The move by Drew Harris from the PSNI to become Garda Commissioner is groundbreaking and one that will be greeted with surprise in Garda circles. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

It’s a hell of a job he’s taking on. That was the verdict of a source close to incoming Garda commissioner Drew Harris OBE; a 53-year-old Police Servi(...)

Will Apple end up paying a whopper of a tax bill after the EU rules it was given a “sweetheart” deal by Ireland?

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 Forensics officers enter the National Institute for Criminalistics and Criminology  in Neder-Over-Heembeek. An explosion at the  institute  caused major damage but no casualties, prosecutors and the fire service said.  Photograph: Thierry Roge/AFP/Getty Images

Arsonists set fire to Belgium’s National Institute of Criminology in Brussels on Monday, causing an explosion but no casualties, a Brussels prosecutor(...)