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Dáil hears allegation of "abuse of power" by a judge
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Dáil hears allegation of "abuse of power" by a judge

Jul 15th 2021, 9:44 PM 34,968 Views 0 Comments

Paul Murphy TD asked the Taoiseach about a case he was told about recently.

Trump's defence claims trading US military aid for political favours isn't impeachable offence
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Trump's defence claims trading US military aid for political favours isn't impeachable offence

Jan 30th 2020, 7:16 AM 12,662 Views 41 Comments

The White House, meanwhile, is seeking to block the publication of former national security adviser John Bolton’s book.

'The President did absolutely nothing wrong': Trump's lawyers tell impeachment trial
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'The President did absolutely nothing wrong': Trump's lawyers tell impeachment trial

Jan 25th 2020, 5:36 PM 10,337 Views 36 Comments

White House counsel have begun outlining their case against the charges laid against the president.

Michael Colgan has 'case to answer' over claims of inappropriate behaviour at Gate Theatre, report finds
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Michael Colgan has 'case to answer' over claims of inappropriate behaviour at Gate Theatre, report finds

Feb 9th 2018, 3:17 PM 11,469 Views 0 Comments

The Gate Theatre commissioned an independent review in the wake of claims made last year.

Gate Theatre appoints independent expert to examine Michael Colgan allegations
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Gate Theatre appoints independent expert to examine Michael Colgan allegations

Nov 9th 2017, 4:20 PM 9,341 Views 17 Comments

The theatre said it is taking the allegations “extremely seriously”.

Facebook does u-turn on censoring 'napalm girl' photo
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Facebook does u-turn on censoring 'napalm girl' photo

Sep 9th 2016, 8:40 PM 50,591 Views 67 Comments

Norway’s biggest selling newspaper had accused Facebook of censorship.

"Should the gardaí get discretion?": Ross rounds on 'bent' guards abusing the points system
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"Should the gardaí get discretion?": Ross rounds on 'bent' guards abusing the points system

Sep 25th 2014, 12:40 PM 9,811 Views 66 Comments

“We should ask the really radical question — should the gardaí get discretion? If so many of them are abusing it – why should they have it?”

Silvio Berlusconi underage prostitute conviction overturned
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Silvio Berlusconi underage prostitute conviction overturned

Jul 18th 2014, 12:52 PM 7,106 Views 0 Comments

The former Italian PM has been acquitted of charges of paying for sex with an underage prostitute and of abuse of power.

Column: Ireland could learn a lot from Hong Kong
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Column: Ireland could learn a lot from Hong Kong

Dec 4th 2013, 7:00 PM 123 Views 26 Comments

Unlike other small open economies, Ireland does not have a single agency dedicated to fighting corruption; our failure to hold people to account for manifest wrongdoing sends a clear message to citizens and international investors.

Column: "They put a gun to my head and told me to shut up or they would blow it off"
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Column: "They put a gun to my head and told me to shut up or they would blow it off"

Jun 26th 2013, 12:58 PM 90 Views 9 Comments

Miriam Isaura López Vargas was a mother and housewife going about her daily business when she was grabbed off the street by soldiers, tortured and raped. She is just one of the many caught in the crossfire between Mexico’s police and drug gangs.

Minister for Justice: All teenagers to be removed from St Patrick's by 2014
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Minister for Justice: All teenagers to be removed from St Patrick's by 2014

Oct 17th 2012, 9:20 AM 4,506 Views 40 Comments

The Inspector of Prisons has reported incidents of forced stripping of prisoners, excessive punishment, and bullying and intimidation of young and vulnerable inmates by staff at the facility.

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Mubarak makes first public statement, denies abuse of power

Silvio Berlusconi faces tax fraud charges as trial resumes
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Silvio Berlusconi faces tax fraud charges as trial resumes

Feb 28th 2011, 12:35 PM 593 Views 0 Comments

The Italian prime minister faces four trials – with charges including fraud, embezzlement, tax evasion and paying for sex with an underage prostitute.