Latest Calls for legal reform in rape trials after court hears details of 17-year-old’s thong The Chief Executive of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has urged that there must be legal reforms in how rape trials are conducted, after a court heard…

Rape trials regularly hear details of what the alleged victim was wearing (stock image) Fiona DillonTwitterEmail November 9 2018 2:41 PM 0 Comments Calls for legal reform in rape trials after court hears details of 17-year-old’s thong Independent.ie The Chief Executive of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has urged that there must be legal reforms […]

Live Commuters in traffic chaos as heavy rain and wind continue There is commuter chaos in the capital as the country continues to be battered with heavy winds and rain.

Heavy rain on the M1 near Dublin Airport .Pic Steve Humphreys9th November 2018 Watching the waves break at the bathing area at Sandycove.Picture Credit:Frank McGrath9/11/18 A man and his dog watch the waves break at the bathing area at Sandycove.Picture Credit:Frank McGrath9/11/18 Waves break at the bathing area at Sandycove.Picture Credit:Frank McGrath9/11/18 Seaguls hunker down […]

Irish NewsGunman forces petrol station worker to serve customer during robbery A gunman hid behind the counter of a petrol station and forced a staff member to serve an unwitting customer during a robbery in Co Antrim.

Police (Peter Byrne/PA) Independent.ie NewsdeskTwitterEmail November 9 2018 7:46 PM 0 Comments Gunman forces petrol station worker to serve customer during robbery Independent.ie A gunman hid behind the counter of a petrol station and forced a staff member to serve an unwitting customer during a robbery in Co Antrim. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/gunman-forces-petrol-station-worker-to-serve-customer-during-robbery-37512310.html https://www.independent.ie/world-news/article37505522.ece/656ee/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_bd25ffc5-3b4f-43bb-8e35-8de6b39d29a5_1 Email A gunman hid […]

Floods hit Jordan weeks after waters sweep away children

By Sanya Burgess, news reporter Flash flooding has hit Jordan’s historic city of Petra, two weeks after scores of school children died after being swept away in fast-moving waters. Footage shows large volumes of water gushing along parts of the historic city of Petra’s infrastructure as people watch on from the sidelines. Earlier this month […]

Falling fertility rates could lead to ‘baby bust’

The UK is among dozens of countries around the world that could be heading towards a “baby bust” due to declining fertility rates, health experts have warned. The worldwide decline means that in 91 nations the rates are not high enough to maintain current population levels. Globally fertility rates, which represent the average number of […]

Five key points from Jo Johnson’s resignation blog post

By Aubrey Allegretti, political reporter Jo Johnson called for another Brexit referendum as he resigned as transport minister, triggering a wave of debate. Sky News unpicks the Orpington MP’s resignation blog post, with the five key points. #MakeDebatesHappen More than 50,000 people have signed Sky News' petition backing televised leaders' debates for elections – have […]

Ryanair plane impounded moments before take-off

More than 140 London-bound passengers were forced to get off a Ryanair plane when French authorities seized it over outstanding repayments. French authorities said Ryanair owed them €525,000 (£458,000) in subsidies wrongfully paid out to the airline. A bailiff was escorted by police to seize the plane on the tarmac of Bordeaux airport as it […]