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Dublin: 10 °C Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Today’s News

QUIZ: How well do you know Ireland’s shopping habits?

The top 100 brands have been named today.

Sisters create ‘bra chain’ for breast cancer research in memory of their late mum

Their mother died of breast cancer six weeks after diagnosis, at the age of 44.

Questions over whether “geographic lottery” determines if children are taken into care

That’s what the Child Care Law Reporting Project is asking.

Yesterday’s News

Everything you need to know about the controversy that could end Enda

A report into the circumstances surrounding Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan’s departure last year is expected shortly…

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

A twist in an Irish nanny’s murder case, a shocking report on a special care unit and violent protests in Ukraine…

Woman dragged from her car and raped in Manchester car park

Police are searching for her attacker who has been described as an Asian man with a heavily pock-marked face.

Schizophrenia is not a split personality, these are four main symptoms

Such phrases mean people with mental illnesses are less likely to seek the help they need, writes Stephen McWilliams.

From The42 6 big talking points on the day Joe Schmidt submitted his Rugby World Cup squad Opinion

6 big talking points on the day Joe Schmidt submitted his Rugby World Cup squad

Bolters, no third nine and Ulster’s record try-scorer left out. Joe Schmidt made some controversial calls today.

Children detained in special care unit forced to urinate on floor

One young person who spoke to inspectors described not being allowed access to a toilet as ‘disgusting’.

One killed and over 100 injured in violent protests outside Ukraine parliament

Ukrainian authorities blamed nationalists for the trouble and said at least 30 people had been detained.

Another huge blast rocks chemical factory in China

No injuries have been reported as of yet.

From The42 We’ll Leave it There So: Trimble set to miss out, Man United players depart and all today’s sport Monday

We’ll Leave it There So: Trimble set to miss out, Man United players depart and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, public tickets for the All-Ireland semi-final replay have already sold out.

Gaiety Theatre closed tonight after fire in basement

It is believed it broke out in the basement of the theatre.

Poll: Will you tune in to watch Daniel O’Donnell on ‘Strictly’? Your Say This post contains a poll

Is this the only man who can stop Donald Trump?

Ben Carson is neck-and-neck with Trump in the latest poll.

Irish nanny won’t be prosecuted in Boston baby death case

Brady McCarthy had been released on bail while the finding was being reviewed.

Irish Water issues bill to woman for dead husband’s water usage

The woman was “devastated” by the experience.

Five dead in explosion at fireworks factory in Spain

Six people are reported to have been injured.

Shoe found in search for missing Japanese couple

A man’s body was found yesterday.

Peter Robinson is back from his holidays and he’s taking aim at the UUP

The first minister’s back on the scene – and he’s had a thing or two to say about the raging IRA debate.

International concert pianist killed at her UK home

A 48-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

From The42 Trimble to miss out on World Cup as Schmidt includes Furlong and Cave Big Calls

Trimble to miss out on World Cup as Schmidt includes Furlong and Cave

The42 understands that Ireland have opted for three tighthead props and only two scrum-halves.

Putin hits the gym, brings along a professional photographer Gym Swag This post contains images

Putin hits the gym, brings along a professional photographer

In Soviet Russia, iron pumps you.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

“Today the world lost a great man”: Tributes to master of horror cinema Wes Craven RIP

“Today the world lost a great man”: Tributes to master of horror cinema Wes Craven

Craven passed away at his home in Los Angeles after a battle with brain cancer. He was 76 years old.

From Business ETC This smartphone chip could be a big help in the fight against bad apps Instant Action

This smartphone chip could be a big help in the fight against bad apps

Malware can end up accessing other parts of your phone without your knowledge, but a new chip from Qualcomm could change that.

‘Yeah but your skirt was really short and you were quite drunk’

Fiona Looney has opened up about being the victim of sexual assault.

Trouble for Shatter as Olivia Mitchell to declare she WON’T run again

The former justice minister faces an uphill battle to secure Fine Gael members’ support in his own constituency.

Body found in search for man who went missing during triathlon swim

Paul Gallihawk was competing in his first triathlon.

Martin King gives a ‘homeless broadcast’ for Ireland

The broadcaster was appearing in a video for the Simon Community to accompany their pre-budget submission.

‘Abandoned’ islanders slam scrapping of plane service

The decision has caused deep concern among residents of the three remote islands.

From The42 Looking for something to do this week? Here’s your complete fitness events guide for the next 7 days Race Dates

Looking for something to do this week? Here’s your complete fitness events guide for the next 7 days

The most comprehensive events calendar you could ever wish for.

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