TODAY'S NEWS

Garda cyber bureau boosted in backlog battle

Gardaí have boosted staffing to its Cyber Crime Bureau to more than 30 members and plan to clear the persistent backlog in the examination of computers in child abuse imagery cases by this time next year.


BUSINESS

Competition Commission clears proposed acquisition by Irish Times of titles including Irish Examiner

Following an extensive investigation the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) today announced that they have cleared the proposed transaction whereby 'The Irish Times Designated Activity Company' (which publishes The Irish Times) would acquire sole control of Sappho Limited (which publishes the Irish Examiner) from Landmark Media Investments Limited.