British MPs have voted against eight possible options to break the Brexit impasse.
The votes were held in the House of Commons last night.
Earlier, a number of hardline pro-Brexit members of the Conservative Party indicated they'd support the withdrawal agreement after Theresa May offered to resign.
Yesterday she said she'd walk away if her agreement is passed by the House of Commons.
However, the DUP announced it still will not support the deal.
The most senior official in the Department of Communication will be before the Public Accounts Committee later to answer questions on the National Broadband Plan.
Secretary General Mark Griffin will face questions from TDs and Senators on procurement and costings of the project.
Original estimates put it at between €355 million and €512 million - however Taoiseach Leo Varadkar recently admitted it will be "many multiples" of what was budgeted.
Boeing says it has developed new software fixes for an automated flight control system that is at the centre of investigations into two deadly crashes in five months.
Both crashes involved 737 MAX models.
All the MAX planes have been temporarily grounded, with the aerospace company saying its new updates are part of efforts to ensure "the safe return of the 737 MAX to commercial service".
Navan in County Meath and Limerick City East are to come under Rent Pressure Zones for the first time.
The Residential Tenancies Board's latest 'Rent Index' has been released.
It shows that annually national rents went up by 6.9% to €1,134 in quarter 4 of 2018 compared to the same time the previous year.
However, quarter on quarter rents fell by 0.3% nationally.
Facebook's expanding its definition of hate speech, and banning content about white nationalism and separatism.
The social network said the "concepts are deeply linked to organised hate groups and have no place on our services".
The ban - which includes messages on Instagram - will come into force next week.