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# authorities - Friday 18 October, 2019

Fugitive ex-Catalan leader hands himself in to authorities after new warrant issued

Carles Puigdemont’s office said he rejects the warrant and opposes any attempt to send him back to Spain.

# authorities - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Harvey Weinstein is set to hand himself in to the police tomorrow

Weinstein has been accused of sexual assault by more than 100 women, but has not yet been charged with any crime.

# authorities - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck

More than 300 Central American men, women and children were taken into custody as part of the operation.

# authorities - Thursday 6 April, 2017

European police forcing migrants to strip and walk back over border according to NGO report

Violence, brutality and unlawful treatment by authorities are frequent according to the 140 people interviewed.

# authorities - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

"We've avoided a tragedy here" - people of New Ross just relieved that discovered migrants are alive

Five people, including a three-year-old girl, were found in a container transported to Rosslare from France at the weekend.

# authorities - Friday 29 April, 2016

Violent prisoner getting his own garden also allowed personal, private access to gym and shop

“Is it a holiday in Spain for really maiming or really hurting one of our people?” is a question being asked by officers.

# authorities - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Apple complied with a lot of data requests made by Irish authorities

The requests would involve information relating to registration, subscribers, services, and purchases.

# authorities - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Gas bottle found in luggage of 'radicalised' man who took Ryanair flight to Morocco

31-year-old Manuel Broustail had been under house arrest following the Paris attacks.

# authorities - Friday 15 January, 2016

This country has taken cigarettes from shops to make people quit the habit

Traders were threatened with huge fines.

# authorities - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

It looks like Taylor Swift might be going head-to-head with the Chinese government

The difficulty relates to the ’1989′ title of the singer’s tour and album.

# authorities - Friday 26 September, 2014

251 passengers who died on flight MH17 have now been identified

26 victims were named this week, 19 of whom were Dutch.

# authorities - Friday 13 June, 2014

Gardaí discover 1000 stolen beer kegs

27 people were arrested during a two-day European day of action against metal theft.

# authorities - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Boeing plane crashes in Russia, 50 believed dead

Reports said the plane appeared to lose altitude as it was making a second landing attempt.

# authorities - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Iran hangs 16 after deadly border attack

The 16 “rebels” were hanged overnight following clashes in which 14 border guards were killed on the frontier with Pakistan.

# authorities - Friday 25 October, 2013

Bulgarian woman undergoes DNA test in 'Maria' case

The woman has been tested for a match with the child found in Greece and served with preliminary charges of child selling.

# authorities - Friday 11 October, 2013

California man arrested in al-Qaeda terrorism investigation USA

California man arrested in al-Qaeda terrorism investigation

Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen was arrested while waiting to board a bus to Mexico.

# authorities - Monday 29 July, 2013

Villages evacuated as wildfires rage on Greek islands Greece This post contains images

Villages evacuated as wildfires rage on Greek islands

The Greek islands of Rhodes, Crete and Serifos have all been affected by the outbreak of fires.

# authorities - Monday 15 July, 2013

Irish horses directly exported to China – but not for slaughter

A veterinary certificate has been agreed upon by Irish and Chinese authorities that will allow the direct exports.

# authorities - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Mayan temple bulldozed for road-building project History Destroyed This post contains videos

Mayan temple bulldozed for road-building project

A “vigorous” investigation by Belize authorities is underway after an ancient site dating back 2,300 years was nearly destroyed for crushed rocks to be used in a road fill.

# authorities - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Limerick City and County Councils to unite by mid-2014

Proposals to pave way for single local authority in Limerick published today by Minister Phil Hogan.

# authorities - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Ireland told to expedite abortion legislation or regulation

The Council of Europe’s committee of ministers called on Ireland to expedite the implementation of the judgment in the A, B, C vs Ireland case.

# authorities - Monday 10 September, 2012

# authorities - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

China censors coverage of deadly Beijing floods Censorship This post contains images

China censors coverage of deadly Beijing floods

There has been fierce criticism of the government which has been accused of not doing enough to prevent the deaths of at least 37 people.

# authorities - Friday 17 February, 2012

Ex-PM: Japan was unprepared for nuclear crisis

The former Prime Minister acknowledged there were flaws in how authorities handled the Fukushima crisis last year.