The top five: Man left brain-dead in drug trial dies; Gardaí launch murder investigation after discovery of torso

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Gardaí launch murder investigation after body part found at canal in Kildare

Gardaí have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of a male torso in Kildare.

The body part was found in a suitcase spotted by youths walking along the Grand Canal waterway in Ardclough Village yesterday at around 3.30pm.

Nurses in Galway University Hospital call for report on emergency department to be made available

Emergency Department nurses in Galway University Hospital are calling for a draft report about their department to be made available to them.

The report on service delivery and patient safety was carried out by emergency and nursing specialists from Northern Ireland and England.

Obama - Deal has "cut off every single path" for Iranian nuclear bomb

Barack Obama has said a landmark nuclear deal has "cut off every single path Iran could use to build a bomb".

Speaking from the White House, the US President explained how 98% of Tehran's stockpile of enriched uranium had been shipped out of Iran - "meaning they do not have enough material for even one bomb".

Man left brain-dead in French drug trial dies

A man left brain-dead after a drug trial in the French city of Rennes has died, according to local media reports.

He was one of six people hospitalised following the trial.

Man (37) dies following crash in Co Tipperary

A man has died following a crash in Co Tipperary.

The two-car collision happened at Tullaskeagh, Roscrea yesterday evening at about 7.30pm.