Videos are being promoted by campaign groups and private citizens determined to show the less savoury and infrequently seen aspects of a modern eviction, which is often accompanied by anguish on the part of those evicted and tussles between sheriffs’ agents and protesters.

Campaign groups are increasingly posting videos of evictions, and attempted evictions, on social media to show the “reality” of modern evictions. Two (...)

Vicky Barnes, daughter of Susan Wallwork, at Sligo Coroner’s Court yesterday. She supported calls for the installation of carbon monoxide alarms and said people should think about what they throw onto fires. Photograph: James Connolly/PicSell

Householders were yesterday urged to install carbon monoxide monitors after an inquest heard the “silent killer” claimed the lives of a father (...)