News: World

Emergency services rush to the scene after car collides with fallen tree

Tuesday  15:53,   17 october 2017
Independent.ie

Emergency services were called to the scene after a car collided with a tree in Co Cork this morning. Gardaí attended a road traffic collision which occurred on the L3627, ‘Two mile Inn’ road at approximately 7.15am.No injuries were reported. Gardai [...]

Emergency services rush to the scene after car collides with fallen tree

Tuesday  15:53,   17 october 2017
Independent.ie

Emergency services were called to the scene after a car collided with a tree in Co Cork this morning. Gardaí attended a road traffic collision which occurred on the L3627, ‘Two mile Inn’ road at approximately 7.15am.No injuries were reported. Gardai [...]

Emergency services rush to the scene after car collides with fallen tree

Tuesday  15:50,   17 october 2017
Independent.ie

Emergency services were called to the scene after a car collided with a tree in Co Cork this morning. Gardaí attended a road traffic collision which occurred on the L3627, ‘Two mile Inn’ road at approximately 7.15am.No injuries were reported. Gardai [...]

'Casting Couch': The Origins of a Pernicious Hollywood Cliché

Tuesday  15:43,   17 october 2017
The Atlantic

The chorus of condemnation against Harvey Weinstein, as dozens of women have come forward to accuse the producer of serial sexual assault and harassment, has often turned on a quaint-sounding show-business cliché: the “casting[...]

'Casting Couch': The Origins of a Pernicious Hollywood Cliché

Tuesday  15:40,   17 october 2017
The Atlantic

The chorus of condemnation against Harvey Weinstein, as dozens of women have come forward to accuse the producer of serial sexual assault and harassment, has often turned on a quaint-sounding show-business cliché: the “casting[...]

Spanish F-18 jet crashes outside Madrid

Tuesday  15:07,   17 october 2017
dw.com

A pilot died when his F-18 fighter plane crashed during takeoff from the Torrejon military base outside Madrid, Spanish defense officials have said. Spain has faced two deadly fighter jet incidents in less than a week. Television images showed thick [...]

Met Eireann says Storm Brian 'is nothing to worry about' as second storm to pass through Ireland

Tuesday  14:05,   17 october 2017
Independent.ie

As the nation comes to terms with the devastation caused by Storm Ophelia, it has been announced that a second storm is to hit Ireland this weekend. Storm Brian is to pass through Ireland later this week bringing strong winds and rain.Three people[...]

Boris Johnson Blocking Brexit Talks From Progressing, Says Angela Merkel Ally

Tuesday  13:26,   17 october 2017
Huffington Post UK

Boris Johnson is preventing Brexit talks from progressing, a close ally of Angela Merkel has said. Michael Fuchs, the vice chairman of the German chancellor’s CDU party, said the foreign secretary was blocking Theresa May from agreeing to pay the EU [...]

The banker whose ex-girlfriend dumped his $55,000 Mercedes into a swimming pool says 'if a woman is not crazy, she doesn't love you'

Tuesday  13:00,   17 october 2017
MSN

Guy Gentile Bahamas-based banker Guy Gentile broke up with Russian model Kristina Kuchma over dinner at a restaurant over the weekend — and she certainly got her revenge. Gentille, who runs a brokerage, told The New York Post that Kuchma[...]

'Please cop on' - Sister of R116 Captain Dara Fitzpatrick slams 'reckless idiots' who ignored warnings during Ophelia

Tuesday  12:50,   17 october 2017
Independent.ie

Those who ignored the warnings of the emergency services yesterday are "reckless idiots", the sister of heroic Coast Guard Rescue 116 Captain Dara Fitzpatrick has said. Despite the Status Red warning that was issued nationwide as Ophelia[...]

Hate crime offences jump 29% year-on-year

Tuesday  12:50,   17 october 2017
Sky News

Recorded hate crimes jumped by 29% last year - exacerbated by the EU referendum and Westminster Bridge terror attack, new figures show. Over 80,000 offences were committed in England and Wales over the last 12 months - up from 62,518 in 2015/16.The [...]

Teenage girl 'punched over and over' by stranger on return from night out

Tuesday  12:06,   17 october 2017
Independent.ie

A TEENAGE student believes she was seconds from death after being brutally attacked by a stranger on her way home from a night out. Shanan Reid McDaid had been out with friends in Letterkenny, Co Donegal, on Saturday evening and was looking for a[...]

U.S. and Korea Search for Wooly Mammoth DNA in Arctic, in Race to Clone Extinct Beast

Tuesday  11:53,   17 october 2017
Newsweek

They are using different approaches to the de-extinction issue—and only one can be first.  De-extinction is the science of bringing extinct animals back from the dead through the process of reproductive cloning. You start with a nucleus that[...]

U.S. and Korea Search for Wooly Mammoth DNA in Arctic, in Race to Clone Extinct Beast

Tuesday  11:53,   17 october 2017
Newsweek

They are using different approaches to the de-extinction issue—and only one can be first.  De-extinction is the science of bringing extinct animals back from the dead through the process of reproductive cloning. You start with a nucleus that[...]

Weinstein set to argue against sacking - reports

Tuesday  11:50,   17 october 2017
Sky News

The board of directors of the Weinstein Company will meet later, with Harvey Weinstein expected to join them by phone. According to reports, a lawyer representing the disgraced Hollywood producer is prepared to outline why the board violated the[...]