News: World

Tinder sex attacker's sentence delayed

Saturday  09:20,   16 december 2017
Independent.ie

The sentencing of a man convicted of a sex attack on a woman during a date arranged through the Tinder dating app has been adjourned to allow the prosecution to clarify his previous convictions.The jury took around 90 minutes to return a unanimous[...]

Man is jailed for throwing boy (11) against window

Saturday  09:20,   16 december 2017
Independent.ie

A businessman was sentenced to five months in jail after flinging an 11-year-old boy against the plate glass window of a sandwich shop following a minor row over splashed water. Niall Scully (43) received the prison term after he was convicted of[...]

Warning for ice - but will it last until Xmas?

Saturday  08:35,   16 december 2017
Sky News

Forecasters are warning of the potential for icy conditions on Saturday morning following freezing temperatures overnight. The Met Office has issued Yellow weather warnings for ice in Scotland and across the east and west of the UK until 11am. [...]

Kildare mum wins big before Christmas on €5 scratch card

Saturday  08:05,   16 december 2017
Extra.ie

A Kildare woman will have a Christmas to remember after she picked up a huge prize from the National Lottery headquarters after winning big on a €5 scratch card. Karen Keiller, from Kilmead in Athy bagged herself €50,000 after winning on[...]

Deadly mosquito found in Irish holiday favourite Canary Island

Saturday  08:05,   16 december 2017
Extra.ie

The deadly mosquito that spreads dengue fever, Zika fever, and yellow fever viruses, has been found in the Canary Islands. Health officials sounded the alarm after discovering Aedes type mosquitoes behind the spread of the painful diseases[...]

'Our lives have been shattered forever': Man sentenced for manslaughter of schoolboy in 2015

Saturday  08:05,   16 december 2017
Journal.ie

13-year-old Oisin McGrath, following an incident at St Micheal’s College, Fermanagh.Francis McDermott, aged 20, from Camphill Park, Newtownbutler, pleaded guilty in October to the manslaughter of 13-year-old Oisin McGrath, following an incident at[...]

Death of 'pure angel' treated as suspicious

Saturday  08:05,   16 december 2017
Independent.ie

Relatives of a pensioner found dead in her Limerick home were "distressed and shocked" after gardaí confirmed they were treating her death as "suspicious".Gardaí sealed off Rose Hanrahan's home at New Road, Thomondgate, and[...]

Canada police probe 'suspicious' deaths of billionaire, wife

Saturday  06:50,   16 december 2017
Reuters

Canada police probe 'suspicious' deaths of billionaire, wifeCanadian police said they were investigating the mysterious deaths of the billionaire founder of Canadian pharmaceutical firm Apotex Inc, Barry Sherman, and his wife, Honey, who[...]

Rs 80,000 crore has come to BJP as donation in last 5 months: Anna Hazare slams PM Modi-led govt

Saturday  05:50,   16 december 2017
India Today

Rs 80,000 crore has come to BJP as donation in last 5 months: Anna Hazare slams PM Modi-led govtLatest is eminent social activist Anna Hazare known for his participation in the 2011's satyagraha movement campaigning for the passing a stronger[...]

Rahul Gandhi to take charge as Congress President today

Saturday  05:50,   16 december 2017
NDTV

Rahul Gandhi to take charge as Congress President todayMr Gandhi's promotion, however, comes at a tumultuous time. The Gujarat election, where the final phase of voting was held this week, was the first time that Rahul Gandhi led the party's[...]

Bruce Gray, 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' Star, Dies at 81

Saturday  04:35,   16 december 2017
The Hollywood Reporter

The veteran actor, best known to fellow Canadians as the investment banker Adam Cunningham on 'Traders,' passed away on Wednesday in Los Angeles.Gray passed away in Los Angeles on Wednesday after a bout with brain cancer, his Toronto agent[...]

Gun used in Tupac’s murder was found in Compton backyard in 1998

Saturday  01:40,   16 december 2017
New York Daily News

A new bombshell document is heating up the cold-case investigation of Tupac Shakur's murder.A new bombshell document is heating up the cold-case investigation of Tupac Shakur's[...]

RTE receives six formal complaints over sexual harassment and bullying

Friday  23:35,   15 december 2017
Dublin Live

The numbers were released to Dublin Live under Freedom of Information legislation shows that six staff at the broadcaster made claims of sexual harassment or bullying since 2008 - less than one person a year.RTE did not reveal how these complaints[...]

Police shoot man with knife at Amsterdam airport

Friday  20:36,   15 december 2017
Sky News

Dutch police say they have shot a man wielding a knife at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport.Dutch police have shot a man wielding a knife at Amsterdam's Schiphol[...]

Four-year-old boy abandoned in freezing cold six miles from home after school bus didn't drop him off

Friday  20:36,   15 december 2017
MSN

Good Samaritans found traumatised John Robertson wandering alone on busy road.John Robertson was supposed to have been dropped off near his doorstep in North Kessock in the[...]