NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.
- Strike action by nurses has been deferred.
- The demolition of some Moore Street buildings has been put on hold for two weeks. [RTÉ News]
- That cold weather isn’t going anywhere.
- A bus driver faces jail for sexually assaulting a young passenger with special needs.
- The Taoiseach remained coy about a potential election date.
- Arlene Foster became the North’s First Minister, and one politician’s reaction has caught attention.
- The PSNI launched a murder investigation after a man’s death outside a pub.
- UTV Ireland‘s head of channel resigned.
- New legislation making it easier to pay fines came into effect.
- Uber opened a new base in Limerick – here’s what it has in store for Ireland.
- A potential juror suffered a panic attack during jury selection in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank executives.
- Hundreds turned out for the funeral of Polish man who died alone on Christmas Day.
#FRANCE: A school was evacuated over a ‘serious’ terror threat.
#GERMANY: A group of migrants were attacked by a 20-strong mob.
#SOUTH AFRICA: Oscar Pistorius is appealing his murder conviction.
#SPAIN: Princess Cristina and her husband went on trial in a landmark corruption case.
#SWEDEN: Police has been accused of covering up sex attacks at a festival last summer. [The Associated Press]
#SYRIA: An aid convoy reached the besieged town of Madaya. [BBC News]
#UNITED STATES: Four teenagers were arrested after a woman was allegedly gang-raped in a Brooklyn playground.
- Ford is in talks with Google on developing self-driving cars. [Wall Street Journal]
- Spotify doesn’t seem fazed by Apple Music’s quick growth.
- It looks like Philae has been lost. [New Scientist]
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