New laws aim to provide greater protection against grooming and child pornography

Contaminated recyclable waste returned to Ireland

Dublin City Council has said that 160 containers of recyclable waste bound for China were detained by Dutch officials in Rotterdam in November and December because of “low-percentage” contamination by recyclable materials.

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Review ordered into refusal to award bravery medals for Siege of Jadotville

Defence chiefs have been ordered to review the refusal to award medals to soldiers in the ill-fated 1961 United Nations mission in the Congo which led to the Siege of Jadotville.

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