Inspection of foster care services in Cork has found major non-compliances

Foster care service in Cork does not have enough carers, some are still unassessed and health watchdog HIQA said it was not sure that children would not be placed with a carer already facing an allegation of abuse, reports Noel Baker.


Trump and Obama lead tributes as John McCain is diagnosed with brain cancer

US former presidential candidate Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer. The discovery of McCain’s glioblastoma, an aggressive cancer, was discovered after he had a blood clot removed above his left eye.