Former Irish Nationwide chief executive Michael Fingleton will insist the building society was solvent on the night of the bank guarantee, according to The Irish Times, despite the fact that bailing it out would eventually cost the State more than €5 billion.
The US owner of investor blogging site WordPress.com has been directed by the High Court to identify the author of allegedly defamatory material posted about the Irish-based exploration company, Petroceltic International, and two of its executives.
Chinese police have for the first time confirmed deadly sodium cyanide at the site of two huge warehouse blasts that killed 104 people, state media said today, as a series of new, small explosions were heard and small fires broke out.
A gang armed with machetes hacked a secular blogger to death at his home in Dhaka this morning in the fourth such murder in Bangladesh since the start of the year, an activist group and police have said.
Facebook has rolled out new features that enable businesses to privately communicate with customers through messages as part of the social networking company's push to make its Messenger app a stand-alone platform.