News: World

'It was like a bomb going off' - Woman injured after sunroof blew off car awarded €16k in damages

Friday  14:35,   26 may 2017
Independent.ie

A 48-year-old receptionist, who was injured when the sunroof in her sister’s car blew away while travelling on the M1, has been awarded €16,000 damages in the Circuit Civil Court. Anna Kavanagh, of Crannogue Close, Ballymun, Dublin, had sued Denis[...]

'I was a Lotto winner every day to share my life with Sandra' - Husband's poignant tribute to mum who died after Communion meal

Friday  14:20,   26 may 2017
Independent.ie

HUNDREDS turned out in tribute to a Dublin mum who tragically passed away after suspected food poisoning at a First Communion party. Fitness fanatic Sandra O’Brien, in her 50s, was given a guard of honour by her jogging group along with a large[...]

'I was a Lotto winner every day to share my life with Sandra' - Husband's poignant tribute to mum who died after Communion meal

Friday  14:20,   26 may 2017
Independent.ie

HUNDREDS turned out in tribute to a Dublin mum who tragically passed away after suspected food poisoning at a First Communion party. Fitness fanatic Sandra O’Brien, in her 50s, was given a guard of honour by her jogging group along with a large[...]

Obama 'Heartbroken' by Manchester Attack as 'Father of Two Daughters'

Friday  14:20,   26 may 2017
Newsweek

British security services are still searching for the network that helped a suicide bomber kill 22 people, including children.“As the father of two daughters, I am heartbroken by the extraordinary tragedy that has occurred in Manchester,” he said in [...]

Gardai identify hardcore terror cell of over 12 jihadis living in Ireland

Friday  14:10,   26 may 2017
MSN

It is believed the extremists see Ireland as a soft touch and a gateway to EuropeThe ISIS-supporting suspects are mainly living in south Dublin[...]

Gardai identify hardcore terror cell of over 12 jihadis living in Ireland

Friday  14:10,   26 may 2017
MSN

It is believed the extremists see Ireland as a soft touch and a gateway to EuropeThe ISIS-supporting suspects are mainly living in south Dublin[...]

CBSE result won't be delayed, students need not worry: Javadekar

Friday  14:06,   26 may 2017
PTI

Javadekar today assured class 12 CBSE students that the result will be declared on time.The Delhi High Court had ordered the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) not to go ahead with the scrapping of its moderation policy on extra marks and[...]

Man died in crash after bike and sports car were 'racing at up to 210kmh'

Friday  13:10,   26 may 2017
Independent.ie

A young motorcyclist was killed after he was in a collision with the rear of a car on a busy city dual carriageway. Witnesses have suggested the motorcyclist may have been racing with a black sports car at speeds of up to 210kmh.A Cork coroner's[...]

Katie Hopkins To Leave LBC Radio 'Immediately'

Friday  13:03,   26 may 2017
Huffington Post UK

Controversial broadcaster Katie Hopkins and LBC “have agreed” that she will leave the radio station “immediately”, LBC said. An LBC spokesperson said: “LBC and Katie Hopkins have agreed that Katie will leave LBC effective immediately.” It comes[...]

An Accidental Confession Led Police to a $500 Million Opium Poppy Field in North Carolina

Friday  13:02,   26 may 2017
Time

Police in North Carolina discovered a field of opium poppies worth an estimated $500 million after the man growing them assumed that officers had already uncovered the operation and offered a premature confession. Catawba County deputies[...]

This is what happens when you get struck by lightning

Friday  13:02,   26 may 2017
Quartz

<p>Lightning is responsible for more than 4,000 deaths worldwide annually – according to those documented in reports from 26 countries.</p>Only by piecing together the bystander reports, the singed clothing and the burnt skin can survivors[...]

Calls for probe after claims of spending malpractice at some of Ireland's top universities

Friday  12:46,   26 may 2017
Independent.ie

A member of the State’s spending watchdog is calling for an investigation into allegations of spending malpractice at some of Ireland’s top universities. Allan Farrell, a Fine Gael TD and a member of the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee, said a[...]

Calls for probe after claims of spending malpractice at some of Ireland's top universities

Friday  12:46,   26 may 2017
Independent.ie

A member of the State’s spending watchdog is calling for an investigation into allegations of spending malpractice at some of Ireland’s top universities. Allan Farrell, a Fine Gael TD and a member of the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee, said a[...]

Man accused of raping student he met on Tinder in Dublin Mountains

Friday  11:22,   26 may 2017
Journal.ie

The man has pleaded not guilty.Opening the case today Alexander Owens SC, prosecuting, told the jury at the Central Criminal Court that the alleged victim downloaded Tinder in September 2014 and began exchanging messages with the[...]

Ireland could be about to get a new anti-terror spy agency

Friday  11:21,   26 may 2017
MSN

Countries throughout Europe and the world have been put on high alertThe M15 style unit could be formed after the Manchester bombings which killed 22 people put the world on high alert, the Irish Mail[...]