Sat, 04 Jul, 2020
The UK stepped in to shore up the country’s rail operators after Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned they face “tougher measures” to fight the coronavirus outbreak, including a potential lockdown if they continue to ignore calls to stop social gatherings.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2020
We will know today whether these key moments in the UK election campaign impacted on how people voted Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are poor options and each has had a few awkward campaign moments that may have influenced the election, writes.
Fri, 13 Dec, 2019
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s latest gambit to prevent any close scrutiny of his Brexit strategy by the British parliament, by closing down the shop for five weeks, should not blind either the EU or Irish negotiators to the enormity of trade disruption that will arise from a hard exit of the UK at the end of October.
Sun, 01 Sep, 2019
Almost one-fifth of Irish businesses would pay a ransom of up to €50,000 to cyber criminals, a survey has found. The survey by IT firm DataSolutions found almost a third of senior IT professionals didn’t think their companies were equipped to deal with emerging cybersecurity threats.
Tue, 08 Aug, 2017
If politics is the art of the possible then the Democratic Unionist Party have delivered a masterclass — one even their Sinn Féin rivals must applaud if its naked opportunism does not offend their high-minded sense of propriety.
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017
Attempts by cybercriminals to sell password credentials of British MPs is a timely reminder that ‘password hygiene’ is the safest way to protect yourself online, a leading cybersecurity expert has warned.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
WE have a highly skilled professional army trained to fight an unlikely invasion by foreign forces, and aa naval service and air corps to patrol peaceful seas and skies, but little by way of a functioning national cyber-security programme.
Mon, 15 May, 2017
The ageing of the population in Ireland and other parts of the western world is being brought in to sharp relief by the health crises unfolding within both the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and the Irish Health Service Executive (HSE).
Wed, 18 Jan, 2017
DONALD TRUMP must be kicking himself — or more likely, venting his volcanic, spoilt-brat spleen on some bewildered apprentice working on his dreadful campaign: “Why didn’t we think of that, do I always have to do everything around here?” The enraged Trump — as he always is — will ask, referring to the suggestion made by British Home Secretary Amber Rudd that British businesses be obliged to reveal how many foreign workers they employ.
Fri, 07 Oct, 2016