Grenfell Tower was wrapped in a cladding system that did not comply with building regulations and was incorrectly installed, creating "multiple catastrophic fire-spread routes", a report found.
Mon, 04 Jun, 2018
A Belgian parliamentary commission scrutinising the March suicide bombings in Brussels and the official response is hearing about numerous communications glitches and the intense confusion sparked by unfounded rumours.
Fri, 13 May, 2016
Russia’s foreign minister has rejected the conclusion by a British judge that former KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned by two men acting at the behest of Russia’s spy agency as a “show” lacking substance.
Tue, 26 Jan, 2016
is an expert on banking and corporate governance and he wonders why the improvements seen in aircraft safety which have resulted from disasters over the last 50 years seem like a distant aspiration when it comes to banking.
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
Oireachtas authorities are set to open an investigation into the cross-party banking inquiry after an internal whistleblower claimed some witnesses have received “preferential treatment” — including briefings over dinners days before public grillings.
Wed, 15 Jul, 2015
The Government has set up an independent probe into all IBRC deals between 2009 and 2013 — with a particular focus on preferential interest rates and “unusual” share trading of companies it subsequently sold — after finally admitting the existing KPMG review is flawed.
Thu, 04 Jun, 2015
Opposition party TDs have claimed the Government has performed a “spectacular climbdown” after finally agreeing to set up an independent commission of investigation into IBRC deals it repeatedly refused to establish.
Thu, 04 Jun, 2015