News: World

'It was like CSI Montrose' - Tubridy reveals RTE staff on 'high alert' as mice infiltrate campus

Monday  15:45,   22 january 2018
Independent.ie

Mice are invading Montrose as building work on the RTE campus has disturbed their natural habitat. Ryan Tubridy told listeners of his RTE Radio 1 show on Monday that the radio centre has been the first port of call for the fleeing rodents and[...]

Let’s talk about the big scary asteroid that’s NOT going to hit Earth

Monday  15:31,   22 january 2018
The Washington Post

If you loaded up Google News on Sunday morning, you'd be greeted by a picture of an asteroid boiling away an ocean beside the headline “Doomsday?"Between these paragraphs, the Mail inserts occasional reminders that asteroid 2002 AJ129[...]

University strike action over pensions row

Monday  15:31,   22 january 2018
Sky News

Universities across the UK are to face major disruption after workers voted to go on strike in a row over pensions.  Of the 58% of University and College Union members who voted, 88% were in favour of strike action, with 93% approving of some[...]

Northern leader Michelle O’Neill puts name forward for Sinn Fein vice presidency

Monday  15:18,   22 january 2018
Extra.ie

Sinn Fein’s leader in the North, Michelle O’Neill, has put herself forward for the position of party vice-president. Nominations for the Sinn Fein vice presidency open today (January 22), and the Mid-Ulster MLA is the first person to announce their[...]

Sisodia says AAP MLAs’ disqualification ‘unconstitutional’, slams BJP’s ‘dirty politics’

Monday  15:16,   22 january 2018
Hindustan Times

Sisodia says AAP MLAs’ disqualification ‘unconstitutional’, slams BJP’s ‘dirty politics’“I am unhappy today, but not disappointed. I have faith in the people of Delhi and country,” Sisodia wrote in the two-page letter shared on social[...]

FF's McGrath to oppose any attempt to legislate for abortion up to 12 weeks

Monday  14:50,   22 january 2018
Independent.ie

FIANNA Fáil’s finance spokesman Michael McGrath will oppose any attempt to legislate for abortion up to 12 weeks, putting him at odds with the party leader. Mr McGrath, who is often tipped as a successor to Micheál Martin, said allowing unrestricted [...]

Dublin Fire Brigade close road while tending to large derelict building blaze

Monday  14:50,   22 january 2018
Dublin Live

The emergency service had to spend three hours at the scene to extinguish the fire .Three fire engines and a turntable were in attendance and assistance from Fingal County Council was also required to provide extra water supplies during the[...]

Ejector seat maker admits health and safety charge after death of Red Arrows pilot

Monday  14:05,   22 january 2018
Press Association

The parachute on the ejector seat did not deploy and Flight Lieutenant Sean Cunningham later died in hospital.Flight Lieutenant Sean Cunningham, an experienced flyer and Iraq war veteran, was fatally injured after being ejected from his Hawk T1[...]

Judge to rule on row over baby's life support

Monday  14:05,   22 january 2018
Sky News

Doctors are waiting to hear whether a High Court judge will allow them to stop providing life-support treatment to an 11-month-old boy.  Isaiah Haastrup was born at King's College Hospital in London on 18 February, 2017 with a severe brain[...]

Supreme Court bars all High Courts from hearing any petition on Judge BH Loya death case

Monday  14:02,   22 january 2018
India Today

Supreme Court bars all High Courts from hearing any petition on Judge BH Loya death caseObserving that the Loya case must be "heard in an objective manner" since the matter is related to the death of a judge, the Supreme Court transferred the Public [...]

Dublin blogger Terrie McEvoy apologises for rigging jewellery competition in favour of friends

Monday  13:55,   22 january 2018
Dublin Live

The popular influencer was called out after allegedly fixing two competitionsThe lifestyle blogger promoted and ran competitions in 2015 on behalf of family-run business Tower[...]

Irishman, 19, who died in Ecuador kayaking accident was ‘absolute gentleman’

Monday  13:36,   22 january 2018
Press Association

Searches continue for a second Irishman caught up in the accident.Alex McGourty, 19, from Sligo was “fulfilling his dreams” kayaking in the country when he died after getting into difficulty in the river[...]

Oxfam Inequality Report Reveals Billionaires' Soaring Wealth Ahead Of Davos Conference

Monday  13:36,   22 january 2018
Huffington Post UK

Billionaires’ fortunes grew by £585 billion - enough to end extreme poverty more than seven times over - in the 12 months to March 2017, Oxfam said on Monday.The charity’s Reward Work, Not Wealth report - released ahead of the World[...]

Indian Mujahideen Terrorist, Accused In 2008 Gujarat Blasts, Arrested

Monday  13:20,   22 january 2018
NDTV

Indian Mujahideen Terrorist, Accused In 2008 Gujarat Blasts, Arrested'We have found pistols and documents on Qureshi; he was trying to revive the SIMI and the Indian Mujahideen" said Deputy Commissioner of Police, Special Cell, Pramod Kushwaha.[...]

Traffic jams likely in Delhi from Tuesday to Friday amid restrictions

Monday  13:20,   22 january 2018
Hindustan Times

Traffic jams likely in Delhi from Tuesday to Friday amid restrictionsBlockades and jams are likely to happen on Tuesday as several arterial roads will be closed and barricaded for the full dress rehearsal of the Republic Day parade that will start[...]