UK data firm boss suspended over Facebook controversy

The board of Cambridge Analytica has announced that it has suspended chief executive Alexander Nix with immediate effect over claims it gathered Facebook users' data without their permission.

Facebook 'outraged' over misuse of data

Facebook has said the company was "outraged" after being "deceived" over the misuse of data by Cambridge Analytica.

Appeal Court says ESB not liable for UCC flood damage

The Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court decision and found that the ESB has no liability for extensive flood damage to parts of University College Cork's campus in 2009.

Taoiseach defends SCU establishment in Dáil debate

The Taoiseach has defended the establishment and operation of the Strategic Communications Unit and insisted it is not involved in his personal communications strategy.

European court rejects 'hooded men' torture claims

The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a request by Ireland to find that the so-called 'Hooded Men' detained by the UK suffered torture.

17-year-old cyclist killed in Meath collision

Gardaí are investigating a fatal road collision in Co Meath.

Dáil debate on referendum bill

Follow updates from the Dáil as TDs debate the Thirty-sixth Amendment of the Constitution Bill 2018.

Trump congratulates Putin on election victory

US President Donald Trump has said that he congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election.

Expelled Russian diplomats leave Britain

Russian diplomats expelled from Britain over the nerve agent attack on former double agent Sergei Skripal have left the country.

Charges over Clerys redundancies struck out

The prosecution of businesswoman Deirdre Foley on charges linked to redundancies at Clerys department store in Dublin has been struck out due to delays on disclosure of evidence.

US officer who fatally shot woman charged with murder

A police officer in the US state of Minnesota, who fatally shot an unarmed Australian woman last July, has been charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

GSOC investigation into fatal Limerick road crash

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission is investigating a road crash in Co Limerick in which a 17-year-old boy was killed and three people were injured.

Croke Park granted licence for Rolling Stones concert

Dublin City Council has granted Croke Park and Aiken Promotions the licence to go ahead with the planned Rolling Stones concert at the stadium in May.

French ex-president Sarkozy held in funding probe

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is being held in police custody for questioning by magistrates looking into allegations of Libyan funding for his 2007 election campaign, a French judicial official has said.

200 brides without bridesmaid dresses as shop shuts

Up to 200 women could be left without bridesmaid dresses as a Dublin dress shop has closed suddenly leaving with customers with no option than to fork out again for the big day.

Govt could seek 'hooded men' judgment review

The 'hooded men' described today's ruling by the European Court of Human Rights as "a missed opportunity", but the Government could yet request a referral to the Grand Chamber to review it.

Q&A: 'Hooded men' case at ECHR

Some key questions following the decision of the ECHR to reject Ireland's call to find people detained by the UK during the Troubles in the so-called 'hooded men' case suffered torture.

What is Cambridge Analytica?

British data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica is at the centre of controversy in the US and Britain after two newspapers reported that the company harvested personal data about Facebook users beginning in 2014.

Germany 'fully supports' Ireland on border issue

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar discussed Brexit with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin today, his first visit to the German capital as Taoiseach.

R116 crew to be honoured in 2019 stamp programme

The 2019 stamp programme has been approved by Cabinet and will include a tribute to the work of the Irish Coast Guard.
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