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Who is the MP who blocked the upskirting law?

Saturday  09:15,   16 june 2018

Outrage and anger was sparked when a law to ban upskirting was stopped in its tracks when Sir Christopher Chope objected to it. The Voyeurism (Offences) Billhas been prevented from being given a second reading in parliament as a result.The[...]

Life in jail for man who stabbed partner and set fire to her home

Saturday  08:45,   16 june 2018

A man who stabbed his girlfriend and set fire to her home before then returning to the scene when the fire brigade arrived has been jailed for life for her murder.Loved ones of the playschool teacher had to go through three separate trials in[...]

Hero dad recalls moment he was told his beloved son may never walk again

Saturday  08:40,   16 june 2018

Brian Lawlor was in intensive care for nine days and then he was transferred to the spinal cord unit for almost 10 weeks . He was then transferred to the National Rehabilitation Hospital under the care of doctor Eimear Smith.“By this stage he was[...]

Family devastated as father and son sustain serious burns at their home

Saturday  08:25,   16 june 2018

A Co Clare family have been left devastated after a father and son sustained serous burns at their home Friday evening.Gardai are investigating the shocking incident, but sources said they believed the incident was a “tragic[...]

Doctors' €72,000 pay hike but will their patients benefit?

Saturday  08:25,   16 june 2018

Hospital consultants who are on course for a pay rise of up to €72,000 will finally get the salaries they signed up to a decade ago under a so called "new era" work contract.In a week when hospital waiting lists reached another record of[...]

Dubliner James Quinn found guilty of murder of Gary Hutch in Spain - but not as gunman

Saturday  08:10,   16 june 2018

Dubliner James Quinn found guilty of murder of Gary Hutch in Spain - but not as gunmanJurors also decided prosecutors had not proven Quinn was acting on the orders of gangland bosses - meaning he cannot be sentenced to life in prison when the[...]

The axolotl—nature’s miracle healer—is on the brink of extinction

Saturday  07:40,   16 june 2018

The axolotl, or Ambystoma mexicanum, is the ultimate survivalist: When an axolotl loses a leg, tail, or a bit of its heart, the body part…The axolotl is also a conservation paradox: The iconic creature is Mexico’s national symbol, and, because it[...]

All-female terror cell members jailed for knife attack plot

Saturday  04:55,   16 june 2018

Members of the first terror group made up entirely of women have been jailed for planning to carry out a knife attack in Westminster. Rizlaine Boular, 22, has been jailed for a minimum of 16 years, and her mother, Mina Dich was jailed for six years [...]

Signed Usain Bolt shoes stolen in burglary

Saturday  04:25,   16 june 2018

An "irreplaceable" pair of signed Usain Bolt's running shoes has been stolen in a burglary. Worn by the world record holder during the 100m heats at London's 2012 Olympic Games, the signed trainers are part of an extensive collection[...]

Cristiano Ronaldo reaches €19 million tax evasion settlement, won’t go to jail for now

Saturday  03:05,   16 june 2018

The long Cristiano Ronaldo tax evasion saga appears to have come to an end. On the same day that Portugal open their World Cup against Iberian rivals Spain, Ronaldo has settled with Spanish authorities to the tune of €18.8 million. The long [...]

Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial

Saturday  02:50,   16 june 2018

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail. Paul Manafort was ordered into custody Friday after a federal judge revoked his house arrest, citing newly filed obstruction of justice charges. The order by U.S.[...]

Paris puts final touches to Eiffel Tower anti-terror walls

Saturday  02:35,   16 june 2018

Paris is set to unveil thick bulletproof glass walls and metal fences around the Eiffel Tower, designed to protect France's most famous monument from terrorist attacks. The boosted security measures, under construction since last year,[...]

Theresa May vows action on upskirting after Tory MP blocks Bill

Saturday  01:30,   16 june 2018

Sir Christopher Chope invoked a Commons procedure to halt the proposed measure.The Prime Minister, who last month signalled her support for the campaign to ban people from taking pictures up someone’s clothing without their consent, pledged the[...]

WATCH: 'I was €16 overdrawn before this' - Ireland's newest EuroMillions winners arrive at Lotto HQ in style

Friday  18:26,   15 june 2018

WATCH: 'I was €16 overdrawn before this' - Ireland's newest EuroMillions winners arrive at Lotto HQ in styleIt's a long way from Tipperary... but this journey was certainly worth it. There were cheers in the capital today as the[...]

The trials and tragedies of 'Teflon Don' John Gotti: New film details his brutal regime, his relationships and family - as John A. 'Junior' Gotti says his incarcerated father 'died a tough guy's tough guy' but insists the movie doesn't glamorize the mob

Friday  18:01,   15 june 2018

John J. Gotti (main) was the legendary New York crime boss who earned nicknames such as 'Teflon Don' before he died in custody in 2002. John Travolta (inset) plays the mobster in a new movieHe was a doting father, a proud Italian-American[...]