Two killed after strong earthquake hits Indonesia’s Java Island

Two people were killed and dozens of homes severely damaged when a strong earthquake shook Indonesia’s densely populated Java island last night. The magnitude 6.5 quake struck at 11.47pm local time and was felt across the island, including about 125...

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Thousands of Romanians and European royals turn out for King Michael funeral

Tens of thousands of Romanians joined European royals today to pay their respects to late King Michael as a state funeral got underway in Bucharest. Michael, who ruled Romania twice before being forced to abdicate by the communists in 1947,...

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Celbridge on alert as lucky EuroMillions player wins €500,000

A lucky National Lottery player woke up to a lovely Christmas gift today after scooping €500,000 in last night’s EuroMillions...

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Politicians called on to campaign as little as possible on abortion referendum

There are calls for politicians to do as little campaigning as possible on the forthcoming abortion referendum. The Oireachtas Committee...

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Nigeria troops arrest 400 Boko Haram fighters and families

Military authorities say Nigerian soldiers have arrested more than 400 people associated with the Boko Haram extremist group hiding on...

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German child rescued after locking himself into safe

A young child has been rescued, after locking himself into a safe in Germany. Reports say the boy was playing...

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