Italy ‘won’t become refugee camp of EU’, warns hardliner Italy’s hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini has warned that his country would not become “the refugee camp of Europe” as he continued to attack France for dumping illegal migrants over the…

Defiant: Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has lashed out at France. Photo: Reuters Josephine McKenna October 22 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments Italy ‘won’t become refugee camp of EU’, warns hardliner Independent.ie Italy’s hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini has warned that his country would not become “the refugee camp of Europe” as he continued to attack […]

EuropeLatest Hundreds flee as heavy floods hit Spain A firefighter was found dead in the southern Spanish province of Malaga on Sunday, the fire service said, after heavy overnight rain swept through streets and forced hundreds of people from their homes.

Spanish Civil Guards check a street after heavy rain and flash floods hit Campillos, southern Spain, October 21, 2018. REUTERS/Jon Nazca Destroyed cars are seen on the street after a heavy rain and flash floods hit Campillos, southern Spain, October 21, 2018. REUTERS/Jon Nazca A destroyed car is seen on the street after heavy rain […]

Trial of Irish woman accused of murdering fiancé in Australia to begin Tuesday The trial of an Irish woman accused of the murder of her fiancé in Australia is set to begin on Tuesday.

Tina Cahill and David Walsh Australian Associated Press October 22 2018 6:30 AM 0 Comments Trial of Irish woman accused of murdering fiancé in Australia to begin Tuesday Independent.ie The trial of an Irish woman accused of the murder of her fiancé in Australia is set to begin on Tuesday. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/trial-of-irish-woman-accused-of-murdering-fianc-in-australia-to-begin-tuesday-37444156.html https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/article37443757.ece/bb892/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-10-22_iri_45107266_I1.JPG Email The trial […]

Breaking Brian Rattigan pleads guilty to manslaughter of man whose death sparked Crumlin-Drimnagh feud Convicted criminal Brian Rattigan has today pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Declan Gavin, whose death sparked the major Crumlin Drimnagh feud…

Brian Rattigan Conor FeehanTwitterEmail October 22 2018 12:47 PM 0 Comments Brian Rattigan pleads guilty to manslaughter of man whose death sparked Crumlin-Drimnagh feud Independent.ie Convicted criminal Brian Rattigan has today pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Declan Gavin, whose death sparked the major Crumlin Drimnagh feud which went on to claim 16 lives over […]

Law ‘radically misapplied’ by An Bord Pleanála for first phase of €850m Apple data centre – Supreme Court hears The law was “radically misapplied” by An Bord Pleanála in the way it granted permission for…

Stock photo: Reuters Tim Healy October 22 2018 12:51 PM 0 Comments Law ‘radically misapplied’ by An Bord Pleanála for first phase of €850m Apple data centre – Supreme Court hears Independent.ie The law was “radically misapplied” by An Bord Pleanála in the way it granted permission for the first phase of tech giant Apple’s […]

CourtsBreaking Man (86) receives suspended sentence after pleading guilty to sexually abusing two children A former farm labourer has received a suspended sentence after pleading guilty to the sexual abuse of two children over six decades ago.

John Joe Kiernan (86) of Forthill, Arva, Co Cavan Photo: Collins Courts. Declan Brennan October 22 2018 1:05 PM 0 Comments Man (86) receives suspended sentence after pleading guilty to sexually abusing two children Independent.ie A former farm labourer has received a suspended sentence after pleading guilty to the sexual abuse of two children over […]

President leads tributes to cross-Border peace builder and former TD Crawford The President and a former Taoiseach have led tributes to former Fine Gael TD Seymour Crawford and hailed his role in promoting cross-Border co-…

Seymour Crawford was a rare Ulster Protestant in the Dáil. Picture: Tom Burke Laura LarkinEmail October 22 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments President leads tributes to cross-Border peace builder and former TD Crawford Independent.ie The President and a former Taoiseach have led tributes to former Fine Gael TD Seymour Crawford and hailed his role in […]

PoliticsMichael D Higgins claims he used Government jet for Belfast visit on the advice of his office, not the PSNI President Michael D Higgins has said he used the Government jet for a visit to Belfast on the advice of his office, rather than the PSNI.

Michael D Higgins. Photo: Liam McBurney/PA Wire Kevin DoyleTwitterEmail October 22 2018 1:31 PM 0 Comments Michael D Higgins claims he used Government jet for Belfast visit on the advice of his office, not the PSNI Independent.ie President Michael D Higgins has said he used the Government jet for a visit to Belfast on the […]