French supermarket attack: Suspect shot dead as authorities confirm three deaths

Latest: An armed man took hostages in a supermarket in southern France, killing three people and injuring about a dozen others before being shot dead when French police stormed the market, authorities have said.


Bankers face pay penalty over tracker mortgage overcharging scandal

The Central Bank has expressed its growing exasperation with Irish banks, and has hinted at imposing individual fines and claw backing pay of top Irish bank chiefs if they fail to come into line following their handling of the €1bn tracker mortgage overcharging scandal.


Racist abuse all too normal for Cyrus Christie

Perhaps the worst thing to have to observe about the online racist abuse which was directed at Cyrus Christie after he scored an own goal in Ireland’s 5-1 play-off defeat to Denmark, is that not only was it nothing new to him.