• News
    The Huffington Post UK

    Refugees Left Homeless After Being 'Kicked Out' By UK Hosts, Warns Ukraine MP

    Some 20,800 have come under the family scheme and 33,000 people under the Homes for Ukraine sponsorship scheme. The data shows 107,400 visas have been granted under both schemes, meaning just over half of those with visas granted have arrived. The Homes for Ukraine programme places Ukrainians in the homes of ordinary Brits who volunteer to look after them.

  • Celebrity
    sundayworld

    Johnny Depp's glamorous defence lawyer laughs at rumours she is dating the Hollywood star

    Johnny Depp's glamorous defence lawyer laughed when asked if she is dating the Hollywood actor after she took a starring role in the $100 million defamation trial against his ex-wife Amber Heard. Camille Vasquez (37) has won a massive online following after she cross-examined Heard on Monday and Tuesday. Supporters and fans have been sharing videos of Vasquez grilling Heard in the witness box while some have tweeted pictures of themselves wearing 'I heart Camille Vasquez' T-shirts.

  • News
    The Huffington Post UK

    Russia Is Firing Its Senior Commanders. What Does That Mean For The Ukraine War?

    The Kremlin has fired several senior officials managing its invasion of Ukraine, yet another sign that the Russian war effort is significantly faltering. In its latest Twitter update, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) claimed that Moscow’s centralised command is only going to come under more pressure as it tries to re-establish control behind the scenes.

  • News
    Irish Independent

    Man who faced death penalty after he was wrongfully convicted for murder of two gardaí can continue damages claim – court

    A man who spent nearly 15 years in prison before his conviction for the murder of two gardaí was overturned can continue his claim for damages against the State, the Court of Appeal has ruled. Peter Pringle was convicted of the murders of gardaí John Morley and Henry Byrne during a bank robbery in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, in July 1980, and was initially sentenced to death. He was released from prison after his convictions, deemed “unsafe”, were quashed in 1995.

  • News
    Irish Independent

    Couple forced to close their business left devastated: 'We just couldn't go on like we were'

    I’m from the area and its another blow for rural communities. But we just couldn’t go on like we were. I feel sorrier for our staff and having to tell them as they stuck with us through all this,” said Joanne.

  • Lifestyle
    Irish Independent

    See inside the stunning Wexford home with its own castle on the market for €1.35 million

    THERE’S a lot to be said for modern builds and their efficiency, but sometimes, owning your own little piece of history is a wonderful thing. If you have the budget, then history is certainly something you’ll get with Baldwinstown House and Castle, just outside of Bridgetown in the beautiful Wexford countryside. Flanked by a 12th century castle, this six bed, three bath property is an absolute haven from the hustle and bustle of modern living and comes with its very own small river and a large p

  • News
    Irish Independent

    Two Green TDs suspended from party for six months after they defy Coalition and back Sinn Féin motion on National Maternity Hospital

    TWO Green Party TDs who defied the Government and backed a Sinn Féin motion on the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) have been suspended from the party for six months. Neasa Hourigan and Patrick Costello were suspended after voting against their party in the Dáil on Wednesday night. The decision cuts the Coalition’s Dáil majority to just one.