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Dublin: 17 °C Thursday 28 August, 2014

Today’s News

From The Daily Edge Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt got married at the weekend Mr And Mrs Pitt

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt got married at the weekend

They skipped over to Nice for the ceremony.

Gardai are investigating suspected petrol bomb attack on a Clare courthouse

The attack took place in the early hours of this morning.

Opinion: Dramatic change is needed in American foreign policy – the people have no appetite for war

The US must no longer be impulsively ready to employ its military around the world either for its own or for others’ ends.

From The Daily Edge 9 memories from the first day back to primary school School Daze
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Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by garda car

The incident occurred on the Fonthill Road this morning.

From Business ETC Apple fails again in its bid to ban Samsung’s US phones sales Patent Wars

Apple fails again in its bid to ban Samsung’s US phones sales

Despite dropping all claims outside the US, the patent battle between both companies rages on.

‘Like getting my leg back’: Amputees walk more freely with new prosthesis

A clinical trial in a north London hospital shows big improvements for patients with above the knee amputations.

From The Score Here’s everything you need to know ahead of this evening’s Champions League draw Permutations

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of this evening’s Champions League draw

We look at the possible fates awaiting Arsenal, City, Liverpool and Chelsea.

A Tory MP has defected to UKIP and resigned his seat in parliament UK

A Tory MP has defected to UKIP and resigned his seat in parliament

UKIP has secured only its second ever seat in Westminster after Douglas Carswell joined from the Conservative Party.

From Business ETC Now you can officially find out how (un)popular you are on Twitter Snapshot

Now you can officially find out how (un)popular you are on Twitter

The site has opened up its analytics service to all users so now you can see how well (or badly) your tweets are doing.

Kilkenny protesters vow to ‘win the war’ after being removed from bridge site

Bridge supporters said the protests had cost €419,000 to manage.

Research conducted by Irish scientists could mean the end of organ donors

New technology uses sound waves to target specific cells.

From Business ETC More than 100 jobs to be created in Dublin, Meath and Belfast Jobswatch

More than 100 jobs to be created in Dublin, Meath and Belfast

The jobs will be created by four companies over the next two years.

From Business ETC Independent News and Media sees headline profits surge Paper Money

Independent News and Media sees headline profits surge

INM has doubled its net profits, despite taking an on-paper loss on its Australian interests.

Three injured in crash between fire engine and car

They were taken to hospital but were not seriously injured.

Check out this Fine Gael TD’s ‘Psycho’ ice bucket challenge Shower Scene This post contains videos

Check out this Fine Gael TD’s ‘Psycho’ ice bucket challenge

Brendan Griffin clearly put a lot of thought into this one…

From Business ETC Samsung latest product is a smartwatch that can make calls on its own Wearable Tech

Samsung latest product is a smartwatch that can make calls on its own

The company also announced a Bluetooth necklace which vibrates when you receive calls and notifications (if that’s the kind of product you’re looking for).

Over 21,000 motorists have been caught using their phone while driving this year

However, there have not yet been any prosecutions under a new law completely banning using a phone while driving.

Poll: Should a special scheme to help first-time buyers be introduced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a special scheme to help first-time buyers be introduced?

The aim of the possible scheme is to help out new house buyers’ “creditworthiness”.

From Business ETC Delayed wage payments should be in accounts by end of day Pay Day

Delayed wage payments should be in accounts by end of day

Bank of Ireland said many payments have already been processed and apologised for the delay.

From Business ETC Nama and Ulster Bank block Sean Dunne’s bid to dismiss bankruptcy This Ain't Over

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Opinion: Having an openly gay Rose of Tralee sends a powerful message to middle Ireland

Maria Walsh is a beautiful, smart, confident and normal young woman. She may change the hearts and minds of those who are wary of gay people.

Merkel demands explanation from Putin after reports of new Russian incursions in Ukraine

And the Americans accused Russia of orchestrating a campaign inside Ukraine.

Think this TheJournal.ie staffer would make a good garda? Here’s 35 reasons why not…

100 new recruits will start in Templemore in the next few weeks. College staff spent yesterday giving journalists a taster of what the students will be facing.

From The Score ‘I wondered if I’d ever get back playing’ – Alan Brogan on injury and retirement Future Proof

‘I wondered if I’d ever get back playing’ – Alan Brogan on injury and retirement

The Dublin star in enjoying being back to full fitness.

People with cancer need dedicated treatment to tackle depression

Major depression is much more common among cancer sufferers – but trial shows a possible way forward.

Last winter was the stormiest ever on record for Ireland

Climatologists have concluded that both the frequency and intensity of the storms makes them unique in 143 years.

From Business ETC Irish households pay just under 24% in tax, a new study says Taxing

Irish households pay just under 24% in tax, a new study says

If you’re at the bottom or the top of the income charts, you pay more than the average.

Fingers crossed: 3,300 Round Two CAO offers out today

For 761 students, it’s good news.

Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about a Castleknock eviction, a prisoner found dead and a nine-year-old with an uzi.

Man charged with murdering wife is found dead in prison cell

Marius Sarzynski was found by prison staff last night.

Irish peacekeeping troops experiencing ‘some harassment’ in Syria

Another 130 troops will deploy to the area next month.

Couple evicted from home before they could get dressed may have to ‘sleep in a van’

Martin and Violet Coyne are left homeless after being evicted from their residence in Castleknock.

Louise McSharry on cancer diagnosis: ‘They are brilliant odds’

The 2fm presenter revealed she is to start treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

From Business ETC 13.4% jump in prices means we have a ‘frothy’ property market – but is it a bubble? Toil And Trouble

13.4% jump in prices means we have a ‘frothy’ property market – but is it a bubble?

Latest data from the CSO shows that prices around the country are significantly higher than last year.

Inside Ireland’s Police Academy: Here’s what the new batch of Garda recruits will be facing…

The first new Garda recruits in five years are about to start in Templemore – and college top brass have high hopes for “the cream of the crop”.

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