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EU offers UK a sweetener before difficult Brexit summit

Oct 17, 2018 - 7:52 PM

To break the impasse in the Brexit negotiations, an EU negotiator offers to extend the transition period

Irish data authority probes Facebook over breach of 50M accounts

Oct 04, 2018 - 11:51 AM

The Irish probe has been touted as the first major test of the reformed European regulation which came into effect in May

FACEBOOK. This illustration picture taken on April 19, 2018 in Paris shows the tablet and smartphone app for Facebook. Photo by Lionel Bonaventure/AFP

Facebook may get $1.63 billion fine in EU due to recent hack

Oct 02, 2018 - 2:22 PM

Less than 10% of the total number of those affected – or some 5 million EU Facebook users – are hit by the attack on Facebook, according to a tweet from the Irish Data Protection Commission (IDPC)

Berita selebriti hari ini: Selasa, 21 Februari 2017

Feb 21, 2017 - 10:21 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

Irish Olympic boxing heroine Katie Taylor turns pro

Oct 28, 2016 - 9:19 AM

Katie Taylor puts the disappointment of failing to defend her lightweight title in Rio behind her when she turns pro on November 26

GOLDEN GIRL. Katie Taylor will turn pro on the undercard of fellow 2012 Olympic gold medalist and current heavyweight titleholder Anthony Joshua. Photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP

Rio police seize passports in raid on Irish Olympics office

Aug 22, 2016 - 4:01 AM

Phones passports and computers are seized as Brazilian police step up an inquiry into black market ticket sales at the Rio Olympics

AWAITING HEARING. President of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) Patrick Hickey of Ireland speaking during an interview at the 2015 European Games in Baku. He was arrested in Rio de Janeiro and is being held awaiting hearing. Photo by Jack Guez/AFP

No Filipina Olympic boxers as Petecio loses decision at AIBA Worlds

May 21, 2016 - 8:21 PM

Nesthy Petecio loses a split decision to Morocco s Zohra Ez Zahraoui meaning that there will be no Filipina boxers at the Rio Olympics

SPLIT DECISION. Flyweight Nesthy Petecio shut out her Morrocan foe on one scorecard but loses on the other two at the AIBA Women's World Championships. Photo from Petecio's Twitter account

Historic deals contemplated as Ireland ousts coalition

Feb 28, 2016 - 7:19 PM

UPDATED Some final results from tightly fought constituencies will not emerge until at least Monday February 29 and parties emphasize the need to await the full breakdown of seats in parliament before discussing potential deals between parties

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny thumbs up after casting his own vote at a polling station in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland, February 26, 2016. Aidan Crawley/EPA

Austerity-weary voters punish coalition in Irish election

Feb 27, 2016 - 4:33 PM

3rd UPDATE Two exit polls show the two government parties would take 55 to 68 seats between them which is below the 80 needed to win a second term

IRELAND ELECTIONS. People leave a polling station after casting their vote in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland. Irish voters go to the polls in the country's general elections. Photo by Aidan Crawley/EPA

Fernandez, Marcial score devastating KOs as PH boxers win 5 gold medals

Jun 10, 2015 - 6:21 PM

The boxing team gives the country s medal count a serious boost as Mario Fernandez and Josie Gabuco repeat as SEA Games champions

SUPER MARIO. Mario Fernandez wins his second straight SEA Games gold medal. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

PH boxer Josie Gabuco captures 4th SEA Games gold

Jun 10, 2015 - 4:08 PM

The 28 year old Punching Princess from Puerto Princesa dominated Chuthamat Raksat of Thailand to win a unanimous decision

GOLDEN GIRL. Josie Gabuco remains unbeatable at the Southeast Asian level. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

Can the PH boxing team win 8 gold medals? 'It's very possible'

Jun 09, 2015 - 3:38 PM

The Philippines will compete in 8 of the 11 SEA Games boxing gold medal matches on Wednesday June 10 with a chance to equal their gold medal haul from the 2005 Games

Nesthy Petecio of Davao del Sur will be one of 8 Filipinos to compete in the SEA Games boxing finals. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

PH boxer Gabuco on track for SEA Games 4-peat

Jun 08, 2015 - 5:33 PM

Josie Gabuco who has won a gold medal at every SEA Games since 2009 is one win away from a fourth title at the biennial event

GOLDEN GIRL. Josie Gabuco (L) has ruled women's boxing at the SEA Games since 2009. Photo by Mohd Fyrol/AFP

PH boxers go 3-0 as Gabuco, Bautista advance

Jun 06, 2015 - 8:29 PM

Female boxers Josie Gabuco and Irish Magno plus male bantamweight Ian Clark Bautista kicked off SEA Games boxing with dominant victories

PUNCHING PRINCESS. Josie Gabuco, shown here after winning the women’s light flyweight gold at the AIBA boxing championships in 2012, has been unbeatable in SEA Games history. File photo by Diego Azubel/EPA

Irish-born artist Duncan Campbell wins Turner Prize

Dec 02, 2014 - 1:04 PM

Campbell impresses critics with It for Others an hour long work that was part of Scotland s entry to last year s Venice Biennale

Nestea Beach Day 2: UST, La Salle tested; AdU, SWU stay hot

May 03, 2014 - 5:57 AM

Sixteen more matches took place at the penultimate day of the Nestea Beach volleyball Battle of Champions with 13 making it to the next round

SPIKED ICED TEA. Ara Galang of DLSU spikes the ball during a game against Jose Maria College. Photo by Levi Verora/Rappler

Queen welcomes Irish president on historic visit

Apr 08, 2014 - 9:36 PM

Queen Elizabeth II welcomes the Irish president to Britain for the first time since the republic became independent in a historic state visit consolidating ties between the once hostile neighbors

HISTORIC VISIT. Irish President Michael D. Higgins talks to Prince Charles during his historic state visit to Britain. Photo by AFP

Poet Seamus Heaney, 74

Aug 30, 2013 - 8:02 PM

Nobel laureate a leading voice of Irish literature rendered simplicity as high lyricism

VITALITY IN SERENITY. The Irish poet. Photo from Facebook

Le Tour kicks off in Ilocos Norte

Apr 12, 2013 - 7:23 PM

10 foreign squads battle 5 Filipino teams in the fourth edition of the Le Tour De Filipinas bike race

UP Cheerdance: Eyeing a 3-peat

Sep 19, 2012 - 7:56 PM

The University of the Philippines cheerdance team trains every single day and wants nothing short of perfection when they compete in the UAAP Season 75 Cheerdance competition

The Wanted: Those charming lads

Sep 17, 2012 - 12:27 PM

Get to know the most wanted boy band in pop today — candid and up close

BRITISH-IRISH BOY BAND, The Wanted: (from left) Nathan Sykes, Tom Parker, Siva Kaneswaran, Max George and Jay McGuiness. All photos by Pia Ranada