NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.
- DNA from human remains found in the Grand Canal matches that of Kenneth O’Brien.
- A 71-year-old father was jailed for six years for the “heinous” sexual abuse of three children.
- A Sudanese doctor, who mistook an x-ray of an ankle for an elbow, has been found guilty of 30 counts of professional misconduct and poor professional performance. [RTÉ]
- Gale force winds battered the country with three separate weather warnings in place.
- An off-duty Garda faced down and disarmed a gun-wielding raider.
- A boy has been awarded over €50,000 by the Circuit Civil Court after getting his head stuck in electric gates.
- Irish hospital waiting-times are ranked the worst in Europe.
- A Waterford TD claimed that his use of pre-paid Oireachtas envelopes for his campaign launch wasn’t deliberate.
- Brendan O’Carroll donated €32,000 to the family of a pregnant car crash victim.
- A trailer advertising a Fianna Fáil candidate in Wexford was stolen and left on a road with a continuous white line.
- The leader of Operation Transformation quit the show for health reasons.
- Passenger outrage has been sparked by thieves stealing luggage from Aircoach buses.
- Tesco is looking to cut the pay of its longest-serving staff.
- Singer-songwriter Black, famous for the song “Wonderful Life”, has died in Cork.
#SWEDEN: A teenager is being held after an asylum centre worker was stabbed to death.
#SAN DIEGO: An ‘active shooter’ was spotted at a military hospital in the Californian city.
#HILLARY: Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has blasted as “outrageous” a US company’s tax ‘inversion’ deal with an Irish firm.
#US: American rapper B.o.B. has asserted that he believes the earth to be flat.
#SPAIN: A matador is under investigation for taking a photo of himself bullfighting while carrying his five-month-old daughter.
- Facebook’s best-kept secret? A second website that’s for talking to your friends.
- Virtual Reality doesn’t have to cost the earth – this VR cycling setup cost a mere $40 (€37). [Geek]
National Geographic details the 40,000 years of London’s history – and the whole thing is made entirely of paper:
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