The Google changes were introduced a year ago and have been rolled out to all of its language services. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/Irish Times

Changes to Google’s search engine has led to a five-fold reduction in searches for images of child sexual abuse, a major London conference has b(...)

Stephen Powell: has been jailed for his part in a plot to smuggle more than €80m worth of cocaine into the north Wales. Photograph: PA

A 48-year-old English man has been jailed for 16 years for his part in a plot to smuggle €80 million worth of cocaine into Wales that was foiled by Ir(...)

First scientific estimate of modern slavery in UK puts victim numbers between 10,000 and 13,000. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire/File photo

Up to 13,000 people in Britain are being held in conditions of slavery, four times the number previously thought, the Home Office has said.The number (...)

East Derry MP Gregory Campbell said Sinn Féin’s “dream of a 2016 united Ireland is now nothing short of an embarrassment”. Photograph: Eric Luke Staff Photographer

The East Derry MP Gregory Campbell who recently lampooned the Irish language in the Northern Assembly with his “curry my yogurt, a can coca coalyer” c(...)

An image from last week  showing the Irish Naval Service  vessel LE Niamh (right)  shadowing the  yacht Makayabella  off the south west Irish coast. Photograph: EPA

A 29-year-old man arrested by British law enforcement officers has been released on bail after he was questioned about an €80 million drug smuggling o(...)

The 7.6metre long motor cruiser, Sea Breeze, was moored at a marina in Pwllheli in North Wales and she is now being forensically examined.

A British law enforcement agency has seized a vessel, which they believe was involved in a plan to collect up to €80 million of drugs off the Irish co(...)

Armed Naval and Gardai personel with the half a billion euro haul of cocaine

Gardaí, Customs and Naval Service members of the Joint Task Force on Drug Interdiction believe that the gang behind the attempt to smuggle over a tonn(...)

Members of the navy  with the cocaine haul seized on the yacht Makayabella, in Haulbowline Naval base, Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Gardaí are to examine a satellite phone and other communications equipment seized aboard a yacht carrying €80 million worth of cocaine off the coas(...)

The yacht Makayabella in Haulbowline naval base in Cobh, Co Cork last night after the Irish Navy intercepted the vessel suspected of carrying some €80 million worth of cocaine 200 nautical miles off Mizen Head. Photograph: Irish Naval Service Facebook page 0:41

Initial tests on a sample of the substance seized on board a yacht off the Irish coast are positive for cocaine, but further tests will be required to(...)

The detained yacht with up to €80 million worth of cocaine, off the Cork coast. 1:18

Gardaí are due to start questioning three British men after they were arrested last night following the foiling of an €80 million international drug s(...)