Tom Cruise almost had arm broken over Diet Coke confusion in pub in 1991, Irish MP claims

Actor attacked with stick by local drinker while filming Far and Away in Co Kerry, politician tells TV show The actor Tom Cruise almost had his arm broken by an irate drinker in an Irish pub who accused him of trying to steal the barmans cigarettes, a Kerry politician has revealed. Michael Healy-Rae, an Irish independent politician who has been a Dil member for the Kerry constituency since 2016, spoke about the incident on The Pat Kenny Show on Tuesday. Healy-Raes family have Ron Howard drama Far and Away with his wife, Nicole Kidman. The pair entered the pub one afternoon, Healy-Rae reported, wearing jeans and sunglasses and going unrecognised. There was a man sitting down the end of the …

Facebooks lead EU regulator is asking questions about its latest security fail

Facebook’s lead data protection regulator in Europe has confirmed it’s put questions to the company about a major security breach that we reported on yesterday. “The DPC became aware of this issue through the recent media coverage and we immediately made contact with Facebook and we have asked them a series of questions. We are awaiting Facebook’s responses to those questions,” a spokeswoman for the Irish Data Protection Commission told us. We’ve reached out to Facebook for a response. As we reported earlier, a security research discovered an unsecured database of hundreds of millions of phone numbers linked to Facebook accounts. The exposed server contained more than 419 million records over several databases on Facebook users from multiple countries, including …