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British Labour party divided: Seven MPs resign citing Brexit 'betrayal' and anti-Semitism Jeremy Corbyn. Photo: Joe Giddens Seven MPs quit the British Labour Party on Monday over leader Jeremy Corbyn's approach to Brexit and a row over anti-Semitism, saying Labour had been "hijacked by the machine politics of the hard left." The departure of the small group of lawmakers underlines the mounting...
Australia blames ‘state actor’ for hacking political parties Scott Morrison did not identify the state behind what he described as a “malicious intrusion”. Scott Morrison did not identify the state behind what he described as a “malicious intrusion” (AP/Rod McGuirk) A “sophisticated state actor” was behind a cyberattack on the Australian parliament’s computing network, the country’s prime minister has said. Scott Morrison did...
Facebook 'intentionally and knowingly violated both data privacy and anti-competition laws' - damning report UK committee says self-regulation must end Facebook says it is 'open to meaningful regulation' Report singled out Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Photo: Stock Facebook intentionally breached data privacy and competition law and should, along with other big tech companies, be subject to a new regulator to protect...
'That is the reality' - Council chief defends comments that homeless services are an 'attractive' option for families, despite criticism Owen Keegan said that people are "choosing" to present as homeless Council chief Owen Keegan THE head of Dublin City Council has reiterated his comments that homeless services are an "attractive option" for people in the capital, despite a wave of criticism. Speaking...
'Sophisticated state actor' behind cyberattack on Australian parliament - Scott Morrison Scott Morrison did not identify the state behind what he described as a “malicious intrusion” (AP/Rod McGuirk) A "sophisticated state actor" was behind a cyberattack on the Australian parliament's computing network, the country's prime minister has said. Scott Morrison did not identify the state behind what he described as a "malicious...
New laws to be approved to prepare for UK's exit Money matters: Simon Coveney said Ireland is spending hundreds of millions of euro preparing for a no-deal Brexit. Picture: Justin Farrelly Legislation to allow for ongoing cross-Border healthcare, electricity, transport, student grants and pension payments will be approved by Cabinet today. Nine government departments have almost completed work on legal changes which...
Hospital A&E like 'an EastEnders Christmas special meets Jeremy Kyle' - PSNI Antrim Area Hospital Police described accident and emergency (A&E) departments at two Northern Ireland hospitals as like "an EastEnders Christmas Special meets Jeremy Kyle" on Saturday night. Extra police were required at Craigavon Area Hospital and Antrim Area Hospital to support medical staff. Nineteen police officers were required to deal with...
'Treasonous' - Trump accuses top officials of plotting 'coup' Point made: US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania. Photo: REUTERS/Joshua Roberts US President Donald Trump has accused his own deputy attorney general of breaking the law in a series of early morning tweets railing against current and former law enforcement officials. "Wow, so many lies by now disgraced acting FBI Director...
'I am not sure' - Maurizio Sarri doesn't know if he still has the backing of the Chelsea dressing room Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri pictured during their defeat to Manchester United in the FA Cup fifth round. Photo: Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has admitted he is 'not sure' whether he still retains the backing of his...
Whirlwind diplomacy as May seeks Brexit support amid warnings of no-deal damage Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at the rear entrance of Downing Street, London, after spending the weekend in her Maidenhead constituency. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire The European Union has been urged to demonstrate "trust and vision" in talks with the UK at the start of a week of intense...

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