• JOE.ie

    Fianna Fáil has more support than Fine Gael as Sinn Féin surge, according to latest opinion poll

    Overall satisfaction in the government and Leo Varadkar's approval rating went down also. Fianna Fáil enjoys a small lead over Fine Gael following a sharp drop in support for the government, according to the Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI opinion poll. The latest poll shows that Fianna Fáil has taken the lead over its main rival for the first time in three years. The poll was conducted on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of last week and it's based on the opinions of 1,200 adults from 120 locations in every constituency. The accuracy level is estimated at plus or minus 2.8%. According to the poll, 25% of voters would like to see Fianna Fáil win the General Election, with 23% opting for Fine Gael. Sinn Féin

  • Big News Network.com

    Jennifer Aniston responds to Brad Pitt watching her SAG Awards speech

    Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 20 (ANI): American actor Jennifer Anniston has said that it was sweet to have Brad Pitt watch her acceptance speech at Screen Actors Guild Awards. According to Fox News, both of them looked really excited to see the other take their win home, the former married couple showed that there are no hard feeling between them. Jennifer was awarded for her outstanding performance in the drama series 'The Morning Show'. Entertainment Tonight caught Brad backstage, who drooped everything to watch the monitor as his ex-wife gave her speech. Shortly after her speech, Extra TV caught Jennifer to reveal that Pitt watched her via monitor backstage, reported Fox News. To which Jennifer

  • The Huffington Post UK

    Government Defeated In House Of Lords Over EU Citizens Post-Brexit Amendment

    The government has suffered a defeat in the Lords over the right of EU citizens lawfully residing in the UK after Brexit to have physical proof of their status. The cross-party amendment, proposed by Liberal Democrat peer Lord Oates, was backed by a majority of 41 peers. In total, 270 peers voted for the measures and 229 voted against them. Lord Oates said EU citizens covered by the settled status scheme should have the right to a physical form of proof of status instead of only the digital proof proposed by the government. He said the right to remain should also be based on eligibility and not forfeited by failing to meet an arbitrary deadline under a cut-off date in June 2021, which could lead

  • Silicon Republic

    Ultrafast camera takes 1trn frames per second to reveal a hidden world

    Researchers have built an ultrafast camera capable of peering into an unseen world, which can even see light moving in slow motion. Just over a year ago, Lihong Wang of Caltech revealed a camera capable of taking 10trn pictures per second. Now, he and his fellow researchers have published a study to Science Advances to describe a new camera that goes a step beyond by being able to snap 1trn photos per second of transparent objects. This new technology, dubbed phase-sensitive compressed ultrafast photography (pCUP), is not only is capable of taking video of transparent objects, but also of ephemeral states such as light travelling in slow motion. The new system combines the ultrafast photography

  • www.longfordleader.ie

    Fine and jail for Midlands farmer on animal cruelty charges

    At Tullamore District Court earlier today, Monday January 20, a Benny Deegan with an address of Clonminch, Tullamore, Co. Offaly admitted a total of 30 offences in contravention of the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 (AHWA). The offences comprised causing unnecessary suffering to animals, neglecting or being reckless regarding the health and welfare of animals, failing to safeguard the health and welfare of animals and permitting carcasses to be on land or premises to which a dog may have access. The case resulted from joint investigations by the ISPCA and the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine (DAFM) on various dates in August 2018 and January and February 2019 and related to dogs

  • BreakingNews.ie

    Ian Bailey appears in Dublin court in relation to extradition bid

    Former journalist Ian Bailey has appeared before the High Court in Dublin in relation to a warrant seeking his arrest and extradition to France over the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Mr Bailey, 62, was arrested last month after a High Court judge endorsed the European Arrest Warrant issued by the French authorities. He is wanted in France for the murder of Ms Toscan du Plantier, who died in Schull, Co Cork, in December 1996. It is the third time the French authorities have sought his extradition. Mr Bailey was found guilty by a Paris court in his absence in May this year of killing Ms Toscan du Plantier, 39, following a trial of only three days after Irish authorities twice refused to

  • Irish Sun

    Grandson of JFK urges Republicans to break ranks with Trump

    NEW YORK, New York - President John F. Kennedy's only grandson has called on Republican Senators to hear from witnesses and review the evidence, before making judgement in the forthcoming Donald Trump impeachment trial. Jack Schlossberg, the son of Caroline Kennedy, made the appeal in a series of tweets on Saturday, responding to an op-ed penned by Vice President Mike Pence and published in the Wall Street Journal on Thursday. In his article Pence urged Senate Democrats to break ranks and oppose the articles of impeachment. To make a point of comparison, Pence referred to JFK's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "Profiles in Courage," which dedicates a chapter to Republican Senator Edmund Ross of Kansas.