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Dublin: 11 °C Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Today’s News

Electric Picnic sees 150 drug busts and 10 held for theft

Oh, and one couple had to be rescued after their tent caught fire when candles were lit there.

From The Score Marathon training? Make sure to try another race first, you never know what you might find Run And Jump

Marathon training? Make sure to try another race first, you never know what you might find

This experienced runner has some top tips if you’re planing on going the distance any time soon.

From Business ETC Mobile company Three announces 160 job losses Restructuring

Mobile company Three announces 160 job losses

The company said the changes are being made because of duplication in roles after its acquisition of O2.

From Business ETC Ireland has a €12.5 billion problem mortgage mountain to climb Debt Problem

Ireland has a €12.5 billion problem mortgage mountain to climb

The headline number of arrears has fallen, but ultra long term problem loans continue to climb.

From Business ETC NASA is creating its own air traffic control system for drones Management

NASA is creating its own air traffic control system for drones

The control system will be entirely automated, and will be first used for agriculture next year.

Calls for Ireland to legislate against online hate crime

A new report from the University of Limerick finds Ireland to be out of step with international legislation on hate crime.

Sex geckos freeze to death after being sent to space by Russia

Their fruit fly companions survived, however, and successfully did the dirty up in space.

Delay leaves tight, tight deadline to finish 1916 museum

What should be done at the historic 1916 site on Moore St? Councillors can’t decide. And the clock is ticking. (Tick tock, etc.)

“They picked the wrong drag queen”: The power of Panti’s call

New trailer from The Queen of Ireland doc shows how Rory O’Neill as Panti “spoke the truth above the heads of the political classes, straight to the people of Ireland”.

From Business ETC This Google Glass app uses facial expressions to tell how you’re feeling Mood

This Google Glass app uses facial expressions to tell how you’re feeling

SHORE analyses facial expressions in real-time to determine the mood a person is in, as well as their gender and age.

One of the Government jets has broken down – what are ministers to do?

The Gulfstream IV, which Brian Lenihan said in 2010 should be scrapped, is out of action — leaving just one jet on duty.

Poll: Should fizzy drinks be banned from school vending machines? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should fizzy drinks be banned from school vending machines?

Is this why our obesity levels are climbing?

Asteroid hunting probe to travel four years to potato-shaped space rock

Hayabusa-2 will be flung into space on a rocket for a mammoth four year voyage.

Elderly woman killed, four people injured in Roscommon crash

Six other people involved in the multi-car crash were uninjured.

“Banning things can be difficult”: Minister rules out action on school vending machines

Jan O’Sullivan’s also rejected calls for a tax on fizzy drinks in the upcoming Budget. Doctors have called for urgent action to address childhood obesity

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Opinion: ‘These human rights abuses have a very real and clear link to Ireland’

Ireland has the potential to make a difference in two situations that have been raising concerns for human rights groups.

FBI probes massive celebrity photo leak

Apple is also investigating the leak but it has been suggested that the pictures were collated from multiple sources.

Man in his 90s killed in overnight house fire

The fire broke out early this morning, according to authorities. Police don’t believe the death is suspicious.

Retailers might stop selling cigarettes if tobacco licence fee goes up

That’s according to the National Federation of Retail Newsagents.

From The Score Here’s every transfer involving a Premier League club that took place this summer Excess

Here’s every transfer involving a Premier League club that took place this summer

A comprehensive look at who’s in and who’s out for all the upper-tier English sides.

The rebel group holding 45 UN soldiers wants to be taken off the UN’s terror list

The Al-Nusra Front want their group taken off the UN’s list of terrorist organisations, as well as compensation for fighters injured in recent days.

From Business ETC Planning a weekend away in Ireland? Now it could cost 10% more Tourism

Planning a weekend away in Ireland? Now it could cost 10% more

The average hotel price is up in the first half of this year with Killarney, Dublin and Galway at the top of the scale.

From Business ETC SME book club: lies, damned lies and blogging Ryan Holiday

SME book club: lies, damned lies and blogging

Each month, as part of TheJournal.ie’s SME coverage, we’ll be reviewing a business book that makes a difference.

More talks at LRC today — but train strike threat remains in place for weekend

It’s the third day of talks between management and unions. Strikes are planned for this Sunday and Monday, and later in September.

Emergency services staff reach out to people at risk of suicide

The Limerick members of the Fire and Rescue Service, gardaí and ambulance staff will all take part in the training.

Amnesty: IS have carried out “acts of inhumanity on an unimaginable scale”

The human rights group says IS fighters have carried out “systematic ethnic cleansing” in northern Iraq.

‘The day my son was born was the longest, loneliest day of my life’

Catherine’s story started with devastating news but she now has an 11-year-old full of hopes, aspirations and a dream to be a professional footballer with Chelsea.

From Business ETC More jobs coming as Irish firms get ‘back on feet’ Jobs

More jobs coming as Irish firms get ‘back on feet’

Small businesses are expecting to hire extra staff this year… and to have to pay more for them.

Ballymun market ‘in limbo’ as shopping centre due to be demolished

Traders were “shocked and upset” when they heard the centre was to close.

From The Score Man United confirm Falcao loan swoop, Welbeck joins Arsenal It's Official

Man United confirm Falcao loan swoop, Welbeck joins Arsenal

Louis van Gaal described the Colombian striker as “one of the most prolific goalscorers in the game”.

Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about talks at Irish Rail, tea being good for us and the photos of Jennifer Lawrence.

Irish and UK authorities to launch new terrorist flight watchlist

Irish and UK intelligence sharing is “at an all time high.”

The Ice Bucket Challenge has ‘touched the lives of people with MND and made them smile’

The Ice Bucket Challenge has surpassed the no make-up selfie craze.

Syrian troops and Islamist rebels exchange fire near peace line in Golan Heights

Defence Minister Simon Coveney wants a UN review of the peacekeeping

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Police defend their handling of the Ashya King case as questions mount

A judge in Spain has detained the 5-year-old’s parents for a further 72 hours.

From The Score Anthony Daly steps down as Dublin manager Wave Goodbye

Anthony Daly steps down as Dublin manager

The county confirmed this evening that the former Clare hurler was leaving his position.

From The Daily Edge This print ad for Today FM’s Dermot & Dave is picking up a lot of flak Double D

This print ad for Today FM’s Dermot & Dave is picking up a lot of flak

The station stated that the ad shouldn’t be “taken so seriously”.

Gallery: Greyhound workers march in Dublin as LRC invite them to talks Week 12 This post contains images

Gallery: Greyhound workers march in Dublin as LRC invite them to talks

The marcher held a rally outside city hall.

From The Daily Edge 8 signs that you’re still not ready to let summer go In Denial

8 signs that you’re still not ready to let summer go

We’re WELL into autumn now.