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24 December 2018 14:44 Photos of ‘missing’ Dubai princess released

The United Arab Emirates has released photos of a daughter of Dubai’s ruler after friends and supporters say she was forcibly returned to Dubai after fleeing months earlier. The state-run WAM news agency carried a government statement saying the princess is “at home and living with her family in Dubai”. Her father is Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum 66

23 December 2018 18:57 Francois Brummer misses last-minute drop goal attempt as Zebre lose

Benetton held on for a 10-8 Guinness PRO14 victory as Zebre replacement Francois Brummer missed a last-minute drop goal for victory in Parma. Iliesa Ratuva Tavuyara's converted try helped Benetton into a 7-3 half-time lead and Ian McKinley, who created Tavuyara's score with a pinpoint cross-field kick, stretched that advantage with a penalty soon after 60

21 December 2018 16:56 Date set for Cristiano Ronaldo tax fraud trial

Former Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo will be tried for tax fraud on January 21, a Spanish court has said. The footballer is expected to plead guilty and receive a suspended two-year sentence, in agreement with a deal the Portugal forward struck with Spain’s state prosecutor and its tax authorities this year. The deal includes Ronaldo agreeing to also pay a fine of close 55

20 December 2018 16:22 Commission finds 1998 garda shooting of Ronan MacLochlainn in Wicklow was justified

The final report from the MacLochlainn Commission of Investigation into the fatal shooting of Ronan MacLochlainn by members of An Garda Síochána has found that the shooting was justified. However, the report found that there were "serious deficiencies" in the garda investigation into the incident, as well as in relation to record keeping, the disclosure 48

18 December 2018 07:05 Black non-Irish people five times more likely to experience discrimination

Black non-Irish people are five times more likely to experience discrimination when seeking work and are more than twice as likely to experience discrimination when in employment. The claim comes in new research from the Human Rights and Equality Commission and Economic and Social Research Institute. It discovered people from the black non-Irish group 32

17 December 2018 13:48 Here are the latest poverty figures for Ireland

Figures from the Central Statistics Office show that there was a modest improvement in poverty rates in 2017, with a decrease in the rate of consistent poverty. The figures, contained in the CSO’s latest Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC), show that the consistent poverty rate, which includes people both at risk of poverty and experiencing 38

13 December 2018 06:18 Irish flights among most delayed in Europe

Nine Irish flight routes have been named among the most disrupted flights in Europe — but the UK and Italy have the worst air record. The new study of global flight data through 2018 by AirHelp ranks the 50 most disrupted flight paths in Europe. Travellers heading to Dublin from Eindhoven and from the John Paul II International Airport Krakow 28

10 December 2018 00:00 Inquiry refuses mother access to adoption files

A mother who lost her child to adoption through a mother and baby home, maternity hospital, and adoption agency, has been refused access to her personal records by the state inquiry investigating the issue. When the woman applied to the Mother and Baby Homes Commission for access to the records under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), it confirmed 31

08 December 2018 17:54 Sinn Féin leader reaffirms abstentionist policy at Markievicz celebrations

Mary Lou McDonald has used a speech at the centenary celebration for the first female MP to reaffirm her party’s stance on abstentionism. The Sinn Féin leader spoke on Saturday at an event dedicated to Constance Markievicz, who was elected to the House of Commons as an abstentionist Sinn Féin MP in 1918. The party have come under renewed calls to revise 27

07 December 2018 13:14 Peat extraction firms cannot appeal over finding their activities need planning permission

Two peat extraction firms have been refused permission to appeal a significant finding their activities are no longer exempt development. The companies had claimed the finding would effectively bring the industry to "a standstill" with implications for some 11,000 jobs while planning applications are put in train. In a ruling today, the High Court's 66