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Saturday 26 July, 2014

Game of Thrones announces new season five cast members

Plus, there’s a new blooper reel.

Friday 25 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dutch government sending military police to protect MH17 crash site Ukraine

Dutch government sending military police to protect MH17 crash site

Dutch and Australian investigators were at the site today.

Thursday 24 July, 2014

From The Score Good news, Patriots fans… the Gronk is fit for training camp NFL

Good news, Patriots fans… the Gronk is fit for training camp

New England boss Bill Belichick says his best tight end is ready for road.

From Business ETC Facebook is raking it in as earnings soar to $2.9 billion Like Like Like

Facebook is raking it in as earnings soar to $2.9 billion

More users, more mobile apps, more ads = lots more money.

From TheJournal.ie At least 19 dead after train crashes into school bus in India India

At least 19 dead after train crashes into school bus in India

Some 18 children on their way to school have been confirmed dead so far.

Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 11 parents of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls have died since their abduction Taking A Toll

11 parents of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls have died since their abduction

One father reportedly died repeating his kidnapped daughters’ names.

Adele’s baby son wins damages over paparazzi photos

The one-year-old got a five-figure payout for the pictures of his ‘milestone moments’.

Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obamacare on the rocks? Controversial law hits major court setback Trouble

Obamacare on the rocks? Controversial law hits major court setback

The ruling means many low and middle-income people could face price hikes.

Monday 21 July, 2014

Woman arrested after posting selfies in a stolen dress

Not the wisest move in history.

From TheJournal.ie 45 years ago, man walked on the moon – here’s how it was reported Moonwalker

45 years ago, man walked on the moon – here’s how it was reported

It was one small step for man, one giant leap for media coverage.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Expired’ beef and chicken supplied to McDonald’s and KFC in China Not Lovin' It

‘Expired’ beef and chicken supplied to McDonald’s and KFC in China

Both immediately stopped using meat from the supplier once the revelations emerged.

Friday 18 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bill Clinton sought extra information on Bin Laden back in the 1990’s Bin Laden

Bill Clinton sought extra information on Bin Laden back in the 1990’s

Records released today from Bill’s years in the White House concern the August 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

Thursday 17 July, 2014

New species of water mite named after Jennifer Lopez

It’s called the Litarachna lopezae and it was found near Puerto Rico. Cool.

From TheJournal.ie US will offer any assistance needed to determine what happened to flight MH17 Mh17

US will offer any assistance needed to determine what happened to flight MH17

Obama said his first priority was to determine whether there were any US citizens were on board.

From TheJournal.ie Comet-chasing probe sends back pics of ‘strange-looking potato’ formation Space Probe

Comet-chasing probe sends back pics of ‘strange-looking potato’ formation

The Rosetta probe is due to land on the comet in November – and its latest pictures suggest it is made of two distinct parts.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine accuses Russian plane of shooting down jet Ukraine

Ukraine accuses Russian plane of shooting down jet

Ukraine’s Security Council also said their troops had been fired on with missiles launched from a Russian village.

Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 458 children rescued from Mexican home over sexual abuse Filthy Conditions

458 children rescued from Mexican home over sexual abuse

They were held against their will and made to beg, while living in filthy conditions.

From Business ETC Unlikely friends: IBM and Apple team up to sell iPhones and iPads to businesses Bury The Hatchet

Unlikely friends: IBM and Apple team up to sell iPhones and iPads to businesses

The deal aims to fill the gap left by the collapse of Blackberry.

Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Rat-sized snails that ‘eat walls of houses’ seized at US airport

The slimy molluscs weigh almost two pounds each, and there were dozens of them.

From TheJournal.ie Oscar Pistorius denies he was drunk during nightclub row Sober As A Judge

Oscar Pistorius denies he was drunk during nightclub row

His family claim he was approached by a man who taunted him about his trial.

Monday 14 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Cypriots file ‘war crimes’ complaint against Turkey at International Criminal Court Cyprus

Cypriots file ‘war crimes’ complaint against Turkey at International Criminal Court

Complaint criticises Turkish settlement activity in breakaway northern Cyprus.

From TheJournal.ie Church of England votes to allow women become bishops Top Ranks

Church of England votes to allow women become bishops

The General Synod approved the historic measure at its meeting in York in northern England today.

Saturday 12 July, 2014

Tommy Ramone, the last of the Ramones, dies aged 62 RIP

Tommy Ramone, the last of the Ramones, dies aged 62

Tommy co-founded the Ramones with Joey, DeeDee and Johnny Ramone in 1974.

From TheJournal.ie Three injured – one with suspected leg fracture – during Pamplona bull run Keep On Running

Three injured – one with suspected leg fracture – during Pamplona bull run

An anti-slip coating had been put on the street’s cobblestones to try and lessen injuries after rain overnight.

Comedian Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart over deadly truck crash

The six-car collision last month seriously injured Morgan and killed another comedian.

Friday 11 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Same-sex ballroom dancing couples could be banned under new UK rules It Takes Two To Tango

Same-sex ballroom dancing couples could be banned under new UK rules

Equality advocates and same-sex dancers called the move discriminatory.

From Business ETC Soon you could be able to roll up your TV and bring it with you Flexiglass

Soon you could be able to roll up your TV and bring it with you

LG has developed a flexible display which could lead to it producing TVs that are larger than 50 inches diagonally and can be rolled up.

From TheJournal.ie Baby ‘cured’ of HIV has relapsed Setback

Baby ‘cured’ of HIV has relapsed

The news is a setback to hopes that very early treatment with powerful HIV drugs might reverse the infection.

Thursday 10 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Germany expels top US spy from Berlin over espionage claims Expelled

Germany expels top US spy from Berlin over espionage claims

Incident is the latest episode in allegations of US spying in Germany.

From Business ETC Child labour allegations lands Samsung in hot water Investigation

Child labour allegations lands Samsung in hot water

The company is investigating claims that one of its suppliers in China hired children and student workers under the legal working age and made them work for 11 hours a day without social insurance.

From TheJournal.ie Author of ‘How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona’ gored by the bulls of Pamplona Ouch
From TheJournal.ie Syrian rebels storm Sunni village, leaving 14 dead Conflict

Syrian rebels storm Sunni village, leaving 14 dead

Both State media and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Man kills four of his children and two adults in domestic dispute Texas

Man kills four of his children and two adults in domestic dispute

The man also critically injured his 15-year-old daughter.

Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two people gored at the running of the bulls in Pamplona Gory

Two people gored at the running of the bulls in Pamplona

One person was gored in the chest and another in the leg in today’s run.

Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From Business ETC Ford recalls 100,000 vehicles in North America over safety concerns Recall

Ford recalls 100,000 vehicles in North America over safety concerns

Car maker says no injuries or accidents have been reported in connection with the defects.

From TheJournal.ie Forgotten smallpox vials discovered in US research centre Smallpox

Forgotten smallpox vials discovered in US research centre

World health authorities had believed the only samples left of the disease were safely and securely stored away.