Inflation in Ireland, as measured by the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices, is estimated to have moderated to an annual rate of 7% in March, the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office show.
Russian forces have had some success in the eastern frontline city of Bakhmut, Ukrainian military officials said, adding that their fighters were still holding on in a months-long battle in which both sides have suffered heavy casualties.
European Union negotiators have struck a political deal on more ambitious targets to expand the use of renewable energy by 2030, an important pillar of the bloc's plans to fight climate change and end the use of Russian fossil fuels
Progress is being made to transfer 70 hippos to overseas sanctuaries, officials in Colombia have said, but mitigating the havoc caused by this unusual legacy of deceased drug lord Pablo Escobar carries a hefty price tag: $3.5 million (€3.2m).
Mexican prosecutors have announced a homicide investigation into the deaths of 39 migrants earlier this week in a detention center fire, accusing the people in charge of doing nothing to evacuate them.
The lowest number of properties available to rent through the Housing Assistant Payment Scheme has been recorded by the Simon Communities, with just 29 HAP rentals available over a three-day period last month.
Arsenal overcame Bayern Munich to reach the Champions League semi-final but Republic of Ireland supporters will have been concerned by the sight of Katie McCabe limping off the pitch in the final 10 minutes.