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12 May 2018 21:25 Police shoot attacker dead after one person killed and four injured in Paris stabbing

The attack took place near the city’s main opera house. ONE PERSON WAS killed and four injured in central Paris by a man armed with a knife, who was shot dead by police, security sources said. The attack took place near the city’s main opera house in an area full of bars, restaurants and theatres which were brimming on a weekend night. The man attacked

01 May 2018 16:44 'I thought it was a parody': Varadkar reacts to Lord's tweet calling him 'typical Indian'

Lord Kilclooney’s remark was met with condemnation and he received a significant amount of backlash online. TAOISEACH LEO VARADKAR has said he thought a unionist politician’s Twitter account which called him a “typical Indian” was a “parody account”. Former Ulster Unionist Party deputy leader Lord Kilclooney tweeted in response to a BBC news story in which 7

19 April 2018 17:01 Passengers warned to 'put down phones and listen' to safety demos after Southwest Airlines accident

Photos emerged online this week of passengers using their oxygen masks incorrectly during an emergency Southwest Airlines landing. A FLIGHT ATTENDANT has warned travellers of the importance of paying attention to in-flight safety demonstrations, in light of the engine explosion on a Southwest Airlines plane two days ago. On Tuesday, an engine on the Southwest 13

03 April 2018 14:32 Ian Paisley Jr apologises for sharing Katie Hopkins tweet about Ramadan

The tweet had linked the Muslim practice of fasting for a month to murder rates in London. DUP MP IAN Paisley Jr has apologised for sharing a comment made by the controversial right-wing presenter Katie Hopkins about Muslims. The former LBC broadcaster said on Twitter that last month “London had a higher murder rate than New York… And Ramadan’s not yet begun 13

03 April 2018 09:03 Delays at Dublin Airport over dense fog

PEOPLE ARE BEING advised to check with their airline before travelling as some flights have been cancelled at Dublin Airport this morning. In a tweet, Dublin Airport says the delays are due to dense fog on the airfield. A spokesperson for Dublin Airport told TheJournal.ie that dense fog can have the effect of slowing down the airport. It’s reported that at least 7

30 March 2018 12:51 Paddy Jackson intends to sue Senator over tweet sent after jury verdict

Lawyers for Paddy Jackson have issued a notice of intention to sue Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin. LAWYERS REPRESENTING PADDY Jackson have issued a notice of intention to sue Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin. The statement issued by KRW Law, based in Belfast, says it had “no option” but to issue the notice due to the alleged “defamatory comments made by him in the immediate 7

26 March 2018 08:08 Far-left French politician arrested over tweet appearing to celebrate heroic policeman's death

The policeman offered himself in exchange for a woman being used as a human shield. A LEFT-WING French politician has been arrested over a tweet apparently celebrating the death of a policeman who was hailed a hero after he took the place of a hostage and was killed by a jihadist gunman. Police arrested Stephane Poussier at his home in Dives-sur-Mer 6

16 March 2018 00:00 Rival calls new Paschal Donohoe adviser ‘slime’ in Twitter row

Ed Brophy, who has taken up his post with Mr Donohoe in recent weeks, engaged in a Twitter row in recent days with Social Democrats representative Gary Gannon, who narrowly missed out on a seat in Dublin Central at the 2016 general election. Mr Donohoe has represented the constituency since 2011. The row began when Mr Gannon criticised Taoiseach Leo Varadkar 9

28 February 2018 12:52 All schools in Leinster and Munster to close tomorrow

The schools will stay closed for the rest of the week. ALL SCHOOLS IN Leinster and Munster are to close tomorrow, the Minister for Education been confirmed. “Given disruption to transport and the safety risks arising, especially in relation to the ability to get home safely before blizzard like conditions hit Munster and Leinster, all schools, 3rd level 19

14 February 2018 17:10 'Every game is a chance to put a marker down, a step closer to that jersey': Deegan delivering on 2014 promise

From apparently challenging Jamie Heaslip as a 17-year-old , the Leinster number eight is now walking the walk. It bubbles up from the archives as a retweet every now and then, usually when Max Deegan is having a stormer. With all the evidence of his time excelling as an Ireland U20 and now as a rapidly rising Leinster star, you might be forgiven for thinking 99