The dark side of internet technology in general and Facebook — which now owns WhatsApp and Instagram — in particular have been among the many problems governments have wrestled with throughout 2018. They remain unresolved as we welcome the new year. Like the hydrogen bomb, the technology cannot be uninvented, yet legislatures around the free world struggle to find ways to curtail its destructive power.
Fri, 28 Dec, 2018
The unexpected death of popular radio presenter Billy McCarthy “silenced a familiar voice” that had brought news and debate, light and meaning, and engagement and fun to thousands of people over many years, his funeral Mass heard yesterday.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2016
Wed, 02 Nov, 2016
Vice-president Joe Biden had the best response when he learned that the latest investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails was coming from a device owned by disgraced ex-congressman Anthony Weiner.
Tue, 01 Nov, 2016