Business ETC uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 5 °C Thursday 11 February, 2016

Today’s News

SPONSORED

Wednesday 6 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Reeling in the Years singer charged with assaulting his wife Steely Dan

Reeling in the Years singer charged with assaulting his wife

Donald Fagen is accused of shoving his wife into a window frame.

From TheJournal.ie More airline deaths due to deliberate acts than accidental crashes in 2015 Tragedies

More airline deaths due to deliberate acts than accidental crashes in 2015

There were eight accidental airline crashes last year – accounting for 161 passenger and crew deaths.

SPONSORED

Tuesday 5 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Boy who was mauled by chimps to have face rebuilt in US hospital Severely Disfigured

Boy who was mauled by chimps to have face rebuilt in US hospital

It’s hoped the 8-year-old will once again be able to open and close his mouth, and eat and talk properly.

From TheJournal.ie What difference will Obama’s new gun control plan make? Mass Shootings This post contains videos

What difference will Obama’s new gun control plan make?

The US president announced a series of executive actions to curb gun violence yesterday.

Monday 4 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Canada to investigate why six-year-old Muslim boy is listed as travel risk Canada

Canada to investigate why six-year-old Muslim boy is listed as travel risk

The boy and his father were both born in Canada and the boy is forced to go through special security every time they fly.

The United States is suing Volkswagen over the emissions scandal

The civil complaint against the German automaker was filed on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby’s wife will be forced to testify in sexual assault case 50 Year Marriage

Bill Cosby’s wife will be forced to testify in sexual assault case

A federal judge has denied a motion by Camille Cosby to throw out a subpoena requiring her to give a deposition.

From TheJournal.ie The Chinese stock market is in deep, deep trouble, and it’s bad news for everyone Great Fall Of China

The Chinese stock market is in deep, deep trouble, and it’s bad news for everyone

Chinese manufacturing has slowed to a crawl in recent times with instability in the Middle East further weighing on the nation’s stock market.

Sunday 3 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Iran leader warns Saudi Arabia of ‘divine revenge’ over execution of cleric Sheikh Nimr Al-nimr

Iran leader warns Saudi Arabia of ‘divine revenge’ over execution of cleric

Saudi Arabia has severed diplomatic ties with Iran.

From TheJournal.ie Mexican mayor murdered the day after taking office Organised Crime

Mexican mayor murdered the day after taking office

Police were then later involved in a shootout with the suspected assailants.

From TheJournal.ie Chris Brown denies hitting woman at Las Vegas hotel Allegations

Chris Brown denies hitting woman at Las Vegas hotel

The singer’s publicist said the claims are “unequivocally untrue”.

Friday 1 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Singer Natalie Cole – daughter of Nat ‘King’ – has died aged 65 RIP

Singer Natalie Cole – daughter of Nat ‘King’ – has died aged 65

It is thought her death was caused by ongoing health issues.

Thursday 31 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Affluenza’ teen who killed four people in crash caught after ordering a Domino’s pizza On The Run

‘Affluenza’ teen who killed four people in crash caught after ordering a Domino’s pizza

Ethan Couch remains in Mexico, while his mother arrived back in the US today.

From TheJournal.ie Headless body and illicit sex lead Netherlands and Belgium to swap piece of land Breaking Borders

Headless body and illicit sex lead Netherlands and Belgium to swap piece of land

Luckily, there’s no blood being shed over the deal.

Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby released on $1 million bail following sexual assault charges Hollywood

Bill Cosby released on $1 million bail following sexual assault charges

It is the first charge to be formally laid against the 78 year old.

From TheJournal.ie SeaWorld sues California so it can keep breeding killer whales California

SeaWorld sues California so it can keep breeding killer whales

The California Commission has give permission for a new tank to be built but stipulated a ban on breeding would be introduced to the park.

From TheJournal.ie Eight pulled to safety after deadly mine collapse that registered as an earthquake China

Eight pulled to safety after deadly mine collapse that registered as an earthquake

Eight have been found after five days, one person has died and nine are missing.

Tuesday 29 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Relatives of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi, who drowned off the coast of Turkey, have arrived in Canada Warm Welcome

Relatives of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi, who drowned off the coast of Turkey, have arrived in Canada

Alan’s uncle Mohammed and his wife and children hope to make a new live for themselves in Canada.

From TheJournal.ie Chicago police officer pleads not guilty to murder of black teen who was shot 16 times Laquan Mcdonald

Chicago police officer pleads not guilty to murder of black teen who was shot 16 times

The incident occurred in 2014 and led to protests in Chicago.

