NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.
- A woman was hospitalised in Wexford after being assaulted by a man impersonating a garda at a roadside robbery.
- Luas workers will go on strike tomorrow: here’s what you need to know to get around.
- An election candidate in Cork has been told she is a “suicide waiting to happen” in a series of messages on Facebook.
- A new agreement between the health service and medical unions will see the responsibility for key hospital tasks transferred from junior doctors to nurses.
- It has been revealed that Labour voted against extending Special Criminal Court’s powers in 2009.
- A man in his 40s was arrested after €930,000 worth of cocaine was seized in a Dublin house raid.
- An 83-year-old American man has been acquitted of raping a teenager in a Limerick hotel.
- A 16-year-old boy has been imprisoned after a judge said she felt she had no option because of the lack of adult supervision in his life.
#AUSTRALIA: A man has been charged with allegedly raping, kidnapping and attempting to murder two young foreign backpackers.
#ENGLAND: Sunderland’s Adam Johnson pleaded guilty to one count of sexual activity with a child and one count of grooming at his under-age sex trial today.
#US: Bernie Sanders’ brother is convinced ‘Bernard’ can go all the way saying, “You’d get tired just watching him”.
- Google will stop accepting display ads that use Adobe Flash from June this year and will ban them entirely come 2 January 2017.
- Here’s exactly how your Snapchat score calculated.
A World War II veteran has reunited with his wartime girlfriend – 71 years after they last saw each other.