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Mr Justice John MacMenamin in Warsaw for protest in support of Polish judges. Photograph: Omar Marques/Getty

European Judges are not used to being greeted with applause – at least, that is, until Saturday afternoon in Warsaw. Dressed in black pleated robes t(...)

A group of international investors  has filed what it says is the first in a series of lawsuits against Danske Bank in connection with a money laundering scandal

A group of international investors managing trillions of dollars in assets has filed what it says is the first in a series of lawsuits against Danske (...)

Favouring family members of friends in business or public institutions was considered the most common corrupt practice in the EU. Photograph: iStock

Irish companies consider corruption to be far less of a problem in doing business than most of their European counterparts, according to the findings (...)

Estonia apologised to Finland on Monday after Estonia’s interior minister mocked Finland’s new prime minister – the world’s youngest-serving government leader – as ‘a sales girl’ and questioned her ability to run the Nordic country. Photograph: Francisco Seco/AP Photo

Estonia apologised to Finland on Monday after Estonia’s interior minister mocked Finland’s new prime minister – the world’s youngest-serving governmen(...)

Fifteen-year-olds in Ireland are among the best in the world at reading and are significantly above average for maths and science, according to the latest Pisa results. Photograph: iStock

The release of the OECD’s Pisa rankings every three years is a revealing moment for twitchy politicians and policy-makers. It’s a two-hour test under(...)

Stocks rallied on Wednesday as investors remained optimistic about a resolution to the prolonged US-China trade war. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty

Global shares were boosted on Wednesday after US president Donald Trump said Washington and Beijing were close to a “phase one” trade deal. Dublin I(...)

Europol has identified the Kinahan gang as one of the main cocaine importers operating in the EU. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

“County lines” is the innocuous term given to a devastating criminal phenomenon which has emerged in the UK in recent years. It refers to a system us(...)

Rescue workers remove debris from a collapsed building in Thumane, northwest of capital Tirana, after an earthquake hit Albania. Photograph: Armend Nimani/AFP/Getty Images

At least 21 people are dead and 600 injured after an earthquake struck Albania, flattening buildings, tearing open roads and prompting countries acros(...)

2009: Thierry Henry and Richard Dunne. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Paris, November 10th, 1965 – Spain 1 Ireland 0 1965: Irish goalkeeper Pat Dunne can only watch as Jose Antonio Ufarte scores. Photograph: C(...)

The last major cyber attack on the pro-western Caucasus state took place shortly before its brief 2008 war with Russia, when hackers targeted banks and the websites of Georgia’s then president Mikheil Saakashvili (pictured). Photograph: Reuters/Gleb Garanich

Georgia’s security services are working with international counterparts to investigate a major cyber attack that they suspect could have been launched(...)

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