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# breaking-news - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Three arrested over attempted abduction of Kildare family Abduction

Three arrested over attempted abduction of Kildare family

Armed men tried take a security company employee, his wife, and their 2-year-old son hostage in their Kildare home in April of last year.

# breaking-news - Monday 9 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Body of missing Tipperary man found in River Suir Tipperary

Body of missing Tipperary man found in River Suir

24-year-old Christopher Cronin went missing from Clonmel on 2 Jan.

# breaking-news - Friday 6 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie UK: No evidence for routine removal of breast implants Implants

UK: No evidence for routine removal of breast implants

There are fears over the safety of implants made by French company PIP. The British government says there’s no evidence to say implants should be removed – but will pay for removal for anyone who wants it.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

# breaking-news - Thursday 5 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie New arrest in Ballyfermot murder case Shooting

New arrest in Ballyfermot murder case

Gardaí arrested a man in relation to the murder of David Darcy, who was shot dead as he sat in a van in Ballyfermot on the morning of 28 November.

# breaking-news - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Minister for Jobs tells both sides in Vita Cortex dispute: it's time to talk Vita Cortex

Minister for Jobs tells both sides in Vita Cortex dispute: it's time to talk

Richard Bruton has encouraged both sides in the dispute to meet – and has asked the Labour Relations Commission to be on stand-by to assist.

From TheJournal.ie 'Viable' explosive device made safe by bomb squad in Dublin Bomb Squad

'Viable' explosive device made safe by bomb squad in Dublin

The viable Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was found in a home in Finglas in north Dublin this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five things you need to know before you head out the door: storm winds leave 7,000 homes without electricity, Alan Shatter may pardon Irish soldiers who fought against Hitler – and what was it like to fight in the 1916 Rising?

From TheJournal.ie Google redesigns its home page - but you may not see it for several weeks Google

Google redesigns its home page - but you may not see it for several weeks

The revamp is one of the biggest changes to the Google homepage since it launched over a decade ago.

# breaking-news - Thursday 29 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie 38 years on, Chile closes Allende case after confirming suicide Chile

38 years on, Chile closes Allende case after confirming suicide

The Chilean leader was found dead while defending the presidential palace in the 1973 coup in Chile, in which General Augusto Pinochet seized power.

From TheJournal.ie Battery farming of hens to be banned from this weekend Cluck

Battery farming of hens to be banned from this weekend

Small, cramped cages will be illegal from 1 January as an EU-wide directive comes into force.

# breaking-news - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie New York Times accidentally sends email to over 8 million readers Oops

New York Times accidentally sends email to over 8 million readers

The company has apologised after the email which was due to go to around 300 people instead went out to over 8.6 million people worldwide.

From TheJournal.ie Man carrying a gun arrested in Belfast shop Belfast

Man carrying a gun arrested in Belfast shop

The 22-year-old had been acting suspiciously at a business premises on Royal Avenue this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In tonight’s Fix: A seventh person dies on the country’s roads over Christmas, why Betfair won’t be paying out €25 million, and the strangest pics from Kim Jong-Il’s funeral.

From TheJournal.ie The 10 strangest photographs from Kim Jong-Il's funeral North Korea This post contains images

The 10 strangest photographs from Kim Jong-Il's funeral

The funeral of the North Korean dictator has been taking place in Pyongyang today. Here’s a round-up of the 10 most grabbing photographs from it.

From TheJournal.ie Man killed in car crash in Waterford Roads

Man killed in car crash in Waterford

The man in his 70s was driving a car which was involved in a collision in Dunmore East, Co. Waterford.

# breaking-news - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seek help tracing missing 69-year-old man Missing

Gardaí seek help tracing missing 69-year-old man

John Tiernan was last seen at his home in Dundalk on Christmas Eve.

From TheJournal.ie Cork victim died of head trauma and stab wounds Cork

Cork victim died of head trauma and stab wounds

Gardaí are continuing the investigation into the incident in Togher early this morning in which two other people were also injured.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In tonight’s Fix: Sinead O’Connor ends her fourth marriage, the sit-in at the Vita Cortex plant in Cork continues, and what exactly is going to happen at Kim Jong-Il’s funeral tomorrow?

From TheJournal.ie Visitors warned to stay away as vomiting bug hits Beaumont Hospital Vomiting Bug

Visitors warned to stay away as vomiting bug hits Beaumont Hospital

Forty-two patients and some staff have already been hit by the winter vomiting bug – so only essential visits are allowed to the Dublin hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Prince Philip released from hospital after treatment for blocked artery Prince Philip

Prince Philip released from hospital after treatment for blocked artery

The 90-year-old spend four days in hospital undergoing treatment for a blocked coronary artery.

