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Saturday 30 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Bored? Here's 8 websites perfect for a rainy day Procrastinate This post contains images

Bored? Here's 8 websites perfect for a rainy day

A collection of eight websites that will keep you entertained for hours. Go, procrastinate!

From The Daily Edge Celeb gossip and deaths get Irish people ‘googling’ Chin Wag

Celeb gossip and deaths get Irish people ‘googling’

The Irish show their love of all things juicy and sporty but the Eurovision gets a spot too (of course).

Govt to slash public spending, lower tax bands in December budget

The Government has revealed some of the hard-hitting measures it will take in the December Budget and it makes tough reading for some.

Man arrested in Bobby Moffett murder inquiry

Detectives investigating the murder of leading Northern Ireland loyalist Bobby Moffett arrested a man this morning.

Video: NATO takes down three Libyan TV satellite transmitters Takedown This post contains videos

Video: NATO takes down three Libyan TV satellite transmitters

Military group tries to limit impact of Muammar Gaddafi’s impassioned television broadcasts by bombing transmitters.

Default looms as US politicians fail to reach deal This post contains videos

Default looms as US politicians fail to reach deal

Obama calls for common ground as Republicans and Democrats again fail to reach an 11th hour deal on the US debt ceiling.

Thursday 7 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Joe Biden specials: 8 of the American VP's major gaffes Foot In Mouth

Joe Biden specials: 8 of the American VP's major gaffes

Should we look forward to more Bidenisms on the VP’s Twitter account?

Tuesday 5 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge 7 sex scandals that shocked the political world Sex Scandal This post contains videos

7 sex scandals that shocked the political world

DSK may be cleared of all sexual misconduct charges in relation to a New York chambermaid – but these politicians had their career ended by sex scandals…

From The Daily Edge Joe Biden joins Twitter...well, kind of @VP This post contains videos

Joe Biden joins Twitter...well, kind of

VP Joe Biden joins Twitter and tells the world he has nicknamed his wife “Dr. B”.

Syrian army moves into Hama after massive demonstrations

Day 112 of the Syrian Revolution and Assad’s crackdown on the anti-government movement continues as tanks move on the city of Hama.

Rogue protester disrupts trains by chaining himself to bridge

Man chains himself to Athlone bridge in one-man protest over cuts at Roscommon Hospital.

From The Daily Edge Owners beware: Landlords turn to dog poop DNA tests Science Gone Mad

Owners beware: Landlords turn to dog poop DNA tests

Who let the dog out? Owners who don’t scoop will now pay.

Monday 4 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge No humps for Fergie at Oxegen as band labels own song "rubbish" Oxegen

No humps for Fergie at Oxegen as band labels own song "rubbish"

Black Eyed Peas ditch “most annoying song of all time” from their Oxegen play list.

Man and woman arrested over Limerick tiger raid

Gardaí have arrested a man and woman in relation to last week’s armed robbery in Limerick.

Whatever happened the Habsburgs...and three other fallen dynasties? Dynasty This post contains images

Whatever happened the Habsburgs...and three other fallen dynasties?

The story of the Habsburgs and other famous dynasties that are no more.

From The Daily Edge Fourth of July: Celebrations in Dublin, Limerick... and Moneygall Fourth Of July

Fourth of July: Celebrations in Dublin, Limerick... and Moneygall

Fireworks and barbeques are traditional Fourth of July celebrations in the US but what are we doing in Ireland?

Samsung v Apple: the battle continues

Samsung has voluntarily dropped one of its lawsuits against Apple but the tit-for-tat legal battle rages on.

Friday 1 July, 2011

Seven-year-old killed in Wexford road crash

A young boy has died in Clonroche, Wexford after being struck by a Jeep.

Nine dead in Syria as biggest ever anti-Assad protests take place People Power This post contains videos This post contains images

Nine dead in Syria as biggest ever anti-Assad protests take place

Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to streets all across Syria to protest against President Bashar al-Assad’s current regime.

From The Daily Edge Watch: US Catholic TV preacher finds Irish Catholicism "in dire straits" Irish 'Catholics' This post contains videos

Watch: US Catholic TV preacher finds Irish Catholicism "in dire straits"

Catholic preacher travels to make video in Dublin – and is shocked that people “deliberately miss Mass” and at finding stickers that “promote sodomy as a right”.

Healthcare company Alere to create new 100 jobs in Galway

Some good news on the job front for Galway as healthcare company sets up business service centre.

US firms need 2,000 Irish workers but say the skills aren't there

American companies complain that they can’t find Irish workers with the right skills.

From The Daily Edge Father of "ill-mannered" email bride hits back at "Miss Fancy Pants" Monster-in-Law

Father of "ill-mannered" email bride hits back at "Miss Fancy Pants"

Upset father launches counter-attack on “snotty” mother-in-law.

While Greece riots, Italy passes €47bn austerity plan

Europe’s financial worries deepen as Italy plans for more austerity measures to balance its budget.

Thursday 30 June, 2011

Will you miss the 'Oxford comma'?

Grammar fans react angrily to the scrapping of the Oxford comma – but what on earth is it?

Irish authorities asked Google to remove mystery content

Google launches its transparency report to highlight government removal requests: guess which country submitted most removal requests?

Irish among the most entrepreneurial in Europe

Report explains Ireland that economic necessity is driving entrepreneurship.

From The Daily Edge Bourne supreme? Mother-in-law's savage email goes viral Monster-in-Law

Bourne supreme? Mother-in-law's savage email goes viral

Think you have a bad relationship with your in-laws? Then read what Carolyn Bourne sent her son’s bride…