Twitter said its combination of human moderation and use of technology, allows it to take a more proactive response to online abuse. Photograph: iStock

Twitter continues to fail women over online violence and abuse, Amnesty International has said. The online social media platform has implemented jus(...)

 Bohemian FC’s 2020 away jersey contains the slogan ‘Refugees Welcome’

Bohemian FC has raised €10,000 from sales of its second strip this season, which carries the message “Refugees Welcome”. The money will be spent on (...)

Tanzania’s president, John Magufuli, came to power in 2015 after promising to improve the economy and fight corruption. Photograph: Ericky Boniphace/AFP via Getty Images

Ten countries, including Ireland, have jointly called for free and fair elections in Tanzania next month, as concerns about growing authoritarianism i(...)

Mark Grantham: writer and co-creator of the radio drama The Kennedys of Castleross

Before the Kennedys of Massachusetts became a big thing in these parts, Ireland was in thrall to the doings of another family of that surname, the Ken(...)

A police officer gestures while talking to youths  in the Kifangondo district of Luanda, Angola. Photograph: Getty Images

A 14-year-old is among at least seven young men and boys who have been killed by Angolan security forces implementing coronavirus restrictions, accord(...)

Colm O’Gorman, Amnesty International Ireland’s executive director. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Freedom of expression does not extend to hate crime and Irish people need to accept that “it is not enough to be anti-racist but that there is a need (...)

The protesters at the Department of Foreign Affairs. Photograph: Polly Dennison

A small group of protesters gathered in front of the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin on Saturday afternoon, to bring attention to the ongoing (...)

 First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill  have been urged to clarify the details of a teleconference with a senior Chinese official. File photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

The Chinese consulate in Belfast has removed a controversial claim on its website that the Northern Ireland Executive “understands and respects” new s(...)

 Migrants arriving into Dover, Kent, this weekend. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

More than 4,000 people have reached UK shores this year by risking the dangerous journey across the English Channel in small boats after another signi(...)

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