How the Velvet Revolution brought Czech communism to a peaceful end

Peaceful student uprising brought oppressive rule to end, swept dissident playwright to power and spelled doom for Soviet Union in 1989


Giant meteorite crater bigger than Paris found beneath Greenland

Impact could have 'drastically altered the climate and led to serious consequences for life on Earth at the time', scientists say

Otter caught wandering around Irish supermarket

The water-dwelling animal strolled in off the streets


UFOs spotted by pilots off Ireland coast

Irish Aviation Authority says it is investigating strange phenomenon – confidentially


Macron and Merkel unveil commemorative plaque at Armistice site

World leaders visit cemeteries, but Trump cancels trip to US military site because of rain