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22 October 2018 08:59 Northern Ireland veteran ‘refusing medical treatment to have his day in court’

A Northern Ireland veteran charged with attempted murder has reportedly turned down medical treatment so that he can appear in court. Dennis Hutchings, a 77-year-old former member of the Life Guards regiment, is accused in relation to the fatal shooting of a man with learning difficulties in 1974. The Daily Express reported that he is refusing treatment

20 October 2018 23:05 A US sitcom, pronunciation and Irish 'imbalance' among concerns raised in naming of 2018-19 storms

Emails released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal how Met Éireann and the UK Met Office named this year’s storms. THE NUMBER OF Irish names, the pronunciation of ‘Aaron’ and references to a US sitcom were among the concerns raised during the naming of this year’s winter storms. Correspondence released to under the Freedom of Information 1

19 October 2018 13:20 Pope’s leading Vatican detractor continues criticism over abuse cases

The Vatican ambassador who accused Pope Francis of rehabilitating a disgraced ex-American cardinal has blamed “the scourge of homosexuality” for sex abuse by members of the clergy. Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano said the Vatican was being hypocritical in refusing to acknowledge it. The archbishop issued a third installment in the war of words over the cover-up 1

16 October 2018 11:00 Paddy Power Betfair fined £2.2m after failing to stop stolen money being gambled

The British Gambling Commission also found that PPB “failed to adequately interact with customers who were displaying signs of problem gambling”. PADDY POWER BETFAIR has been fined £2.2 million (about €2.5 million) for a range of failings, including allowing stolen money be gambled through its website. The British Gambling Commission found that PPB “failed 1

09 October 2018 09:53 Dutch appeals court upholds landmark climate case ruling

A Dutch appeals court has upheld a landmark ruling that ordered the Dutch government to cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25% by 2020 from benchmark 1990 levels. The original June 2015 ruling came in a case brought by the environmental group Urgenda on behalf of 900 Dutch citizens. Similar cases are now under way in several countries 4

05 October 2018 16:38 21 million euro to be paid to motorists following collapse of Setanta insurance

It’s hoped all payments will be finalised by the State Claims Agency before the year is out. THE REMAINING MOTORISTS affected by the collapse of Setanta Insurance will receive 100% compensation, totalling 21 million euro, according to new details from the Department of Finance. In a response to a parliamentary question from Pearse Doherty, Minister Paschal 1

02 October 2018 08:52 #MeToo movement thought to have been factor in rise of reported sex crimes

It has been claimed that the #MeToo movement could be behind a rise in the number of sex crimes being reported. The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office show there has been a 10% rise in the last year, with 272 more allegations of a sexual offence reported in the year ending June 2018. There were also rises in serious assaults, robberies 4

01 October 2018 05:10 HSE spent €600,000 last year on debt collectors to chase patients for unpaid bills

The Irish Cancer Society recently called for the government to abolish inpatient charges for cancer patients in the forthcoming Budget. THE HSE SPENT more than €600,000 on debt collection agencies last year, hired to chase up patients who had not paid their medical bills. Figures released to through a Freedom of Information request show the HSE paid €602,934 in total 2

27 September 2018 09:32 Kym Marsh and Frank Bruno among latest stars to settle hacking claims

Coronation Street stars and former boxer Frank Bruno are among the latest list of well-known names to settle phone-hacking claims at the UK High Court. A total of 16 cases, including actions brought by soap actress Kym Marsh and actor and comedian Les Dennis, are listed to be aired before Mr Justice Mann in London on Thursday. Their lawyers are reading 2

26 September 2018 15:10 Varadkar says socialists want to separate 'people paying for everything but qualifying for nothing' from others

The Taoiseach said socialists want to segregate communities. TAOISEACH LEO VARADKAR has accused socialists of wanting to segregate communities by advocating for 100% social housing builds on public lands. “They want to divide our society into people who live in different areas, with some people paying for everything but qualifying for nothing. It is the wrong 1