NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.
- The body of a man was found in the garden of a Limerick house.
- Doctors said patients in need of emergency treatment were going to their GPs.
- 24-hour Luas stoppages are likely as driver voted in favour of strikes.
- Two people were arrested over the killing of Conor McKee.
- There was a rally to support the Occupy Moore Street protesters.
- A man who sexually assaulted a sleeping woman was given a suspended sentence.
- Permanent TSB is to offer cash back on home loans.
- It emerged Bill Clinton had private concerns over Gerry Adams‘ IRA links.
- The winners of the BT Young Scientist award were announced.
#EGYPT: Three tourists were wounded in an attack on an Egyptian hotel resort.
#GERMANY: The Cologne police chief was suspended amid criticisms about police handling of the New Year’s Eve assaults.
#PHILADELPHIA: A man who shot a police officer pledged allegiance to Islamic State.
#GOTCHA: Fugitive drug kingpin El Chapo was caught.
- A group of Cork students designed an app that tells if a drink has been spiked.
- Facebook wants to kill off your phone number entirely.
After transcripts of conversations between Bill Clinton and Tony Blair emerged today, comedy writer Michael Spicer had some fun creating fake excerpts that some people thought were the real deal. [Mashable]