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26 February 2018 23:35 Most Irish people support the work of online paedophile hunters here

The actions of some anti-paedophile vigilante groups have come to international prominence in recent months. A MAJORITY OF Irish people support the work of online paedophile hunters according to a new poll. The survey, conducted on behalf of RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live by Amárach Research, suggests that 57% of those polled agree with the actions of such vigilante 7

18 February 2018 09:00 Sitdown Sunday: The billionaires prepping for the apocalypse in New Zealand

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads. IT’S A DAY of rest, and you may be in the mood for a quiet corner and a comfy chair. We’ve hand-picked the week’s best reads for you to savour. Barry Bennell was a football coach to young guys – he was also an abuser. This piece details his predatory behaviour and the horror it wreaked 65

13 February 2018 13:58 Portuguese police detain man after finding cocaine inside fake arse

Police said a “considerable amount of cocaine” was found inside the concealed pouches. POLICE IN PORTUGAL have detained a man at Lisbon’s international airport, accused of carrying a kilo of cocaine inside a fake arse. The national anti-narcotics trafficking unit of the Policia Judiciaria described finding the “considerable amount of cocaine” within 8

24 January 2018 21:50 Pope Francis warns against 'fake news' and compares it to the story of Adam and Eve

Fake news was popularised as a phrase by Donald Trump. POPE FRANCIS HAS warned against the temptation of fake news, drawing a parallel between ethically compromised journalism and the biblical tale of Adam, Eve, the snake and the forbidden fruit. In his annual World Communication Day message held on the feast day of Francis de Sales, the patron saint 11

01 December 2017 20:20 Fake Paris attacks victim jailed for six months

He was 30km away from the attack in the Bataclan when it happened. A MAN WHO claimed to have survived the 2015 massacre at the Bataclan theatre in Paris, describing his brush with death in vivid detail although he was nowhere near the scene, was sentenced to six months in jail today. The court in Versailles, south of Paris, sentenced Cedric Rey, 29, to two years 15

02 November 2017 00:21 Fake news? You’ll never believe what Collins has chosen as Word of the Year

Usage of the term has risen by 365% since last year. Defined as “false, often sensational, information disseminated under the guise of news reporting”, “fake news” will now be added to the next print edition of Collins Dictionary. Lexicographers, the people who compile dictionaries, found other politically relevant words had been significant over the last 12 months 17

01 November 2017 06:27 New York terror: Five friends celebrating anniversary among eight dead as attacker identified

The compatriots were celebrating the 30th anniversary of their graduation from Polytechnic College in the city of Rosario in central Argentina. A statement from the ministry confirmed the deaths of Hernan Diego Mendoza, Diego Enrique Angelini, Alejandro Damian Pagnucco, Ariel Erlij and Hernan Ferruchi and said the government passed on its deepest condolences 12

01 November 2017 02:30 Truck driver kills eight in New York terrorist attack

The 29-year-old driver, named by police as 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov was shot in the abdomen by police and taken into custody after jumping out of the truck with what turned out to be a fake gun in each hand and shouting "Allahu Akbar" officials said. His condition was not immediately released. The driver barrelled along the bike path for the equivalent 15

01 November 2017 00:39 Facebook, Twitter, Google questioned over ‘Russian meddling’

Facebook recently that as many as 126 million US users may have seen Russia-backed content in last two years. Facebook, Twitter and Google lawyers defended themselves to US lawmakers probing whether Russia used social media to influence the 2016 Presidential election. The three firms faced hard questions at a Senate panel on crime and terrorism about 23

31 October 2017 23:23 Eight dead as truck careers down New York cycle path in terror attack

He careered down a popular cycle path a few streets from the World Trade Centre memorial injuring at least 11 people. The 29-year-old driver was shot in the stomach by police and arrested after jumping out of the van with what turned out to be a fake gun in each hand and shouting "Allahu Akbar!" His condition was not immediately released, and he has been identified 10