PoliticsÉamon O Cuív sacked from Fianna Fáil front bench over Northern Ireland ‘election unveiling’ Eamon Ó Cuív has been sacked from the Fianna Fail front bench over his involvement in unveiling a candidate in a Northern Ireland election without the party’s permission.

Eamon O Cuiv (Niall Carson/PA) Philip RyanTwitterEmail November 8 2018 5:09 PM 0 Comments Éamon O Cuív sacked from Fianna Fáil front bench over Northern Ireland ‘election unveiling’ Independent.ie Eamon Ó Cuív has been sacked from the Fianna Fail front bench over his involvement in unveiling a candidate in a Northern Ireland election without the […]

Missing teen found safe and well A missing teenager has been found safe and well.

Independent.ie NewsdeskTwitterEmail November 8 2018 5:57 PM 0 Comments Missing teen found safe and well Independent.ie A missing teenager has been found safe and well. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/missing-teen-found-safe-and-well-37507718.html Email A missing teenager has been found safe and well. Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance. Online Editors Follow @Independent_ie

Bryan Cranston confirms new Breaking Bad film

Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston has confirmed that a film based on the critically acclaimed TV drama is in the works. The actor – who received widespread praise for his role in the award-winning AMC series – revealed that the project was indeed real following reports that show creator Vince Gilligan was working on a […]

SSE and NPower merger delayed over price cap

A merger between two of the so-called “big six” energy firms has been delayed after the regulator proposed a cap to default energy prices. SSE, whose deal with Germany’s Innogy – owner of NPower – would have created the second-biggest energy supplier behind Centrica-owned British Gas, said the “proposed combination would be delayed beyond Q1 […]

Fed on track to raise interest rates in December

The Federal Reserve is on course to raise interest rates in December amid a strong US jobs market and economic growth. As was widely expected, the central bank decided not to raise interest on Thursday, keeping its benchmark overnight lending rate in the current range of 2% to 2.25%. The US economy grew at a […]

‘Fast-fashion’ retailers called before parliament

Online “fast-fashion” retailers have been called before parliament to answer questions on the impact of cheap clothes on workers and the environment. MPs on the environment audit committee have written to Amazon, Asos, Boohoo, PrettyLittleThing and Misguided amid concerns cheap clothing is being discarded causing mountains of waste. The committee has heard “shocking” evidence that […]

Fox challenges PM over right to exit Irish border deal

By Greg Heffer, political reporter Theresa May has been warned by one of her cabinet ministers not to allow decisions over Brexit to be “sub-contracted out to somebody else”. International Trade Secretary Liam Fox sent a message to the prime minister that quitting a backstop arrangement, aimed at preventing a hard Irish border, should be […]

Trump’s attacks on the media only help his campaign

When Donald Trump says he’s holding a press conference every journalist covering his presidency clamours to get in. They are never predictable, never dull and never short on controversy but spaces are always limited. Yesterday, after three hours’ sleep, we woke up to the news that there was another afoot. Within minutes, most of Washington […]

Judge frees defendants after losing job to Democrat

At least seven youngsters facing criminal charges in the US have been released by an outgoing Republican judge who told them they could go free if they promised not to kill anyone. Glenn Devlin has been accused of “abdicating responsibility” following his ruling in Houston, Texas on Wednesday, which came a day after he lost […]

Dubai police training on flying motorbikes

Police in Dubai have begun training on hoverbikes in the hope that they can help first responder units reach areas that would otherwise be difficult to reach. The futuristic vehicles are intended to be in action by 2020 and are the latest extravagant expense by a force which already boasts a Ferrari and a Lamborghini […]