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Dublin: 16 °C Friday 31 October, 2014

Today’s News

Two arrested after €100,000 worth of drugs found in car search

A 54-year-old man and 40-year-old woman have been arrested.

From Business ETC Google’s robot chief and Android co-founder is calling it a day Pastures New

Google’s robot chief and Android co-founder is calling it a day

Andy Rubin was responsible for turning Android into one of the biggest mobile platforms globally as well as for Google’s recent push into robotics.

From The Daily Edge The Script are the act playing Croke Park next year The Big Reveal

The Script are the act playing Croke Park next year

It’s been revealed… to mixed reaction.

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.

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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.

Investigation finds child was left in an adult psychiatric ward for weeks

There was a vacancy in a children’s ward, but staff were unaware of it.

Poll: Should two hours of PE be compulsory for secondary school children? Your Say This post contains a poll
From The Daily Edge Someone got stuck in a Waterford public toilet and had to be freed by firefighters Trapped In The Jacks

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%.

Motorcyclist killed in Donegal collision

A man in his 30s was also injured.

From The Score ‘It’s like having an injury’ – MMA fighter Ais ‘The Bash’ Daly talks TUF and dealing with depression Fighting Tough

‘It’s like having an injury’ – MMA fighter Ais ‘The Bash’ Daly talks TUF and dealing with depression

Daly won her first fight in the show this week and was delighted to beat her ‘psychopath’ opponent.

Man who wrote Ebola on Aer Lingus coffee cup set for court appearance

The man is believed to have written “Attentione Ebola” on the cup.

Opinion: What does the Internet of Things mean for Ireland?

The intersection between our ‘virtual’ and physical worlds is enriching our daily lives – from entertainment, to energy, transport, healthcare and diet.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Catch up as you wake up.

“I’m not dampening all the fun, but parents need to be sensible” – Minister

Alan Kelly has something to say about Halloween.

The 9-to-5 working day is an endangered species

“The days of turning up in the office at 9am and walking out the door at 5pm are long gone “

Your pets hate Halloween – here’s how to make them feel better

It can be a very stressful and potentially dangerous time for your pets.

Irish dentists say your kids’ teeth will decay if we remove fluoride from water

A meeting yesterday heard that dental surgeries are “brimming with children under seven who are already showing signs of irreparable tooth decay

Yesterday’s News

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.”

Slideshow: These zoo animals are mad about Halloween Happy Halloween This post contains images

Slideshow: These zoo animals are mad about Halloween

The monkeys don’t know what to do with themselves.

Phishing attacks are down, but be careful before Christmas

Phishing is surprisingly lucrative.

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.

From The Daily Edge Open thread: What’s your favourite Halloween memory? Oíche Shamhna!

Open thread: What’s your favourite Halloween memory?

Share your stories in here.

From Business ETC This professor is the most highly cited Irish scientist of all time Influential Mind

This professor is the most highly cited Irish scientist of all time

Professor Des Higgins was named the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds this year.

From Business ETC SME book club: Surviving a family business… with your sanity and relationships intact All In The Family

SME book club: Surviving a family business… with your sanity and relationships intact

Each month, as part of TheJournal.ie’s ongoing SME coverage, we look at a business book that makes a difference.

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.

Here’s what happened today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Enda Kenny meeting with accused republicans, the new Rehab CEO and an Aer Lingus passenger arrested for an Ebola scare.

From The Score Roy Keane: ‘Scholes too humble for TV interview? He just couldn’t be bothered’ Keano

Roy Keane: ‘Scholes too humble for TV interview? He just couldn’t be bothered’

‘Well, he’s doing it now, isn’t he? Maybe there’s more money involved now.’

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Your weekend movies… Nightcrawler Cinema

VIDEO: Your weekend movies… Nightcrawler

Cinema trip this weekend? DailyEdge.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

An inmate in Limerick Prison made these Magdalene-inspired quilts

The man’s teacher said most students in the prison have little or no art experience and the classes help them to see what they’re capable of.

Compulsory 2 hours of PE per week needed to stop the rise of teen obesity

It is estimated that one in five Irish teenagers is overweight or obese.

Opinion: Why has ‘Slutoween’ become a witch hunt? Girls just wanna have fun (so back off)

Women dressing provocatively on 31 October has sparked a debate about whether its empowering or degrading – well, some of us are simply taking advantage of one of the few times we don’t feel inhibited.

Man dies in accident at Louth factory

Gardaí and the HSA are investigating.

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: Donal Óg’s dickie bow, Roy’s reality TV & all today’s sport Thursday

We’ll Leave It There So: Donal Óg’s dickie bow, Roy’s reality TV & all today’s sport

Catch up on all of the biggest stories of the day including John Delaney’s mistakes and an injury blow for Joe Schmidt.

Open Thread: What’s your perfect day?

Time with the family? Time AWAY from the family? Or something else? You tell us.