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Dublin: 11 °C Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Today’s News

From Business ETC ‘iCloud was not breached’: Apple responds to celebrity nude picture hack Phishing

‘iCloud was not breached’: Apple responds to celebrity nude picture hack

The company says it was a targeted attack on the passwords of those

From The Daily Edge The 15 exhausting stages of a book hangover Reality Check

The 15 exhausting stages of a book hangover

Everything hurts.

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the video claiming to be a beheading of another journalist, our budget that may need ‘less significant’ cuts and Varadkar’s Ice Bucket Challenge.

From The Score We’ll leave it there so: Munster address leak, McGinley picks wildcards and today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll leave it there so: Munster address leak, McGinley picks wildcards and today’s sport

Elsewhere, Dublin pay tribute to Anthony Daly, Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane visit Temple Street Hospital and Jordi Murphy is out of the November internationals.

From Business ETC Budget cuts could be “significantly less” says Noonan, but don’t leap for joy just yet Budget 2015

Budget cuts could be “significantly less” says Noonan, but don’t leap for joy just yet

The minster says cuts will have to be made, even if they are less than previously thought.

Open Thread: Nominations for a WOMAN to receive the Freedom of Dublin, please!

There have been no female recipients of the award since 2000, when Aung San Suu Kyi was honoured.

Opinion: 5 things I got completely wrong about starting school

When my first child started school I thought it wouldn’t be a big deal. I was wrong.

From The Score Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane popped into Temple Street for a visit earlier COYBIG

Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane popped into Temple Street for a visit earlier

‘Whose pager is that? That’s the second time it’s gone off.’

Dáil committee chair weighs in on Israeli land seizure ahead of meeting with ambassador

Pat Breen said further West Bank settlements would be a “nail in the coffin of the two-state solution.”

From Business ETC These are the reasons why most iPhone apps are rejected Turned Down

These are the reasons why most iPhone apps are rejected

Just in case you’re thinking of submitting one to the App Store in the near future.

A car and a Luas tram collided this afternoon

Gardaí say no injuries have been reported so far.

US journalist Steven Sotloff ‘beheaded by Islamic State’ in newly released video

Sotloff appeared in the video in which James Foley was killed.

From Business ETC Return of the old guard at Quinn Group as long-time stakeholders swoop on sales process QBRC

Return of the old guard at Quinn Group as long-time stakeholders swoop on sales process

Sean Quinn has given his ‘moral support’ to the bid.

From The Score ‘It’s now or never really’: Darron Gibson determined to impress after cruciate nightmare Long Time Coming This post contains videos

‘It’s now or never really’: Darron Gibson determined to impress after cruciate nightmare

Midfielder will make his return against Oman tomorrow after more than 10 months out injured.

From The Daily Edge Cat saves owner from burning house by jumping on him and ‘screaming’ Saved By Sally

Cat saves owner from burning house by jumping on him and ‘screaming’

The home-owner is ‘lucky to be alive’, according to fire crews.

Breakthrough? Greyhound workers will attend LRC tomorrow

Workers voted today to attend the talks.

From Business ETC Tech firms’ tax shifting ‘not an Irish issue’: Bruton Tax Inversion

Tech firms’ tax shifting ‘not an Irish issue’: Bruton

Medtronic execs hit with €48 million bill for moving company’s tax from US to Ireland

UK drop arrest warrant against Ashya King’s parents

The 5-year-old boy is receiving treatment at a hospital in Spain while his parents are in custody.

From Business ETC Michael Noonan’s going on a European charm offensive worth hundreds of millions This Charming Man

Michael Noonan’s going on a European charm offensive worth hundreds of millions

The Minister is looking to seal a deal for early repayment of our IMF loans, which would bring down repayments considerably.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

A minister did the Ice Bucket Challenge today…any guesses?

Will this urge the Taoiseach to take on the ice? He has been nominated several times.

From Business ETC Netflix realises you don’t want to share everything you watch on Facebook Private Viewing

Netflix realises you don’t want to share everything you watch on Facebook

Connecting your Netflix account to Facebook will no longer result in shows being posted or shared on your friends’ news feeds.

Another English language school has closed, days after it said it wouldn’t

English in Dublin going is the seventh such closure in the last five months.

Irish people have no idea how much we spend on foreign aid

A new Ipsos MRBI poll also found that Irish people are mostly in favour of overseas aid, even in an economic downturn.

Keeping children in Direct Provision for 10 years is not right, says Logan

The issue of direct provision is “unresolved” for the Ombudsman for Children.

Students from closed colleges must be in education for immigration reasons – Minister

The reminder came as the Government announced a clamp down on ‘rogue operators’ in the international education sector

From Business ETC EU continues to quiz rivals over Facebook’s WhatsApp deal Competition Law

EU continues to quiz rivals over Facebook’s WhatsApp deal

A second wave of questionnaires have been sent out to Facebook and WhatsApp’s rivals as the EU tries to identify the difference between a social network and a messaging app.

From The Score ‘It will never, ever happen again’ – Munster address leaked management report United Front

‘It will never, ever happen again’ – Munster address leaked management report

Head coach Anthony Foley and CEO Garrett Fitzgerald spoke at Thomond Park this afternoon.

From Business ETC Ireland’s last home-owned record store is back in the black Music To Their Ears

Ireland’s last home-owned record store is back in the black

Golden Discs has seen a reversal in fortune, returning to profit this week

From Business ETC E-cigarette company up in smoke Vaping

E-cigarette company up in smoke

Healthier Smoker being wound up after promising new jobs in Waterford.

Pensioner stabbed with pen after bus argument

This article contains a graphic image. Don’t say we didn’t warn you…

Number of complaints made to the Ombudsman for Children up 16%

Child protection continues to be a problem in Ireland said Emily Logan.

“We’re not in a position to write large cheques”: Enda plays down tax-cut talk

The Cabinet’s back tomorrow, and the Budget’s in six weeks. But the Taoiseach’s not giving much away…

From The Daily Edge Lost something at Electric Picnic? Here’s how you can try to get it back Lost And Found

Lost something at Electric Picnic? Here’s how you can try to get it back

Phones, wallets, passports, bags. Let’s get reuniting!

Ombudsman for Children should have a role in new Independent Policing Authority – Logan

She also called for an independent audit of 700 cases where children were removed from their families by gardaí.

Nosebleed office rents could force companies to ‘fringe’ of Dublin city centre

Dublin 1, 3, 7 and 8 could become more sought-after thanks to supply constraints

From Business ETC Google places its bets on India as it prepares Android One launch Market Grab

Google places its bets on India as it prepares Android One launch

The company is expected to announce its budget smartphone platform for the Indian market on 16 September.

Opinion: Croke Park war plane stunt betrayed the history of the GAA

The fly-past of two US war planes was no doubt great entertainment for many, but it also trivialises the brutal machinery of war.

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

At-risk youth may be ‘unemployable’ after recession

‘Meaningful’ action needed so vulnerable young people share in recovery.

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