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Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Prince Harry is leaving the army and looking for a new job New Beginnings

Prince Harry is leaving the army and looking for a new job

He said he is excited about what the future holds.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Passenger tackled after claiming to have a bomb on plane Bomb Scare

VIDEO: Passenger tackled after claiming to have a bomb on plane

The man was restrained by passengers.

Monday 16 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Thousands homeless as “monster” cyclone hits South Pacific islands Battered

Thousands homeless as “monster” cyclone hits South Pacific islands

Radio and telephone communications with outer islands in Vanuatu have not yet been established, two days after the storm.

From TheJournal.ie Saddam Hussein’s tomb destroyed amid fighting… but his body might not be there Tikrit

Saddam Hussein’s tomb destroyed amid fighting… but his body might not be there

The tomb was levelled during heaving fighting for Tikrit.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Feel it? Cold, isn’t it?’ – Jihadi John caressed hostage’s neck with knife blade Psychological Torture

‘Feel it? Cold, isn’t it?’ – Jihadi John caressed hostage’s neck with knife blade

One of the former hostages has written about his terrifying experiences.

Sunday 15 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Someone has been throwing eggs at an 85-year-old man’s home for the past year Crack The Case

Someone has been throwing eggs at an 85-year-old man’s home for the past year

Police in the US can’t figure out who’s been carrying out the uneggspected act of vandalism.

From TheJournal.ie British teenagers arrested while travelling ‘to join Islamic State’ Turkey

British teenagers arrested while travelling ‘to join Islamic State’

The three have been detained by Turkish authorities.

Saturday 14 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Egypt is building a completely new capital city beside its old one Infrastructure
From TheJournal.ie Doctor found guilty of dosing ex-wife with Xanax and drowning her in bathtub Murder

Doctor found guilty of dosing ex-wife with Xanax and drowning her in bathtub

The death had initially been treated as a suicide.

Friday 13 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Father not guilty of murder because he killed his 4-year-old son while sleepwalking Violent Sleepwalking

Father not guilty of murder because he killed his 4-year-old son while sleepwalking

The boy’s mother hyperventilated in court after the verdict.

Thursday 12 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge A pizza-loving dachshund lost 3 stone after ditching human food Dennis The Menace

Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Our son is a good boy, but this video is disgusting’: Students apologise for racist frat chant Oklahoma

‘Our son is a good boy, but this video is disgusting’: Students apologise for racist frat chant

One of the students involved has left the university.

From TheJournal.ie Utah politicians vote to bring back firing squads Execution

Utah politicians vote to bring back firing squads

However, it has yet to be signed into law.

That US jury’s Blurred Lines verdict could change the entire music business

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke were ordered to pay about €7 million for copying parts of a Marvin Gaye track.

From TheJournal.ie Armed men escape with €9m of jewels in French motorway heist Daring

Armed men escape with €9m of jewels in French motorway heist

Police are now searching for the perpetrators.

Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Robin Thicke and Pharrell ordered to pay Marvin Gaye’s children $7million over Blurred Lines Blurred Lines

Robin Thicke and Pharrell ordered to pay Marvin Gaye’s children $7million over Blurred Lines

The pair have to pay $7.4 million to Gaye’s kids for copying their father’s music.

From TheJournal.ie Jury finds Robin Thicke and Pharrell ripped off Marvin Gaye to create ‘Blurred Lines’ Got To Give It Up

Jury finds Robin Thicke and Pharrell ripped off Marvin Gaye to create ‘Blurred Lines’

The Gayes’ lawyer branded Williams and Thicke liars who copied Gaye’s hit ‘Got to Give It Up’ outright.

From TheJournal.ie Ten people, including two Olympians, killed as helicopters collide mid-air Tragedy

Ten people, including two Olympians, killed as helicopters collide mid-air

Camille Muffat was a gold medallist at London 2012.

Monday 9 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Australian teen brothers stopped on way to join Islamic State Sydney

Australian teen brothers stopped on way to join Islamic State

Authorities said the boys were radicalised over the Internet and their parents were shocked.

