Ireland Headlines Mon, 21 Oct 2019 08:30:49 +0000Chambers hopes to avoid suspension over voting error
Fianna Fáil's Brexit spokesperson Lisa Chambers has said she holds her hands up and fully accepts she made a mistake last week, when she accidentally recorded a vote in party deputy leader Dara Calleary's name.Mon, 21 Oct 2019 06:07:02 +0000Johnson to push for meaningful vote on Brexit deal
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set for a showdown with Commons Speaker John Bercow as the Conservative leader pushes for a knife-edge House of Commons vote on his Brexit deal.Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:01:00 +0000Stormont to sit in symbolic bid to block abortion laws
The Stormont Assembly will meet today for the first time in almost three years, after it was recalled by MLAs wishing to protest at changes to Northern Ireland's abortion laws.Mon, 21 Oct 2019 07:43:01 +0000Australian papers redact pages in press freedom protest
Australia's biggest newspapers have run front pages made up to appear heavily redacted, in a protest against legislation that restricts press freedoms, a rare show of unity by the usually partisan media industry.Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:01:00 +0000Banks to take steps to support bereaved customers
The five main banks in Ireland are to set up dedicated phone lines to help bereaved customers, in an effort to improve the care of those who have lost loved ones.