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Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From Business ETC Soon after completing its Facebook deal, Whatsapp’s CEO has no plans to make money No Problems

Soon after completing its Facebook deal, Whatsapp’s CEO has no plans to make money

For now, his only concern is to grow its userbase and bring voice calls to the app early next year.

From The Score No Jack Grealish as O’Neill names Ireland squad for Scotland and US COYBIG

No Jack Grealish as O’Neill names Ireland squad for Scotland and US

Brian Lenihan is the only uncapped player in the 36-man provisional squad.

Here is John McNulty’s handwritten note accepting his controversial state board appointment

The former Fine Gael Seanad candidate’s nomination to the board of IMMA caused a huge political crisis recently.

Dunnes Stores a no-show at Labour Court dispute

Workers for the major retailer are seeking more secure hours and earnings.

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Criminal investigation launched into Tesco’s €333m blunder

The UK’s Serious Fraud Office has stepped in.

From The Score 7-year olds in Gaza have suffered three wars and yet they’re still trying to play football Initiative

7-year olds in Gaza have suffered three wars and yet they’re still trying to play football

Brian Kerr and Trevor Hogan have launched a new initiative to bring children from Gaza to Ireland to play football.

From Business ETC Film lovers, you’ve one less place to go to find classic movies The End

Film lovers, you’ve one less place to go to find classic movies

Dublin’s Laser DVD is closing down.

Enda wants you to take a free blood pressure check today

Stroke claims a life every six seconds but it is still not well understood.

Could magic mushrooms be used to treat pneumonia patients?

Irish researchers are attempting to find out.

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This Irish-American could be the biggest obstacle to Hilary Clinton being US President

Martin O’Malley has again hinted that he may run for the Democratic nomination.

Leo: It’s not that unusual that Irish Water is looking for your PPS number

Earlier Alex White admitted the government “tried to bite off too much too quickly” with Irish Water.

We’ve been called sluts and bitches on the streets. Have you?

We’ve shared our stories – and would love to hear yours.

From Business ETC Not so hot: Why the big clothing chains are sweating over an Indian summer Hello Sunshine

Not so hot: Why the big clothing chains are sweating over an Indian summer

Was that the magic word “discount” we just heard?

‘On Saturday morning, some parent will be very sorry that their child played with fireworks’

Two government ministers are warning against illegal firework use this Halloween.

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

John Cantlie and ISIS, street harassment and GamerGate.

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Opinion: You can make Halloween less scary for children with food allergies

For kids with food allergies, trick-or-treating has been something to avoid – but that could change with a new idea that’s gaining popularity.

Government needs to ‘stop making excuses’ and ‘propagating myths’ on climate change

This call comes from group The Environmental Pillar, after a new study shows Ireland is unlikely to meet its 2020 emissions targets.

From The Daily Edge 14 of this year’s most amazing home-made costumes to inspire you for Halloween Halloween's Coming

30 new jobs as Jack & Jones set to open Dundrum store next month

The company has taken a 10-year lease on the 8,300 sq ft store.

From Business ETC Cars, furniture and electrical goods: These are a few of our favourite things Motor-vated

Cars, furniture and electrical goods: These are a few of our favourite things

Products that people stopped buying during the recession are back on shopping lists.

Homes attacked, petrol bombs thrown in third night of Belfast disorder

Police says it is lucky nobody has been hurt.

From Business ETC Here are the uses for private browsing that you might not have thought of TechGuide

Here are the uses for private browsing that you might not have thought of

Its uses extend beyond visiting sites you don’t want saved.

From The Score Mark Clattenburg won’t referee this weekend after attending an Ed Sheeran gig Out Of Luck

Mark Clattenburg won’t referee this weekend after attending an Ed Sheeran gig

The Premier League official allegedly broke protocol before the West Brom and Crystal Palace game.

Ireland really is the best small country in the world to do business*

*According to this report, which will make Enda Kenny happy.

This Dublin mayor wants you to ‘ask him stuff’ on Tumblr

So far he’s been asked about coming out and his thoughts on the Government … and Canadians.

New Zealand will vote on getting rid of the Union flag

The vote will take place in 2016.

From Business ETC Bulmers owner wants to buy English pubs because they’re not drinking enough Irish cider Drink Up Chaps

Bulmers owner wants to buy English pubs because they’re not drinking enough Irish cider

About 1,200 pubs to be exact – that should do the trick.

Adam Clayton’s jailed former PA loses appeal against conviction

Carol Hawkins has served over two years of a seven year sentence.

From Business ETC Facebook has some big plans for the next ten years A Decade On

Facebook has some big plans for the next ten years

Artificial intelligence and augmented reality, anyone?

Poll: Have strangers ever commented on your appearance in public? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have strangers ever commented on your appearance in public?

Ever been wolfwhistled at? You’re not alone.

Nursing home waiting lists are ‘spiralling out of control’

Over 2,100 people are on the HSE’s Fair Deal waiting list.

New talks on flags, parading and the past to start in the North today

Former US Senator Gary Hart will meet parties today.

From Business ETC Nintendo surprises everyone by making money again 1up

Nintendo surprises everyone by making money again

And the videogame giant could be on track to post its first annual profit in four years.

From Business ETC A small Irish firm is the reason why you may never be able to buy an Apple iWatch David V Goliath

A small Irish firm is the reason why you may never be able to buy an Apple iWatch

And the company is keeping very quiet about any talks with the US tech behemoth.

State of the Nation: How will Simon Coveney appease ‘very angry’ beef farmers?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Catch up as you wake up.

Gun seized ‘after being pulled on Irish Water worker’

Gardaí say that nobody was arrested in the incident.

WATCH: People are fleeing their homes because of this deadly lava

The lava is from the Kilauea volcano, and is flowing 17 metres an hour.

Top Obama official: Netanyahu is a “chickenshit”

The unnamed staffer also called the Israeli PM a “coward” in a newly published article.

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