News: World

Aer Lingus flight cancelled and 245 passengers sent home with other carriers after cabin crew member arrested in US

Friday  17:43,   26 may 2017
MSN

The cabin crewman, from north Dublin, was detained in Orlando, Florida this weekThe cabin crewman, from north Dublin, was detained in Orlando, Florida on suspicion of sexual battery and false imprisonment after an alleged incident at the Rosen Plaza [...]

GAA star receives more than €310,000 damages over 'King of The Swingers' articles

Friday  16:40,   26 may 2017
Independent.ie

A judge has awarded a former Kildare Gaelic footballer more than €310,000 damages after finding he was “grossly defamed” in “offensive” newspaper reports concerning swingers parties and the sex trade. Mr Justice Tony O’Connor said this was a “very[...]

Manchester Bombing Firefighter Tells Of 'Guilt, Shame And Anger' Over Delayed Deployment

Friday  16:30,   26 may 2017
Huffington Post UK

A firefighter has written a heartbreaking letter detailing how feelings of “guilt, shame and anger” will “stick with me forever” over being stopped from helping victims in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena bombing. Firefighters are said to be[...]

Manchester Bombing Firefighter Tells Of 'Guilt, Shame And Anger' Over Delayed Deployment

Friday  16:30,   26 may 2017
Huffington Post UK

A firefighter has written a heartbreaking letter detailing how feelings of “guilt, shame and anger” will “stick with me forever” over being stopped from helping victims in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena bombing. Firefighters are said to be[...]

Mystery as police investigate abandoned SOS

Friday  16:21,   26 may 2017
Sky News

Police are trying to solve the mystery of who made an SOS out of rocks in a remote part of Western Australia. The message was recently spotted by a pilot flying over the Kimberley area of Swift Bay.Police searched the area - which could only be[...]

Tillerson: US takes ‘full responsibility’ for Manchester leaks

Friday  16:20,   26 may 2017
The Hill

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday said the U.S. government has taken responsibility for leaks about the investigation into Monday's terror attack in Manchester, England ."We take full responsibility for that and we obviously regret that [...]

Tillerson: US takes ‘full responsibility’ for Manchester leaks

Friday  16:20,   26 may 2017
The Hill

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday said the U.S. government has taken responsibility for leaks about the investigation into Monday's terror attack in Manchester, England ."We take full responsibility for that and we obviously regret that [...]

Fine Gael has overtaken Fianna Fáil for first time since general election

Friday  16:11,   26 may 2017
Journal.ie

30% of people supported Fine Gael, while Fianna Fáil came in at 27%.When people were asked who they would vote for in a general election, 30% of people supported Fine Gael (up two points compared to the last poll in February), while Fianna Fáil came [...]

Fine Gael has overtaken Fianna Fáil for first time since general election

Friday  16:11,   26 may 2017
Journal.ie

30% of people supported Fine Gael, while Fianna Fáil came in at 27%.When people were asked who they would vote for in a general election, 30% of people supported Fine Gael (up two points compared to the last poll in February), while Fianna Fáil came [...]

Fine Gael has overtaken Fianna Fáil for first time since general election

Friday  16:11,   26 may 2017
Journal.ie

30% of people supported Fine Gael, while Fianna Fáil came in at 27%.When people were asked who they would vote for in a general election, 30% of people supported Fine Gael (up two points compared to the last poll in February), while Fianna Fáil came [...]

Sir Cliff Richard settles row with South Yorkshire Police over home raid

Friday  16:10,   26 may 2017
Press Association

The singer had taken legal action against the BBC, and South Yorkshire Police, over coverage of a raid at his apartment in 2014.Lawyers told Mr Justice Mann at a hearing in London on Friday that Sir Cliff and force bosses had come to[...]

Gunmen kill 26 in attack on Christians in Egypt

Friday  15:56,   26 may 2017
The Hill

Masked gunmen opened fire on a group of Coptic Christians driving to a monastery in southern Egypt on Friday, killing 26 and wounding 25, Reuters reportedThe group was traveling in two buses and a small truck in Minya province when the gunmen[...]

Gunmen kill 26 in attack on Christians in Egypt

Friday  15:56,   26 may 2017
The Hill

Masked gunmen opened fire on a group of Coptic Christians driving to a monastery in southern Egypt on Friday, killing 26 and wounding 25, Reuters reportedThe group was traveling in two buses and a small truck in Minya province when the gunmen[...]

Trump supporter apologises to Guardian reporter after winning US House race

Friday  14:55,   26 may 2017
Press Association

Greg Gianforte defeats his Democratic challenger in the US state’s special election.Gianforte, a technology entrepreneur, defeated Democrat Rob Quist to continue a two-decade Republican stronghold on the congressional[...]

'It was like a bomb going off' - Woman injured after sunroof blew off car awarded €16k in damages

Friday  14:35,   26 may 2017
Independent.ie

A 48-year-old receptionist, who was injured when the sunroof in her sister’s car blew away while travelling on the M1, has been awarded €16,000 damages in the Circuit Civil Court. Anna Kavanagh, of Crannogue Close, Ballymun, Dublin, had sued Denis[...]