Facebook has refuted the allegations and claim the suit is inadmissible

Facebook case to reach court in April

26 Jan An Austrian privacy group coordinating an attempted class action suit against Facebook says the case will reach court for the first time in April.

Libby Lane was named as the new bishop of Stockport last month

News in Brief

26 Jan A round up of stories from Ireland and around the world.

Mr Modi's custom suit was a point of mockery on social media

India's PM mocked for suit with name printed on it

26 Jan Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's daring fashion choices have won plaudits in the past, but his decision to wear a suit with his own name printed all over it sparked a barrage of mockery on social media.

A victorious Alexis Tsipras greeted supporters at the party's main campaign platform in Athens

Anti-austerity Syriza party wins Greek election

25 Jan Greece will work with its EU-IMF creditors for a "viable" debt deal but is determined to leave behind "disastrous austerity," Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras said after his party won the general election.

A video surfaced yesterday claiming Haruna Yukawa had been executed

IS confirms Japanese hostage execution

25 Jan The Islamic State group has confirmed its militants have executed Haruna Yukawa, one of two Japanese it has been holding hostage, following the release of a video announcing his death.