Johnson may face party probe over ‘bank robber’ burka jibes Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson could face a formal investigation over his comments about Muslim women wearing burkas, a former Cabinet minister has suggested.

Boris Johnson. Photo: Getty Images Anna Mikhailova August 9 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments Johnson may face party probe over ‘bank robber’ burka jibes Independent.ie Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson could face a formal investigation over his comments about Muslim women wearing burkas, a former Cabinet minister has suggested. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/europe/johnson-may-face-party-probe-over-bank-robber-burka-jibes-37199010.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37197723.ece/0d2bc/AUTOCROP/h342/P23.johnson.jpg Email Former British […]

Europe’It was dark, smokey and scary, like in a movie’ – Dublin woman speaks about Portugal wildfire ordeal A Dublin woman and her family caught up in the Portugal wildfires during a holiday to a popular tourist destination has spoken about her ordeal.

Andrea Hoban Andrea Hoban Andrea Hoban Andrea Hoban Payu Tiwari August 9 2018 12:40 PM 0 Comments ‘It was dark, smokey and scary, like in a movie’ – Dublin woman speaks about Portugal wildfire ordeal Independent.ie A Dublin woman and her family caught up in the Portugal wildfires during a holiday to a popular tourist […]

Hairdresser sacked over anxiety and panic attacks is awarded €7k A hairdresser has been awarded €7,000 after a salon decided to fire her because she suffered from anxiety.

The complainant was told her “head was all over the place”. Stock picture Darragh Mc Donagh August 8 2018 7:49 PM 0 Comments Hairdresser sacked over anxiety and panic attacks is awarded €7k Independent.ie A hairdresser has been awarded €7,000 after a salon decided to fire her because she suffered from anxiety. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/hairdresser-sacked-over-anxiety-and-panic-attacks-is-awarded-7k-37197516.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37197526.ece/975bc/AUTOCROP/h342/81Hairdresser%20salon%20INT_ED5_S01%20Read-Only.jpg Email […]

CourtsDunnes Stores’ decision to appeal €15k payment for discriminatory dismissal backfires Retail giant, Dunnes Stores’ decision to appeal €15,000 awarded to an Assistant Manager who was dismissed after being on sick leave for two years has backfired.

Dunnes Stores (Stock image) Gordon Deegan August 9 2018 1:30 PM 0 Comments Dunnes Stores’ decision to appeal €15k payment for discriminatory dismissal backfires Independent.ie Retail giant, Dunnes Stores’ decision to appeal €15,000 awarded to an Assistant Manager who was dismissed after being on sick leave for two years has backfired. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/dunnes-stores-decision-to-appeal-15k-payment-for-discriminatory-dismissal-backfires-37200364.html https://www.independent.ie/business/article36162064.ece/84054/AUTOCROP/h342/dunnes%20app.JPG Email Retail […]

Ó Céidigh refuses to answer questions on political party links Potential presidential candidate Pádraig Ó Céidigh has refused to answer questions on any links he may have had to politics over the years.

Pádraig Ó Céidigh. Picture: Tom Burke Cormac McQuinnTwitter August 9 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments Ó Céidigh refuses to answer questions on political party links Independent.ie Potential presidential candidate Pádraig Ó Céidigh has refused to answer questions on any links he may have had to politics over the years. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/politics/cidigh-refuses-to-answer-questions-on-political-party-links-37198845.html https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/politics/article37198844.ece/0f1b2/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-08-09_iri_43131022_I1.JPG Email Potential presidential candidate […]

PoliticsFianna Fail criticised over ‘cruel, mocking’ post on drugs policy A doctor specialising in addiction has called on Fianna Fail to confirm where it stands on drug-reduction policy after a post on the party’s social media caused outrage.

Screengrab of the Fianna Fail Facebook post which highlighted recent hospital waiting figures. Photo: PA Wire Aoife Moore August 9 2018 1:26 PM 0 Comments Fianna Fail criticised over ‘cruel, mocking’ post on drugs policy Independent.ie A doctor specialising in addiction has called on Fianna Fail to confirm where it stands on drug-reduction policy after […]

Stranded crocs may spark ‘international incident’

Officials fear an “international incident” over the potential escape of hundreds of crocodiles left stranded at a remote farm on the Israeli border. The animals were brought to the Jordan Valley – which separates Israel and the West Bank from Jordan – some 20 years ago and have been stuck there ever since, with their […]

Canada attempts to defuse Saudi diplomatic spat

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said he wants to improve relations with Saudi Arabia, amid an escalating diplomatic dispute between the two countries. After Riyadh ordered it students studying in Canada to come home and expelled Canada’s ambassador for interfering in its domestic affairs, the Financial Times said the Saudi central bank had told […]