Rory McIlroy likely to play in 2020 Olympics for Ireland

Golf 05/14/19, 15:53

Rory McIlroy will likely go to the 2020 Olympics and represent Ireland.The 30-year-old from Northern Ireland disclosed his decision Tuesday, two days before the start of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black.McIlroy skipped the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016 ...

Journalist’s murder spurs bid to unblock NIreland politics

Europe 04/26/19, 05:36

Britain and Ireland are making a new push to restore Northern Ireland's collapsed government, amid mounting criticism of politicians following the murder of a journalist by a banned militant group.The two governments are expected to make an announcement Friday about ...

UK PM May to attend funeral of slain journalist Lyra McKee

Europe 04/24/19, 04:07

Prime Minister Theresa May will attend the funeral of Lyra McKee, a journalist shot dead during rioting in Northern Ireland last week.May's office says the prime minister will miss her weekly House of Commons question-and-answer session to attend Wednesday's service ...

Revulsion in Northern Ireland over riot, fatal shooting

Europe 04/23/19, 08:29

The dramatic riot in Londonderry last week was starkly reminiscent of the violence that plagued Northern Ireland for decades before the 1998 peace agreement. The result was both tragic and familiar: the death of a young journalist, apparently hit by ...

Update: Woman arrested in killing of N Ireland reporter

Europe 04/23/19, 02:54

The Latest on the killing of a journalist in Northern Ireland (all times local):8:50 a.m.The Northern Ireland Police Service says they have arrested a woman under the Terrorism Act in the slaying of journalist Lyra McKee.The 57-year-old woman was arrested ...

Northern Irish police arrest 2 over killing of journalist

Europe 04/20/19, 02:47

Police in Northern Ireland say they have arrested two teenagers in connection with the fatal shooting of a journalist during rioting in the city of Londonderry.The men, aged 18 and 19, were detained under anti-terrorism legislation, the Police Service of ...

Northern Ireland police release video in hunt for killer

Europe 04/19/19, 15:06

Police in Northern Ireland searched for multiple suspects Friday after the fatal shooting of a journalist during rioting in Londonderry and sought help from the public to get "a killer off the streets" and into custody. The Police Service of Northern ...

Journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland rioting

Europe 04/19/19, 02:15

Police in Northern Ireland say the dissident republican group the New IRA was probably responsible for the fatal shooting of a journalist during overnight rioting in the city of Londonderry.The Police Service of Northern Ireland said Friday morning that 29-year-old ...

Update: EU mulls Irish border post options post-Brexit

Europe 04/04/19, 07:21

The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):1:20 p.m.A leading official in the European Union says he cannot rule out the prospect of customs points being built on the Irish border with Northern Ireland in the ...

Ex-soldier to be charged in Bloody Sunday killings

Europe 03/14/19, 07:03

A former British soldier is set to be prosecuted in connection with the deaths of two civil rights protesters in Northern Ireland 47 years ago, part of an incident known as Bloody Sunday, prosecutors said Thursday.The former soldier, identified as ...

Irish border still a key Brexit obstacle

Europe 03/12/19, 11:35

The issue of a physical border between the United Kingdom's Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, a European Union member, received scant attention during the 2016 Brexit referendum. But it has proven to be a major stumbling block in ...

Update: EU says no breakthrough in Brexit discussions

Europe 03/06/19, 06:47

The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):11:45 a.m.The European Union says Brexit discussions with British officials "have been difficult" and that there has been no breakthrough ahead of a key vote in the UK parliament ...

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