Australia is apparently raising a generation of overweight couch potatoes
The sports-loving nation scored a D- on an international physical activity report card.
Police arrest Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams over one of N. Ireland's most controversial murders
Sinn Fein deputy leader Mary-Lou McDonald said the decision to make the arrest weeks before elections across Ireland was influenced by demands from political rivals.
Irish priest sings Leonard Cohen better than Leonard Cohen
Father Ray Kelly gave Chris and Leah O'Kane a wedding to remember.
Ireland's new goat-sheep hybrid is as adorable as you'd expect (VIDEO)
What's brown, woolly and runs fast as hell? This fuzzy Irish geep.
How Brits actually sound versus how Hollywood thinks they sound
Dear America: We don't all speak like Dick Van Dyke. In fact, none of us speak like Dick Van Dyke. Love, the Brits.
Global porn preferences? Surprisingly patriotic, says PornHub's data blog
See the world's deleted browser history, one chart at a time.
It's 'Suspended Coffee Day'!
You might not know what that is, but it's awesome.
Northern Ireland attorney general calls for end to Troubles prosecutions
Northern Ireland's attorney general John Larkin says there should be an end to prosecutions of Troubles-related killings, sparking outrage from relatives of victims.
14 unbelievably racist things European (and Canadian) politicians are saying about the Roma
Anti-Roma hate speech in Europe (and elsewhere) is nothing new. But somehow, it's always worse than you expect.
Gay marriage in Ireland headed to public referendum
The Irish government has announced it will hold a public vote in 2015 on whether gay couples should be allowed to marry.
Letter bomb sent to Theresa Villiers, the top UK official in Northern Ireland
It’s the fourth bomb mailed to a public official in Northern Ireland in the past week.
10 of the most haunted places around the world
The world is a seriously spooky place.
Europeans emigrating in record numbers to escape insanely high unemployment
New data shows that, since Ireland’s financial crisis began in 2008, 397,500 people have left the country.
Belfast riots leave 56 police, 2 civilians injured (VIDEO)
The riots broke out in central Belfast as loyalists held counter-protests Friday night against a nationalist march in Northern Ireland.
Are America's secretive ways destroying its relationship with Europe?
From Merkel to Google, the fallout from Edward Snowden’s revelations is spreading unease across Europe.
Ireland passes landmark abortion bill, ending total ban
For the first time in Ireland's history, abortion is now legal in cases where it can save a woman's life.
Tolstoy, tweets and Tumblrs: British libraries leap into the digital age
Some of Europe’s oldest depositories are tackling a new challenge: everything on the web.
G8 leaders agree to clamp down on money laundering and tax evasion
The summit in Northern Ireland ends with only vague statements about Syria, which overshadowed the event.
Here's what people are protesting about today
Protests are ongoing all over the world. Here's why.
Will PRISM be the end of the EU-Obama love affair?
Washington's PRISM spy scandal dents Barack Obama's image ahead of his Europe trip.
Religion in Europe, also in crisis
European leaders reach out to religion, but churches struggle with waning numbers.
Euro zone unemployment hits record high — again
Unemployment once again hit a record high in April in the euro zone, topping 12 percent.
Could fracking make the Persian Gulf irrelevant?
From NATO to China, the world watches America's energy revolution.
Western IQs drop by 14 points in last century, study says
A new study by researchers in Europe claims that the average IQ of people in Western nations fell by an average of 14 points between 1889 and 2004.
Man charged in deadly 1982 IRA bombing in London
John Anthony Downey, 61, of County Donegal, Ireland was charged Wednesday in a 1982 IRA bombing in London's Hyde Park that killed four member of the Royal Household Cavalry.
US Senate accuses Apple of avoiding $9B in US taxes using offshore affiliates
Apple CEO Tim Cook defended his company, saying ‘we pay all the taxes we owe, every single dollar.’
Scientists identify strain of fungus that caused the 1840s Irish potato famine
The researchers used DNA sequencing techniques on dried potato plant leaves from the 1840s to identify the pathogen.
A quarter of gay people have been subjected to attacks or violent threats, EU poll says (VIDEO)
A quarter of gay people surveyed in an EU poll say they have been attacked or violently threatened in the past five years.
Six of the world's weirdest taxes
Taxes might be one of life's only certainties, but no one ever said they couldn't be weird.
Ireland: Marie Fleming lastest to lose assisted suicide appeal
Marie Fleming, terminally ill with multiple sclerosis, lost her Supreme Court court challenge for assisted suicide on Monday.
Ireland: Health minister denies rumor that women seeking abortions will be required to see six doctors
Dr. James Reilly said it's not true that six consultants will review pregnant women who are suicidal and want an abortion.