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19 October 2018 17:19 Watch motorist smash through level crossing causing major rail delays

A motorist has smashed through a level crossing at Porterstown, in Co. Dublin, causing major delays across rail services. Irish Rail tweeted footage of the shocking incident, saying that Gardai have been alerted to pursue the culprit. They sent Iarnrod Eireann crews to repair the crossing as the Maynooth, M3 Parkway, Longford and Sligo services were hit severely

16 October 2018 16:19 Stormy Daniels hits back at Donald Trump after ‘Horseface’ jibe

President Donald Trump has insulted the physical appearance of Stormy Daniels, calling her “Horseface” in a tweet about a recent legal ruling, provoking an equally scathing reply from the porn actress. Daniels called the president “Tiny” in her reply and also, in an apparent reference to the Horseface taunt, made a quip about bestiality. A federal judge

14 October 2018 15:54 Gareth Bale ruled out of Ireland-Wales Nations League clash

GARETH BALE HAS been ruled out of Wales’ Nations League clash with Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Tuesday. The Welsh FA confirmed today in a tweet that the Real Madrid star has returned to his club as he continues his recuperation. Bale scored and starred amid his side’s comfortable 4-1 victory over Martin O’Neill’s men in Cardiff last month 1

11 October 2018 10:04 'Thank God they're alive': Crew of Soyuz rocket safe after emergency landing

THE TWO-MEN crew of a Soyuz rocket are alive after they were forced to make an emergency landing following lift-off to the International Space Station, the Russian space agency has said. “The emergency rescue system worked, the vessel was able to land in Kazakhstan… the crew are alive,” Roscosmos said in a tweet. Nasa rookie astronaut Nick Hague and second-time 2

10 October 2018 05:51 Ivanka Trump rules herself out of UN ambassador role

Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka has said she will not be replacing Nikki Haley as the US ambassador to the United Nations despite her father saying she would be “incredible” in the role. In a tweet on Tuesday evening, the presidential senior adviser and the US president’s eldest daughter said her father will “nominate a formidable replacement for Ambassador 1

07 October 2018 19:30 Giant puppets attract more than one million visitors in UK

More than one million people have travelled to Merseyside as giant puppets took over the streets. The Royal de Luxe theatre company’s Giants carried out their final ever performances across Liverpool and Wirral from Thursday to Saturday. Liverpool City Council said early estimates showed 1.3m people had travelled to the area to enjoy the spectacle, which 2

04 October 2018 09:22 EgyptAir stands by bizarre Drew Barrymore ‘interview’

EgyptAir is standing by a writer for its in-flight magazine who penned a bizarre article purportedly based on an interview with American actress Drew Barrymore. The article led with a description of her as “being unstable in her relationships” and quoted her as saying that motherhood was “the most important role in my life”. In a tweet, the national 2

25 September 2018 06:45 Winning bid for Conor McGregor tickets donated to homelessness charity declared a fake

Dublin homelessness charity, Inner City Helping Homeless, has revealed that the winning bid for tickets to Conor McGregor's UFC fight was a fake. McGregor donated two tickets to the UFC event in Las Vegas to Inner City Helping Homeless to auction off on Facebook. A winning bid of €1700 was accepted, but it was confirmed by the charity's CEO Anthony Flynn 4

14 September 2018 16:00 Musk’s space company signs up passenger to fly around moon

Elon Musk’s space company has signed up the first private passenger to fly around the moon. The name of the person and the timing of the flight will be announced on Monday at SpaceX’s headquarters in Hawthorne, California. Mr Musk originally suggested two paying passengers would fly around the moon this year, using a Falcon Heavy rocket and a Dragon 2

04 September 2018 12:52 Suspected bomb found near US embassy in Cairo

A suspected explosive device has been found near the heavily fortified US embassy in the heart of Cairo, authorities said. Egyptian security officials said the device was spotted outside the concrete barriers that encircle the embassy and the ambassador’s residence in the leafy district of Garden City. The US embassy said in a tweet that it was “aware