Privacy campaigner Max Schrems. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

A High Court judge has granted an unprecedented application by the US government to be joined to a major legal action here over whether existing EU-US(...)

Kian Egan from Westlife: the CIA techniques were probably very successful. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

One of the most infamous torture programmes devised by the CIA post-9/11 used a Westlife single to assault the senses of terror suspects. Now the Amer(...)