NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.
- Gardaí searched for where a man whose remains were found in the Grand Canal was killed.
- There was a bomb scare at Apple’s European HQ in Cork
- A woman died after being hit by a van in Cavan.
- The Minister for Justice is bringing a memo to cabinet on Gsoc accessing journalists’ telephone records. [RTÉ News]
- A prisoner escaped from custody in Ennis.
- A man who glassed his ex-wife’s new partner in a pub may be ordered to carry out community service, a court heard
- The public’s help was sought in finding a missing 17-year-old.
- The sentencing hearing took place of a man found guilty of raping a young woman with Down syndrome.
- Another runway was considered at Dublin Airport (again).
- Traveller families evicted from a halting site in Louth continued to try to find new accommodation.
- There were calls for the Good Friday drinking ban to be lifted.
- More radio stations launched legal again against the Port Tunnel
- A price war at the pumps continued.
#FRANCE: Five members of the Foreign Legion were killed in an avalanche.
#GERMANY: Authorities announced that a 95-year-old former Auschwitz medic will go on trial.
#IRAQ: A group of American citizens were kidnapped.
#MOROCCO: A Belgian man with ‘direct links’ to November’s terror attacks in Paris was arrested.
#SYRIA: At least 135 died and 400 were abducted in a massacre by the so-called Islamic State group.
#TENNIS RACKET: The tennis world has been hit by accusations of match fixing.
#UNITED KINGDOM: David Cameron said Muslim women who fail to learn English to a high enough standard could face deportation. [AFP]
#UNITED STATES: Things got heated in last night’s Democratic debate.
- A brain monitor the size of a grain of rice has been developed. [New Scientist]
- WhatsApp said it won’t be charging for its app anymore.
- Something is being done about slow Netflix.
Take a look at Space X’s latest fiery attempt to land a reusable rocket on an ocean barge.
Source: Elon Musk
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