# Unprecedented
Grand jury votes to indict Trump over hush money payments before 2016 election
No former or sitting US president has been charged with a crime before.
30th March 2023
# response
Richarlison: I wasn’t 'mutiny leader' behind Conte's Tottenham exit
A journalist on TyC Sports accused Richarlison and Cristian Romero of giving Spurs an ultimatum over Conte’s future.
# Equality
Taoiseach says trans people are 'no more threat than any other group in society'
The Taoiseach said today that transgender people are a “small minority” and that many are “very vulnerable people”.
Galway-Mayo rivalry and Dublin aim to make amends: Allianz Football League talking points
Four huge games in store this weekend in Croke Park.
Loyalist drug feud has led to attacks on 'homes of young children' in Co Down
Four men were arrested today after a gathering of individuals, some of them masked, in Newtownards.
# Good Friday Anniversary
UK's Northern Ireland Secretary says peace 'must not be taken for granted'
MPs acknowledged the upcoming 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement during a debate in the House of Commons.
# Manchester Crown Court
Man found guilty of murdering nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel in Liverpool
The girl was fatally shot while at home in Liverpool last August.
# parole hearing
Oscar Pistorius expected to attend parole hearing 10 years after killing girlfriend
The former Olympic runner was convicted of killing Reeva Steenkamp by shooting her multiple times through a toilet door in his home on Valentine’s Day 2013.
# parole hearing
Oscar Pistorius expected to attend parole hearing 10 years after killing girlfriend
Oscar Pistorius is expected to attend a parole hearing to decide if he can be released from prison 10 years after killing his girlfriend.
# the vatican
Pope Francis had 'good night' in hospital after being admitted for respiratory infection
Francis was taken to hospital for tests yesterday afternoon after experiencing difficulty breathing in recent days.
# paul rusesabagina
Man who inspired Hotel Rwanda movie returns to US after being freed from jail
Paul Rusesabagina sheltered ethnic Tutsis at the hotel he managed during the country’s 1994 genocide.
# tennessee
Actress Melissa Joan Hart helped class of nursery children fleeing Nashville shooting
The Sabrina The Teenage Witch star said her children attend a school next to the private school where the shooting happened.
# basilan
At least 31 people dead after a ferry fire in the Philippines
Many of those rescued jumped off the ferry in panic at the height of the fire and were pulled from the sea.
# ski crash
Man suing Gwyneth Paltrow tells US court 'it is very difficult to sue a celebrity’
Terry Sanderson said the purpose of the trial had been to make him ‘regret’ bringing action against the actress.
29th March 2023
# Climate
UN adopts ‘historic’ resolution on legal obligations to fight climate change
The resolution now goes to the International Court of Justice to clarify climate obligations and then begin proceedings.
Tributes paid to Paul O’Grady's 'warm heart and infectious humour' after TV star's death at 67
The TV star died ‘unexpectedly but peacefully’ on Tuesday evening, a statement said.
# Greats of the Game
Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger inducted into Premier League Hall of Fame
The pair were long-term rivals on the touchline during their managerial careers.
# Gun violence
Nashville school shooter had seven guns hidden at parents' house
Hale shot dead three children and three adults during the attack at the Covenant School on Monday.
# Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow’s daughter had never seen her so ‘shaken up’ after ski crash, US court hears
The court heard parts of statements given by Paltrow’s children, Apple and Moses Martin.
28th March 2023
# euro 2024
Wales keep up strong start in qualifying with win over Latvia
Kieffer Moore’s header means Rob Page’s side have taken four points from their opening two games.
# Super Scots
Scott McTominay at the double again as Scotland stun Spain to top Group A
Steve Clarke’s side made it two wins from two in front of a roaring Hampden Park.
# Holyrood
Failed SNP candidate Kate Forbes to leave Scottish government
Forbes is believed to have been offered the rural affairs ministry job but turned it down.
# High Court
Enoch Burke case begins without him after refusal to comply with court authority
A judge made the order after Burke refused to cease interrupting proceedings.
# burke family values
Simeon and Ammi Burke lodge complaints alleging Garda mistreatment
The reports relate to events earlier this month when members of the Burke family were removed from the Four Courts.
# Gwyneth Paltrow
Man claims he became ‘self-imposed recluse’ after injury from ski crash with Gwyneth Paltrow
Terry Sanderson suffered several broken ribs and and lasting brain injuries during the incident in 2016.
# Scottish First Minister
Humza Yousaf to be confirmed as Scotland’s next first minister after winning SNP leader race
The 37-year-old will be formally elected by MSPs as Scotland’s sixth first minister today.
# water on the moon
Scientists discover new source of water in moon samples from China mission
Water was embedded in tiny glass beads in the lunar dirt.
27th March 2023
Cluxton's shock return, Monaghan's remarkable run: Allianz Football League talking points
The action came to a close on the final weekend.
# nashville
Gunwoman shoots three children and three adults dead at Nashville school
The heavily-armed shooter killed three children and three staff members.
# Get Well Soon
Ex-England midfielder Palmer in hospital following 'suspected small heart attack'
The 57-year-old suffered the health scare during the Sheffield Half Marathon.
# on board
European clubs back Fifa's plans for expanded Club World Cup
The new event is set to feature 12 European teams and be played every four years from 2025.
Explainer: Who is Humza Yousaf, the new leader of Scotland's ruling party?
Here’s everything you need to know about the soon-to-be First Minister.
# Paris
Louvre staff block entrances to the famous museum as part of pension protests
Demonstrators demanded the repeal of the new pension law that raises the retirement age from 62 to 64 in France.
Prince Harry arrives in UK for High Court battle with Daily Mail newspaper
Prince Harry, Elton John and other high-profile figures have brought a claim against the newspaper’s publisher, for alleged misuse of their private information.
# Pennsylvania
Death toll from powerful explosion at chocolate factory in United States rises to seven
The explosion happened on Friday afternoon in the state of Pennsylvania.
# WGC Match Play
Rory McIlroy disappointed to miss out on final as Sam Burns wins in Austin
McIlroy went on to beat Scheffler 2&1 in the third/fourth place play-off.
Creed III actor Jonathan Majors arrested on suspicion of assault in New York
New York City police said the actor was involved in a domestic dispute with a 30-year-old woman.
# impact report
355 asylum seekers are currently without accommodation, says Irish Refugee Council
The charity said the figure shows ‘a further deterioration in the rights of people seeking protection’.
26th March 2023
# Wayward shooting
Michael O’Neill rues missed chances as Northern Ireland suffer Finland setback
Benjamin Kallman’s first-half goal earned the visitors victory at Windsor Park.
# Recovery
Manchester City ‘unclear’ how long Phil Foden will be out for with acute appendicitis
The midfielder missed England’s Euro 2024 qualifying win over Ukraine after having his appendix out on Sunday morning.
# Two from two
Kane and Saka fire England to qualifying victory over Ukraine
Gareth Southgate’s men made it two qualifying wins from two with a 2-0 victory at Wembley.
# no issue
'Up to him how he spends his time' - Southgate defends injured Rashford's New York trip
The Man United star was in America after pulling out of the England squad with a knock.