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Serving Garda coercively controlled his girlfriend through 'physical and emotional torture'

A court has heard about how a serving member of An Garda Síochána coercively controlled his girlfriend. The Garda - who cannot be named for legal reasons - put the victim through three and a half years of what was described as “physical and emotional torture.” In 2017, at the beginning of their relationship, she

Charles warns PSs to demand mandate for crime initiative

News Paula Lindo 16 Hrs Ago Naparima MP Rodney Charles. Naparima MP Rodney Charles is warning the permanent secretaries, who have been assigned to co-chair the PM’s multi-agency approach to fighting crime as a public health issue, to ensure they have a clear mandate, lest they be blamed for the continued escalation of crime. On

Hikers rescued in Diego Martin

News Paula Lindo 16 Hrs Ago File photo - Five hikers who were stranded on the Covigne hiking trail in Diego Martin on Saturday, were rescued by villagers from the area. The five hikers, a family consisiting of two adults and three children, were rescued at approximately 9:45 pm. Ramnath Ramcharitar, of Hunters Search and

Gadsby-Dolly: 2,000 pupils attend vacation remedial programme

News Sean Douglas 16 Hrs Ago Minister of Education Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly. - EDUCATION Minister Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly told Newsday on Sunday that 2,000 students have so far turned up for the month-long vacation remedial programme (VRP) which began last week at venues nationwide to help prepare students entering secondary school in September. She also

Mini-mart owner killed in Moruga

News Clint Chan Tack 16 Hrs Ago Marva's bar along La Ruffin Road, Moruga, where Darryl Boodoo was shot and killed on Saturday night. - Photo by Lincoln Holder A 41- year-old man was killed at his business place in Moruga on Saturday night According to police reports, Darryl Boodoo was at a mini-mart called

Application for DART+ West to be lodged this week

A railway order application for DART+ West is set to be lodged later this week. It will seek permission to extend the electrified DART network from the Connolly/Spencer Dock area to west of Maynooth, Co Kildare and to the M3 Parkway in Co Meath. DART+ West will provide more passenger capacity, with increases of more

AIB cashless backlash as it is 'last man standing' in some areas

Part of the backlash to AIB's now-abandoned plan to go cashless at 70 branches was likely because it is the last bank in some areas. That's according to John Kelly, CEO at Lean CFO and associate lecturer in UCD. He told On The Record: "It's more probably because they were last man standing. "The key

McConalogue 'absolutely committed' to emission reduction targets

Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue says he's 'absolutely committed' to a 51% reduction in emissions across the economy by 2030. He was speaking as talks around carbon reduction targets for the agriculture sector are continuing. The Government's Climate Action Plan sets out targets of between 22% and 30% for that sector. It accounts for 37% of

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