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From TheJournal.ie UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT Tension

UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

The investigations have been launched on the back of the Salisbury nerve agent attack in March.

From TheJournal.ie Russia threatens to ban all British media from its country if the UK bans Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT Diplomatic Tensions

Russia threatens to ban all British media from its country if the UK bans Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

Tensions are rising after the UK said it was likely Russia was behind a recent poisoning attack on an ex-spy.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter reveals Russia-backed ads ahead of US election ELECTION INVESTIGATION

Twitter reveals Russia-backed ads ahead of US election

Twitter said Russia-backed news organisation RT spent €230,000 on the ads in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie UK bank closes all accounts of Russia's state broadcaster Russia Today

UK bank closes all accounts of Russia's state broadcaster

UK bank Nat West has informed the station that it plans to close all its accounts by December.

From TheJournal.ie "Another ridiculous question": US-Russian tensions flare up in testy press briefing Shots Fired

"Another ridiculous question": US-Russian tensions flare up in testy press briefing

A reporter for Russian TV was slammed for “ridiculous” questions in the course of a heated briefing.

From TheJournal.ie No-one can explain the bizarre disorder causing this village's residents to fall asleep for days... Kazakhstan

No-one can explain the bizarre disorder causing this village's residents to fall asleep for days...

“What else do I remember? Nothing. I slept for two days and two nights.”

From TheJournal.ie David Norris takes on Russia Today presenter over gay rights Chasing The Rainbow This post contains videos

David Norris takes on Russia Today presenter over gay rights

It was a lively discussion to say the least…

From TheJournal.ie "A big public show"... Russia Today hits back after anchor quits live on air Crimea Watch

"A big public show"... Russia Today hits back after anchor quits live on air

“I’m proud to be an American and believe in disseminating the truth” the newscaster said. Her bosses say she should have “quit like a professional”, in private.

From TheJournal.ie "Military intervention is never the answer": Russia Today presenter goes rogue live on air Off Message

"Military intervention is never the answer": Russia Today presenter goes rogue live on air

The Moscow-funded broadcaster, which goes out in over 100 countries, has been criticised for its one-sided coverage of the Ukraine crisis.

From TheJournal.ie 127 arrests for suspicion of drink driving in the last week Road Safety

127 arrests for suspicion of drink driving in the last week

The RSA has said that there were 4,095 penalty points issued in the last seven days.

From TheJournal.ie Assad warns against armed intervention Syria This post contains videos

Assad warns against armed intervention

Meanwhile the UN has said that the need for humanitarian aid in Syria could rise sharply early next year.