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Dana 'covered up brother's abuse'
Singer Dana is alleged to have covered up her brother's abuse of two under-age girls

Dana 'covered up brother's abuse'

Eurovision Song Contest winner and former Irish presidential candidate Dana Scallon covered up her brother's sexual abuse of two under-age girls for decades, a court has heard.

World news

Peacekeeper deaths 'suspect' held

Peacekeeper deaths 'suspect' held

US federal agents have arrested a man the Irish government calls a suspect in the abduction, torture and killing of two Irish United Nations peacekeepers in Lebanon 34 years ago.

Sport news

Cook remains as Buttler called in

Cook remains as Buttler called in

Alastair Cook will remain as England captain with Jos Buttler in line for his Test debut after being picked in a 13-man squad for the third match of the Investec series against India in Southampton.

Business news

Osborne facing deficit challenge

Osborne facing deficit challenge

George Osborne was faced with a mounting challenge to meet his deficit target today as official figures showed the strain on public finances failed to ease in June and in fact worsened over the first quarter of the fiscal year.

Technology news

Tragedy fuels interest in plane app

Tragedy fuels interest in plane app

Analysis of the flight path of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has seen a flight tracking app jump to the top of the download charts in the UK.

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