ANY parent who still basks under the illusion that the internet is nothing more than a fun place for younger teenagers to enjoy should take account of the words of the father of a young Irish girl who was contacted online by a cunning Canadian paedophile and seduced into having sex with him.
Thu, 13 Apr, 2017
People at Edmonton Airport were given an unexpected surprise by 281 South African firefighters who’d just arrived after being invited to Canada to help tackle the country’s wildfires.
Tue, 31 May, 2016
Authorities say they have reached a turning point in the battle against an enormous wildfire and are hoping to get a "death grip'" on the blaze that has ravaged parts of Canada's oil sands city of Fort McMurray amid cooler temperatures and light rain.
Mon, 09 May, 2016
A massive wildfire could double in size by the end of today, Canadian officials fear, as they continue to evacuate residents of fire-ravaged Fort McMurray from work camps north of Alberta's oil sands city.
Sat, 07 May, 2016
For Europe’s biggest oil companies, $60 is the magic number. BP, one of the first companies to predict a prolonged price downturn, has “reset” its business to generate surplus cash flow, with oil at about $60 a barrel by 2017.
Thu, 29 Oct, 2015
Irish students were “packed like sardines” on a balcony which collapsed in California, Dublin has moved up two places in the rankings of the most expensive locations for foreign workers, Donald Trump said he is a candidate for the Republican nomination in the 2016 US presidential election, and Chris Evans has been revealed as the new host of Top Gear.
Wed, 17 Jun, 2015
A ’number of Irish’ are among five killed in a US balcony collapse; Liquidators at Clerys in Dublin have told laid-off workers there are no funds to pay redundancies; and primary education is not free, but would be for an extra €103m a year, says Fergus Finlay.
Tue, 16 Jun, 2015