Facebook: Hackers stole phone and email details

Facebook hackers who compromised the security of millions of users trawled through lists of friends, the company has revealed. People’s phone numbers and email addresses may have been read, the social network has admitted. It also said it had “not ruled out the possibility of smaller-scale attacks”. The firm said last month that a feature […]

Pastor at centre of US-Turkey dispute returning home

By Cordelia Lynch, US correspondent American pastor Andrew Brunson has begun his journey home after being freed from house arrest in a case that badly strained ties between the US and Turkey. As the evangelical missionary prepared to leave Turkey this evening, his parents Ron and Pam Brunson told Sky News of their relief. Their […]

Russian ambassador’s masterclass in deflection over Salisbury

For an hour-and-a-half the Russian ambassador to the UK took questions from international journalists on his country’s increasingly aggressive behaviour. It was a 90-minute exercise in denial and a masterclass in deflection. Alexander Yakovenko admitted relations between London and Moscow were “very low”, but continued to deny any Russian involvement in the Salisbury poisoning or […]

Met chief defends deputy over Westminster attack response

By Lucia Binding, news reporter The head of the Metropolitan Police has said it is “simply wrong” to criticise her deputy for remaining in his car during the Westminster terror attack. Cressida Dick said that accusing Sir Craig Mackey of cowardice was “confused, unpleasant, personalised and ignorant” and was “simply not supported by the evidence”. […]

Garda jailed for sexually assaulting woman while she slept A serving member of An Garda Siochana was sentenced today to two years in prison for what a judge described as “an opportunist and repellent sexual assault on a sleeping female”.

Stock picture Tom Shiel October 12 2018 2:27 PM 0 Comments Garda jailed for sexually assaulting woman while she slept Independent.ie A serving member of An Garda Siochana was sentenced today to two years in prison for what a judge described as “an opportunist and repellent sexual assault on a sleeping female”. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/garda-jailed-for-sexually-assaulting-woman-while-she-slept-37413909.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article34173425.ece/249bb/AUTOCROP/h342/Courtroom%20app.jpg Email […]

Latest Kenneth O’Brien’s partner claims murder accused told her ‘if you are reporting him missing, don’t mention my name’, court hears KENNETH O’Brien’s partner has claimed that murder accused Paul Wells told her: “if you are…

Kenneth O’Brien. Photo: Colin Keegan Andrew Phelan October 12 2018 2:48 PM 0 Comments Kenneth O’Brien’s partner claims murder accused told her ‘if you are reporting him missing, don’t mention my name’, court hears Independent.ie KENNETH O’Brien’s partner has claimed that murder accused Paul Wells told her: “if you are reporting him missing, don’t mention […]

Calls for Minister of State Pat Breen to step down over his role in national broadband controversy A Fine Gael general election candidate has called for Junior Minister Pat Breen to step down over his involvement in the national broadband scandal…

Minister of State for Employment and Small Business: Pat Breen Denis Naughten (Brian Lawless/PA) Philip RyanTwitterEmail October 12 2018 4:38 PM 0 Comments Calls for Minister of State Pat Breen to step down over his role in national broadband controversy Independent.ie A Fine Gael general election candidate has called for Junior Minister Pat Breen to […]