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International - Yesterday’s News

Woman sues Google after Street View image shows her exposed breast

The photo showed the woman sitting outside her house and her face was blurred out.

The Pentagon says the Navy Seal who shot bin Laden should not reveal himself

The Pentagon said that anyone who participated in the 2011 operation was still bound by a non-disclosure agreement.

A lot of UK firefighters are out on strike tonight

The strike is due to continue until 4th of November.

One pilot dies after Virgin Galactic spaceplane crashes in test flight

The SpaceShipTwo was conducting a test flight over California.

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Two bodies found after English fireworks factory blaze

Five people were injured in the blaze.

From Business ETC Ulster Bank is planning more ‘cost-saving initiatives’ after closing a bunch of branches Keepsies No Backsies

Ulster Bank is planning more ‘cost-saving initiatives’ after closing a bunch of branches

But parent company RBS doesn’t want to sell its Irish arm any more now it’s making a profit.

From The Score Pardew, Poyet and the Manchester Derby – this week’s Premier League talking points Hot Topics

Pardew, Poyet and the Manchester Derby – this week’s Premier League talking points

There are a host of intriguing clashes at both ends of the table.

The woman who has hugged 33 million people is in Dublin today Hugging Saint This post contains images

The woman who has hugged 33 million people is in Dublin today

Hindu Mata Amritanandamayi will be in the capital for the next two days, if you’re in need of a hug.

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Broadband wars, gobshites and taking a bite out of Apple Inbox Me
From Business ETC Apple is worried it will have to pay back-taxes to Ireland… and the bill could be BIG Pass The Hat Around

Apple is worried it will have to pay back-taxes to Ireland… and the bill could be BIG

Grief over that claimed ‘sweetheart’ tax deal just won’t go away.

As family sues over MH370, Malaysia Airlines must prove it wasn’t to blame

The airline is being sued over breach of contract because Jee Jing Hang wasn’t delivered to his destination.

Russia and Ukraine have reached an uneasy deal about staying warm for winter

The gas deal followed two days of intense negotiation.

From Business ETC Sony records hefty losses as its smartphone woes continue Troubled Waters

Sony records hefty losses as its smartphone woes continue

Its net loss for the half year ballooned to nearly €794 million, causing it to replace its mobile chief and cut staff in its global smartphone unit by 15%.

International - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Not the most subtle of robberies you’ll read about today

From police report to media: “A Landrover was driven into a shop and then set on fire.”

This war veteran was charged for keeping 14 ducks that helped his PTSD

The ducks were part of Darin Welker’s treatment for PTSD.

Two-day rescue: 150 sick cats were found in walls and rooms of a house in the US

Nearly 400 cats have been removed from the family in two and a half years.

A lot of Chinese couples don’t want a second child after all

The government relaxed its strict ‘one child’ policy last year, but fewer couples took advantage of it than expected.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

ESB wants its government owners to axe wind and solar power support

Targets and backing for the renewable-energy sources should end after 2020, the state supplier says.

Small plane crashes at Kansas airport during take off

One person is reported to be in a critical condition.

Debris revives hope of finding Amelia Earhart plane – 77 years after she went missing

A sixth expedition will take place to look for the wreckage next year.

Chaos breaks out in Burkina Faso as president attempts to stay in power

The country’s parliament has been set on fire in this most recent surge of violence.

Loner trucker jailed for shooting at motorists 700 times to teach them “a lesson”

Michael Harry K was jailed for 10 and a half years in Germany.

From Business ETC Now Nintendo and Microsoft are getting in on the health craze Healthy Competition

Now Nintendo and Microsoft are getting in on the health craze

Microsoft has unveiled its challenger to Apple Health and Google Fit while Nintendo looks to develop a device that will monitor a user’s fatigue and map their sleep.

From Business ETC Remember Bono said he helped bring Google and Facebook to Ireland? Well, he did Double Irish

Remember Bono said he helped bring Google and Facebook to Ireland? Well, he did

He has connections, and the IDA uses them.

Frenchman dies after drinking 56 shots in drinking competition

A police source said the man drank 30 of the shots in the space of around one minute.

Apple CEO Tim Cook comes out, says he is ‘proud to be gay’

The 53-year-old businessman says he wants to trade-in his privacy to help others.

From Business ETC Soon you might actually be able to afford a piece of Ferrari Drool

Soon you might actually be able to afford a piece of Ferrari

Now THAT’s what we call a spinoff.

Father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne found dead at his home RIP

Father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne found dead at his home

Michael Payne has struggled with alcoholism since his daughter’s death.

From Business ETC Samsung’s year goes from bad to worse as profits continue to plunge In Trouble

Samsung’s year goes from bad to worse as profits continue to plunge

Weak smartphone sales and increased competition meant the company recording its smallest quarterly profit in three years.

They still don’t know why the US space rocket exploded – but they’re blaming the Russians

Fingers are being pointed at the 1960s era Russian rocket used by Orbital Sciences.

Was the Russian government behind White House computer hacking?

The White House says it takes the breach very seriously.

Spanish police dogs sniffed out cocaine hidden in bananas

Nine people have been arrested.

“It’s not science-based” – Nurse who treated Ebola patients refuses to be quarantined

The state of Maine is considering a court order to detain Kaci Hickox.

International - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Malala Yousafzai donates $50,000 prize money to help rebuild 65 schools in Gaza

The 17-year-old won the Nobel Peace Prize this month.

US commando who killed Osama bin Laden to reveal identity

An interview with the Navy Seal will air on Fox News next month.

Nato detects ‘significant Russian military activity’ in Europe’s airspace

Nato detects ‘significant Russian military activity’ in Europe’s airspace

The rise in activity has been noticed over the past two days.

The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis

If the richest three people spent $1 million every day, it would take 220 years to run out of money.

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