A summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump has been cut short in Vietnam after no deal was reached.
President Trump said in a news conference they couldn't come to an agreement on denuclearisation plans.
There was some dispute between the two sides, however, about the exact nature of the disagreement that saw talks break down.
The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said Ireland would need hundreds of millions of euro in funds in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Speaking on Newstalk Breakfast, Mr Varadkar said while infrastructure plans are important - such as the national broadband plan - a hard Brexit has to take priority.
On the Brexit process itself, he said: "I think an extension would always be better than no deal, but a deal would be better than an extension".
Scouting Ireland insists robust safeguards are in place for weekend trips involving scouts.
It's after Tusla called for a full review of child safety structures at the organisation.
In a letter published yesterday, the child and family agency also called for the scouting body to consider the viability of continuing with overnight trips.
An Italian man has been jailed for three-and-a-half years for assaulting Irish Liverpool fan Sean Cox outside Anfield football stadium last year.
Mr Cox received serious injuries in the incident ahead of Liverpool's Champions League tie with AS Roman last April.
The father-of-three has now spent several months at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dún Laoghaire.
30-year-old Simone Mastrelli this morning pleaded guilty to unlawfully and maliciously inflicting grievous bodily harm on Mr Cox in the attack.
A UN investigation has found that the Israeli Defence Forces may have committed war crimes during last year's protests in Gaza.
The report, released today, found that over 6,000 unarmed demonstrators were shot by Israeli snipers during the weekly "Great March of Return" protests last year.
At least 189 people were killed by the gunfire - including 35 children.