In Pictures: Day one of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridges’ trip to Ireland

For their first day in Ireland as part of a three-day trip, Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spent their time in Dublin. illiam and Kate flew with Aer Lingus before landing at Dublin Airport. They were then greeted by President Michael D Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin alongside his wife Sabina and their dog […]

Israel election: Netanyahu projected to win, but exit polls suggest bloc just short of majority

But even if the final results bear out these projections from Israel’s three main news channels, Netanyahu will still need to find partners to form a coalition government with a majority in the 120-seat parliament. Just after polling stations closed across Israel at 10 p.m. local time (3 p.m. ET), the Israeli TV stations flashed […]

Domestic abuse: Ministers urged to strengthen revived law to protect children

Image copyright Jupiter Images Proposed domestic abuse laws must be strengthened to give more protection to children, campaigners say. Barnardo’s and the NSPCC said measures due to be published on Tuesday were “disappointing” and risked perpetuating a situation in which children were the “hidden victims” of domestic abuse. However, Women’s Aid welcomed a new legal […]