Flanagan to seek Cabinet approval to oppose EU daylight savings plan

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan will today seek Cabinet approval to oppose plans to end daylight savings time across the European Union, according to reports.

Published 17 July 2019

Family of murdered man to launch personal injury proceedings against killer

The son and daughter of a man who was murdered in Co Tipperary in 2011 have launched personal injury proceedings against his convicted killer in the High Court.

Published 17 July 2019

Schoolteacher settles sex discrimination case backed by Equality Commission

A schoolteacher who launched a sex discrimination case against her employer with the support of the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland has settled the case for £5,000.

Published 17 July 2019

Newly-elected European Commission president backs new rule of law mechanism

The newly-elected European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, has backed the introduction of a new EU-wide mechanism to guarantee the rule of law.

Published 17 July 2019

Karyn Harty: Why a growing number of 'libel tourists' could be making their way to our shores

Karyn Harty, partner in dispute resolution and litigation at McCann FitzGerald, considers the impact of defamation reform in Britain on litigation in Ireland.

Published 17 July 2019

European Commission launches antitrust investigation into Amazon marketplace practices

The European Commission has announced the opening of a formal antitrust investigation into Amazon over its use of sensitive data from independent retailers who sell on its marketplace.

Published 17 July 2019

US: Damages award in cancer-causing weed killer case slashed by two-thirds

A multi-million dollar damages award in favour of a man who sued Bayer after he developed cancer linked to subsidiary Monsanto's weed killer Roundup has been slashed by over two-thirds.

Published 17 July 2019

Edward Snowden: A new kind of system is needed to guarantee our legal rights

Law is not universally enforceable in the way we believe it is in theory – but “does it always have to be that way?”, Edward Snowden has asked.

Published 17 July 2019

And finally... cokehead

A man has been arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine across continents under his wig.

Published 17 July 2019

Domestic abuse offence to be introduced in Northern Ireland

Westminster will legislate to introduce a new offence of coercive control in Northern Ireland, former Justice Minister Claire Sugden has announced.

Published 16 July 2019