Israel created Labour antisemitism row, says union boss

By Alan McGuinness, political reporter A union boss and Jeremy Corbyn ally has suggested Israel created Labour’s antisemitism row to distract attention from its “atrocities”. PCS leader Mark Serwotka claimed the country has tried to “create a story that does not exist”, in remarks set to reignite the party’s antisemitism row. The comments were made […]

Public servants asked to report colleagues who waste time at work or take long lunches Australasia

STOCK IMAGE Independent.ie NewsdeskTwitterEmail February 20 2018 7:51 AM 0 Comments Public servants asked to report colleagues who waste time at work or take long lunches Independent.ie Public servants in Australia have been asked to anonymously report colleagues who spend too long at lunch or who waste time in the office. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/australasia/public-servants-asked-to-report-colleagues-who-waste-time-at-work-or-take-long-lunches-36622641.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article36622643.ece/e4f84/AUTOCROP/h342/Lazy%20worker.jpg Email Public […]

Evacuation underway as ‘most powerful typhoon this year’ nears Philippines Philippine authorities were evacuating thousands of people from the path of the most powerful typhoon this year, closing schools, readying bulldozers…

A worker recovers net in a fish pen before Super Typhoon Mangkhut hits the main island of Luzon, in Muntinlupa, Metro Manila, in Philippines, September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Erik De Castro In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, NASA satellite image, Super Typhoon Mangkhut churns west towards the Philippines. (Lauren Dauphin/NASA Earth Observatory via AP) A member […]

Trump rejects storm death toll US President Donald Trump has rejected an official conclusion that around 3,000 people died due to the devastating hurricane that hit Puerto Rico a year ago.

Eye of the storm: An image taken from aboard the International Space Station shows Hurricane Florence approaching the east coast of the US States. Photo: Getty Images Rachael Alexander in Washington September 14 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments Trump rejects storm death toll Independent.ie US President Donald Trump has rejected an official conclusion that around […]

President TrumpBreaking Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to cooperate in Russia probe U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian election meddling as part of a plea deal, prosecutors told a federal court in Washington on Friday.

Paul Manafort (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Nathan Layne and Karen Freifeld September 14 2018 4:47 PM 0 Comments Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to cooperate in Russia probe Independent.ie U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian election meddling as part of a […]

Man kills wife and four others in ‘new normal’ mass shooting An unidentified gunman shot and killed his wife and four other people in a series of shootings on Wednesday in Southern California before taking his own life, police said.

Dean Gray September 14 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments Man kills wife and four others in ‘new normal’ mass shooting Independent.ie An unidentified gunman shot and killed his wife and four other people in a series of shootings on Wednesday in Southern California before taking his own life, police said. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/north-america/man-kills-wife-and-four-others-in-new-normal-mass-shooting-37315347.html https://www.independent.ie/feedsin/patemp/article37315374.ece/e9a3b/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_f7056fb5-49ae-412d-8ad7-b062885fee14_embedded219049850 Email An unidentified […]

In Pictures: Hurricane Florence lashes US with rain and wind Hurricane Florence has inundated US coastal streets with ocean water and left tens of thousands without power, and forecasters say conditions will only worsen as the hulking storm slogs inland.

A man rides his bike around the waterfront docks before Hurricane Florence comes ashore in Washington, North Carolina, U.S., September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz Tree leaves and branches are seen on the street as Hurricane Florence comes ashore in New Bern, North Carolina, U.S., September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz People sit at a bar and […]

‘Scary as f**k’ – US weather report ahead of Hurricane Florence sparks debate online A weather report on what the effects of Hurricane Florence might look like has gone viral for its dramatic use of a green screen.

Rachel Farrell September 14 2018 8:04 AM 0 Comments ‘Scary as f**k’ – US weather report ahead of Hurricane Florence sparks debate online Independent.ie A weather report on what the effects of Hurricane Florence might look like has gone viral for its dramatic use of a green screen. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/north-america/scary-as-fk-us-weather-report-ahead-of-hurricane-florence-sparks-debate-online-37315653.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37315688.ece/b2a0e/AUTOCROP/h342/Capture.jpg Email A weather report on […]

One dead, a dozen injured in gas blasts in Boston suburbs Dozens of gas explosions killed at least one person, injured 12 more and forced thousands to evacuate from three communities north of Boston on Thursday.

Ted Siefer September 14 2018 9:48 AM 0 Comments One dead, a dozen injured in gas blasts in Boston suburbs Independent.ie Dozens of gas explosions killed at least one person, injured 12 more and forced thousands to evacuate from three communities north of Boston on Thursday. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/north-america/one-dead-a-dozen-injured-in-gas-blasts-in-boston-suburbs-37315842.html https://www.independent.ie/world-news/article37315796.ece/28914/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_32af9450-49d1-4a5e-9cfc-5ffefc241a33_embedded238513088 Email Dozens of gas explosions killed at […]