From TheJournal.ie Concern grows for missing 69-year-old woman Missing

Concern grows for missing 69-year-old woman

Nora Palmer was last seen near Newry Bus Station two days before Christmas.

# breaking-news - Friday 23 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Aung San Suu Kyi registers her party for upcoming elections in Burma Burma

Aung San Suu Kyi registers her party for upcoming elections in Burma

The leader of the opposition in Burma, who was under house arrest for 15 of the last 21 years, has ended her boycott of elections in military dictatorship.

# breaking-news - Thursday 22 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie 160 prisoners to be granted temporary release for Christmas Criminal Justice

160 prisoners to be granted temporary release for Christmas

The majority of the prisoners come from lower security institutions.

# breaking-news - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Graphic photographs to be placed on cigarette packets Smoking

Graphic photographs to be placed on cigarette packets

Minister for Health James Reilly has said that he hopes the images, which show the negative health impacts associated with smoking, will ‘shock’ people into thinking about the impact of smoking.

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: Ireland's top 10 favourite books Reading

Revealed: Ireland's top 10 favourite books

Eason’s asked people to vote on their favourite books – did your favourite make the list?

# breaking-news - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Same-sex partnerships from abroad to be recognised in Ireland Couples

Same-sex partnerships from abroad to be recognised in Ireland

Gay couples who were married in New York, Illinois, South Africa and other parts of the world will be recognised as being in a civil partnership under Irish law.

# breaking-news - Monday 19 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Better deal for Ireland if we pass EU referendum? Government says maybe... Debt Deal

Better deal for Ireland if we pass EU referendum? Government says maybe...

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore also said it is “too early” to make a call about whether a referendum will be necessary on the EU budget deal.

# breaking-news - Friday 16 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Britney Spears engaged to boyfriend Baby One More Time

Britney Spears engaged to boyfriend

The 30-year-old singer is set to get married to her boyfriend and former agent Jason Trawick. It will be her third marriage.

From TheJournal.ie Pearse Doherty won't pay Household Charge - but says don't follow his lead Household Charge

Pearse Doherty won't pay Household Charge - but says don't follow his lead

The Sinn Féin TD has said that anyone who doesn’t pay the charge should be mindful of legal and financial consequences.

From TheJournal.ie Ratings agency may downgrade Ireland - and 5 other eurozone countries Eurocrisis

Ratings agency may downgrade Ireland - and 5 other eurozone countries

Fitch ratings agency has this evening said it is considering downgrading Ireland, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Slovenia and Cyprus by one or two notches.

# breaking-news - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Minister denies JobBridge interns are replacing staff at Garda Vetting Unit Jobs

Minister denies JobBridge interns are replacing staff at Garda Vetting Unit

10 staff are being let go by the Garda Vetting Unit just weeks before Jobsbridge interns start there – but the Minister for Justice says they’re not replacements.

From TheJournal.ie Seanad could operate on a voluntary basis  - FG Senator Volunteers

Seanad could operate on a voluntary basis - FG Senator

Senator Catherine Noone said that Senators could work on a volunteer basis to preserve the Seanad as a “key feature of our democratic system”.

# breaking-news - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

Gary Neville calls time on his career

Manchester United’s club captain has announced his retirement from football as he approaches his thirty-sixth birthday.

# breaking-news - Friday 24 December, 2010

From The Daily Edge Santa sets off on 33-hour marathon journey Santawatch

Santa sets off on 33-hour marathon journey

There’s a few billion children to get presents to, so Santa’s setting off in good time and starting with a trip to New Zealand.

# breaking-news - Tuesday 21 December, 2010

RAFAEL BENITEZ has been sacked as coach of Inter Milan this evening, less than six months after taking the helm at the European Champions. Benitez guided his side to the World Club Championship within the last week.

# breaking-news - Tuesday 14 September, 2010

From TheJournal.ie Iran state TV: US national Sarah Shourd released Breaking News

Iran state TV: US national Sarah Shourd released

Detained American woman Sarah Shourd has reportedly been released from prison in Iran.

# breaking-news - Friday 10 September, 2010

From TheJournal.ie San Fransisco town ravaged by ball of flame USA Breaking This post contains videos

San Fransisco town ravaged by ball of flame

A massive explosion has caused a huge fireball to rage through a San Fransisco town.

# breaking-news - Friday 3 September, 2010

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand struck by earthquake Breaking News

New Zealand struck by earthquake

Magnitude 7.4 quake hits 30km from Christchurch, the south island’s main city.

# breaking-news - Thursday 2 September, 2010

From TheJournal.ie Another oil rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico Breaking News

Another oil rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico

Coastguard says 13 employees were blown into the water, and the rig is now leaking oil.