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$19 million settlement between Weinstein and some accusers rejected by judge
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$19 million settlement between Weinstein and some accusers rejected by judge

Jul 14th 2020, 9:59 PM 22,694 Views 0 Comments

Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison earlier this year.

EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories
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EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories

Nov 12th 2019, 1:34 PM 11,981 Views 35 Comments

It follows a case taken by a French tribunal in 2016.

Israel announces 2,500 settler homes following Trump 'encouragement'
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Israel announces 2,500 settler homes following Trump 'encouragement'

Jan 24th 2017, 5:42 PM 17,680 Views 126 Comments

It may be the largest number to have been given the green light since 2013.

Settlements could see Israel thrown out of the World Cup
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Settlements could see Israel thrown out of the World Cup

Oct 1st 2016, 7:15 AM 18,100 Views 110 Comments

Clubs play on the West Bank, considered occupied land.

EU says products made in Jewish settlements can no longer have 'Made in Israel' label
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EU says products made in Jewish settlements can no longer have 'Made in Israel' label

Nov 12th 2015, 8:23 AM 15,990 Views 159 Comments

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the EU should be ashamed, comparing the move to Nazi-era pratices.

Ex-government press secretary and retired jockey among tax defaulters
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Ex-government press secretary and retired jockey among tax defaulters

Sep 8th 2015, 10:00 PM 32,105 Views 19 Comments

Retired jockey Charlie Swan made a settlement of more than €122,000 with Revenue.

Litterbugs are REALLY bad at paying fines
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Litterbugs are REALLY bad at paying fines

Apr 17th 2015, 1:54 PM 9,070 Views 27 Comments

And a councillor thinks it could cause reputational damage.

Amid tensions in Jerusalem, Israel announces 1,000 new settler homes in the city
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Amid tensions in Jerusalem, Israel announces 1,000 new settler homes in the city

Oct 28th 2014, 2:09 PM 6,838 Views 164 Comments

Ireland has joined the US and others in condemning the move.

"Settlements are illegal" - Ireland joins chorus of condemnation of Israeli land grab
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"Settlements are illegal" - Ireland joins chorus of condemnation of Israeli land grab

Sep 1st 2014, 5:23 PM 13,799 Views 114 Comments

The US and Amnesty International also want Israel to reverse the decision.

US judge approves uncapped head injury deal for former NFL players
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US judge approves uncapped head injury deal for former NFL players

Jul 8th 2014, 11:40 AM 2,705 Views 1 Comment

Lawyers for more than 4,500 retired players have accused the league of covering up the effects of hits to the head.

HSE paid out over €255m on legal fees since 2005
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HSE paid out over €255m on legal fees since 2005

Dec 16th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,220 Views 14 Comments

The legal fees bill reached over €46.5m in 2012, an increase of more than €10 million on 2011.

Israel cancels plans to build 20,000 settler homes in the West Bank
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Israel cancels plans to build 20,000 settler homes in the West Bank

Nov 12th 2013, 10:50 PM 14,292 Views 54 Comments

Prime Minsiter Benjamin Netanyahu said the plan had created “unnecessary confrontation with the international community” after the US expressed “deep concern”.

How France has helped Revenue recoup over €4m in tax settlements
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How France has helped Revenue recoup over €4m in tax settlements

Nov 2nd 2013, 5:30 PM 12,207 Views 16 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan revealed the information in response to a parliamentary question from Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty last month.

Israeli settlements in Palestine 'single biggest obstruction to peace'
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Israeli settlements in Palestine 'single biggest obstruction to peace'

Nov 2nd 2013, 7:30 AM 4,705 Views 116 Comments

Following a visit to Palestine, Irish MEP Emer Costello said the rapid expansion of these settlements was resulting in “the death of so many communities”.

Prisoners released, new settlements announced ahead of Israel, Palestine talks
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Prisoners released, new settlements announced ahead of Israel, Palestine talks

Aug 12th 2013, 10:34 AM 3,036 Views 42 Comments

Negotiators are still set to meet on Wednesday for peace talks.

Two settlements of over a million in latest tax defaulters list
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Two settlements of over a million in latest tax defaulters list

Jun 11th 2013, 4:42 PM 14,431 Views 25 Comments

In total, six settlements of over half a million were made – including one by a supermarket owner and another by an amusement arcade operator.

Top readers' comments of the week
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Top readers' comments of the week

May 11th 2013, 11:00 AM 9,975 Views 14 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

Photos: Israel evicts Palestinians from West Bank protest site
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Photos: Israel evicts Palestinians from West Bank protest site

Jan 13th 2013, 3:18 PM 5,001 Views 66 Comments

Dozens of protesters were evicted from the first-of-its-kind protest camp in an area slated for Jewish settlement.

Israel okays initial stages of new West Bank city
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Israel okays initial stages of new West Bank city

Dec 20th 2012, 8:51 PM 5,666 Views 106 Comments

Plans to build 523 homes gets go ahead.

Israel to build 300 new settlement homes in the West Bank
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Israel to build 300 new settlement homes in the West Bank

Jun 6th 2012, 9:28 PM 2,577 Views 77 Comments

Jewish settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem are the heart of the current deadlock in efforts to strike a peace deal in the Middle East.

Israel and Palestine hold first talks in over a year
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Israel and Palestine hold first talks in over a year

Jan 3rd 2012, 9:52 AM 715 Views 10 Comments

Negotiators will meet in Jordan in the hope of setting conditions under which peace talks could be restarted.

US criticised over failure to condemn settlement construction in Palestine
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US criticised over failure to condemn settlement construction in Palestine

Dec 21st 2011, 1:07 PM 1,684 Views 13 Comments

Diplomats have condemned the lack of progress toward a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Israel approves construction of 277 new homes in West Bank
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Israel approves construction of 277 new homes in West Bank

Aug 15th 2011, 2:33 PM 448 Views 27 Comments

A further 277 apartments in a Jewish settlement deep inside the West Bank have been approved for construction.