Police Ombudsman wants power to question ex-police

Posted By: August 12, 2020

Connla Young. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, August 12, 2020 Police Ombudsman Marie Anderson has laid out plans for new legislation which would see retired officers compelled to co-operate with her office.The ombudsman, who took up her post last July, has prepared a legal paper which will be presented to justice minister Naomi Long next month.Despite the Covid-19 pandemic she has continued to […]

Grandson of Cork IRA man named chief of British spy agency

Posted By: August 06, 2020

  Richard Moore’s grandfather served in the IRA in Cork for six years. Shane O’Brien@shamob96 Irish Central.Thursday, August 6, 2020 Richard Moore has just been appointed chief of MI6. Wikimedia/UK Government The grandson of a Cork IRA man during the Irish War of Independence has just been named chief of the British spy agency MI6. […]

License to deceive

Posted By: August 04, 2020

  Hugh Mooney, Trinity Graduate, rugger-bugger, barrister, one-time Irish Times sub-editor, and British spy by Joseph De Búrca  Village. Dublin. May 10, 2018 Her Majesty’s character assassins. Cambridge Analytica is a British company that provides advice to clients involved in political campaigns. Donald Trump was one of its customers. Last month it admitted that it […]

New book says DUP “dark money” scandal continues to cast shadow over British politics

Posted By: August 04, 2020

John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, August 4, 2020ALMOST £500,000 donated to the DUP in the run-up to 2016’s Brexit vote is “probably the most egregious example of dark money in modern British political history”, according to the author of a new book looking at the growing influence of money on politics.Glasgow-based Irish journalist Peter Geoghegan’s Democracy For Sale takes a journey from Westminster […]


Posted By: August 03, 2020


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