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A man who defrauded a foreign student who was duped into renting a non-existent room may perform community service in lieu of a prison sentence. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A man who defrauded a foreign student who was duped into renting a non-existent room may perform community service in lieu of a prison sentence. Ashl(...)

It was geographical happenstance that brought Dave MacLeod to where he is. He grew up in Glasgow. It was only when he got a bicycle as a teenager and(...)

New  technologies  mean  less educated young people ‘could face major challenges’, PwC has said. Photograph: iStock

Ireland’s gross domestic product (GDP), a measure of our economic activity, could get a €10 billion boost if more young people were in education, empl(...)

ComReg is understood to have been unhappy with the €66,000 fine imposed on Yourtel by the Dublin District Court, given the severity of the company’s actions.

Controversial German telco Yourtel, which was fined this week for selling bogus contracts for cheaper landline calls to hundreds of customers in Irela(...)

Telecoms watchdog Comreg is   constrained legally to prosecuting certain regulatory breaches in the District Court, limiting the penalties that can apply

Regulation really only works when the regulator has teeth. So what are we to make of Yourtel and the €66,000 slap on the wrist it received on Monday f(...)

Those who opted to sign up were supposed to be billed by Eir for line rental only and by Yourtel for calls. However, in most cases Yourtel did not even contact Eir to have the customers switched before proceeding to bill them

Telecoms firm Yourtel has been fined €66,000 for repeatedly billing customers for landline services it never actually provided. Following an investig(...)

 The Irish flag is lowered outside the GPO by Army personnel last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ireland contributes more to the prosperity and equality of the world than any other country relative to the size of its economy, a new report has stat(...)

Neymar: part of a formidable PSG attack which also includes Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe. Photograph:   Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

The five English clubs who created history by qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages will learn their fate when the draw for the last 16 (...)

The Valsana in Switzerland officially opened its doors this week.

Swiss-Swoo Switzerland’s newest hotel, the Valsana, officially opened its doors this week. Designed by the ultra-cool Swiss architect Carlo Rampazz,(...)

“I know people who eat this stuff,” Clarkson  says bitterly over a piece of lettuce. “They’re called women”

There may be only one way to see The Grand Tour (Amazon Prime, now streaming), the successor to Clarkson-Hammond-May’s mid-life-crisis motoring show T(...)

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