NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of today’s news.
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- The government said reports by gardaí and the HSE on two Roma children taken from their families will be handed to the Ombudsman for Children.
- Alan Shatter faced a grilling from opposition TDs in the Dáil over the same issue.
- Plans for minimum pricing for alcohol were published.
- Gardaí are looking for missing Galway man James Ryan.
- Luke ‘Ming Flanagan launched his Cannabis Regulation Bill.
- One person was killed in a road collision in Dublin.
- From tomorrow, homeowners can claim tax relief on renovation and repair work.
- Aer Lingus will close a cabin crew base at Shannon which employs 87 people.
- A court in Brazil said Michael Lynn told them he was unaware that there were charges against him by Irish authorities. [RTÉ]
- A Dublin bus was involved in a crash at College Green.
- Golden Discs reopened in Dublin.
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#PORTUGAL: The attorney general’s office announced it has reopened the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
#TENNESSEE: Two people were injured in a shooting at a US navy base.
- Vodaphone’s charitable foundation has set up mobile networks in warzones and disaster sites in India to provide a lifeline for dispersed families. [The Guardian]
- Scientists are starting to understand how genes can make one person’s face look so different from another. [BBC]
Prankster Tom Mabe has put an early Happy Halloween message out in the internet with this new video of a Grim Reaper flying around a park scaring the living daylights out of people.