has warned.
- Call for UN disabilities convention to be ratified
Hundreds of people with disabilities and their supporters have protested outside Leinster House over the country's failure to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities over the past ten years.
- Carrickmines victims died of carbon monoxide poisoning
All ten victims of a fire at a halting site in Carrickmines in Dublin died of carbon monoxide poisoning, an inquest heard.