International

The world of football is in mourning following the passing of Diego Maradona in his native Argentina at the age of 60. Maradona captained Argentina to the World Cup in Mexico in 1986, and had a playing career that spanned 21 years. It is with Napoli that he had the most success in his club […]

He was widely considered one of the game’s greatest ever players The footballing legend captained his country to World Cup victory in 1986 in Mexico. During his career he played for Barcelona and Napoli and won two Serie A titles. Local media reports he died of a heart attack just weeks after being released from […]

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex has revealed she suffered a miscarriage in July. Meghan announced the news in an article for The New York Times, describing the experience as “an almost unbearable grief”. The Duchess said she felt a “sharp cramp” one morning in July and hours later in a hospital bed she watched her […]

But the President is still challenging the results of the election, describing it as “corrupt”. Mr Biden’s now able to access funding, and important briefings, ahead of an inauguration in January. Former Senior Advisor to the Democrat, Moe Vela, says it’s long overdue: “it directly impacts our national security, the continuity of our government and […]

It’s the third vaccine trial with positive results in recent weeks. This vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca involved two doses of the vaccine on 131 volunteers who contracted Covid 19. It showed the vaccine was 90% effective after the first dose and 62% after the second dose a month later – leading […]

The EU has already bought 300 million doses of Pfizer and BioNTech’s jab, while talks are ongoing with Moderna for its vaccine. Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen says the European Medicines Agency could give initial authorisation as soon as December: “EMA tells us that conditional marketing authorisation for this is the very, very first step […]

The pharmaceutical giant says their jab has a 95% success rate according to further data, which is up from 90%. Ireland is set to get over 2.2 million doses of the vaccine if its approved for distribution, which would cover 1.1 million people. Health Minister Stephen Donnelly says Ireland also has bids in for other […]

Crunch talks are set to resume this evening But both sides are warning that substantial gaps remain with time fast running out. Seán Defoe has this report for RedFM News: ‘Boris Johnson took to Twitter earlier to tell people he’s fit as a butcher’s dog and bursting with antibodies despite having to quarantine after coming […]

US biotech company, Moderna, said that its vaccine is 94.5% effective, according to analysis of its clinical trial. It comes a week after Pfizer and BioNTech said their vaccine was over 90% effective. Speaking this morning before the announcement, Professor of Immunology at Trinity College Dublin, Luke O’Neil says it’s an amazing result: “If they […]

They will travel to the International Space Station Weather permitting the space craft will launch at just before 1am Irish time from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. In May, Space X  launched four Nasa astronauts on a historic mission to the Space Station… which was fundamentally a test flight. However today’s scheduled flight is […]


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