Saturday 7 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Show where couples have sex in a box is aired in US despite complaints Sex Box

Show where couples have sex in a box is aired in US despite complaints

It’s based on a Channel 4 show concept.

Friday 6 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Watch this fire crew get creative when rescuing a dog stuck between two walls Stuck On You
From TheJournal.ie The Islamic State group are destroying the site of an ancient city City Of Nimrud

The Islamic State group are destroying the site of an ancient city

The group are said to be ‘bulldozing’ the ancient city of Nimrud.

Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Blogger jailed for poisoning her five-year-old son to death with salt Guilty

Blogger jailed for poisoning her five-year-old son to death with salt

Lacey Spears blogged for years about her son’s health problems.

Monday 2 March, 2015

Bill Gates has a reason to smile today…

The Forbes rich list is out and there’s a former basketball player on it.

From TheJournal.ie Thieves make off with A LOT of gold in armed attack on a security van United States

Thieves make off with A LOT of gold in armed attack on a security van

It’s like Die Hard with a Vengeance. Kinda.

From TheJournal.ie Mother of ‘Jihadi John’ says she recognised son’s voice in hostage videos Radicalised
From TheJournal.ie Four punk rockers with learning disabilities will represent Finland in the Eurovision A First

Four punk rockers with learning disabilities will represent Finland in the Eurovision

The band was formed at a workshop in 2009 for people with disabilities.

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From TheJournal.ie ‘The Michelangelo of buttocks injections’ on trial for murder Black Madam

‘The Michelangelo of buttocks injections’ on trial for murder

She claimed that Kanye West dropped off Amber Rose for a procedure when the two were dating.

From The42 Pádraig Harrington’s hopes fade as Poulter, Casey tied going to Monday sprint at Honda Classic Long Weekend

Sunday 1 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Tourists warned of white heroin being sold as cocaine Amsterdam

Tourists warned of white heroin being sold as cocaine

Three tourists have already become ill as a result of the drug in the past few days.

From TheJournal.ie Fascinating… Five facts you may not have known about Spock’s ears (yes, just his ears) Aural History

Fascinating… Five facts you may not have known about Spock’s ears (yes, just his ears)

Star Trek producers promised Leonard Nimoy that if the pointy ears didn’t appeal to the viewing public, Spock could undergo an in-series “ear job”.

Friday 27 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby asks judge to dismiss 3 accusers’ defamation suit Allegations

Bill Cosby asks judge to dismiss 3 accusers’ defamation suit

The women, all of whom have stepped forward in recent years, say Cosby’s representatives publicly branded them as liars.

From TheJournal.ie Seven people shot dead in shooting rampage in small US town Missouri

Seven people shot dead in shooting rampage in small US town

The gunman also died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Thursday 26 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie An ‘America’s Next Top Model’ contestant has been killed in a triple murder United States

An ‘America’s Next Top Model’ contestant has been killed in a triple murder

Mirijana Puhar was killed along with two others in North Carolina on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Men arrested for plotting to join IS talked about shooting Barack Obama Islamic State

Men arrested for plotting to join IS talked about shooting Barack Obama

The men were vocal online, the FBI said.

Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Cliff Richard police inquiry ‘significantly expanded’ UK

Cliff Richard police inquiry ‘significantly expanded’

The investigation relates to claims of sexual assault.

From TheJournal.ie Man found guilty of murdering “American Sniper” Guilty

Man found guilty of murdering “American Sniper”

Chris Kyle was killed at a Texas gun range in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Jamaica has legalised ‘ganja’ (no, it wasn’t always legit) Ganja

Jamaica has legalised ‘ganja’ (no, it wasn’t always legit)

Only small amounts of weed will be permitted under new laws.

Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dozens injured after California train crashes into truck on tracks Derailment

Dozens injured after California train crashes into truck on tracks

The driver of the truck fled the scene but is now in police custody.

From TheJournal.ie Weed is now legal in another US state Green Light

Weed is now legal in another US state

Alaska joins Colorado and Washington State in the cannabis club.