The man’s EU rights had not been breached because he has never been an Irish or EU citizen, the judge said.

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a man’s appeal against the State’s refusal, on national security grounds, to grant him Irish citizenship. The man, (...)

US officials are expected to formally identify North Korea as being behind  the cyberattack against Sony Pictures. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA

US president Barack Obama said Sony made a mistake in cancelling the release of its film The Interview under threat make by hackers in North Korea. “W(...)