From TheJournal.ie Thieves return packages they stole by mistake to police, but keep Louis Vuitton loot Crime

Thieves return packages they stole by mistake to police, but keep Louis Vuitton loot

Six packages belonging to the French police were stolen on 22 December.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Affluenza’ teen who killed four people in car crash arrested in Mexico Ethan Couch

‘Affluenza’ teen who killed four people in car crash arrested in Mexico

During the sentencing phase of Ethan Couch’s trial, a defence expert argued that Couch’s wealthy parents coddled him into a sense of irresponsibility — a condition the expert termed “affluenza”.

SPONSORED

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested in Belgium over New Year terror plot Islamic State

Two arrested in Belgium over New Year terror plot

Military-type training uniforms, propaganda materials from the Islamic State group and computer material were seized by police during searches.

From TheJournal.ie Motörhead frontman Lemmy dies aged 70 ACE OF SPADES

Motörhead frontman Lemmy dies aged 70

He was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer on Saturday.

Monday 28 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police officer who shot dead black 12-year-old boy will not face trial Tamir Rice

Police officer who shot dead black 12-year-old boy will not face trial

Tamir Rice had been brandishing a replica, pellet-shooting handgun when shot in Cleveland by recently recruited police officer Timothy Loehmann.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after trying to blow up a condom machine Germany

Man dies after trying to blow up a condom machine

The 29-year-old man was hit by debris from the exploding machine after his home-made bomb detonated.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon and eBay are selling cow dung patties and Indian shoppers can’t get enough Selling Like Hot Cakes

Amazon and eBay are selling cow dung patties and Indian shoppers can’t get enough

They are usually used for heating, cooking and Hindu rituals.

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of killing partner and son may blame cough syrup Trial

Man accused of killing partner and son may blame cough syrup

Lawyers are to make the case Dr Louis Chen suffered from a cough-syrup induced psychosis.

From TheJournal.ie Japan apologises to women forced to be sex slaves for WWII soldiers Comfort Women

Japan apologises to women forced to be sex slaves for WWII soldiers

The Korean women were forced into military-run brothels.

From TheJournal.ie At least 43 people killed during Christmas storms in the US Christmas Storms

At least 43 people killed during Christmas storms in the US

One twister over the weekend recorded winds of up to 200 miles per hour.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of troops deployed as UK hit by ‘unprecedented’ flooding Rising Waters

Hundreds of troops deployed as UK hit by ‘unprecedented’ flooding

Another thousand are on standby as further bad weather is expected.

Sunday 27 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman (55) accidentally shot and killed by officer, say Chicago Police Day After Christmas

Woman (55) accidentally shot and killed by officer, say Chicago Police

Two people were fatally wounded as police responded to a call-out.

Saturday 26 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Hello, is this planet Earth?’: Astronaut apologises after calling wrong number from space Is There Anybody Out There?

‘Hello, is this planet Earth?’: Astronaut apologises after calling wrong number from space

Tim Peake, the first Briton to visit the ISS, phoned the wrong number from space yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Police hunt man suspected of burning woman to death on Christmas Day California

Police hunt man suspected of burning woman to death on Christmas Day

Police say it appears the man and woman got into a fight and he chased the victim from their home, dousing her in petrol.

Friday 25 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 killed after gas plant explodes in Nigeria Nnewi

Over 100 killed after gas plant explodes in Nigeria

The fire raged for hours.

From TheJournal.ie 18-year-old man who ‘pointed a gun at off-duty policeman’ shot dead in crowded shopping centre North Carolina

18-year-old man who ‘pointed a gun at off-duty policeman’ shot dead in crowded shopping centre

The shooting was caused by a long-standing dispute

Thursday 24 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie HIV-positive man gets prison sentence for having unprotected sex with 3 women Pennsylvania

HIV-positive man gets prison sentence for having unprotected sex with 3 women

The sentencing judge called the man “cowardly”.

From TheJournal.ie Whoops: Over 3,000 US prisoners mistakenly freed early Computer Glitch

Whoops: Over 3,000 US prisoners mistakenly freed early

“Frankly, it is maddening,” the governor of Washington state said.

Wednesday 23 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Seven-year-old girl calls 911 because she touched the Elf on the Shelf Emergency

Seven-year-old girl calls 911 because she touched the Elf on the Shelf

Touching him makes the magic of Christmas go away.

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State could be about to suffer a major loss Ramadi

Islamic State could be about to suffer a major loss

The city of Ramadi could be back in Iraqi hands.

Tuesday 22 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Muslims dress non-Muslims in headscarves to save them from extremist attackers Saved