• Entertainment
    Irish Independent

    From Di to Fergie to Meghan, we just can't get enough of the explosive royal tell-all

    We’ll be hoping for more of the same when Winfrey’s 90-minute, no-holds-barred interview with the Duchess of Sussex and her husband Harry is broadcast this week — Winfrey is reported to have said it is “the best interview she’s ever done”. In the past week, Google Trends Ireland shows that searches for ‘Harry and Meghan’ have rocketed, with viewers no doubt keen to find out where they can catch the must-see interview on this side of the Atlantic.

  • Entertainment
    Irish Independent

    Woman leads gardaí on high speed chase and streams it on social media

    A woman who led gardaí on a high-speed pursuit across two counties while streaming it live on social media has been arrested. The chase involving up to 20 garda cars began in north Dublin and went along the M50 down towards Wicklow.

  • Sport
    Irish Independent

    Newcastle duo Miguel Almiron and Allan Saint-Maximin ruled out until April

    Steve Bruce will be without his three most potent players after Miguel Almiron and Allan Saint-Maximin were ruled out of Newcastle’s Premier League survival fight until April. With 10-goal striker Callum Wilson already sidelined by a hamstring injury, Almiron and Saint-Maximin have joined him in the treatment room with knee and groin problems respectively following Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Wolves.

  • Politics
    Irish Independent

    Taoiseach says UK moves on North's EU trade deal are a breach of trust as Brussels signals legal action

    Taoiseach Micheál Martin has accused the UK Government of “undermining trust” over Northern Ireland’s EU special trade status after Brexit. The European Commission has accused London of breaking international law for the second time by reneging on EU-UK special agreements on the North’s status. This followed an announcement by the UK, without consulting Brussels, that it would unilaterally extend the grace period until next October for checks on supermarket food movements from England, Scotland ...

  • Sport
    Irish Independent

    Rob James: 'I am heartbroken by the damage I have caused' – video emerges of the Irish jockey sitting on dead horse days after Gordon Elliott controversy

    Horseracing authorities are investigating footage of Irish jockey Rob James sitting on a dead horse, just days after a separate image of horse trainer Gordon Elliott emerged. The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board (IRHB) has said it is carrying out inquiries into the new footage which began circulating on social media overnight and shows a horse lying motionless on the ground surrounded by four men.

  • Entertainment
    The Huffington Post UK

    'You're Obsessed': Susanna Reid And Piers Morgan Clash In Heated Row About Harry And Meghan

    Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid were involved in a heated clash during Tuesday’s edition of Good Morning Britain, after a disagreement about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s upcoming TV interview. While Piers has always been a vocal critic of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Susanna has been more defensive of them, accusing her co-presenter of being “obsessed” with the royal couple during their latest row.

  • News
    Irish Independent

    Second World War bomb used by Nazis detonated in England

    Hundreds of residents from properties surrounding the site where a Second World War German bomb was detonated remain unable to return to their homes. The device, believed to be a 1,000kg “Hermann” bomb used by the Nazis, was discovered on a building site on private land near a university in Britain. Initially, a 100-metre cordon was erected, but this was extended to 400 metres at the request of a bomb disposal team.