NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of today’s news…
A camel spotted on the loose in Finglas today. Yes, a camel. Pic: Brendan Hayden.
- Priory Hall residents have been offered new mortgages as part of a deal reached today.
- Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Swords village.
- Pro-life campaigners say they are to hold a protest outside the Fine Gael national conference this Saturday.
- A 74-year-old man died after being injured in a collision in Roscommon.
- Witnesses to a “cold-blooded” murder of a man in Belfast are being sought by gardaí.
- A man was shot dead in Derry city today, with dissident Republicans being blamed.
- There will be no referendum on the ‘woman in the home clause‘ before consultations’, said the government.
- Seven people were arrested in raids over violence during protests outside the Dáil.
- A boy was sent to hospital after a ‘choking game’ incident – and children are being warned the game is highly dangerous.
- There were ‘disturbing similarities’ between the deaths of Savita Halappanavar and Tania McCabe, said HIQA.
- Tania McCabe’s family has said it is shocked the HSE is behind on sepsis testing.
- A camel was spotted on the loose in Finglas. Perhaps he had the hump with the circus.
Pakistani school children chant prayers during a special class to recognize the anniversary of Malala Yousufzai’s shooting by the Taliban. Pic: AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen, File
#USA An Irish priest, Father Cornelius Kelleher, has been accused of child abuse in Minnesota between 1975 and 1986.
#USA The Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro may not have died by suicide – but in a sex act.
#CANADA Writer Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for Literature – but didn’t answer her phone.
#PAKISTAN Teenager Malala Yousafzai has been awarded the prestigious Sakharov human rights prize.
#LIBYA The Libyan Prime Minister, Ali Zeidan, was kidnapped – and freed hours later.
Pic: AP Photo/Alan Diaz
- The new iPhone will be available in Ireland from 25 October.
- Microsoft has paid a $100k bounty to James Forshaw, a British researcher who found a bug in Windows 8.1. [The Guardian]
These photos have been around a little while, but as we head into days of looking at our spending habits before Budget 2014 is announced, it’s interesting to see how families around the world live – and eat. [fstoppers.com]