Sunday, February 17, 2019

Facebook chiefs summoned to meeting with Minister over Channel 4 documentary revelations

Facebook chiefs summoned to meeting with Minister over Channel 4 documentary revelations FACEBOOK chiefs have been summoned to an urgent meeting with a government minister over revelations that it instructed moderators to...

Varadkar bids to drum up support for State in whistle-stop tour of European leaders

Varadkar bids to drum up support for State in whistle-stop tour of European leaders Leo Varadkar will impress the importance of the backstop. Photo: Frank McGrath The Taoiseach is hoping to re-energise support...

Authorities investigating pitch invasion protest during World Cup final

Authorities investigating pitch invasion protest during World Cup final During the 51st minute of the match between France and Croatia, four people ran onto the pitch at the Luzhniki Stadium. Pop band Pussy...

€16.9m spent on diplomatic properties as rents soar

€16.9m spent on diplomatic properties as rents soar Four locations in Brussels came to €1,424,653. Photo: Reuters The State spent €16.9m on rent for embassies, consulates and housing for diplomats in 2017, as...

Japan and EU to sign trade deal eliminating nearly all tariffs

Japan and EU to sign trade deal eliminating nearly all tariffs The accord appears to defy global tensions sparked by the protectionist policies of Donald Trump’s administration. A man walks by an electronic...

Sacha’s smug comedy has lost its shock value

Sacha's smug comedy has lost its shock value Cheap shot: Sacha Baron Cohen with gun rights activist Philip Van Cleave in Who is America? In the history of downbeat programme titles, I can't...

Royal Mail sees ongoing uncertainty over new personal data rules

Royal Mail sees ongoing uncertainty over new personal data rules The figures come ahead of what is expected to be a fraught meeting with shareholders amid anger over pay awards made to...

Sterling under pressure after inflation stalls

Sterling under pressure after inflation stalls Higher motor fuel, gas and electricity prices were offset by deeper discounting by clothing retailers. Sterling was knocked on Wednesday (Dominic Lipinski/PA) Sterling came under pressure again on...

Garda sergeant still on full pay, six months after she was jailed

Garda sergeant still on full pay, six months after she was jailed Eve Doherty, who is serving three years in prison. Photo: Collins A garda sergeant who was jailed for sending abusive letters...

EU must change ‘unworkable’ Brexit position – Theresa May

EU must change ‘unworkable’ Brexit position - Theresa May Mrs May will use a speech on Friday to reiterate that any customs backstop that creates a border down the Irish Sea is...

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David Bowie’s first recording – lost in a loft – set...

David Bowie's first recording - lost in a loft - set for auction David Bowie’s first demo in 1963 has been found. Photo: PA David Bowie's...

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